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First Drive: Jaguar I-Pace
Jun12

First Drive: Jaguar I-Pace

Is the Jaguar I-Pace the best electric car in the world right now asks Geraldine Herbert What is it? . The roar of a Jaguar sports car engine is as distinctive as it is intoxicating but what if you could have power and performance with a silent engine that doesn’t devour petrol or diesel? That’s what the all electric I-Pace promises, sporting performance plus SUV space and practicality all while saving the planet making...

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First Drive: Ford Fiesta ST
Jun06

First Drive: Ford Fiesta ST

Aimee Woods finds herself totally smitten by Ford’s latest hot hatch, the Fiesta ST What is it? The incredible 2018 Ford Fiesta ST has landed and as expected, it has stolen hearts with its hellishly good performance. The ST200 was a difficult act to follow but the Ford designers have truly excelled with this magnificent machine. First Impressions of the Ford Fiesta ST? The ST is spectacularly sculpted and commands attention with...

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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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Family Car Buying Guide – Crossovers
May30

Family Car Buying Guide – Crossovers

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 Two – Crossovers   Citroen C4 Cactus Citroen’s new C4 Cactus is designed to fill the void left by the retired C4 Cactus but in a more SUV like way. Gone is the eye catching styling and in place a more muted crossover. And those distinctive Air bumps are now concealed at...

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Family Car Buying Guide – Electric /Hybrids
May29

Family Car Buying Guide – Electric /Hybrids

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 One – Green Car   Kia Niro Kia’s Niro is the Korean Car maker’s first hybrid. This crossover sits between the Sportage and the Cee’d hatchback in their line-up. With chunky styling and a high ride height that aids visibility the body cladding gives it a...

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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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