Archive | April, 2010

Fiat Punto Evo Eleganza 1.3 Multijet

Following its distinct move up market, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER drives the new Punto Evo, from Fiat. I wondered, lonely as a cloud… the Punto may inspire you to verse. THIS is the latest small car from Fiat and it’s called the Punto Evo – an evolution of the Grande Punto which has proved a […]

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Practice over, Fun Cup racing begins

After we qualified for our first Fun Cup race, our final grid position was a bit of a shock. wheelworldreviews Editor DAVID HOOPER explains why – and reports on the race. The race starts with a rolling grid. RACE day saw another early start – we had to be back at Snetterton for 7.30am to […]

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Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat Highline 2.0 TDI 4-door

With plenty of space for a family on the move, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER puts one of the latest VW Passats to the test. The latest Passat looks and feels substantial. THE Volkswagen Passat is hardly the new kid on the block, but after spending a few days at the wheel of this car, I […]

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Fun Cup practice proves an eye-opener

The big moment had arrived, we’d met our team mate and seen Car 99 for the first time, but as wheelworldreviews Editor DAVID HOOPER reports, after our first practice session, we realised we’d have to improve our lap times to be competitive. Eager to get started, but I have to wait for a gap in […]

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Toyota Hilux Volcano

Toyota’s Hilux tackles volcano

The Hilux in front of Iceland’s Eyjafallajökull volcano hours before its eruption. A NEW chapter has been written in the world-conquering history of Toyota’s mighty Hilux as it took on the ice and fire of Iceland’s Eyjafallajökull volcano, just hours before its eruption brought chaos to the skies of Europe. The legendary pick-up that Top […]

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ContiSportContact 5 P

Continental’s high performance tyre

THE ContiSportContact 5 P is the latest generation ultra high performance tyre from Continental. Sports car drivers need to be able to drive safely on both wet and dry roads and as their only contact with the road, the high-tech tyres fitted to these vehicles must provide maximum support. Continental’s tyre developers found new solutions […]

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Honda’s Hornet has Yoshimura upgrade

Honda’s CB600F can now be fitted with a Yoshimura upgrade. DEVELOPMENT of Yoshimura’s EEC-Approved Slip-On end can for Honda’s CB600F Hornet (2007 on) has been completed and stocks will be arriving in the UK at the end of March. Featuring a newly designed stainless steel Tri-Cone end cap, mid-range and peak power are improved over […]

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Protect your bike from thieves

IT’S a depressing fact that more than 100 motorcycles are stolen in the UK everyday. Recent statistics also illustrate that a staggering 60 per cent of these bikes are never seen again, much to their owners’ frustrations. However, a new innovation by GPS specialist, Road Angel, promises to help combat motorcycle theft and provide added […]

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