Archive | December, 2010

New Mercedes C-Class to spring onto market

The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class will go on sale in March. MERCEDES-BENZ will launch its new C-Class in the spring. The new model will be what the German carmaker describes as a “comprehensive modernisation”. The front and rear sections will feature a more striking design and there will be a high-resolution colour display screen in the […]

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Plenty of action to look forward to at Cadwell Park

BSB fans can look forward to more airborne antics at Cadwell Park’s Mountain in August. LINCOLNSHIRE’S Cadwell Park has revealed a busy programme of massive events for the 2011 motorsport season, featuring the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship’s annual ‘party in the park’ over August Bank Holiday and a new two-day Historic Racing Festival during […]

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Citroen C2 is a cute family favourite

With low insurance premiums, Citroen’s C2 is a popular pick as a first car. Here’s the Used Car Expert Buyers Guide With low insurance and affordable running costs, the C2 is a popular first car. Why consider a CITROEN C2? Citroen C2s are often considered as first cars because they look trendy, there aren’t huge […]

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Panda is a giant among budget off-roaders

Fiat’s cute Panda Cross proves it’s no push-over when the going gets tough. FIAT’s rugged little Panda Cross has scooped another major honour – 4×4 of the Year, Budget category, underlining its credentials as a serious off-roader. The award comes from specialist publication 4×4 Magazine, whose panel of expert judges put the all-terrain small car […]

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Spotty teenagers, a cool box and a rock Tour-an

With four spotty teenagers and a coolbox on their way to a rock concert, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER, gives VW’s new Touran a real world challenge. Four spotty teenagers, (left to right) Jordan, Will, Mathew and Alistair, plus a cool box full of “refreshments” on the back seat, ready for their trip to a rock […]

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Peugeot’s electric sports car breaks own records

Peugeot’s electric concept car breaks more records in China. PEUGEOT’S all electric Concept car, the EX1, set several records in France in September and has now continued its record-breaking streak by setting more records in China. The Chinese city of Chengdu was the location for the car to break its own previous records set at […]

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Winter weather sees Land Cruiser sales snowball

Toyota is reporting a boost in sales for its Land Cruiser range during the bad weather. THE worst snowfall we’ve seen in living memory has proved to be good news for Toyota dealers who have been reporting snowballing sales of their large 4x4s. Sales of both Land Cruiser and Land Cruiser V8 are up 77 […]

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Hyundai keeps momentum going with excellent ix20

After its success with the Scrappage Scheme which raised the company’s profile no end in Britain, DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk, says Hyundai needed something good to keep the momentum going – and the ix20 is it. The Hyundai ix20 is a bigger in the metal than it looks in the pictures, while its ice […]

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