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News: Shrunken engine gives Mondeo Man new might


The new Ford Mondeo, due to go on sale at the end of this year, will have the world’s most advanced engine.
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News: Skoda price rises double those of its rivals


Cars made by Skoda, a brand traditionally thought of as offering value for money, have some of the fastest-rising prices, according to new analysis...
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News: Ford unveils S-Max Vignale concept, the MPV that...


Ford has unveiled a luxury version of its S-Max people carrier that is charged with taking the brand into premium territory.
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News: Henry Ford family home with own petrol station...


SOME LUCKY chaps have a ride-on model railway in the garden but in the grounds of the former home of the descendants of Henry Ford, of Model T fame...
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Car clinic: Your motoring problems solved


My neighbour has left a decrepit old car parked on his driveway for months.
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Dom Joly: Which car options are essential, and which...


You can spend almost as much on optional extras these days as you can on the car itself — from ceramic brakes to carbon-fibre wheels costing £10,000.
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Ford Mondeo Mk 4 review (2007-2015)


The Mondeo was once the UK's most popular company car, but the BMW 3-series has taken that accolade, as we live in an age when the badge on a car’s...
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Top-spec new cars that become used-car bargains


THERE ARE people alive today for whom the letters VP are like a knife through the heart.
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News: Ford launches new premium Vignale sub-brand


With higher specification models accounting for more than half of its large-car sales in Europe, Ford is launching a luxury sub-brand...
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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