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Tim Barnes-Clay

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Range Rover Sport

Combining refinement and off-road prowess, this comfy 4x4 mixes style, luxury and spoonfuls of sporting character.

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Car review: Jaguar XJ 3.0 V6 diesel long-wheelbase

Jaguar XJ 3 exterior

Powerful yet refined, the latest XJ makes every journey a special occasion, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: ҆koda Superb Estate

Skoda Superb estate

The Superb Estate confirms Škoda as one of the world’s most pioneering car manufacturers, writes reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: New Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris

After a £70m facelift, the new Yaris is a step up from its predecessors – but can it compete with Polos and Fiestas? Reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay finds out.

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Car review: Great Wall Steed S

Great Wall Steed exterior

China’s first foray into the UK market is being spearheaded by a sluggish pick-up. But its performance in tough conditions impresses Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Volvo V40 T5 R-Design

Toyota V40 exterior

Volvo’s new V40 will appeal to fans of fast-paced motoring. But performance like this doesn’t come cheap, writes reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Peugeot 508 saloon

Peugeot 508 saloon

Sturdy, wholesome and admirable: the Peugeot 508 might not set pulses racing but it’s a solid family or executive car, says reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Porsche Macan

Porsche Macan

There’s a good reason for naming Porsche’s new SUV after a big cat: it’s powerful, elegant and likely to turn heads, writes reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Infiniti Q70

Infiniti Q70 exterior

The Q70 is Infiniti's executive saloon and a rival to the likes of the awesome German BMW 5 Series. The big problem facing the luxury Japanese brand is that it isn't known too well in the UK.

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Car review: Subaru BRZ

Subaru BRZ exterior

The updated Subaru BRZ is one of the most appealing sports cars around, writes our impressed 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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