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Tim Barnes-Clay


Car review: Suzuki Celerio

Suzuki Celerio

The Suzuki Celerio is cheap, efficient and has room enough for families, but steer clear if you’re after driving thrills, writes reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer

BMW 2 Series Grand Tourer

For parents that want a touch of style from their people carrier, the BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer could be worth a look, writes Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II

Rolls Royce Ghost

Engaging and magnificent, the Rolls-Royce Ghost combines luxury with a flawless driving experience, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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10 songs dads are guilty of singing along to in the car

Man rocks out

Lady Gaga, One Direction and Bruno Mars are just three artists the nation’s dads can't help singing along to in the car.

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Car review: Lexus RC F

Lexus RC F

Do you like standing out from the crowd? If so, you’ll love the Lexus RC F, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Volvo V60 Hybrid

Volvo V60 hybrid

Considering a change from your usual prestige motor? You could do a lot worse than the ultra economical V60 Hybrid, writes motoring journalist Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: 2015 Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang

On sale in Europe for the first time ever, will the new Ford Mustang delight its fans this side of the pond? Motoring journalist Tim Barnes-Clay finds out.

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Why your boss was probably a middle-seat child

Middle seat child

Children who sit in the middle seat of the car are more likely to grow up to be successful in later life, particularly in business, research shows.

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Car review: Mercedes-Benz C 220 BlueTEC SPORT ESTATE

Mercedes Benz C-CLass

Outstanding comfort and performance are the hallmarks of this new estate, says reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay. And the price is lower than you’d expect.

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Car review: Rolls-Royce Wraith

Rolls Royce Wraith

You might need a second mortgage to afford one, but the new Wraith from Rolls-Royce is simply out of this world, writes motor reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Tim Barnes-Clay

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Tim is an experienced motoring writer with a background in radio and TV journalism. He puts his pedal to the metal each week with his must-read car reviews.

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