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Milestone as 100,000th UK customer takes delivery of a Dacia Duster

100,000th UK Dacia Duster customer

Dacia has sold its 100,000 Duster SUV since its launch in the UK in 2013. Gail Hill was the special customer, taking delivery of her Dusty Khaki-finished Journey TCe 150 Auto from Mitchells Dacia in Lowestoft. Since its launch, the Duster has accounted for 36% of all Dacia sales in …

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Volkswagen Tiguan review

Volkswagen Tiguan review

We road test the latest version of VW’s biggest selling car – the Tiguan family crossover… The Tiguan is a hugely important model for Volkswagen. Since the family crossover was first launched back in 2007, nearly eight million have been sold and it’s the German giant’s best-selling car globally. However, …

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Olly Murs collects his modified Land Rover Defender 110

Olly Murs collecting his revamped Land Rover Defender 110 from Urban Automotive

Singer-songwriter and TV personality Olly Murs has been handed the keys to his specially-commissioned Land Rover Defender 110. He visited Urban Automotive’s Milton Keynes HQ to collect his reimagined Land Rover from company founder Simon Dearn. Urban Automotive was entrusted with the transformation of Olly’s beloved Defender 110, managing a …

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Morocco road trip: Mazda CX-60 rises to the challenge

Mazda CX-60, Morocco

Gareth Herincx puts this big family SUV through a gruelling 800-mile test of some on the best driving roads in the world… Not a lot of people know that at its shortest point, Morocco is just 8.9 miles off the coast of Spain. In fact, on a clear day you …

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Kia EV9 review

Kia EV9 review

We road test the Kia EV9 – the stellar South Korean brand’s all-new, all-electric flagship SUV With its concept car looks, long range and effortless drive, the Kia EV9 is quite the statement. About the same size as a BMW X5, it’s available as a six or seven-seater – the …

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Lexus RX 500h review

Lexus RX 500h

We get behind the wheel of the sporty RX 500h – the first-ever turbocharged Lexus hybrid… The three Cs (‘confidence, control and comfort’) are the cornerstones of the Lexus driving experience. There’s no mention of ‘sport’, yet the latest version of the big RX SUV we’ve been testing seems to …

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BMW iX1 review

BMW iX1 review

We road test the iX1 – the 100% electric version of BMW’s much improved entry-level SUV… Back in November 2022 I reviewed the impressive new third-generation BMW X1. As well as an extensive drive of a petrol model, I also got a quick whiz in a pre-production LHD pure electric …

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Subaru Solterra review

Subaru Solterra review

We get behind the wheel of the Solterra mid-sized SUV – the first pure electric car from Subaru… The Subaru brand has a relatively low profile here in the UK. Elsewhere, in countries such as the US and Australia, the Japanese company’s cars are more appreciated and sell in much …

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Lexus RZ review

Lexus RZ review

Luxury brand Lexus is a little late to the party with its first purpose-built electric vehicle. So, the question is – has the RZ been worth the wait? Lexus is no stranger to electrification. After all, Toyota’s premium sister brand launched its first hybrid, the RX 400h, way back in …

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INEOS Grenadier review

INEOS Grenadier and Gareth Herincx

A new brand, a tough new 4×4. Here’s our take on the hotly anticipated INEOS Grenadier utility vehicle… Are you sitting comfortably? Well, let’s start at the beginning because the INEOS Grenadier has a back story like no other new vehicle. Without Sir Jim Ratcliffe – billionaire and chairman of …

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