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Tony Rimmer

Tony has been reviewing cars for more than 25 years and writes regularly for publications aimed at a medical audience. He also contributes to a number of motoring websites.

Nissan Juke review

Nissan Juke review

It’s 10 years since Nissan launched the Juke – the first compact crossover. Buyers loved its chunky, funky looks and it became an instant success. Naturally it triggered the competition to develop similar models and many of the recent newcomers, such as the Skoda Kamiq and Volkswagen T-Cross, showed up …

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Tesla Model 3 review

Tesla Model 3 review

The Model 3 is Tesla’s long-awaited make or break car. Priced significantly lower than its Model S and Model X siblings, it is being produced in much larger numbers and aims to become the biggest-selling electric vehicle globally. It is now finally available in the UK in right-hand drive form, but …

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Range Rover Evoque review

Range Rover Evoque review

The new Range Rover Evoque is not just a revamp or refresh, it is almost a completely new car. So, how does it perform in this very competitive premium compact SUV market? Jaguar Land Rover has worked hard to establish itself as a maker of premium vehicles. As far as …

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Porsche 911 Carrera S review

Porsche 911 - 992 review

There are few really iconic cars amongst the hundreds of new vehicles on sale today. There are even fewer that have remained in continuous production for more than 50 years, albeit with constant updates. The Porsche 911 is one such icon, but can the latest iteration, the 992, live up …

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BMW 8 Series Convertible review

BMW 8 Series Convertible

The all-new 8 Series Convertible joins the coupe to complete the top level of BMW’s sporty range. With prices starting at £83,295, this four-seat drop-top GT competes with the likes of the Mercedes S-Class Convertible, plus the more expensive Aston Martin DB11 Volante and Bentley Continental GTC. Costing £7,000 more …

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Aston Martin Vantage review

Aston Martin Vantage

Since Aston Martin was founded in 1913 it has suffered some turbulent financial times, including bankruptcy on a couple of occasions. Despite this, the brand is strong and globally renowned. Currently in a stronger position than it has been for some years, it is a company with revitalised ambition. Probably …

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Aston Martin DB11 Volante review

Aston Martin DB11 Volante

Aston Martin is a company on the move. It has ambitious plans for the future as a global luxury brand and the first all-new model for several years appeared in 2016, the DB11 coupe. It was only a matter of time before a convertible version appeared and so now we …

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Volkswagen up! GTI review

VW up! GTI

Volkswagen, the company that gave us the first GTI in 1975, has decided to sprinkle some magic dust over its up! city car to create a pint-sized hot hatch… What is it? The up! has been around since 2011 and has spawned near-identical sister models; SEAT’s Mii and Skoda’s Citigo. …

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class review

Mercedes-Benz A-Class review

The A-Class is the biggest-selling car in the UK for Mercedes-Benz, so there’s a lot riding on this latest iteration. An updated chassis, new and bigger body and what is touted as class-leading tech sounds appealing and intriguing. The German brand’s premium image cannot afford to be tarnished… What is …

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2018 Nissan Leaf review

Nissan LEAF

This new second-generation pure electric Nissan Leaf comes seven years after the original. It offers more power, more tech, a new look and a slightly lower price. Most importantly, it now has a longer range from a bigger 40kWh battery. Let’s see how it performs in the real world… What …

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