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estate car

Brit a car with a comparatively long body containing a large carrying space, reached through a rear door: usually the back seats can be folded forward to increase the carrying space
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"What can't you do with this new Peugeot 508 SW?" I asked myself as Kerry Livesey from the French firm outlined some of the new estate car's finer features.
The 2.0-litre biturbo engine delivering 210PS responds to your every whim and pressing ever onwards, it is hard sometimes to remember this is a big estate car.
In fact the Swedish car maker was turning out premium estate cars long before the likes of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.
Volvo Car Corporation, a subsidiary of Geely, has started taking orders for the all-new 2018 V60 Estate car in the United Kingdom.
AS the world and his wife rush out to buy SUVs and crossovers it is easy to forget the humble estate car - which is a mistake.
With the E-Class already acknowledged as the king of estate cars the so-called All-Terrain model ups the ante in no uncertain fashion.
That adds up to lively performance for a two-tonne estate car with a 0 to 60 acceleration of 6.2 seconds and a top speed limited to 155mph.
The curvy, free-flowing shape of the car, the raked roofline and the sleek, swept back bi-Xenon headlights - which are among the best I have come across - are a world away from the traditional squared-off estate cars of the past.
Peter writes: "From the time its restoration was completed and it went on the road in 1997, my own 1952 Vanguard phase 1A estate car was for many years the only active Vanguard of any model based in the Coventry area until Phil Walters and the Made in Coventry Motoring Association acquired a phase 1A saloon a few years ago and more recently a phase 2 pick-up.
Standing on a longer wheelbase with a longer rear overhang than its hatch cousin, the i30 is a great example of a good, small estate car, with every exterior panel from the B-pillar backwards being new.
TURNING the BMW Mini into an estate may be a largely pointless exercise, but it's not the oddest estate car ever built.
HYUNDAI is to reveal its concept of a future model that straddles the borders of the coupe and estate car markets next month.