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Bentley Bentayga review

Bentley Bentayga

British luxury marque Bentley’s first SUV is a remarkable car and an incredible feat of engineering. Billed as “the fastest, most powerful, most luxurious and most exclusive SUV in the world”, it almost seems to defy logic. At about the average height of a man, more than five metres long …

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Renault Scenic review

Renault Scenic

MPVs were all the rage back in the day, but then along came SUVs and crossovers of a similar size and their popularity plummeted. Renault reckons sales have now reached a plateau and there’s still plenty of mileage left in people carriers. So much so that it’s launched a fourth …

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Peugeot 3008 SUV review

Peugeot 3008 SUV

The outgoing Peugeot 3008 sold well enough, but it had a bit of an identity problem. Unsure whether it was an MPV or a crossover, it was certainly awkward looking. Fast forward to now and Peugeot is in no doubt what the new 3008 is because every reference is followed …

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Peugeot 3008 SUV wins top trophy

Peugeot 3008 SUV has revealed the winners of its Best Cars 2017, with the all-new Peugeot 3008 SUV picking up to the highest accolade. A total of 20 category winners were named and the main prize of Carbuyer Best Car for 2017 went to the Peugeot 3008. The 3008 was named overall winner …

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Subaru sensation: seriously capable 4×4 fun

Subaru Outback

Subaru couldn’t have picked a better week to demonstrate the all-terrain skills of three of its cars – the Forester, Outback and XV. The off-road course created in the heart of Lincolnshire was challenging enough before Storm Angus battered Britain. Farm tracks were quickly transformed into foot-deep muddy ruts, streams …

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Car parks are a tight fit for big SUVs

Car park

An increasing number of new cars are getting too big for Britain’s parking spaces, leading to an increase in parking-related accidents. The popularity of big SUVs, such as the BMW X5 and Audi Q7, is a possible factor in the 35% surge in parking prangs costing £1.4bn per year, according …

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Ford Kuga review

Ford Kuga

Ford has gone to town with the launch of its refreshed new Kuga SUV. A fleet of the cars took part in the #KUGAdventure – an epic 5,000km roadtrip which began in Athens and finished in Norway. We were invited to Leg 13 in Finland, driving some 500km up from …

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Coast to coast in a Mercedes-Benz

Coast to coast in a Mercedes-Benz

A fleet of Mercedes-Benz four-wheel drive vehicles have successfully traversed the UK, from the east coast to the west coast, without the use of any open public roads. In what is believed to be the first ever journey completed off-road, the 12 vehicles – a mixture of GLE, GLS and …

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Audi Q2 review

Audi Q2

Funky isn’t a word you’d necessarily associate with Audi’s “Vorsprung durch Technik”, but that’s precisely what you get with the distinctive new Q2. The newest, smallest SUV to join the ever-expanding Audi range will please traditionalists, while also attracting newer customers who might otherwise go for the established, more run-of-the-mill …

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Volvo S90 and V90: twin test


Volvo has rediscovered its mojo in recent years – the evergreen V40 and V60 are still good cars, the acclaimed XC90 is a class-leader, while the XC60 remains a big-selling SUV. Now it’s time to meet the all-new S90 saloon and V90 estate – serious new competitors in the big …

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