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The Honda and Red Bull engine deal: From speculation to discussion

FROM as early as 2015, the F1 industry was discussing just who would be the best choice for Red Bull’s engine plans and while Honda was certainly thought of as contenders, Renault’s fractured relationship with the team won out and until recently, this appeared to be there to stay. However, in late 2017, this changed […]

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Which Cars Are Best For Towing A Caravan Long-Distance?

Jaguar XF towcar

FOR those who own a caravan, you probably already know the struggle of owning a car that doesn’t quite reach standards of a smooth tow.

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AlcoSense could help you keep your driving licence

AloSense Ultra breathalyser

DRINK-DRIVING is never a good idea, and you would hope most motorists are now well enough educated to know that they shouldn’t do it, but what about the morning after? It’s a trap many fall into, having had a good night out, or a glass of vino or two at home, and then driving the […]

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Aldi’s Family Camping range is in stores and online from Sunday, June 18!

Aldi’s new Family Camping range Hammock With Stand 04

AS the temperatures rise and our long-awaited summer finally creeps over the horizon many of our thoughts turn to holidays, taking some time out and recharging our batteries. Following the recent Brexit vote and the drop in the Pound, many Brits are opting to holiday at home, and campsites have seen a boost in bookings. […]

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Bridgestone calling on UK to follow Ireland’s tyre lead

Bridgestone boss Robin Shaw.

BRIDGESTONE is calling on the UK Government to follow Ireland’s lead in implementing mandatory fines on motorists who drive with defective or worn tyres, in the interests of road safety. Only last week, the Irish minister for transport, tourism and sport, Paschal Donohoe announced the new Fixed Charge Notice (FCN) offence for motorists, with fines of €80 now in effect.

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New Nissan dealership is the latest to join Grimsby motor park

Grimsby to welcome Trenton as new Nissan dealer

A NEW Nissan dealership is the latest to join Grimsby motor park and will create up to 40 jobs in Grimsby. Trenton Nissan is expanding its operations with the building of a new Nissan showroom in Altyre Way, where it will join Grimsby Audi, Nunns Mazda and Mitsubishi, Wilson & Co Vauxhall and Read Hyundai and Suzuki, as well as the Stoneacre Volvo dealership.

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Winchcombe is perfect site for exploring Cotswolds

Winchcombe is perfect site for exploring Cotswolds

WINCHCOMBE Camping and Caravanning Club site at Brooklands Farm, near Tewkesbury is One of the nicest sites I have ever stayed on. As well as plenty of room for motorhomes caravans and tents, there is a large mobile home park for lodges which are quite plush and are equipped with everything you need for a luxurious week away from it all and some of the lodges overlook the lake.

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Alfa Romeo reveals 4C Spider prices

Alfa Romeo reveals 4C Spider prices

ALFA ROMEO has opened the order book for its much-awaited 4C Spider sports car. The open-top model, which is priced at £59,500, is powered by the same, all-aluminium 240bhp turbo petrol engine as its coupe stablemate. Its performance is also on a par with the hardtop model and capable of accelerating from 0-62 in less […]

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Road Tests and Reviews

Audi Q5 2.0 TDI quattro S line road test report and review

Audi Q5 2.0 TDI quattro S line road test report and review

Audi Q5 2.0 TDI quattro S line road test report and review: DAVID HOOPER drives Audi’s latest Q5 and is impressed with its updated styling and high-end quality. THE Audi Q5 has been around for a while in various guises and has won many fans – it is Audi’s best-selling SUV worldwide and I think […]

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Suzuki Swift Sport road test report and review

Suzuki Swift Sport road test report and review

Suzuki Swift Sport road test report and review: Fun to drive, packed with the latest kit and cheaper than its rivals, what’s not to like? DAVID HOOPER has been putting the new Suzuki Swift Sport through its paces on road and track. THE Suzuki Swift Sport has always been one of my favourite warm hatches, […]

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Ford Edge ST-Line 210PS TDCI road test report and review

Ford Edge ST-Line 210PS TDCI road test report and review

Ford Edge ST-Line 210PS TDCI  road test report and review: DAVID HOOPER drives a large SUV which offers a viable alternative to the established market leaders. IF you were looking for an upmarket 4×4 and had a budget of around £45,000, you would probably be thinking along the lines of Land Rover, BMW, Audi, Volvo… […]

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Lexus RC 300h F Sport road test report and review

Lexus RC 300h F Sport road test report and review

: A proper rear-wheel-drive sports car with hybrid drive technology – DAVID HOOPER has been putting it to the test. THIS stunning Lexus RC 300h is a modern sports car guaranteed to turn heads, which as I discovered during my few days of driving the car in Northern Lincolnshire, happens with disarming regularity. In fact, […]

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Revitalised BTCC with 32-car grids is a great day out for motorsport fans

Honda Civic Type-R Halfords Yuasa Racing at Donington Park

FOR anyone who loves their motorsport, the revitalised Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, or BTCC, is a must-see.

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Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Excel AWD road test report and review

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Excel AWD road test report and review

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Excel AWD road test report and review: Clever hybrid technology with the ability to be a fully electric car for short periods, but DAVID HOOPER asks if hybrids are really the answer for those in search of ultimate economy. THIS is Toyota’s new-fangled RAV4 hybrid – basically a car with its own […]

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SEAT Leon ST Xcellence Technology road test report and review

SEAT Leon ST Xcellence Technology road test report and review

SEAT Leon ST Xcellence Technology  road test report and review: With a winning combination of space, performance and economy, DAVID HOOPER says the SEAT Leon ST ticks all the boxes. THE latest SEAT Leon has won the brand more new friends, and this smart Sports Tourer builds on that success by adding yet more versatility. […]

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Driving the McLaren 570S Spider and 720S Coupe road test report and review

Driving the McLaren 570S Spider and 720S Coupe road test report and review

Taking two of McLaren’s latest supercars for a spin was a real treat, and an experience which gets the heart pumping just that little bit faster. DAVID HOOPER has a look at two new models from a young company that seems to be able to do no wrong. WITH interest rates stuck at a 10-year […]

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