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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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  • Mercedes CL63 (2006) AMG review

    Price:  £103,552

    05 October 2006 by Ben Whitworth

    Another Mercedes AMG model – is there no stopping these power-crazed Germans? Yes, another AMG, and no, there’s no stopping them. Not that we're complaining. When the CL63 AMG arrives here next March...

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  • Ford Shelby GT500 (2006) review

    15 September 2006 by Jason Barlow

    Over-sexed, over-hyped and now over here. Why should I care about a hot Mustang? Care? You should get down on your knees and give thanks to the Lord! OK, so we habitually write off American cars as a...

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  • Mercedes CL600 (2006) review

    Price:  £107,097

    13 September 2006 by Georg Kacher

    Who would buy a CL when they could have an S-class or, more likely, an SL? You’d be surprised just how many people have fallen for the blend of S-class refinement, seating for four and a sharper...

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  • Lotus Europa S (2006) review

    Price:  £33,945

    10 September 2006 by Ben Barry

    What's this – a slightly bigger Elise? Kind of. Lotus claims the Europa delivers the majority of the Elise and Exige's driving thrills while offering a load more practicality and comfort – 'business...

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  • Jaguar XKR Coupe (2006) review

    Price:  £70,097

    07 September 2006 by Ben Oliver

    Another old engine in a new shell; why should I get excited? True, both the new XK and now the new XKR use drivetrains largely carried over from the last-generation XK. But there wasn't much wrong...

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  • Mercedes SLK55 AMG Black Series (2006) review

    Price:  £73,795

    31 July 2006 by Angus Fitton

    Sounds ominous, what's it all about? AMG's gone hardcore to take on BMW’s 'CSL' and Audi's 'RS' monster saloons. From the new cutting edge Performance Studio in Affalterbach AMG has the capability to...

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  • Porsche Cayman (2006) review

    Price:  £36,220

    31 July 2006 by Angus Fitton

    Good grief, it's a slightly slower Porsche! What are they thinking? Not everyone can afford the £43,930 for the Cayman S. So here's a Cayman minus the ‘S’ bit and minus a handy £7710. There are...

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  • Audi TT 3.2 V6 quattro (2006) review

    Price:  £29,635

    31 July 2006 by Jason Barlow

    Another Volkswagen hatch in drag? Not quite. Where the old car shared too much with the Golf - to the detriment of the driving experience - this new TT is actually an ally/steel hybrid, with an...

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  • BMW Z4 M Coupe (2006) review

    Price:  £42,245

    31 July 2006 by Jon Smith

    There's been a lot of talk about this being the reincarnation of the True, it's a lot less confrontational in its appearance than the 'bread van' original, but this Z4-based coupé follows the same...

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  • Mercedes CLK63 AMG (2006) review

    Price:  £66,317

    26 July 2006 by Chris Chilton

    Another manic Merc? So how many squillion horsepower does this one have? It's not the car that's important, more what's changed under the bonnet. This is our first taste of a road car powered by AMG's...

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  • BMW 335i Coupe (2006) review

    Price:  £31,550

    25 July 2006 by Chris Chilton

    A new engine for the ubiquitous 3-series? A new body too. This is the coupe version of the 3-series saloon that hit showrooms in 2005. But BMW wanted to create a big bang for the launch of the...

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  • Porsche Cayman S (2006) review

    Price:  £44,250

    24 July 2006 by Chris Chilton

    Ahh, the Porsche Boxster coupe. Yes, it's been a long time coming but I think Porsche would rather you didn't mention the B word if you don't mind - just in case people start questioning why the...

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  • Jaguar XK8 Coupe (2006) review

    Price:  £60,097

    21 July 2006 by Chris Chilton

    Jag XK? Looks like a re-badged Aston DB9 to me! You're excused. The new XK is the work of Ian Callum, the man responsible for DBs 7 and 9. After a slightly acrimonious departure from Gaydon he decided...

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