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Proton GEN-2 Persona ecoLogic (2011 Jun)
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WHEN IT comes to saving money on fuel and cutting carbon emissions there are alternatives to expensive electric and hybrid options.In the surge of development leading to electric cars, tried and trusted gas power seems to have been left behind in the... Proton GEN-2 Persona ecoLogic

Proton Satria Neo Sport (2011 Jul)
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THE supermini sector continues to justify its top spot of the new car league and, as you would expect in this wealth of family favourites, choice is of the very essence.All the expected members of the “band” are there - Ford, VW, Vauxhall, Fiat, Peug... Proton Satria Neo Sport

Exora drives MPV prices down (2011 Jun)
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THERE are only two in the country and they won't be on sale until around this time next year, but we have already grabbed a drive in Proton's new seven-seat mini MPV, the Exora.Designed to take on the likes of the Vauxhall Zafira, the new Proton will... Exora drives MPV prices down

Satria cheap but disappointing (2011 Feb)
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PROTON reintroduced the Satria name in 2007 after a gap of three years, on a three door version of its larger Gen-2 five door hatch.It’s a pretty little car with neat rounded nose and uses the same 1.3 and 1.6 engines as the Gen-2.The 1.3 produces an... Satria cheap but disappointing

Right Car Right Price: Cars you won’t buy (2009 Jul)
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Recently, Used Car Expert was criticised for writing about the same cars all the time. But the reason is that they are popular cars in the market. Popular means lots of supply, which makes for cheap prices and great deals. If you want to read about o... Right Car Right Price: Cars you won’t buy

Volvo V60 D5 Ocean Race Edition (2011 Oct)
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BUYING a special edition of any car has the bonus of making you stand out in the crowd.But some special editions are so blatantly over the top that it cheapens the brand.Not so, however, Volvo’s Ocean Race special editions which are tasteful, subtle ... Volvo V60 D5 Ocean Race Edition

BMW 335 Coupe M Sport (2010 Oct)
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A TAD aggressive, distinctly flash and sharp suits – whether male or female. These are adjectives or accessories that are generally associated with BMW.The marque that has come to epitomise the upwardly mobile is pretty universally accepted for its e... BMW 335 Coupe M Sport

Alfa Romeo 156 Sportwagon 2.0 JTS (2003 Oct)
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THERE are times when updating something which has gone before is not always guaranteed to be a resounding success."It's on days like these," as Matt Monro sang in the original film, that I question the creation of a new version of The Italian Job.Bac... Alfa Romeo 156 Sportwagon 2.0 JTS

Trendy new Alfa takes on MINI (2009 Jan)
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A SEXY Italian that's cool, has curves in all the right places and will certainly have most people sneaking a second glance has just arrived in the UK.The new Alfa MiTo has the looks, the glamour and the price to persuade a lot of motorists to think ... Trendy new Alfa takes on MINI

Audi A4 DTM (2006 Jan)
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IT'S an Audi A4 quattro, but not as we know it.The DTM version of the A4 is a very limited edition that looks as much at home on the race track as on the road.Which is probably not surprising as it has been developed by the Audi division responsible ... Audi A4 DTM

Chevrolet Lacetti (2008 Apr)
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“It’s a Lacetti Sport is it?” People always smirk slightly when they see the word ‘sport’ on the side of the Lacetti and I’m not really sure why. The styling of the car is not unsporting, nor is it unattractive. I... Chevrolet Lacetti

Dodge Journey 2.0 CRD SXT (2008 Oct)
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SALES of SUVs are plummeting.Public disapproval has been building up for some time and now the rocketing price of fuel has delivered another body blow.So why, you might wonder, has Dodge launched the Journey at all?The answer is simple. Despite its m... Dodge Journey 2.0 CRD SXT

A gem of an Idea from Fiat (2004 Jul)
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FOR a company as large and with as much unrivalled expertise in the field of small cars, it is surprising that Fiat has taken so long to enter the mini-MPV market.With the new Idea, the Italian giant has gone back to its roots. Cars very rarely live ... A gem of an Idea from Fiat

Qubo squares up to challenge (2009 Jan)
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WHEN is a van, not a van? When it's a Fiat Qubo. A quick scan tells the brain that it IS a van.However, further scrutiny of Fiat's answer to the eco lobby in the metal and the Italian cube takes on a more car-like persona.Clever designing has enabled... Qubo squares up to challenge

Fiat Stilo 1.9JTD 3-dr Dynamic (2002 Dec)
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WITH Christmas fast approaching, my thoughts have turned recently to toys and how, sometimes, the anticipation of what you get is greater than the joy of receiving them.This was often true, I seem to remember, with the more expensive playthings, wher... Fiat Stilo 1.9JTD 3-dr Dynamic

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Proton steps on the gas (2011 Feb)
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DESPITE the tough economic climate there is one car company which has always had a reputation for delivering value for money. Malaysian car brand Proton is becoming something of a specialist in gas-powered vehicles which help save pounds at the pumps... Proton steps on the gas

Motoring Newsbriefs (2011 Apr)
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SUPREME LUXURY ON A ROLLROLLS-ROYCE has chosen China for the world launch of its new extended wheelbase Ghost model, underlining the importance of the Asia Pacific market for luxury cars.The Chinese market is now second only to the US in Rolls-Royce ... Motoring Newsbriefs

Savvy buyers looked after at Proton (2012 Aug)
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PROTON is extending its three years free servicing offer on all new vehicles in its range when purchased and registered up until September 30.The Malaysian car maker’s boast is that it has a model to suit a range of budgets with the current line-... Savvy buyers looked after at Proton

Proton slashes Satria Neo prices (2011 Mar)
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PROTON has slashed the price of its popular Satria Neo models – chopping £1,700 off the bill to buyers.It means the supermini with smart looks plus Lotus ride and handling – the Malaysian manufacturer bought Lotus outright in 2003 – is up for grabs f... Proton slashes Satria Neo prices

Motoring Newsbriefs (2010 Nov)
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SKODA MADE OF MEANER STUFFSKODA is launching a new multi-million pound national marketing campaign for the sporty Fabia vRS.The 12-week campaign is centred around a 60-second TV commercial and will see Škoda unveiling a ‘meaner’ side for the high-per... Motoring Newsbriefs

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