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60 second On Test Report 2016 – Range Rover Evoque Coupé 2.0 TD4 Autobiography

The facelifted Range Rover Evoque has been around for over a year, but itís the first time that weíve been able to catch up with the flagship of the line-up in Autobiography trim. Items like 20-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights

60 second On Test Report 2016 – Citroën SpaceTourer Business BlueHDi 150

In the past, if you wanted to carry nine occupants, you needed to look towards a minibus, but thanks to a tie-up between PSA Peugeot-CitroÎn and Toyota, a trio of new options are now available in the Peugeot Traveller, Toyota

Long Term Report 2016 – Jaguar XF R-Sport 2.0d Automatic

With the XF having spent roughly equal amounts of time in town and on the open road recently, Iíll get the cheesy metaphors out of the way now. The past month has been a game of two halves for Jaguarís

Long Term Report 2016 – Honda CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC EX 4WD

The Baja 1000, 24 Hours of Le Mans and Monte Carlo Rally might all have a fearsome reputation for breaking cars and the dreams of their drivers, but I think Iíve found a more gruelling challenge: the morning commute to

Long Term Report 2016 – SEAT Ateca SE 1.6 TDI Ecomotive

Spanish brand SEAT hasnít exactly had a brilliant year. In a market that is up almost 2.5 per cent compared to last year, SEATís statistics show a 5.6 per cent decline. But hopes are high that the launch of SEATís

Long Term Report 2016 – Skoda Rapid Spaceback SE Sport 1.4 TDI

In the wake of the Paris motor show, Reuters carried a fascinating article about how car makers are having to abandon smaller engines if theyíre to hit real-world emissions tests. The article (online at tinyurl.com/jkedutu) talks about how the small

Long Term Report 2016 – Renault Kadjar Dynamique nav dCi 110 EDC

After a day spent photographing at one of Land Roverís Experience Centres, I was itching to have a go myself. A free afternoon a few days later meant that I could give the idea of green-laning a whirl. Yes, I

Long Term Report 2016 – DS 5 Prestige BlueHDi 180

After 1,300 or so miles behind the wheel of the DS 5, Iím beginning to get over the lack of a cupholder in the front. Itís still mildly frustrating, but Iíve found that a Costa coffee cup can be mangled

Long Term Report 2016 – Kia Optima 3 1.7 CRDi

It has been a mixed bag of Optima driving this month, slotted between other test vehicles and car launch trips. The latter have seen LD16 YDN parked at three different airports. Pod parking at Heathrow, with a personal electric transit

Long Term Report 2016 – Audi A4 S line 3.0 V6 TDI Quattro

Around 200 miles ago, a warning message flashed up on the dashboard telling me the Audiís AdBlue tank will need to be topped up within 1,500 miles. Cue the realisation that the mileage on ëmyí A4 is creeping up and

Long Term Report 2016 – Peugeot 508 SW GT Line BlueHDi 150

As we move toward colder mornings, Iíve been silently thanking Peugeot for providing a dedicated panel for controlling the heating and ventilation. On it are a range of push buttons and twirlable knobs which enable me to get everything set

60 second On Test Report 2016 – Volvo V40 D3 R-Design NavPlus

Over the past year, Volvo has concentrated on renewing its large car portfolio, first with the XC90 off-roader, and latterly the S90 saloon and V90 estate. But in between, the Swedish car maker has quietly updated the mid-sized V40 with

Long Term Report 2016 – Mitsubishi Outlander GX4 2.2 DI-D

It’s been emotional. The final month with our Outlander has seen more than a thousand miles on the odometer. Iíd like to report on the wistful smiles of beatific contemplation that marked every valedictory mile; after all, itís been a

Long Term Report 2016 – Ford S-MAX Titanium Sport 2.0 TDCi AWD Automatic

When you run one of the largest cars on the fleet, you never worry about whether you will have enough space. Thatís something we may have to think about now that weíre waving goodbye to our long-term S-MAX. Over the

Long Term Report 2016 – Mitsubishi Outlander 2.2 DI-D GX4

I lost two wheels this month. I blame my son, who went from struggling with stabilisers on his Raleigh Blaster to flying around like a Tokyo hopeful on his new Carrera, all in one afternoon. His metamorphosis triggered an immediate need: