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  • May 12, 2017 - James Ash

    Mention the word Peugeot and hot hatch, and it won’t be long before the numbers two, oh and five come up. Unfortunately for the French company, every baby hot hatch they’ve produced since the 80s have failed to live up to the ‘iconic’ status of its fore bearer. Yes, it… Read More

  • October 11, 2016 - Jack Evans

    The Honda HRV was first launched back in 1999, with the intention of providing the looks of a sporty hatch with a usable size, as well as a raised ride height. Initially unsuccessful, it was dropped in 2005 – but now it’s back. Based on the Jazz supermini, it’s got… Read More

  • August 24, 2017 - James Ash

    The Toyota Land Cruiser is a premium 4×4 of the old generation. Its aims are to offer high levels of build quality, vast amounts of space as well as go anywhere ability. But the humble high-end SUV has evolved now and competition is coming from brands that are taking a… Read More

  • May 10, 2017 - James Ash

    SUVs are hot property at the moment, with each manufacturer clamouring to get one to market. This is Vauxhall’s – the Mokka X. With a wide range of petrol and diesel engines to choose from at a competitive price, the Mokka X is good choice for families. But how can… Read More

  • August 21, 2017 - James Ash

    There used to be a time that if you wanted the premium build of an executive car and the go anywhere ability of a 4×4, you’re options were pretty limited. Now, though, you’re swamped with choice Audi has the Q5, BMW has the X3, Mercedes has the GLC, Jaguar has… Read More

  • February 22, 2017 - James Ash

    Wolf of Wall Street star Margot Robbie has been revealed as Nissan’s new electric vehicle (EV) ambassador by racing the carmaker’s radical all-electric BladeGlider sports car around the world-famous Monaco Grand Prix circuit, at midnight. The prototype 190km/h Nissan BladeGlider, which hits 100km/h in less than five seconds, challenges the… Read More

  • May 17, 2017 - James Ash

    For years, the ingredients for creating a baby hot hatch have followed a very simple recipe – take a supermini, drop in a more powerful engine, stiffen up the suspension and beef up the bodywork, and hey presto. But when Audi was creating the S1, it soon realised that there… Read More

  • August 22, 2017 - James Ash

    The supermini market is one of the most competitive segments in the UK and is flooded with all manner of small runabouts from premium offerings like the Audi A1, through to the quirky, like the Fiat 500 and BMW MINI. But if it’s capable and affordable you’re after, then you… Read More

  • May 30, 2017 - James Ash

    With the climax of the UEFA Champions League season on the horizon, Nissan – the official global automotive sponsor of the competition – has put football to the ultimate test, assessing whether the thrill of the game is more exciting than being a passenger in the iconic GT-R supercar. In… Read More

  • August 17, 2017 - James Ash

    It’s been around 20 years since Ford last officially sold a large SUV, that was the Explorer, and while it was spacious and comfortable, it carried with it some typical American traits, the biggest being poor fuel economy. During that absence the demands set by 4×4 owners have grown, not… Read More

  • February 24, 2017 - James Ash

    Jeep has launched the latest version of its Renegade – the limited edition Desert Hawk. Following in the tyre tracks of the popular Night Eagle and Dawn of Justice versions, the new Desert Hawk will carry on the Jeep Renegade tradition of introducing new and exciting variations as it builds… Read More

  • October 14, 2016 - Jack Evans

    The Volkswagen Passat has been, in one form or another, in production since 1973. Over 15 million cars have rolled off the production line since then. How has it been so successful? Well, it’s always been offered as a reliable, well made saloon car – at a competitive price.  … Read More

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