Volkswagen Golf SV 2015 620x277

The Volkswagen Golf Plus was never a car to tug at the heart, but offered a handy practicality boost over the standard Golf. Now it’s been renamed as Sportsvan, or at least it has in Germany where that sounds like a good name. Over here it’s accepted that it’s neitherContinue Reading

Volkswagen has resisted the temptation to offer special sales incentives with the all-electric Golf and instead will sell it like any other car. That means there will be no battery-hire scheme like that offered by Renault with its electric models, and no system of credits giving owners access to combustion-enginedContinue Reading

Nissan Pulsar 2014 620x277

After enjoying huge success with the Qashqai, Nissan is returning to the family hatchback market with the new Pulsar. Reviving an old name, the Pulsar however promises to be packed full of new technologies including Forward Emergency Braking, Moving Object Detection, Lane Departure Warning and Blind Spot Warning, all asContinue Reading

The word ‘swift’ conjures up different images for different people. To Samantha, my partner, it brings to mind summer evenings with tiny birds swooping around a darkening blue sky. To me it means speed, but not outright big numbers, rather the sensation of moving from point A to point BContinue Reading

Volkswagen launched the first Golf Cabriolet way back in 1980, and in the 32 years between then and now there’s never been a GTi version. Until now.