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Mercedes GLS 350D SUV review – pictures

The newly named GLS sits at the top of Merc’s SUV tree and has for some time been the best-selling seven-seat SUV in North America. The Mercedes GLS makes a mockery of most other SUVs out there when it comes to practicality and providing comfortable transportation for seven, however, that’s where its advantage comes to an end. There are the customary new front and rear bumpers and new S-Class inspired headlamps. the Mercedes GLS is neither as pleasant to sit…

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2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS First Drive: Keeping Manuals Alive

American exceptionalism is a hotly debated subject, but Porsche has revealed an area of red, white, and blue leadership that sports car lovers can all rally behind: The U.S. market buys the highest percentage of new Porsches equipped with traditional H-pattern manual transmissions. U-S-A! U-S-A! They still only account for a little more than a quarter of the brand’s cars on which throwback DIY gearboxes are available, according to Porsche spokesman Luke Vanderzande, but that is enough to help ensure…

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Ford Mustang V8 2018 review

Measure a car’s value for money in terms of brake horsepower per pound and little comes close to the Ford Mustang GT. This is an American icon that, starting from just over £41,000, offers Audi RS 5 power for A5 2.0-litre money. Yet judging by the wholesale revisions applied to the ‘18 Mustang, driven here for the first time in the UK, it seems that Ford wasn’t satisfied. The 5.0-litre V8 now makes 444bhp – 38bhp more than before; a…

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New BMW X3 M40i 2018 review

The proliferation of monthly finance deals means the way we buy cars has changed. People are pushing their budgets to new heights, and the gap between a bog-standard entry model and a well-equipped range-topper is smaller than ever before. As such, models like this new BMW X3 M40i are becoming seemingly more attractive to the average punter. For just a little extra per month, you can ditch your entry-level 2.0-litre diesel for a Porsche-baiting six-cylinder super-SUV. • Best fast family…

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