Saturday, 24 February 2018

Truck picks up vote of confidence!

Truck picks up vote of confidence!

NOW here’s a question for all fans of big pick-up trucks — you know, those wonderful utility/leisure vehicles that Americans love to ...

 

Our friends in the North like Suzuki's guts and go

Our friends in the North like Suzuki's guts and go

I HAVE often cited the importance of what I call the willingness of a car to perform — and it’s usually all down to the engine. You ...

 

Classic car show's roadway will be something 'special'

Classic car show's roadway will be something 'special'

A TOP attraction at next weekend’s London Classic Car Show is its innovative Grand Avenue. This is an all-action roadway running ...

 

'Stonic boom' is sound of Kia going for broke

'Stonic boom' is sound of Kia going for broke

THE Kia Stonic boom heard across Britain heralds an unequivocal push for sales here in 2018 by the South Korean car maker. Undeterred ...

 

Smallest Volvo given top marks by new car testers

Smallest Volvo given top marks by new car testers

FOR those motorists where size matters, the small saloon or hatchback could prove a tad, well, small. So what is the alternative if ...

 

All you want from an SUV, times 10

All you want from an SUV, times 10

CONTINUING a theme I have touched on recently about the re-emergence of medium to large SUVs as a viable vehicle for modern, 21st ...

 

New version goes the extra mile

New version goes the extra mile

DRIVING the Scout version of Škoda’s new Kodiaq SUV over the Christmas break has restored my faith in this forward-looking car ...

 

Supercar spot: Mercedes-AMG's great performance comes at a premium

Supercar spot: Mercedes-AMG's great performance comes at a premium

Motoring fan BEN STODOLNIC, a pupil at Langtree School in Woodcote, loves to spot supercars on our roads. You can find him on ...

 

Silverstone Classic is pushing tin

Silverstone Classic is pushing tin

THE world’s biggest classic motor racing festival is planning a diamond jubilee celebration this summer in supreme style. This year’s ...

 

Fashion icon still turning heads in the modern age

Fashion icon still turning heads in the modern age

THE fabulous 2018 Fiat 500 has to be one of the only models of car that could be considered a fashion icon. The genius of its ...

 

Our car of 2017 can help you tech control in 2018

Our car of 2017 can help you tech control in 2018

CHRISTMAS in the Cotswolds — especially throughout the Slad Valley of Laurie Lee’s memorable childhood — can look and feel magical, ...

 

2018 offers all too rare chance to see the 2004

2018 offers all too rare chance to see the 2004

NOW here’s a must-see occasion for your 2018 diary. One of the most fabulous Ferraris in Formula One motor racing history is coming to ...

 

Calls for 'fag packet' design of speed signs

A NEW road safety campaign is calling for a “fag packet approach” to the design of UK speed limit signs. The idea is for images of car ...

 

Bigger can now mean even better

Bigger can now mean even better

THE luxury SUV (sport utility vehicle) global car market has grown exponentially with the increase in wealth among a small percentage ...

 

Differently-coloured roof is cherry on the cake for the MX-5's fans

Differently-coloured roof is cherry on the cake for the MX-5's fans

MAZDA’S power of reinvention of the classic MX-5 sports car should never be underestimated. The latest incarnation of this truly great ...

 

Dozen driving aids will help you keep your grip

Dozen driving aids will help you keep your grip

DRIVING the new Citroën C3 Aircross these past few days — particularly in the snowy conditions — has given me a good opportunity to ...

 

Pininfarina-bodied Jaguar is 'restoration of the year'

Pininfarina-bodied Jaguar is 'restoration of the year'

A CLASSIC Jaguar that took an epic 6,725 man hours to restore has won the Restoration of the Year award at the Octane Awards. The ...

 

Flagship Nissans raise their game even further

Flagship Nissans raise their game even further

THE two latest incarnations of Nissan’s premier SUV and urban crossover models — the X-Trail and the Qashqai, respectively — have so ...

 

Station wagon's an ideal family car

Station wagon's an ideal family car

AN entry to the recent annual London to Brighton Veteran Car Run demonstrated the longevity of some of Europe’s best-known car makers. ...

 

Road collisions are driving trauma centre admissions

ONE in five patients admitted to trauma centres were involved in road crashes in 2016, according to new figures obtained by Brake, the ...

 

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