ITS Champion Yellow body colour gives the new Suzuki Swift Sport the distinct appearance of a motoring high-viz jacket.
It’s the metal equivalent of the sort of apparel a top athlete might use when training, which is quite appropriate really, because it’s a great little runner….
Suzuki’s third generation sport supermini has a new front end that gives it a look all of its own.
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WHEN a nice sunny day presents itself but your heads sticks out into the wind a bit and what used to pass for a thick covering of hair is thinning out and losing its thermal efficiency, an autumnal morning can feel a trifle chilly.
But that’s no excuse not to drop the top on Mazda’s all new MX-5 and head out into our glorious countryside for a spin.
When you’re 6 foot 4 it’s a case of dropping into the Mazda as it sits as low to the ground as a dachshund’s dangly bits, but once you’re in you’re ready for business.
HONDA might be suffering a touch on their return to the Formula One fold, but when it comes to road cars they appear to be in pole position.
2015 is going to be a big year for the Japanese manufacturer. As well as the just revealed new Civic and CR-V models, Jazz and HRV also get serious revisions in 2015, so it’s a fair assumption that things are going to get pretty busy down in Swindon, Honda’s UK manufacturing plant that has just had a £200 million investment.
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VOLKSWAGEN’s all new Passat is lighter, more spacious, more economical and has lower CO2 emissions.
Here’s a sneak look at it, ahead of our full test report on the popular model.
Pictured above: Vanessa Nalder, press and media relations manager at Mitsubishi Motors UK, holds the two awards collected by the company at the House of Commons presentation. With her are Midland Group chairman Ian Donaldson (right) and vice-chairman Mark Slack.
MITSUBISHI’S big but frugal Outlander PHEV has taken top spot in a set of awards for cars that mix modest thirst and emissions with the ability to entertain their drivers and keep running costs down in the real world.
The Green Apple Awards were presented on Monday (10 November) at the House of Commons. They are organised by the Midlands-based The Green Organisation and were judged by members of the Midland Group of Motoring Writers.
ANOTHER week, another crossover, and this time it’s one that a lot of people seem to have taken an instant liking to.
Peugeot’s 3008 has been extensively re-styled and its ability to combine the best elements of an SUV, hatchback and MPV have made it as much of a family favourite as the radio show of old ever was.
Launched to the UK market back in 2009, the updated version now has more equipment as standard, but a lower price tag.
VAUXHALL’S innovative Meriva MPV has got itself a new Euro-6 diesel engine to cart around its legions of fans.
And as well as the power under the bonnet, Meriva’s had a stylish update to its looks.
HOW about this for timing – on the day the Peugeot 308 was announced as Car of the Year, we bring you our thoughts on the classy French hatchback.
And if you thought the 208 was a step in the right direction for Peugeot, wait till you get a close up look at the new 308.