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Nissan Qashqai voted car of the year

Nissan Qashqai 2014

The Nissan Qashqai has been voted car of the year at the 2014 What Car? Awards, the UK's most prestigious motor contest. Car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay appraises the winning motors.

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Car review: New MG3

New MG3

Some cars try too hard to look funky. The new supermini from MG is one of them, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Cars to look out for in 2014

New Peugeot RCZ R

With motor sales booming, manufacturers plan to take advantage in 2014 with an array of new and redesigned models. We have a look at the best.

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Your guide to 2013’s most desirable motors

Citroen C4 Picasso

Whether it’s a hybrid, a 4x4, or a sports car you’re after, there’s more choice than ever in dealerships. Tim Barnes-Clay rounds up 2013’s best motors.

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Car review: Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Mercedes-Benz A-Class exterior

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class has thrown off its conservative image with a dramatic makeover - and the results are stunning, says car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car Review: SEAT Ibiza FR

SEAT Ibiza FR exterior

The decidedly sporty SEAT Ibiza FR mixes good looks with solid performance and could be the perfect car for the young professional, writes Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: New Citroën C4 Picasso

New Citroen C4 Picasso exterior

Despite a complicated control panel, the Citroën C4 Picasso is a good-looking and secure family vehicle, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Honda CR-Z

Honda CR-Z on a road

If you care about the environment but need a car, hybrid vehicles such as the Honda CR-Z can help ease your conscience, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Škoda Yeti

Skoda Yeti exterior

The Škoda Yeti is no looker. But beauty really is in the eye of the beholder when it comes to motors, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler exterior

Updated in 2011, the Jeep Wrangler offers legendary capability and interior comfort. Off-road enthusiasts will love it, writes car review 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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