Archive | April, 2014
Kia Carens 1.7 CRDi 2 Eco roadtest review

Kia Carens 1.7 CRDi 2 Eco roadtest review

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Kia Carens 1.7 CRDi 2 Eco – We drive the car which completes Kia’s design revolution but, DAVID HOOPER asks if it’s a case of form over function? THIS is the third generation of Kia’s increasingly popular Carens range and is the model the Korean manufacturer claims has completed its […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Nissan Juke Nismo

Nissan Juke Nismo road test + 200bhp + 2WD = ?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Nissan Juke Nismo – A bit of a Marmite car the Nissan Juke may be – but I like it! So does its high stance and 200bhp in the Nismo version work well? DAVID HOOPER puts one to the test to find out. FOR many, the Nissan Juke is a […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Vauxhall Cascada 1.4 150PS (

Vauxhall Cascada 1.4i SE 140 road test review

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: The Vauxhall Cascada 1.4i SE 140 is a proper four-seat convertible which won’t break the bank. DAVID HOOPER wonders if Vauxhall is hoping it will pick up where the Saab 9-5 Convertible left off. I THINK that Vauxhall could be onto something with its discreetly stylish new Cascada – perhaps […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Seat Leon SC FR 2.0 TDI 150

SEAT Leon SC FR 2.0 TDI 150 PS road test review

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: The new SEAT Leon SC FR 2.0 TDI 150PS certainly looks the part, which what’s it like to drive. DAVID HOOPER has been finding out. THERE’S no doubt the new SEAT Leon looks the part with its sharp styling. Add to that its upmarket feel, high quality interior and very […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
VW Golf Mk VII (2)

VW Golf 1.6 SE TDI road test and review: What price quality?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: VW Golf 1.6 SE TDI: What price do you put on quality? DAVID HOOPER drives the new VW Golf 1.6 SE TDI and is reminded just how good today’s VWs are. I HAVEN’T driven anything Volkswagen for a few months, but my re-acquaintance with the brand quickly reminded me of […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →