Thursday, 21 September 2017

Seven years on, Nissan's Juke won't be boxed in

Seven years on, Nissan's Juke won't be boxed in

THE Nissan Juke has been with us now for around seven years, yet in that short time it has made an impact on British roads. I thought ...

 

Rolls-Royce gives guests a taste of Fifties glamour at Goodwood Revival

Rolls-Royce gives guests a taste of Fifties glamour at Goodwood Revival

ROLLS-ROYCE celebrated the 2017 Goodwood Revival last weekend with a significant presence at the legendary motor circuit, writes Nigel ...

 

New Škoda has the wind in its sails

New Škoda has the wind in its sails

ŠKODA is launching a new compact SUV, the Karoq, at the Frankfurt Motor Show — which opened yesterday and runs until Sunday, September ...

 

Futuristic steering wheel stays in tune with lifestyle choices

Futuristic steering wheel stays in tune with lifestyle choices

WHILE we’re talking about the future of cars — see my review of the plug-in hybrid Volvo XC90 T8 on the next page — how about this for ...

 

Heavyweight hybrid praised for forward-thinking design

Heavyweight hybrid praised for forward-thinking design

IT’S really rather wonderful how great writers have unwittingly provided us journalists with endless inspiration for clever headlines ...

 

'Autonomous' lorries could see traditional ones parked for good

'Autonomous' lorries could see traditional ones parked for good

NOW here’s a thought: “Autonomous things are expected to proliferate in the coming decade, with home robotics and the autonomous car ...

 

Targa-style MX-5 offers the best of both worlds

Targa-style MX-5 offers the best of both worlds

THE Japanese, by all accounts — though I am no connoisseur — are dab hands at making whisky and have been for some time now. Where the ...

 

Škoda jokes can be safely 'skipped'

Škoda jokes can be safely 'skipped'

I AM so much a Škoda fan in its new era that it’s almost an embarrassment. I say almost because one of the saving graces of this job ...

 

Dash cams can help police roads

Dash cams can help police roads

GOOD news this week for all those motorists like me who are fed up with arrogant drivers who bully others on the roads. At least it is ...

 

Restored Fifties classic stands revealed as one of the rarest Jaguars ever seen

Restored Fifties classic stands revealed as one of the rarest Jaguars ever seen

AFTER a restoration taking nearly 7,000 hours, a unique British-made car was the star of a famous classic car show at the weekend in ...

 

Born to run — and to be driven for driving's sake

Born to run — and to be driven for driving's sake

YOU may feel that your get up and go as a motorist has, so to speak, got up and gone. Endless traffic queues, the commuter slog to ...

 

Staycations lift caravans and motorhomes

Staycations lift caravans and motorhomes

THE rising popularity of caravan and motorhome holidays in Britain has thrown up a new word — at least to me — to be added to the ...

 

Fresh design oozes charisma to match reliable reputation

Fresh design oozes charisma to match reliable reputation

ON a mountain road on the beautiful, volcanic island of Madeira I first recall testing a Honda Civic. We were staying at the famous ...

 

Honda Civic 1.5 VTEC Sport Plus

Manual Colour: Rallye Red Price of test car: £25,405 Sport Plus features include: Smart entry and start Blind spot information Heated ...

 

Kia performance gives itself Sportage chance

IN a month where the UK car market was down 9.3 per cent, Kia Motors posted another successful month of sales with the Kia Sportage ...

 

Pleasure to be part of VW 'family'

Pleasure to be part of VW 'family'

I HAVE owned two in the past and would not mind owning another: there’s something unique about the Volkswagen Transporter “family”. ...

 

Concours spectacular

CONCOURS of Elegance has revealed the full list of spectacular cars which will appear at Hampton Court in less than a month’s time. ...

 

Powered-up all-rounder has everything just right

Powered-up all-rounder has everything just right

AT a stroke the D-word has become an even more challenging word for the car industry with the news that from 2040 new diesel and ...

 

Four-wheel option gives crossover more traction

Four-wheel option gives crossover more traction

I GUNNED the vehicle as hard as I could up the steep rutted track in dense woodland on an Oxfordshire country estate. Halfway up the ...

 

Help celebrate 100 years of Mitsubishi

Help celebrate 100 years of Mitsubishi

TO celebrate the 100th anniversary of the production of the first Mitsubishi vehicle, the Model A, Mitsubishi Motors is running a ...

 

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