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Gareth Butterfield spends a week in Volvo’s twin-engined XC90 T8 and wonders whether it might be all the car anyone could ever need…

    IT has two engines. It has nearly 400bhp. It has seven seats and weighs two and-a-half tonnes, yet it can sprint from 0-60mph in seconds. It...
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Gareth Butterfield spends a week in the new British-built Toyota Auris, and finds there’s much for the UK to be proud of from this pretty newcomer.

  DAY ONE The Auris has arrived and it’s the first time I’ve had chance to properly look round one and see its swoopy new angles close-up. Is it...
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Gareth Butterfield spends five days getting to know the magnificent new XC90 SUV that he thinks is good enough to transform Volvo’s reputation

    DAY ONE THE XC90 has arrived. Cards on the table, I’ve been extremely excited about borrowing this car. I’ve got a bit of a soft-spot for Volvos...
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Gareth Butterfield finds that big isn’t always beautiful in the family car world – but that doesn’t mean the Fiat 500L MPW isn’t a great family tool

  Back in the 1950s there was a cute and popular little car zipping round Europe called the Fiat 500. It was small, simple, cheap and economical and very...
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