Honda CR-V 2015 620x277

Here’s something you didn’t know about the Honda CR-V; it’s the best-selling SUV on earth. Not just in the UK, or Europe, but around the world. It must be doing something right, but Honda feels there is still room for improvement, so here’s the facelifted CR-V. That means there areContinue Reading

Ford C-Max 2015 620x277

Ford’s new C-Max has a simple job; to build upon the solid if unspectacular foundations of its predecessors. To its credit it manages to go about this in its own way. It’s a car for the thinkers as, while it never really inspires or moves you to place down thatContinue Reading

It’s been delayed for a couple of years, but is the replacement for Ford’s most important model worth the wait? Ford has been producing the new Mondeo for the last few years over in America, where it sells as the Fusion, but it’s only just made it to the UKContinue Reading

Can the S-Cross, Suzuki’s answer to the Nissan Qashqai, give the Japanese firm a foothold in the lucrative crossover market?

Maserati Ghibli 2014 620x277

The Maserati brothers Alfieri, Bindo, Carlo, Ettore and Ernesto were all involved in motor racing in the early part of the 20th century, winning back-to-back Indy 500’s in the 30s and going on to worldwide fame in the 50s when Juan-Manuel Fangio won Formula One championships with the team. ItContinue Reading

Volkswagen TDI Hybrid Badge Detail 2008 620x277

The Volkswagen Group will achieve CO2 emission levels of 95 g/km by 2020, with some brands below that figure and others slightly above it, Prof Dr Ulrich Hackenburg, board member for technical development Audi, said. One of the main planks for achieving this target will be the growing sophistication ofContinue Reading

Peugeot 308 SW 2014 620x277

Peugeot is expecting a big sales boost in the UK from two new small turbocharged petrol engines which, the company claims, will also start to reduce its traditional reliance on diesels. The new PureTech petrol engines – 1.2-litre three-cylinder direct-injection units developing either 110 or 130bhp, with diesel-like torque figuresContinue Reading

Toyota’s Verso had a pretty significant facelift last year, but still lagged behind some of its incredibly competent rivals from Citroen, Ford, SEAT and Vauxhall. In a bid to woo buyers to the smart looking Verso, the Japanese firm has borrowed some diesel engines from BMW and slotted them underContinue Reading

Toyota Verso 1.6 Diesel 2014 Specs 665x297

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Toyota Verso 1.6 Diesel 2014 Specs 665x297

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Porsche Panamera Diesel 2013 665x297

Porsche has a tendency to defy convention. It continues to put the engine in their flagship car, the 911, right at the back, hanging over the rear axle, despite physics declaring this to be entirely wrong. The new 918 supercar can hit 215mph and will get round the Nurburgring 30Continue Reading

Porsche Panamera Diesel 2013 665x297

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