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Discover all the news and views from the world of premium 4×4s and prestige vehicles as Saxton 4×4 reviews the latest models, press releases and rumours emanating from the leading manufacturers. Our news blog will keep you up-to-date with everything you need to know, from new incarnations to unique one-off models. We will give you the lowdown on upgrades to ever popular models. We have our finger on the pulse, so you don’t have to…

 

SUVS 101: WHAT ARE SUVS AND WHY ARE THEY SO POPULAR?

SUVS 101: WHAT ARE SUVS AND WHY ARE THEY SO POPULAR?

This article answers all the commonly asked questions about SUVs, from what an SUV actually is to the safety of the increasingly popular vehicle.

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PREPARING YOUR CAR FOR AUTUMN

PREPARING YOUR CAR FOR AUTUMN

As the leaves on the trees start to change colour and we begin approaching the end of the year, driving conditions can become tricky.

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JAMES MAY’S 10 COOLEST CARS

JAMES MAY’S 10 COOLEST CARS

Known for Top Gear and The Grand Tour, it comes as no surprise that James May, also known as Captain Slow, owns a nice range of cars himself.

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DEFENDER LIVES ON

DEFENDER LIVES ON

LAND ROVER LAUNCHES V8 EDITION TO CELEBRATE 70TH ANNIVERSARY

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PORSCHE DEBUTS THEIR 2020 TAYCAN MODEL

PORSCHE DEBUTS THEIR 2020 TAYCAN MODEL

Roughly translating to “soul of a spirited young horse”, the Porsche Taycan (pronounced tie-kann) promised to be a “true Porsche for the age of electric mobility”.

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WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT THE NEW FERRARI TRIBUTO

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT THE NEW FERRARI TRIBUTO

Today’s new supercars, of course, need to be lighter, faster and more aerodynamically efficient than its forerunner. This theory of evolution is once again confirmed by Ferrari’s latest Berlinetta.

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PORSCHE’S NEW PLUG-IN HYBRID IS THEIR MOST POWERFUL CAYENNE YET

PORSCHE’S NEW PLUG-IN HYBRID IS THEIR MOST POWERFUL CAYENNE YET

With the recent push for electric and hybrid vehicles, it only seems natural that car manufacturers would begin focusing more and more on e-mobility and Porsche have done just that.

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WHY BUY AN OVERFINCH RANGE ROVER?

WHY BUY AN OVERFINCH RANGE ROVER?

Taking top spec Range Rover vehicles, Overfinch work to provide their customers with a tailor-made vehicle. By adding layer upon layer of luxury enhancement, the result is a distinctive interpretation of the British icon.

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BENTLEY TO FOCUS ON DEVELOPING THE BENTAYGA, INSTEAD OF RELEASING MORE SUV MODELS

BENTLEY TO FOCUS ON DEVELOPING THE BENTAYGA, INSTEAD OF RELEASING MORE SUV MODELS

With the Bentayga making up 50% of Bentley’s sales according to Hallmark, it is worth noting that it is already the best selling vehicle in the history of the company - which is particularly impressive considering it was only released in 2016

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THE NEW AUDI E-TRON 50 QUATTRO REVEALED WITH FOUR MODELS

THE NEW AUDI E-TRON 50 QUATTRO REVEALED WITH FOUR MODELS

The new Audi e-tron 50 quattro Launch edition will be available in four different models, each with an individual character and high equipment level.

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IS PREMIUM FUEL WORTH THE EXTRA EXPENSE?

IS PREMIUM FUEL WORTH THE EXTRA EXPENSE?

If you drive a petrol supercar, performance car or even hot hatchback, the evidence does strongly suggest that the use of a high octane petrol will benefit your engine.

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THE MERCEDES-AMG GLC 43 GETS MORE HORSEPOWER IN ITS LATEST MAKEOVER

THE MERCEDES-AMG GLC 43 GETS MORE HORSEPOWER IN ITS LATEST MAKEOVER

Following a successful release in 2016, the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4Matic SUV and Coupe have been updated with a fresh new look, along with an impressive selection of new features - some of which you can read about here.

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