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Astra Sports Tourer - Vauxhall's Stylish Yet Practical Load-Lugger
I have never owned a Vauxhall Astra but have driven many over the years. They are a familiar sight on UK roads which is not surprising when you find out that we buy more Astras than anybody else.…
Andy Harris
Volvo XC90 T8 - The Green, Mean, People-Carrying Machine!
By Andy Harris
Motoring and Property Editor

The new Volvo XC90 was launched last year and since then has gone on to win a plethora of plaudits.

Building on the strengths of the original version which was launched way back in 2002, many…

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Tue 26th Jul, 2016 | 8:00am

Driving Test Changes

photo - David Muir
photo - David Muir
The government is committed to reducing the number of people killed and seriously injured on Great Britain's roads.

Changing the driving test will help to do this, by making it a better assessment…

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Wed 20th Jul, 2016 | 8:00am

Best-Selling Ford Fiesta Celebrates 40 Years Of Production

Fiesta 40th Birthday cake
Fiesta 40th Birthday cake
When Ford launched the Fiesta, 40 years ago in 1976, few could have predicted the phenomenal success story that was going to unfold over the coming decades.

In the 40 years from 1976-2016, Ford…

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Mon 18th Jul, 2016 | 3:31pm

A MINI Adventure


I've learnt in life that sometimes it is worth making the effort.

Case in point came a few weeks ago. The good people at MINI invited me to spend a day at the factory in Oxford and as if that…

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Thu 14th Jul, 2016 | 9:05am

Travelling In Style - The Jaguar XJ


As someone who has been lucky enough to own a variety of Jaguar XJs over the years, the arrival chez moi of the very latest incarnation was much anticipated.

It all began back in the 1980s when I…

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Fri 8th Jul, 2016 | 9:36am

500C - The Chic City Cabrio From Fiat


I am quite sure that when Fiat's team of designers created the stylish new 500C, they had a particular type of buyer in mind. Young, cool, urban-based and most likely female.

It therefore doesn't…

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Mon 27th Jun, 2016 | 9:39am

Skoda UK Celebrates Sporting Heritage - 15 Years Of vRS Models

Bonneville Record-Breaking Octavia vRS
Bonneville Record-Breaking Octavia vRS
ŠKODA's rich sporting and performance history reaches a historic milestone in 2016 with the 15th anniversary of the vRS brand in the UK. Since the first Octavia vRS arrived in showrooms back…

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Fri 17th Jun, 2016 | 5:56pm

Team JCT600 And Yorkshireman Sam Tordoff Take BTCC Championship Lead


Team JCT600 with GardX took over the lead of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship with a sensational performance at the fourth event of the 2016 season at Oulton Park in Cheshire.

Sam…

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Wed 8th Jun, 2016 | 10:04am

Volkswagen Golf SV Road Test - Compact SUV With A Touch Of Class


Volkswagen Golf SV Road Test - Compact SUV With A Touch Of Class
The Volkswagen Golf has been providing quality family transportation for some four decades. Its appeal lies in its classless image,…

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Thu 2nd Jun, 2016 | 9:34am

Suzuki Baleno - UK Launch Review


Suzuki's reputation for producing quality cars at affordable prices continues apace. Hot on the heels of the excellent Vitara comes the new Baleno, a city car charged with taking on some strong…

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Wed 25th May, 2016 | 4:44pm

All-New Megane From Renault - UK Launch Review


The Renault Megane was launched back in 1995 as a replacement for the 19, a model we owned for a number of years.

We would have enjoyed the 19's delights for longer I am sure, but a move to the…

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Mon 25th Jul, 2016 | 9:21am

Behold The New Sportage - The Best Kia Yet!


Kia has enjoyed a much deserved reputation for selling decent cars at affordable prices. Backed by an industry-leading seven year warranty, the cars have proved to be reliable and cheap to run and…

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Tue 19th Jul, 2016 | 9:18am

Harrogate MG 2016 Show Fast Approaching

MGs Gathered at Pately Bridge
MGs Gathered at Pately Bridge
Sunday 7th August will see MGs from across the UK flock to Pateley Bridge near Harrogate for the 31st annual MG show, incorporating the MG Owners Club Northern National event.

Amongst the…

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Fri 15th Jul, 2016 | 2:02pm

Sheffield Hallam's Student Racing Team Unveil Car For 2016

The SHU Racing Team with their 2015 model
The SHU Racing Team with their 2015 model
Sheffield Hallam University's SHU Racing team have unveiled their 2016 car before they compete in the annual Formula Student race at the home of British motor racing, Silverstone.

The team, made…

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Wed 13th Jul, 2016 | 11:30am

The New Audi A3 Range Under The Spotlight


The revised Audi A3 range is available to order now and the first customers will be taking delivery in a few days time. In order to see what has changed, Audi staged a 'Drive Event' to showcase…

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Thu 30th Jun, 2016 | 6:00pm

Bentley Continental GT Speed


There are certain drives you can't help but look forward to; there are others you'll never forget. And then of course there are both.

Recently I returned late to Manchester Airport due to my…

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Sat 18th Jun, 2016 | 6:03pm

Mazda6 Sport Nav Tourer - Estate Car Excellence


The Mazda6 received a nip and tuck last year and although I managed a brief spin at a regional drive event, a week behind the wheel has allowed me to get better acquainted.

Exterior changes were…

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Thu 16th Jun, 2016 | 2:12pm

Clubman - The Grown Up MINI, Now With ALL4 Option


BMW must be delighted with the success of the MINI brand. What started over a decade ago as a modern day incarnation of Alec Issigonis's 60s icon, has gone on to spawn a plethora of worthy…

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Tue 7th Jun, 2016 | 8:00am

McLaren 570 GT - 24 Hours On The Island Of Eternal Spring


Certain invitations are simply too good to refuse. "Would you care to join us...?" read McLaren Automotive's email "for the launch of our all-new 570GT next week. We'll be based at the Ritz…

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Mon 30th May, 2016 | 12:37pm

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