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The iconic Peugeot GTi is back

Peugeot 208 GTi exterior

Peugeot has pulled out all the stops to bring us a 21st Century GTi, says motoring writer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Suzuki Kizashi Sport

Suzuki Kizashi Sport exterior

Suzuki will need to improve fuel economy if it wants to see more of its mid-sized Kizashi Sport saloons on Britain's roads. Motoring writer Tim Barnes-Clay took it for a spin.

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Car review: Hyundai Santa Fe Premium 4WD 7-seat 2.2 CRDi

Hyundai New Generation Santa Fe exterior

The 'New Generation' Hyundai Santa Fe is the perfect family-cum-business SUV, says motoring writer Tim Barnes Clay who put it to the test.

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Car review: Citroën C5 Tourer HDi 200 Exclusive

Peugeot RCZ GT HDi 163 exterior

The new Citroën C5 Tourer could be so good but never really quite hits the mark, says motoring writer Tim Barnes Clay, who put the executive car to the test.

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Car review: Peugeot RCZ GT HDi 163 coupe

Peugeot RCZ GT HDi 163 exterior

The Peugeot RCZ coupe is aimed at professionals who want a sporty drive for less than the price of an Audi. Motoring journalist Tim Barnes-Clay puts it to the test.

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Car review: Kia Sportage KX-4 2.0 CRDi AWD

Kia Sportage KX-4 exterior

Lifestyle or sport utility vehicles (SUVs) seem to be all the rage. Motoring journalist Tim Barnes-Clay says the Kia Sportage KX-4 stands out from the crowd.

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Car review: Chevrolet Captiva 2.2 VCDi LTZ

Chevrolet Captiva exterior

With seven seats, the Chevrolet Captiva SUV is perfect for large families. But is it a good buy? Motoring journalist Tim Barnes-Clay puts it to the test.

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Car review: Mercedes-Benz E 300 BlueTEC Hybrid

Mercedes Benz E300 BlueTec Hybrid Estate exterior

The Mercedes-Benz E 300 BlueTEC Hybrid is not only one of the most efficient, environmentally friendly luxury motors around - it’s among the quickest. Motoring journalist Tim Barnes-Clay puts it to the test.

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Blog: Which motorists do you love to hate?

Audi TT

Do white van men get your goat? Do Audi and BMW drivers annoy you? Motoring journalist Tim Barnes-Clay says he's treated differently by other road users depending on what car he's driving. Is it a case of car envy?

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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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