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UK Drive: Volkswagen’s Touareg takes on key rivals in the SUV segment

31/08/2020

What is it? When the first Volkswagen Touareg arrived all the way back in 2003, it was one of a relatively new breed of SUVs. Prior to that, MPVs had reigned supreme, but it was soon clear that high-riding, luxurious models like the Touareg would soon become the go-to option for those who wanted a more commanding view of the road ahead as well as the space and practicality desired by families.

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Are these the best pick-up trucks on sale today?

19/08/2020

Toyota announced today pricing and specifications for its new Hilux, bringing its updated workhorse into the fray once more. With an efficient new engine and more interior technology than before, the Hilux is certainly one to beat – but there are far more options available in the pick-up segment than you might think.

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First Drive: The Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet is a great alternative to the drop-top norm

02/07/2020

What is it? When Volkswagen first announced that it was making a convertible version of its T-Roc SUV, it’s fair to say that several sets of eyebrows were raised. After all, the market isn’t crying out for a raised-up four-seater with a drop-top roof, and the last one that was introduced – Range Rover’s Evoque Convertible – simply didn’t hit the mark with buyers.

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First Drive: The Volkswagen e-Up! brings fun to the EV segment

28/06/2020

What is it? In the race to gain EV supremacy, it seems that many manufacturers have forgotten that often the best application of electric technology is in smaller city cars. After all, the current crop of EVs are quite large; Jaguar’s I-Pace is huge, for instance, while Audi’s e-Tron is a dominating force out on the road. Then there is the myriad of crossovers like the Hyundai Kona Electric and the Kia Soul Electric.