There seems to be an obsession with manufacturers to shout about their green credentials, with electric cars generally being designed with unusual shapes and containing countless flashing dashboard additions to admonish you for pressing the throttle too hard. Not at Renault however, where the Fluence ZE is completely… normal.
The Front Seat Driver Test Route has been specially designed to represent normal driving conditions. This is not a test created to produce incredible economy figures, but instead puts each car through a number of different road types. Roughly speaking, there’s an almost equal split between high speed motorway, twisty
The Festival of Speed returned to Goodwood House over the weekend, with Lord March’s grounds hosting another typically spectacular event. The theme, for there always is one, was ‘Racing Revolutions’, described as quantum leaps that shaped motor sport, although sometimes referred to as an unfair advantage.
Every car we get to test goes round our specially designed Test Route to record its real life fuel economy, more details of which you can find here.