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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2018

| June 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2018

  Twenty-First Century Van As Mercedes-Benz head of Van Sales Steve Bridge, told the assembled motoring writers at the recent UK launch of the third generation Sprinter, ” Mercedes-Benz Vans is undergoing a transformation from a vehicle manufacturer into a provider of transport & mobility solutions. “ As the way we purchase & use our […]

Volvo V90

| June 6, 2018
Volvo V90

  Scandi drama. What Scandi drama ? Having a car buying history with Swedish cars, albeit with purchasing a couple of Saab’s & not Volvo’s, I have always had a soft spot for all things Swede. From Henning Mankell’s Wallander, to TV’s The Killing, to Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman. ‘Scandic-Noir’ & their attitude to […]

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

| June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

  Thanks to the success of the Outlander PHEV, Mitsubishi has had more success in recent years offering fleet customers a model that they want to buy, primarily because of the tax breaks that come with running this plug-in-hybrid. The L200 pick-up is another Mitsubishi that sells well into businesse’s & is currently the second […]

Subaru XV

| May 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
Subaru XV

    Subaru XV 2.0i SE Premium Lineartronic If there is was a car brand that motoring journalists have a soft spot for, that brand would be Subaru. From the bonkers Impreza to the AWD Legacy, Subaru has built some pretty damn good cars, but in recent years UK sales have waned, with less than […]

DS7 Crossback

| May 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
DS7 Crossback

  DS 7 CROSSBACK – PERFORMANCE Line BlueHDi 180 EAT8 (8-Speed Auto) On 22 August 1962, an assassination attempt is made on the President General Charles de Gaulle by the militant French underground organisation OAS in anger over the French government granting independence to Algeria. As the president’s motorcade passes, de Gaulle’s unarmoured Citroën DS […]

Volkswagen Polo

| May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
Volkswagen Polo

Volkswagen Polo SE 1.0 litre TSI 95 My son passed his driving test a few weeks ago, so the question of which car we will be considering for both him & my daughter to drive has been high on the agenda. Undoubtedly in the mix, is the Volkswagen Polo which seems in our neighbourhood anyway, […]

Hyundai Kona

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Hyundai Kona

  Hyundai Kona 1.0 T GDI Premium Hyundai entered the B-SUV fray at the beginning of 2018, with their new model the Kona. With their mid-range SUV Tucson & large SUV Santa Fe, Hyundai have a habit of producing no nonsense, great value cars in this sector & at first glance, the Kona is set […]

Volkswagen T-Roc

| April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
Volkswagen T-Roc

  T-Roc punches above it’s weight. Volkswagen T-Roc 1.5 TSI EVO 150PS. Volkswagen have joined the SUV party with the recent launch of the T-Roc, which sits between the Golf & the Tiguan in the VW range. At first glance, the T-Roc may look familiar & that’s because it shares its wheelbase & the widely […]

SKODA Karoq

| April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
SKODA Karoq

Skoda Karoq SE Technology 1.5 TSI 150PS Skoda are on a roll. In 2017 they launched their large SUV the Kodiaq, which immediately went to the top of the class, winning a host of awards. Skoda have also just won the SME Fleet brand of the Year & at the recent Geneva Motor Show, visitors […]

BMW 530e

| April 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
BMW 530e

  In 2017, BMW shifted almost 100,000 plug-in or EV models, with the BMW 330e accounting for 25% of all 3 Series sales. Fast forward to 2018 & with the end of the old fuel economy lab test, called the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) imminent & the European Union’s newly developed test, called the […]