Archive | January, 2012

Is Peugeot’s 3008 HYbrid4 to be a roaring success?

REVIEW AND ROAD TEST REPORT: PEUGEOT 3008 HYbrid4 One of the first to drive a world first, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER puts Peugeot’s 3008 Hybrid4 to the test at a Midlands safari park – but will this new car be a roaring success? IT’S not every day I get the chance to be one of […]

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Avance kit made for pro riders, a wise choice for you!

WEISE® motorcycle clothing celebrates its Silver Jubilee this year and this British company, which is named after the German word for “wise”, continues to live up to its name with a collection of intelligent developments for riding kit. Quality branded components such as ISOTEX® waterproof liners, YKK® zippers and Thinsulate® insulation are used to ensure […]

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Nissan’s Leaf and GT-R – beauty and the beast

REVIEW: NISSAN LEAF AND GT-R ROAD TEST Two cars at opposite ends of the green debate, but both excellent in their “field”. DAVID HOOPER road tests the Nissan Leaf and the fire-breathing GT-R. NISSAN’S product range is “interesting” to say the least. At one end of the scale there is the “interesting” Leaf, a car […]

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Chevrolet Aveo will hit the right note with buyers

REVIEW: CHEVROLET AVEO ROAD TEST KEITH WARD puts the new Chevrolet Aveo through its paces and looks back at a few musical greats. FOLLOWING the financial crash of General Motors of the USA in 2009, this all-new version of the Aveo hatchback, bearing the bow-tie Chevrolet badge, marks another step in GM’s planned European recovery […]

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Zafira Tourer adds to Vauxhall’s MPV line-up

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Vauxhall Zafira Tourer Complementing, not replacing, the existing Zafira model, KEITH WARD has a look at the new Tourer from Vauxhall. HERE’S another kind of hybrid: a combination of a weekday smart repmobile for the business user and a weekend family leisure buggy.  So Vauxhall trumpet their new Zafira Tourer. […]

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Hyundai’s i40 has enough space to blow your mind!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Hyundai i40. Style and space – IAN LAMMING marvels at Hyundai’s impressive new i40. IT’S not often you start a road test in the car – but with Hyundai’s latest estate that’s the bit that will blow your mind. This side of an airport lounge, you will never have seen […]

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Chrysler’s stylish Delta can turn a head or two

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Chrysler Delta Why has a Lancia become a Chrysler? KEITH WARD explains – and remembers a brush with the law! EVERYWHERE else in Europe this in many ways impressive car is badged as a Lancia. After some dithering, the Fiat group reportedly decided that the Lancia name is still so […]

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Renault slashes its model range in the UK

RENAULT UK has slashed its model range on sale in Britain to focus on just seven core car and van models – and those will be limited to a maximum of three versions per model, excluding Renaultsport. Household names are to disappear from showrooms as the Va Va Voom brand focuses on its most profitable […]

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