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Citroen C3 Aircross review

Citroen C3 Aircross review

You can count of Citroen when it comes to launching distinctive cars, and the funky new C3 Aircross is a perfect example. Effectively replacing the quirky C3 Picasso mini MPV, the Aircross is marketed as a “compact SUV” and is up against some serious rivals in this hotly-contested sector. There’s …

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Kia Stonic review

Kia Stonic review

With the European compact crossover market set to double to 2.2 million vehicles by the year 2020 it’s no wonder that a rash of new cars in this sector are being launched. Established big-sellers including the Nissan Juke and Renault Captur are set to be joined by the likes of …

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SsangYong Rexton review

SsangYong Rexton

The big new Rexton 4×4 is the latest offering from SsangYong – and it’s a bit of a revelation. Along with its smaller sibling, the well-received Tivoli (launched in 2016), the Rexton is arguably one of the company’s first mainstream cars. At a time when SUVs are selling like hotcakes, it’s no surprise that SsangYong(which claims to be the equivalent of Land Rover …

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Audi Q5 review

Audi Q5 review

The Q5 is the latest Audi SUV to get a next-generation relaunch. Like its bigger brother – the Q7 – before it, the jelly mould styling has been replaced by a sharper edges and Audi’s distinctive signature grille. It’s more spacious, efficient, better equipped and connected than ever before. The Mk …

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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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