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BMW X5 review

BMW X5

It’s 20 years since the BMW X5 first arrived on the scene. It’s fair to say that it shook up the big SUV sector, then dominated by the Range Rover, Land Rover Discovery and Mercedes-Benz M-Class, with its blend of premium quality and driving dynamics. With more than 2.2 million …

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Volkswagen Touareg review

Volkswagen Touareg review

The all-new Touareg marks a turning point for Volkswagen. If ever a VW closed the gap on its premium rivals, this is it. Of course, the new flagship of the Volkswagen range has been blessed with some of the finest DNA in the automotive world. With cousins as good as …

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Volvo XC40 review

Volvo XC40

We get behind the wheel of the Volvo XC40 – the 2018 European Car of the Year. Does it live up to the hype? What is it? The XC40 is the newest and smallest member of Volvo’s SUV family, slotting in below the XC60 and XC90. Priced from £27,905 – …

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Volvo XC40 wins European Car of the Year

Volvo XC40

Volvo’s XC40 compact SUV has been named Car of the Year in Europe for 2018. Six other new cars – the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, Audi A8, BMW 5-Series, Citroen C3 Aircross, Kia Stinger and Seat Ibiza – were vying for the prestigious title. A jury of 60 journalists from 23 …

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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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Volvo XC60 review

Volvo XC60

Volvo is on a roll. In the last couple of years the Swedish car maker has launched the acclaimed XC90, S90 and V90, while smaller models are in development. Add to that its headline-grabbing announcement to only sell electric or hybrid cars from 2019 and you have a brand in …

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Land Rover Discovery’s Tow Car Awards victory

Land Rover Discovery crowned top tow car

The all-new Land Rover Discovery has been crowned overall winner at the 2017 Tow Car Awards. It is an accolade the previous generation Discovery won nine times, culminating in it being chosen as Tow Car of the Decade in 2016. This year’s winners range in size (and price) from the …

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Land Rover Discovery review

Land Rover Discovery

Replacing the much-loved Land Rover Discovery 4 was never going to be an easy task. The fact that the new Disco isn’t just as good, but even better, speaks volumes for the rude health and ambition of Land Rover today. Putting the elephant in the room to one side (the …

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Vauxhall Astra is the European Car of The Year

Vauxhall Astra named European Car of the Car

The all-new British-built Vauxhall Astra has won the prestigious 2016 European Car of the Year award. At a ceremony on the eve of the Geneva Motor Show, the Astra was announced the jury’s favourite, just beating the runner-up, the Volvo XC90 (309 points vs 294 points). The other finalists were …

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Safest new cars revealed

Volvo XC90

These are the safest new cars on the road today, according to official safety authority, Euro NCAP. Read on for Euro NCAP’s Best-in-Class award winners, based on crash tests of more than 40 new cars carried out during 2015… Euro NCAP’s Best-in-Class winners Large off-road: Volvo XC90 The best performing large …

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