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Car review: Lotus Exige S

Lotus Exige S exterior

The Lotus Exige S: a car so magical that it'll deliver all you desire, writes motoring journalist Tim Barnes-Clay, who was lucky enough to take the £52,000 sports car for a test drive.

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Car review: Volvo V70

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Volvo's V70 isn't just practical, it's good to drive. In fact, I'm tempted to say it's the ultimate family car, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Audi Q3 SUV

Audi Q3 exterior

Audi's slogan is Vorsprung durch Technik, meaning "Advancement through Technology". The Q3 is testament to this ethos, says car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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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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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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