Archive | November, 2013
Bike Trac

Bike Trac given Category 7 status

ALREADY in possession of a highly-rated Category 6 status, Bike Trac has just gone one step better. The renowned motorcycle tracking device from Road Angel Group, has made history by becoming the first device of its kind specifically for a motorcycle to be awarded Thatcham Category 7 status. Widely acknowledged as the most comprehensively equipped […]

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Mazda3

Mazda3 set to retain good residual values

MAZDA claims its new 3 model is perfect for business use. With costs being one of, if not the major, cause of concern for fleet managers and businesses of all sizes, the Japanese manufacturer says strong residual values are forecast for the latest Mazda3. The latest model goes on sale in January and depreciation rates […]

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Race2Recovery

Land Rover renews Race2Recovery backing

IT’S hard enough competing in the Dakar Rally… without having to worry about finding the money. At least that’s one less worry for the Race2Recovery team for the next Dakar event. Land Rover has announced its continued support of the Race2Recovery team as lead sponsor of the injured servicemen. As the only disabled rally team […]

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Toyota RAV4 2.2D4D Icon road test report and review

Toyota Rav4 Icon 2.2 L road test report and review: Still an Icon?

Toyota Rav4 Icon 2.2 road test report and review – The Toyota Rav4 Icon 2.2 is an all-new car – but it has lost its compactness! DAVID HOOPER has a look at the latest range. THINK of the Toyota RAV4 and I think of a compact 4×4. Some friends of mine once owned one, and […]

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Spyder

Spyder turns in even more electrifying performance

EARLY figures showed that the Porsche 918 Spyder was going to be fast. But, apparently, that wasn’t enough for the sports car giant. It’s not long now before the buyers take delivery of the first 918 Spyders and Porsche has announced that the car is beating its benchmark figures. The final tuning has made the […]

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Suzuki Grand Vitara 3-door 2.4 SZ4 road test and review

Suzuki Grand Vitara 3-door 2.4 SZ4 road test and review

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Suzuki Grand Vitara 3-door 2.4 SZ4 – With a more refined engine, the latest Grand Vitara is a better car than its predecessors, but do customers still want a 2.4-litre petrol engine? DAVID HOOPER puts the three-door version to the test. THE Suzuki Grand Vitara is one of those cars […]

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Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler makes splash for second year running

JEEP’S iconic Wrangler shows it can still come to grips with anything as it takes 4×4 Magazine’s 4×4 of the Year, Hardcore class for the second year running. The award comes from the specialist publication’s panel of expert judges, who put the rugged US-built off-roader above some extremely capable competitors. The title was awarded specifically […]

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Gold

Honda adds two more motorcycles to 2014 range

HONDA’S motorcycles division clearly aims to sweep the world before it in 2014 because it has announced two more new models for next year. Not content with the quite considerable list of new offerings, the Japanese manufacturer has given details of two further additions to its range. They will be introducing the new Gold Wing […]

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