That’s the claim of one of the big energy giants, with a few provisos thrown in, but it certainly makes a compelling case for electric car ownership. Continue reading
The Suzuki Swace can easily be mistaken for the former, as it’s based on the Toyota Corolla Hybrid estate – the second new model launched under a collaborative business agreement between the two Japanese manufacturers.
It’s a UK built car, at Toyota’s Derbyshire factory, but it’s been tweaked with new Suzuki front end treatment.
And one that’s on an upward spiral. The CUPRA name was first used back in 1996 on the SEAT Ibiza – and it’s a name that has grown in popularity with UK buyers.
Now, as a standalone brand after splitting from SEAT in 2018, CUPRA is viewed as an alternative premium brand.
The new ID.3 heralds the beginning of the third major chapter in the history of the German marque, their first purpose built electric vehicle developed from the ground up for zero emission motoring. Continue reading
With more and more of us eschewing the sunny destinations of the past in favour of staycations in the UK, leisure vehicles like caravans are being snapped up almost as soon as they arrive on dealer forecourts. Continue reading
TO earn the title of King of the Circuit a car has to be a bit special. The Type R GT is such a car.
And not just on the daunting Nurburgring Nordschleife track – the Honda has also taken front wheel drive lap records across the world from Bathurst in Australia and Suzuka in Japan to closer to home circuits at Estoril, Spa, Magny Cours and our own Silverstone. Continue reading
HERE we have a car that is not actually well suited to the potholed collection of roads that make up our network – but it will have caught the attention of dentists up and down the land.
They’ll be sitting up and taking notice, not because their high fees mean they can afford one, but because they smell business.
And that’s because the super firm underpinnings of Toyota’s GR Yaris are more suited to rougher thoroughfares, and you might find your teeth fillings rolling around the footwell after a while…
OVER four years on from its launch and SEAT’s Ateca is still up with the best of the rest.
Its arrival was a brave move by the Spanish manufacturer as an SUV has not rolled off its production line before.
So it headed into territory dominated by cars like Nissan’s top selling Qashqai – and beat the lot.
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..