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  • Honda CR-V 2.2 CDTi (2006) review

    Price:  £20,017

    17 November 2006 by Jed Maxwell

    The castrati of SUVs is back, eh? Steady. The CR-V isn’t the most macho of off-roaders but that hasn’t stopped it being popular. In fact it’s been the market leader for the past few years and given...

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  • BMW Hydrogen 7 (2006) review

    16 November 2006 by Ben Oliver

    That’s not a green car. It’s a dirty great limo… Yes, it’s a long-wheelbase BMW 7-series with a 6-litre V12 engine. But it runs on liquid hydrogen as well as petrol, emitting virtually no CO2 when...

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  • BMW 325d (2006) review

    Price:  £27,885

    15 November 2006 by Chris Chilton

    Does the world need another 3-series variant? There must be millions of them by now. And what’s so special about this one? This is the 325d and it’s designed to plug the gap between the popular...

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  • BMW X5 3.0d (2006) review

    Price:  £40,450

    13 November 2006 by Richard Aucock

    Just what the world needs, another huge off-roader. That’s it, jump on the SUV-hate bandwagon. But before you do you might want to know that X5 II is safer, more efficient and even better to drive.

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  • Seat Leon Cupra (2006) review

    Price:  £19,695

    09 November 2006 by Kyle Fortune

    Ah, a sporty Leon. That'll be the FR, yes? No. Despite looking identical to the 197bhp Leon FR hot hatch, this is the red hot, 237bhp new Cupra. Not that you'd really know from the pictures. If it...

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  • Mini Cooper (2006) review

    Price:  £13,025

    06 November 2006 by Gavin Green

    A new Mini Cooper? Doesn't look that new… It really is a new car – every body panel has changed, new engine and new interior too – although it looks familiar and CAR Online has already tested the new...

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  • Jeep Wrangler 2.8 CRD (2006) review

    Price:  £17,995

    03 November 2006 by Jed Maxwell

    You said this was a new Jeep Wrangler, but it looks exactly the same. Yes, we’re talking evolution rather than revolution for the new Wrangler. But you can’t blame Jeep for that. On the other side of...

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  • Fiat Panda 100HP (2006) review

    Price:  £10,250

    02 November 2006 by Phil Ward

    What’s this, surely not a hot Panda? Well it’s been a while since 100bhp constituted ‘hot’ but that’s essentially what you’re looking at. It’s been a while coming: when the upright Seicento...

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  • Audi TT 2.0T S-Tronic (2006) review

    Price:  £24,900

    31 October 2006 by Ben Barry

    Haven’t you driven the TT? We’ve already tested the 3.2-litre four-wheel drive Audi TT, but this car’s the cut-price sibling: a front-wheel drive, 2.0-litre turbo which, at £24,625, undercuts its big...

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  • Chrysler Sebring 2.0 CRD (2006) review

    Price:  £18,995

    30 October 2006 by Jed Maxwell

    Chrysler Sebring – that sounds vaguely familiar...? The Sebring has been out in the US since 1998 where it has been a reasonable seller, but hardly set showrooms alight. Even so, that’s more than...

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  • Land Rover Freelander 2.2 TD4 (2006) review

    Price:  £20,960

    27 October 2006 by Chris Chilton

    The overview This is Freelander 2, an all-new British-built small premium off-roader, not to mention the successor to the car that kicked off the whole market for such cars. The final Land Rover...

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  • Caterham Roadsport Racer (2006) review

    25 October 2006 by Andrew Franklin

    Caterham Roadsport series: the lowdown Fancy being a racing driver? By signing up to one of Caterham's racing series, you can. And that's exactly what we did. CAR contributor Jonny Smith and I signed...

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  • Vauxhall Corsa 1.3 CDTi (2006) review

    Price:  £9,695

    25 October 2006 by Chris Chilton

    What is it? It's Vauxhall's successor to the, er, Corsa. CAR Online has already driven the 1.4 petrol version, likely to be the most popular in the range, and now we're taking a look at the other...

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  • BMW 335d Coupe (2006) review

    Price:  £33,610

    19 October 2006 by Ben Oliver

    286bhp, 427lb ft and 1570kgs – quite fast, presumably? Oh yes. BMW points out that the new 335d is the most powerful diesel engine it has sold in the UK and the most powerful six-pot diesel in the...

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  • Porsche 911 GT3 RS (2006) review

    Price:  £95,640

    18 October 2006 by Chris Chilton

    So Porsche has opened the lairy paint tins again. What’s it all in aid of? It’s time for a new GT3 RS, that’s what. Though you might suspect a marketing hand in here, I’m pleased to say it’s all to do...

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  • Seat Altea XL 1.9 TDi (2006) review

    Price:  £15,250

    16 October 2006 by Mike Roberts

    Altea XL. Sounds like a car for the larger person. What’s it about? Not to be too technical it’s basically an Altea with a bigger boot. And that’s it? Well, it’s the same as the Altea up to the...

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  • Mazda 3 MPS (2006) review

    Price:  £18,995

    12 October 2006 by Steve Moody

    So this is the most powerful hot hatch on the market? Doesn’t look like it. Maybe not, but the Millennium Falcon didn’t look like much either and look how that went. Deep beneath the exterior of what...

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  • Vauxhall Monaro VXR500 (2006) review

    Price:  £35,995

    11 October 2006 by Jon Smith

    Hang on, isn't the Monaro dead? Not yet, mate. The Aussie-built Calibra-for-the-Millennium Monaro VXR refuses to go quietly. And rightly so. You see it's all thanks to Greens Vauxhall dealership and...

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  • Honda Civic Type S 2.2 CDTi (2006) review

    Price:  £16,567

    11 October 2006 by Chris Chilton

    Looks tasty, what’s it all about? It’s basically a regular Civic that’s raided the Type R’s glam-rock make up box. It’s also the nearest we’ll come to the Type R proper until March 2007 when you’ll be...

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