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  • Renault Megane Coupe 2.0 TCe 180 (2008) review

    Price:  £18,145

    03 November 2008 by Anthony ffrench-Constant

    Though the front always struck me as a tad clunky and corporate, I’ve long admired the relentlessly shaken and gently stirring rump of this new Renault Megane’s predecessor. Trouble is, it seems that...

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  • Kia Ceed 1.4 ISG (2008) review

    Price:  £11,500

    24 September 2008 by Jesse Crosse

    Kia will go electric, in a small way at least, when it introduces the Ceed with a stop-start system early in 2009. The Ceed ISG (Idle Stop and Go) will be the first of a series of new, green,...

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  • VW Golf 2.0 TDI 140 DSG (2009) review

    Price:  £20,550

    23 September 2008 by Anthony ffrench-Constant

    Despite the residue of hundreds of kilted Scottish football supporters who were far too sloshed to find the airport after the World Cup qualifying match – and, for that matter, probably still are...

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  • Kia Ceed 1.6 Hybrid (2008) review

    22 September 2008 by Jesse Crosse

    Kia has changed almost beyond recognition over the last few years, from a low-cost Korean brand to a maker of well-made European-designed cars that can hold their own with the best of them. Now it’s...

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  • VW Golf 1.4 TSI (2009) review

    Price:  £14,500

    08 September 2008 by Georg Kacher

    This is the first drive of VW’s new-but-same-again Mk6 Golf, a car brought forward from 2010 to 2008 to counteract slow sales and a costly and lengthy build process. But with only mildly revised looks...

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  • Proton Gen-2 1.6 Ecologic (2008) review

    Price:  £10,995

    03 September 2008 by Matthew Proud

    Want to swap cheap thrills for cheap fuel? The Gen-2 Ecologic combines petrol power and low-cost LPG to force hard-up drivers to pay the Malaysian saloon a little more attention. Proton barely...

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  • VW Golf Bluemotion 1.9 TDI 5dr (2008) review

    Price:  £16,140

    08 July 2008 by Dan Trent

    Blue is the new green and Volkswagen's eco-friendly line-up continues to grow. Alongside the Polo and Passat, the Golf has now had the Bluemotion treatment – but at what price? If you want that silver...

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  • Mercedes B170 NGT (2008) gas powered review

    Price:  £22,791

    25 June 2008 by Christopher Hubbard

    The initials at the end of Mercedes-Benz B 170 NGT do not stand for No Green Technology. That’s just a rumour. BMW may be thrashing Mercedes in the environmental PR stakes just now, but it doesn’t mean the big M isn’t trying. The B 170 NGT is a B-Class with a conscience. And a boot full of Natural Gas… So, the...

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