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  • Nissan X-Trail 1.6 dCi UK first drive review

    Nissan X-Trail 1.6 dCi UK first drive review

    Crossover lessons have been put into practice with the X-Trail, resulting in a near class-leading SUV

    30 July 2014 12:16pm
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  • Alpina B4 Biturbo first drive review

    Alpina B4 Biturbo first drive review

    Alpina’s most direct swipe at a BMW M car yet produces an almost entirely convincing result

    30 July 2014 12:15pm
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  • Audi S3 cabriolet UK first drive review

    Audi S3 cabriolet UK first drive review

    Stylish high-performance compact cabriolet is well executed but a harsh ride and lifeless steering dent its appeal

    29 July 2014
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  • Volkswagen Golf SV 1.6 TDI SE first drive review

    Volkswagen Golf SV 1.6 TDI SE first drive review

    Larger, more spacious Golf majors on practicality, but a lack of driver involvement leaves it second behind Ford's C-Max

    29 July 2014
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  • BMW M3

    BMW M3

    You’d imagine that a higher roofline and four doors would hinder the M3 saloon’s capabilities compared to the M4 coupé, but you'd be wrong

    28 July 2014
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  • Ford EcoSport 1.0 EcoBoost UK first drive review

    Ford EcoSport 1.0 EcoBoost UK first drive review

    Ford’s Fiesta-on-stilts compact SUV has some appeal, although it is less interesting to drive than it is to look at

    28 July 2014
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  • Volkswagen Amarok Canyon first drive review

    Volkswagen Amarok Canyon first drive review

    Limited-edition Canyon version of Volkswagen's Amarok pick-up looks brutish, but remains a practical and well-equipped choice

    28 July 2014
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  • Jaguar F-type R coupe

    Jaguar F-type R coupe

    Most powerful Jaguar F-type coupé is sensational to drive, with even better driving dynamics than its convertible sibling

    25 July 2014
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  • BMW X4 UK first drive review

    BMW X4 UK first drive review

    The new X4 makes a more usable proposition for British roads than the larger X6, but this SUV lacks all-round ability

    25 July 2014
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