14 Mar: Jaguar XE AWD

… Jaguar XE Land Mark 2.0 240PS Diesel AWD Auto … Make no mistake, the Jaguar XE is a proper Jaguar. It looks like a Jag and smells like a Jag, more importantly it goes like a Jag and handles like a Jag. On that basis it would make an […] Read more »

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06 Mar: Nissan Leaf Tekna

… Nissan Leaf Tekna … The annual Geneva Motor Show is on at the moment. What used to be an expectant and exciting celebration of the automobile as we knew it and loved it has become something more of a clinical and soul-less vision of mass public transportation options. Petrol […] Read more »

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14 Feb: MG3

… MG3 … It’s not just the face that’s been lifted, but the price too. Even so, the latest MG3 range starts at just under ten thousand pounds, which has to be worth a look for those seeking a five door hatch and are on a strict budget. There’s a […] Read more »

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24 Jan: Ford Ka+ Active

… Ford Ka+ Active … Folk who complain about the Ford Ka being too small need their butts kicked and that includes certain journalists who write about motoring – as opposed to motoring journalists who write about cars. If you want more room, buy a bigger motor. If you need […] Read more »

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15 Jan: Kia Ceed

… Kia Ceed 1.6 CRDi … No more apostrophes, remember the Cee’d? And no need for gimmicks. If anyone still harbours any doubts about Korean built cars then the latest Ceed from Kia should dispel those anxieties immediately. Cover up the badges and it would flummox a new buyer. This […] Read more »

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08 Jan: Mazda MX5 GT

… Mazda MX5 GT Sport Nav+ … I know it’s not British, and it’s certainly not made from fibreglass, but the Mazda MX5 is surely the spiritual successor to the original Lotus Elan. Small, perfectly formed, and not overburdened with excessive amounts of power, this is a car with handling […] Read more »

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30 Dec: Range Rover PHEV

… Range Rover Sport Si4 PHEV … Highlight of the year … Like any other job, working as a motoring journalist has its highs and lows. Most of my friends think it’s glamorous. Perhaps it was – once! Not any more. These days motoring journalists can often spend more time […] Read more »

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22 Dec: Mustang GT 5.0 V8

… Ford Mustang GT 5.0 V8 … “But I would drive 500 miles, and I would drive 500 more” – if only I could afford the petrol. “Just to be the man who’s driven a thousand miles to fall down at your door” – broke and penniless. Apologies to the […] Read more »

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21 Nov: Citroen Berlingo

… Citroen Berlingo … As the proud owner of a 9 year old Citroen Berlingo Multispace, the arrival of a test example of the latest version of the leisure/family car was much anticipated. My own car is used very much as a second vehicle. At weekends it’s either transporting mountain […] Read more »

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12 Nov: MG ZS

… MG ZS … The fastest growing segment amongst car buyers these days is the Crossover/SUV, especially the compact and mid-size jobs. They seem to be the ‘family car’ of choice for Mums and Dads with buggies and weans and other such essential paraphernalia. So if ‘new’ auto manufacturing companies […] Read more »

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