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Honda Civic Type R
Sep21

Honda Civic Type R

Suzanne Keane checks out the new Red Hot Honda Civic Type R  What is it? The new Type R Civic from Honda is officially the fastest front wheel drive hatchback as proven on the Nurburgring. Pushing 320bhp through the front wheels it has a top speed of 272kmph and will do 0-100kmph in just 5.8 seconds. This is the car that every girl (and boy) racer dreams of. Who is it aimed at? The Type R is aimed at real petrol heads. Other “hot...

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10 of the Best 7-Seater SUVs
Sep20

10 of the Best 7-Seater SUVs

Once only the preserve of big families the seven seat SUV is now as much a status symbol as it is a family must have Audi Q7 The second-generation seven-seater Audi Q7 is a vision of well-executed design and is beautifully constructed inside and out and showcasing some of Audis best connectivity, infotainment, and driver-assistance technology. On road, it dwarfs all but buses and trucks and it is refined and quiet. The second-row...

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Volkswagen T-Roc Sport 2.0 TDI
Aug24

Volkswagen T-Roc Sport 2.0 TDI

Volkswagen says the launch of its new crossover, the T-Roc is one of the most important cars in years writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? The T-Roc is a five-door crossover aimed at families who want space, style and agility.  Crossovers position themselves explicitly between the family hatch and the large winter-ready 4×4 and this one is designed to compete with the likes of SEAT’s Arona, the Kia Stonic and...

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Citroen C4 Cactus FEEL Puretech 110
Aug21

Citroen C4 Cactus FEEL Puretech 110

Citroen’s C4 Cactus has lost some of its wacky styling but has it lost any of its appeal asks Suzanne Keane What is it? Citroën’s previous C4 Cactus launched back in 2014 with wacky styling, mostly attributed to the airbumps down the sides to eliminate car park dents and scratches. Now it’s back, keeping some of the cheeky look with a more sophisticated feel. Who is it aimed at? Aimed at those looking for a smaller family car...

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First Drive: Mazda6 Tourer
Aug02

First Drive: Mazda6 Tourer

Perhaps it’s time we ditched the SUVs in favour of the maligned estate car writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? For many the attraction of an estate car is lost, it’s not a purchase that appeals to the senses but one that placates the need for space, an assortment of hooks and flat-pack furniture. It should come as no surprise that car makers go to increasing lengths to disguise their load luggers, calling them...

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First Drive: Ford Focus
Jul16

First Drive: Ford Focus

Despite ever increasing sales of SUVs, the Focus is a huge­ly significant addition to the Ford line up writes Suzanne Keane What is it? 20 years after it was first launched the Ford Focus has been rebuilt from the ground up and is hoping to be as popular as its predecessors. First impressions of the new Ford Focus? The new model is wider and lower with a wheelbase that is 52mm longer than the previous version. The overhangs to the...

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