Archive | August, 2011

Fire-breathing Skyline GTR is a labour of love

With performance figures capable of embarrassing the most expensive supercars wheelworldreviews.co.uk editor DAVID HOOPER finally gets a ride in a totally unique and very special Nissan Skyline GTR. The understated Skyline lets its performance do its talking. IT’S not every day that most motoring journalists get the chance to have a ride in a supercar, […]

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Lexus CT200h hybrid gets real-world family test

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: LEXUS CT200h HYBRID This new Lexus brings hybrid drive to the premium compact sector for the first time. Editor DAVID HOOPER, has a listen to the “quiet revolution” http://youtu.be/pSwFIJ1cg1w&w=310 Lexus’ new CT200h hybrid is a smart looking car. YOU may have seen Kylie Minogue on the telly helping Lexus promote […]

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Chevrolet Orlando provides versatility on a budget

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: CHEVROLET ORLANDO It’s not the prettiest, best equipped or quickest MPV out there but, editor DAVID HOOPER realises that for those on a budget, Chevrolet’s Orlando has a lot to offer. The Chevrolet Orlando doesn’t hide its American heritage. CHEVROLET launched its latest newcomer, the Orlando, into the heavily populated […]

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Ford’s 1.6 ECOnetic impresses in classy Mondeo

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: FORD MONDEO ECONETIC Capable of eating up the miles while sipping fuel, editor DAVID HOOPER says Ford’s latest 1.6-litre eco engine is an impressive performer. Ford’s latest Mondeo with its impressive 1.6-litre ECOnetic engine pictured at under Hen Cloud in the Peak District. I’VE always been something of a fan […]

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Peugeot 508 SW makes a big impression

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: PEUGEOT 508 SW Peugeot’s new 508 SW model has made a big impression on wheelworldreviews.co.uk editor DAVID HOOPER. Here, he explains why. Peugeot’s new 508 SW is a very attractive, beautifully styled car. I HAD heard a some good initial reports about Peugeot’s new 508 range which has superseded the […]

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Jaguar XKR-S is certainly no pussy cat!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: JAGUAR XKR-S AND JAGUAR XF As Jaguar lets the fastest car it has built for a generation loose on the roads, editor DAVID HOOPER gets a taste of the stunning XKR-S and drives the latest XF featuring a new 2.2-litre four-cylinder diesel engine. JAGUAR has just unleashed its latest range […]

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It’s back to black for Nissan’s Juke

EVER since the “little black dress” hit the catwalks decades ago, style gurus have made sure that black has never gone out of fashion. So fashion conscious drivers could do worse that take a look at a new special edition of the Juke crossover which Nissan have launched. The Kuro, which is Japanese for black, […]

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Come and join us — Suzuki invite to ladies

Performance Bike journalist Emma Franklin on the GSX-R1000. WHEN it comes to biking for women, Suzuki are proving they’re not all talk. The successful launch of the ‘Girl Torque’ microsite last month has prompted Suzuki GB to host its first ladies-only track day next month at Donington Park in Leicestershire. Taking place on September 14, […]

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