Motoring: Car Reviews

27 October 2008

2009 Peugeot 407 SW GT

When a manufacturer decides to stop producing petrol variants on one of its most popular model range, you know they are taking the economic climate very seriously. Well, that is exactly ...

10 October 2008

Volkswagen Scirocco

The hit series Ashes to Ashes may have used the Audi Quattro to represent the car of the eighties. For many viewers including myself it would have been iconic Volkswagen ...

26 September 2008

Mazda RX-8

Something strange happened back in 2003 that completely revolutionised the sports coupe segment. Mazda zoomed into the showrooms with their latest creation the RX-8. Breaking all boundaries in terms of ...

19 September 2008

Rock On Number Six

How many cars can you think of that have stood the test of time for thirty-four years? Not many. The Ford Fiesta has come close celebrating thirty years but most ...

8 September 2008

Seat Ibiza 1.4 Se

It appears things are hoting up in the SEAT camp. Their best selling car both here in the UK and worldwide has just been given a sizzling makeover. The result ...

4 September 2008

The New Lexus Is250 2.5 Se-L

Lexus, renowned for their luxury cars have revamped the IS range that is their top selling model in Europe as well as their top selling sports saloon. One would question ...

1 August 2008

Chrysler Grand Voyager 3.2 Limited

The all-new Chrysler Grand Voyager now in the UK showrooms has been dubbed the most safest and luxurious seven seater family car to date.Replacing the outgoing model, the new Voyager ...

19 July 2008

The New Citroën C5 On The Road

Citroen C5 The all new Citroen C5 has amazed me this week, when anyone asking what car I have been testing and I say the Citroën C5, their response has ...

10 July 2008

Suzuki Splash 1.2 GLS+

Cascading into our showrooms March this year, the Suzuki Splash has certainly caused ripples of admiration from customers and sent many manufacutrers into raging torrents of envy. For here is ...

7 July 2008

The New Mercedes Benz Clc

Some say that when a marriage or relationship breaks down, the injured party rejuvenates into a stronger, more positive, person. Out of nowhere comes a new lease of life. New ...

30 June 2008

BMW 125i SE Convertible

It seems crazy that as summer arrives, there has been little mention of convertibles. Unfortunately manufacutrers this year has been rather reluctant to launch any. Perhaps the weather was so ...

21 June 2008

On The Road With The All-New Audi A4

Audi A4 'All New' Do you ever feel everything is getting so complicated? Maybe it is an age thing and I am stuck in the olden days of simplicity. A ...

14 June 2008

Volvo C70 Se Lux Coupe Convertible - Reviewed

Volvo C70 Se Lux Coupe Convertible - Volvo, the car manufacturer renowned for their faultless safety features, has just launched the new second generation C70. This is effectively two cars ...

31 May 2008

Jaguar XF Reviewed

Jaguar XF - With the pending sale of Jaguar to Indian manufacturers Tata eminent, Jaguar Ford have left one heck of a leaving present, that of the XF.The sale is ...

24 May 2008

Skoda Octavia Scout On Test

Skoda Octavia Scout - I am not too sure when all the jokes about Skoda started, bearing in mind they have been manufacturing cars for 103 years. However, the butt ...

17 May 2008

Chevrolet Epica - The Legend Is Back

Chevrolet Epica - Forget the 4X4’s, SUV’s, MPV’s, and the new breed of Crossovers. Let’s go back to basics with the good old family four-door saloon. Now not every family ...

16 May 2008

Ford Kuga On Trial

The name might sound familiar, but this car is unlike anything Ford has brought to the UK before.Ford's previous Kuga - albeit spelt Cougar - was a big coupe, too ...

3 May 2008

Review - Mercedes SLK 200 Kompressor

Mercedes SLK 200 Kompressor - If the government get their way, cars emitting more than 220g/km will be charged a daily rate of £25 to enter London. Those cars under ...

26 April 2008

Keeping Up With The Audi’s

Keeping up with the ‘Jones’ I am led to believe is a rather tenuous exercise as somehow they always manage to keep one step ahead of you. Well the same ...

5 April 2008

The New Vauxhall Agila

Vauxhall Agila - Does size matter? Well, that’s a fifty million dollar question. As far as cars go, the odds are staking up against the giant ‘Chelsea Tractors’. But ...

5 April 2008

The New Peugeot 308 SE On Test

The New Peugeot 308 Se - Peugeot have put the cat amongst the pigeons by replacing the 307 hatchbacks with a new model especially for 2008 rather aptly named the ...

4 April 2008

Vauxhall Corsa SRi 1.6 Turbo On Test

Vauxhall Corsa SRi 1.6 Turbo - Its back, its fast and its fun. Having taken a two year sabbatical, the Vauxhall Corsa SRi has returned to the UK showrooms. ...

22 March 2008

Nissan X-Trail Aventura eXplorer eXtreme

Nissan X-Trail Aventura eXplorer eXtreme - What’s in a name? Well, an awful lot and if you take the name of this Nissan X-TRAIL that caused a sensation at last ...

15 March 2008

Ford Focus Happy 10th Birthday

Ford Focus - 1998 was a particularly special year for me as my first son was born. It was also a particular special year for Ford who launched the new ...

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