Volvo XC60 T6 vs V90 Cross Country D5

There you are, standing outside your local Volvo dealership after close of business and that stunning blue XC60 you had your heart set on is parked next to a cool grey V90 Cross Country. Dang it, which dotted line do you sign on?

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Tested: Subaru Forester 2.0 XT

The flat fright

Are you in the market for a small to medium SUV softroader dad’s taxi crossover MPV? It seems that almost everybody is these days and I certainly don’t envy them with seemingly every manufacturer selling or planning the next best thing since 4×4’s went soft and cars grew legs.

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Tested: 2012 Ford Kuga

The extra character

Last Friday the phone rang and someone announced that they were bringing around a cougar. As I wasn’t sure which sort of man-eater to expect, I locked all doors, put on aftershave and armed myself with a bottle of gin. Imagine my surprise when the unwanted guest turned out to be Ford’s new-ish SUV, the Kuga.

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Testfahrt: BMW X5 xDrive48i

Ich halte nicht viel von SUV oder Softroader, weil sie angeblich vierradangetriebene Fahrzeuge sind aber in den meisten Fällen für unzugängliche Ziele unbrauchbar sind. Das irritiert mich auf der selben Ebene wie teueres Porzelan, das nur im Schrank steht und nicht gebraucht werden darf, oder die Funktionen meines neuen Handys, die ich nie gebrauchen würde. Absolut sinnlos.

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