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The Clarkson review: Mazda CX-7 (2011)


How you feel when you arrive somewhere in a car is more important than how you feel on the way.
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The Clarkson review: Ferrari FF (2011)


It was a normal Saturday morning and the roads were jammed with DIY enthusiasts on family trips to the local hardware store.
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The Clarkson review: Nissan GT-R (2011)


Are you a serious car enthusiast? I mean, really serious? Do you drive round every corner as fast as the laws of physics will allow?
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The Clarkson review: Mercedes CLS 63 AMG (2011)


‘I’d go so far as to call the Mercedes CLS driving experience imperious. You feel a bit like Idi Amin. Or was that just me?’
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The Clarkson review: Porsche 911 GTS (2011)


You don't drive a Porsche 911 GTS, you dance with it. It is a beautiful experience, and thankfully there are no histrionics
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The Clarkson review: Ford Focus 1.6 Ecoboost (2011)


‘In short, this new car may be safer and more economical than the Focus I bought. But as a driver’s car it’s not in the same league’
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The Clarkson review: Jaguar XJ 5.0 V8 LWB (2011)


‘The XJ is a futuristic and magnificent car. But purely because of Minder, I’ve never quite trusted anyone with a Jag’
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The Clarkson review: Porsche Panamera (2011)


‘Underneath, the Panamera is not that bad to drive, but it seems to have been styled by some lunatics. It is the ugliest car on the road today’
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The Clarkson review: Land Rover Freelander 2 (2011)


‘I was going to torture the Freelander. Ridicule it. And then rip it to shreds. Unfortunately, it’s a bloody good car’
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The Clarkson review: Mini Countryman (2011)


‘The Countryman looks absolutely stupid. It’s like a Mini that’s been putting on weight for a part. It doesn’t look cool or interesting. It...
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The Clarkson review: Ford Mondeo (2010)


The Mondeo is undercut by the Koreans, outclassed by BMW and losing ground to hybrids. It’s completely pointless, but it’s also rather brilliant
The Clarkson review: Pagani Zonda R (2010)

The Clarkson review: Pagani Zonda R (2010)


Our man takes the Zonda R for a blast round Imola — a track that's frightening on a bicycle or in a bus, let alone a 200mph missile