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Volvo V60 Cross Country review

Volvo V60 Cross Country

For us, the handsome Volvo V60 estate was arguably our Car of the Year 2018. As we said in our review: “Obviously it’s not special in a supercar kind of way – it’s just that it does everything it’s meant to do exceptionally well.” Volvo hasn’t rested on its laurels …

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Vauxhall Grandland X joins Blues and Twos

Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety’s fleet of new Vauxhall Grand X vehicles

Vauxhall’s range-topping Grandland X SUV has joined the ranks at Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service which has ordered a fleet of eight vehicles. They will be used by officers to respond to incidents within the local community, including fire and emergency response. The Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community …

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Lexus UX review

Lexus UX

We’ve been road-testing the all-new Lexus UX – the baby of the Japanese premium brand’s SUV family, slotting in below the RX and NX in the range. Lexus expects the UX (Urban Crossover) to take over as its most popular car within the year and lower the average age of …

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Extreme weather testing for Aston Martin DBX

Aston Martin DBX

Aston Martin’s first SUV, the DBX, has been continuing its intensive development programme at Pirelli’s official test facility, close to the Arctic Circle in Sweden. The Sottozero Centre at the Flurheden Proving Ground provides a range of extreme environments, from snowy roads to ice handling courses, allowing Aston Martin’s vehicle …

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Jaguar I-Pace wins European Car of the Year

Jaguar I-Pace

The 100% electric Jaguar I-Pace has pipped the Alpine A110 to the 2019 European Car of the Year title. For the first time since ECOTY began in 1964 the top two cars ended up with the same number of votes (250 each). In keeping with the rules, the votes were …

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Jaguar I-Pace crowned UK Car of the Year

Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar’s game-changing 100% electric I-Pace performance SUV has beaten 11 other new cars to emerge victorious at the UK Car of the Year Awards 2019. The I-Pace was also named Best Executive car when the category winners were announced in February and it’s the third time in six years of …

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Honda CR-V review

Honda CR-V

The latest Honda CR-V nicely reflects the current changes in the automotive world – not only is there no diesel engine offered, but it’s also the first time Honda has introduced a hybrid SUV in Europe. Now in its fifth generation, the CR-V has come a long way since it …

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Citroen C5 Aircross review

Citroen C5 Aircross review

It may be late to the SUV party, but the all-new Citroen C5 Aircross is more than welcome. Up against well-established rivals including the Nissan Qashqai, Ford Kuga, Kia Sportage, Peugeot 3008 and Mazda CX-5, Citroen knows the C5 Aircross must have a USP – and that’s exactly what it’s …

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Volvo XC40 review

Volvo XC40

Volvo’s smallest SUV made the biggest impact when it was unveiled in late 2017. Critically acclaimed, it picked up several awards including the prestigious European Car of the Year title. We were hugely impressed when we road-tested the XC40 in early 2018, but we only got to try the 188bhp …

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Land Rover Discovery Anniversary Edition announced

Land Rover Discovery

Land Rover is celebrating 30 years of the award-winning Discovery with a limited ‘Anniversary Edition’. Just 400 examples of the special SUV, priced at £59,995, will be available exclusively to UK customers in Santorini Black, Corris Grey Loire Blue or Indus Silver. The Anniversary Edition Discovery will feature a host …

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