John Simister

John Siminster writes for the motoring section of The Independent.

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Motoring review: Nissan Juke Nismo really puts the 'S' in this SUV

Price: From £19,995
Engine: 1,618cc, four cylinders, 16 valves, turbo, 200bhp at 6,000rpm
Transmission: Six-speed gearbox, front-wheel drive (4x4 with continuously variable transmission auto optional
Performance: 134mph, 0-62 in 7.8sec, 40.9mpg, CO2 159g/km

Motoring review: Skoda Octavia 1.6 TDI

Why Skoda's new Octavia is in a class of its own

Porsche 911 Carrera 4S

A sensible Porsche 911? Something doesn't sound quite right here…

Toyota Auris 1.6 Valvematic

Has Toyota made its previously unmemorable Auris desirable at last?

Dacia Sandero Ambiance 1.2

The new Dacia Sandero is the UK's cheapest car. But is it up to the job?

Seat Leon FR 1.4 TSI

Can it be true - a racy Seat that won’t bounce you off your seat?

Vauxhall Adam 1.4

Vauxhall's gone heavy on the personalisation with its new Adam

Renault Clio TCe 90

Oh Papa, when did the Renault Clio turn into a compact family car?

Range Rover TDV6

Deft, supple, lithe... Something’s different about the new Range Rover

McLaren MP4-12C Spider

The McLaren Spider gives our reviewer the ride of a lifetime

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