YOU might not expect something from the Hyundai stable to be locking horns with the premium sector rivals but they’ve taken the plunge.
The Korean company’s 2022
SUV is far and away a classier offering than its predecessor with its striking, sculpted looks and its bold new signature grille. Tucson
They’ve improved just about every area – the interior is much improved and looks like a premium product and there is an awful lot of useful on-board technology.
ANYONE with any interest in the natural world will know that the Kodiak is, to put it succinctly, a ruddy great bear.
There’s also another one around, with considerably less fur and less likely to bite you on the bum.
– who have had something of a penchant for exotic animal names in the past (remember Yeti?) have updated their very own ‘Kodiaq’ – and it’s a car that bears (!) close scrutiny. Skoda Continue reading
IF you need a clincher to sway you towards electric car ownership then the pace of improvement in range should do it.
With well over the 200 mile mark now on offer from a variety of EVs, the choice is growing as quickly as the hair on Queen’s guitarist Brian May’s head.
are predicting that their Q4 Sportback e-tron will become the second best selling model in their range, such is the surge in demand for electric SUVs that can walk the walk. Audi Continue reading
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THE name will be know to many – it’s been around for a while – but now it’s very much a brand in its own right.
And one that’s on an upward spiral. The
name was first used back in 1996 on the SEAT Ibiza – and it’s a name that has grown in popularity with UK buyers. CUPRA
Now, as a standalone brand after splitting from SEAT in 2018, CUPRA is viewed as an alternative premium brand.
RENOWNED for putting the quirk into car design, Citroen have scored again with their C5 Aircross SUV.
Who else produces a car that has what looks like a footstep in the door sill, or a large signature chrome C marking the sweep of the side windows?
No real surprise then that the two models that are the Plug-In Hybrid offerings in the range come with the moniker Flair and Flair Plus. Because there’s plenty of that on board..
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IN one way, shape and many forms, Audi’s ‘3’ has been around for quite some time – and it’s been doing good business for them.
With SUVs growing in popularity with every passing month, the latest variant, the Q3 Sportback, looks a nailed on certainty to carry on the sales success on looks alone.
is the company’s fifth best seller in the UK and its new sportified body gives it a classier, sleeker look. Q3 Continue reading
YOU can’t say you aren’t spoilt for choice if a compact crossover is on your wish list.
And when you start looking there’s very little chance you’ll overlook the latest
2008 with its choice of virulent paint jobs. Peugeot
Fusion Orange metallic is certainly one that stands out in a crowded car park as foolhardy shoppers attempt to cram their boots with more toilet roll than any sane person would need at the start of Lockdown 2.
AS an understudy to Mazda’s CX-5, their new CX-30 fits nicely into the range line-up – but it’s got some tough competition in the family SUV category.
Based on the Mazda 3 hatchback, CX-30 is compact enough in its dimensions to feel easily at home around town and drawing as it does on the neat styling of the 3, it certainly catches the eye. Similar, but ultimately very different.