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Month: January 2017

CITROËN VOTED ‘BEST FAMILY CAR BRAND’ IN MUMII FAMILY AWARDS 2017

Citroën has been voted ‘Best Family Car Brand’ in the 2017 Mumii Family Awards. Families across the UK voted for Citroën as the overall Gold winner thanks to the brand’s extensive range of ‘feel-good’ family cars. Models such as the multi-award winning Grand C4 Picasso stood out for their market-leading comfort and practicality. Citroën has been voted ‘Best Family Car Brand 2017’ by the British public in this year’s Mumii Family Awards. Mumii is the go-to space for busy mums to find fresh ideas and advice for important family decisions. Citroën was particularly highly rated by Mumii.co.uk readers for...

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EXTREMELY ATHLETIC, EXTREMELY VERSATILE: THE NEW MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS COUNTRYMAN

The largest MINI yet receives the John Cooper Works treatment, offering powerful performance and versatility 231hp enables a 0-62mph time of just 6.5 seconds MINI ALL4 all-wheel drive system fitted and sports suspension as standard High quality standard specification includes MINI Navigation, LED headlights and Comfort Access New touch-screen MINI Navigation XL available as an option MINI Connected: the digital personal mobility assistant advises and informs on departure times based on calendar entries and traffic data MINI Connected detects frequently driven routes and remembers them automatically Presented in public for the first time in April at Shanghai Motor Show...

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2016 Isuzu D-Max Blade Review

The Isuzu D-Max Blade sits among a heavily competitive market of premium pickups – competing with Mitsubishi, Ford, Volkswagen, Nissan, Toyota and, in the future, Mercedes, Renault and Fiat. While the name is associated with rugged workhorses, the newer rivals are starting to reflect the D-Max’s age. Interior: Inside, the D-Max’s cabin is spacious and well equipped, with a straightforward layout and many of the features you’d expect. There is a distinctly commercial feel about the interior, as it is trimmed with hard plastics and it would benefit from a more premium material. The seats are firm and not...

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Volvo V90 crowned Best Estate in UK Car of the Year Awards 2017

The Volvo V90 has been voted Best Estate in the UK Car of the Year Awards 2017. The V90 won praise for its mixture of style, practicality and desirability, along with its Sensus touchscreen control system and Pilot Assist semi-autonomous drive technology. The UK Car of the Year Awards are chosen by a panel of 27 motoring journalists, who write for influential titles such as The Sunday Times, The Independent, The Telegraph, Top Gear, Auto Express, CAR and Esquire. Nat Barnes, one of the judges, described the V90 as “simply gorgeous inside and out” and having “made the estate...

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2016 Subaru WRX STi Review

Subaru Impreza WRX STi’s have a long history of being a poster car for children all over the world. Now it’s back, known solely as the WRX STi, and its iconic looks have been given a modern design overhaul. Best of all, it still maintains everything you expect from the rally-derived car – 2.5L turbocharged boxer engine, 4wd, massive rear wing and superb grip. The WRX STi looks like an absolute beast but it’s not overly done. Everything about it serves a purpose, for example, the massive wing and rear diffuser help plant the car on the road. Its...

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