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Car review: Bentley Flying Spur

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The latest Bentley Flying Spur is fast, powerful, and luxurious inside and out, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay. If only he had a spare £140,000.

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Car review: Skoda Rapid Spaceback

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The Skoda Rapid Spaceback has the right blend of style, practicality and character. It's a credible, value-for-money family motor, writes Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Mégane Renaultsport 265

Megane Renaultsport 265

A powerful and good-looking hot hatch: you’ll love the Mégane Renaultsport 265, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Toyota RAV4

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Spacious, comfortable and safe: it’s easy to see why the Toyota RAV4 is a hit with families, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Mercedes-Benz GLA

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The Mercedes-Benz GLA is the automaker's answer to the Audi Q3 and BMW X1 SUV models. The chunky hatch is a classy family car, writes Tim-Barnes Clay.

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Car review: Subaru XV

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A quiet, safe and easy-to-drive SUV: the Subaru XV is a good choice for your family car, writes Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Jaguar F-TYPE Coupé

Jaguar F-TYPE Coupé exterior

"Engaging, precise, intuitive - one of the best real-world sports coupés on the market today." Car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay has nothing but praise for Jaguar's F-TYPE Coupé.

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Car review: Lexus IS 300h F SPORT

Lexus IS 300h F SPORT exterior

After a cheap-on-tax company car? The Lexus IS 300h saloon with its efficient hybrid engine is an excellent choice, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes Clay.

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Car review: Audi R8 Coupé

Audi R8 V10 exterior

Speed, handling and a work of automotive art thanks to a recent facelift: Tim Barnes Clay reviews the Audi R8 two-door coupé.

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Car review: Alfa Romeo MiTo TwinAir

Alfa Romeo MiTo TwinAir exterior

The 2014 Alfa Romeo MiTo - an arch-rival to the MINI and Audi A1 - is a stylish little motor with plenty of substance, writes car 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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