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Lexus LC 500h
Jul05

Lexus LC 500h

The Lexus LC 500h is a classic grand tourer with a very green twist writes Geraldine Herbert What is it?  Some cars should come with a health warning sticker, and the Lexus LC 500h is one. Smart, classy and sexy – it oozes sophistication but potential owners should also know this is not a car for shy, reserved types. Every trip, no matter how short, will leave a trail of pointing fingers, gaping mouths and wagging tongues....

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Family Car Buying Guide – MPVs
May31

Family Car Buying Guide – MPVs

In the market for a new family car, we look at 5 alternatives in the categories of Green, MPVs, Crossovers and Compact SUVs writes Geraldine Herbert Part Three – MPV’s   BMW Active Tourer Easily the most practical BMW in the range the 2 series Active Tourer and Gran Tourer come with five or seven seats and the option of four-wheel-drive. It’s a family car that is small enough to be parked just about anywhere while...

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SEAT Leon ST Cupra
Apr30

SEAT Leon ST Cupra

Buying an estate car tends to be a practical consideration. But this souped-up Seat really moves too, writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? Estates are rarely cars of choice. Rather they are the heroically dull option when the number of bikes, wellies, labradors and kids you need to ferry around has increased to an unmanageable amount. But over the past few years, a new breed of discreet but sporty load-luggers has emerged which sprint...

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2018 Honda Civic Type R
Apr09

2018 Honda Civic Type R

 The Type R has been given a facelift and Hannah Gordon has been finding  out just what has been nipped and what has been tucked What is it? The ‘demonic’ looking hot hatch is back and carrying with it a big haul of awards naming it as the best in its class. Who is it aimed at? It may have five-doors and a decent size boot but this car is all about power and driver enjoyment whilst pushing it to its limits, it does settle down enough...

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Jaguar E-Pace
Mar07

Jaguar E-Pace

Jaguar’s latest SUV looks the part but lacks the edge to justify the price writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? SUVs are the lifeblood of car makers as more families opt for something sportier than an estate and more substantial than a hatchback. Sales of crossovers and SUVs are expected to more than double by 2020 and they have become the go anywhere, all-conquering family transport. While none of us may actually venture off...

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Mercedes-Benz AMG E43 4MATIC 
Jan04

Mercedes-Benz AMG E43 4MATIC 

The new Mercedes-Benz AMG E43 perfectly blends performance and high-end luxury, writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? Sometimes the best cars are the most understated; you could be a thrill-seeking speed freak and nobody need know. The latest variant of Mercedes E-Class, the AMG E43, is just that. Designed to plug the gap between the regular E-Class and the rip-roaring E63, the E43 is a fast but demure car, rather than a hooligan...

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