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Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV is a record-breaker

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Nurburgring lap record

The all-new Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio has lapped the epic 12.9 mile Nürburgring Nordschleife in a record 7 minutes 51.7 seconds. It’s the fastest time ever posted by a production SUV, beating the previous benchmark by a full eight seconds. Alfa Romeo now holds two Nürburgring lap time records with …

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Nissan X-Trail review

Nissan X-Trail

You’re looking at the world’s best-selling SUV – the Nissan X-Trail. To be precise, this is the updated version of the car (badged as the Rogue in the US) which sold a remarkable 766,000 units in 2016 alone. The third generation X-Trail has been around since 2014, so Nissan has …

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Land Rover tows 110-tonne Aussie ‘Road Train’

Land Rover tows 110-tonne Aussie 'Road Train'

This is the amazing moment a Land Rover towed a 110-tonne road train through the Australian outback. The Discovery has a maximum certified towing capacity of 3.5-tonnes on public road, but to show what the 4×4 was really capable of, Land Rover took a model out to the Lasseter Highway …

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SsangYong Rexton SUVs tackle epic challenge

SsangYong Rexton in the Trans Eurasia test drive

The first new SsangYong Rextons have arrived in the UK after a marathon 13,000km ‘test drive’ from South Korea. They completed their 50-day trek from the SsangYong factory in Pyeongtaek via Beijing and the Silk Road. Designed to test the vehicles in extreme conditions, the Rexton Trans Eurasia Trail travelled …

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Introducing the first Land Rover SVX

Land Rover Discovery SVX

The ultimate all-terrain Land Rover Discovery has been revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Powered by a 518bhp 5.0-litre supercharged V8, the new SVX is the most extreme and powerful Land Rover yet. Developed by Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division, the go-anywhere 4×4 has increased ground clearance, …

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Land Rover Discovery Sport snow tunnel challenge

Dog power vs horsepower in the Discovery Sport snow tunnel challenge

It’s dog power vs horse power as Land Rover’s bestselling Discovery Sport takes on a dog sled team in a unique race at Vesileppis Ski Tunnel, Finland. This year’s warm summer has left much of northern Europe without snow, so Land Rover took a team of husky dogs in need …

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Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic review

Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic

It’s remarkable to think that Land Rover launched the iconic Range Rover nearly 50 years ago. There’s some debate over the origins of the high end SUV. Jeep claims the Wagoneer – produced between 1963-91 – was the first. Land Rover says the 1970 Range Rover “originally defined the luxury …

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Hyundai offers glimpse of a hydrogen future

Hyundai Motor's Next-Gen Fuel Cell SUV

Hyundai has given a sneak preview of its next generation fuel cell vehicle, well ahead of the hydrogen-powered SUV’s official launch in early 2018. The near-production-ready version of the yet-to-be-named model was exhibited at a special preview event held in Seoul. FCEVs (Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles) are zero-emission vehicles, emitting …

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Mazda CX-5 review

Mazda CX-5 review

Creating an SUV that handles like a hatchback without making uncomfortable comprises is a feat few manufacturers have achieved. Blessed with good looks, practicality and dynamic driving characteristics, the new Mazda CX-5 is one such car. Priced from £23,695 – £33,195, it’s up against formidable rivals in its sector, including …

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Renault Koleos review

Renault Koleos review (

The Renault Koleos is the newest entrant in the fiercely fought mid-to-large SUV segment that includes the Mazda CX-5, Nissan X-Trail, Kia Sorento and Skoda Kodiaq. Completing Renault’s crossover range, which also includes the Captur and Kadjar, the Koleos is in effect the French giant’s flagship car. As such, it’s …

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