TOYOTA AURIS: The memory lingers on

BACK in the days when I first started road testing cars, there was one that stood out like a beacon when it came to reliability – and let’s face it, 30 odd years ago cars were NOT that reliable.

Toyota’s Corolla was the car the world bought because while it was hardly likely to raise your blood pressure or bring out beads of sweat on your forehead, you knew it would always get you home. Without fail.

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HYUNDAI SANTA FE: customer feedback helps shape new model

In our house we know it as the car that Jim drives….

Hyundai has introduced the New Generation Santa Fe – one of the brand’s most iconic and popular models in the range.

The popular D-segment SUV has been re-styled outside and inside, fitted with intelligent new technology, and is now powered by a more efficient diesel engine with reduced CO2.

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Testing times….

Looking for information on any particular car?

Over the past 30 odd years I’ve run the rule over most of the major cars that populate our roads, thanks to good links with the top manufacturers.

On this site you’ll find recent tests of cars from Alfa Romeo, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Fiat, Ford, Great Wall, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Kia, Lexus, Mazda,
Mercedes-Benz, MG, MINI, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot, Porsche, Range Rover, Renault,
Saab, SEAT, Skoda, smart, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Vauxhall, Volkswagen and Volvo.

Other information available at the drop of an email to the address below, or even a phonecall – I do answer it sometimes!

Vauxhall ADAM: It’s all about you….

VAUXHALL‘S first entry into the fashion-led city car sector could be about to spark a mini (no pun intended) revolution in the way we go about buying our cars.

‘ADAM’ made its UK bow yesterday (February 12) in a shopping unit at Westfield Stratford City, in the east end of London.  And Vauxhall executives hinted that they could be taking the new car to motorists all over the country in a series of ‘pop-up’ shops, where you, I or more probably your fashion-conscious sister can just nip in to browse without the pressures of a car showroom. And obviously where there is no nearby Vauxhall dealer.

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Would four be greedy?

FROM here to Infiniti could be the new battle call for Milton Keynes all-conquering Red Bull Racing now they’ve announced a closer link up with the premium car brand.

The wraps came off the new RB9 to show a new revised paintjob for the 2013 campaign, as the team attempt to lift the constructors crown for the fourth consecutive year. And possibly take Sebastian Vettel to his fourth title in a row as well.

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