Facelift for Mazda 3 range – road test report review: KEITH WARD has a first drive of the latest Mazda 3 line-up HAVING passed earlier this year a global production figure of 5m, Mazda’s best-selling 3 model, renewed in 2014, gets a mid-term makeover. Nothing radical – Mazda buffs will spot a revised grille and […]
THE Citroen DS3 has long been one of my favourites, similar in size to the BMW Mini, but somehow markedly better. It’s certainly less pretentious, despite its diagonal row of LED’s adorning either corner of the front bumper and I think that as the Mini as morphed up a size or three with each of its new model ranges, few would argue that the DS3 is actually a better looking car.
Astra Sports Tourer SRI 1.6i 200PS Turbo road test report and review: DAVID HOOPER drives the latest version of great British favourite. THIS great British favourite since it first went on sale in 1979, the Vauxhall Astra has been deluged with accolades from the motoring press since this latest model went on sale, including the prestigious […]
CITROEN’S C4 Cactus has become a familiar sight on our roads now and its trademark bright colours always make me smile and wonder who is buying cars with such garish paintwork. This week’s test car features a discreet black finish, but bright yellow, green, turquoise and orange have all been spotted on our roads.
Lexus RC 300h Luxury Premium Navigation road test report and review: DAVID HOOPER reviews the dramatic looking Lexus RC Coupe, but does it cut it as a sports car? We’ve been finding out. THE Lexus RC is a dramatic looking sports coupe which won’t fail to get you noticed thanks to its sharply-styled front end, sleek […]
ASK anyone to name a few prestige luxury car manufacturers and I wonder how many of them would mention the Skoda brand. But let me tell you, if they didn’t, they’d be missing a trick and almost certainly be spending far more than they need to on their luxury transport.
THE Seat Leon Sport Tourer is a good-looking and practical motor car, but add a four-wheel-drive system and raise the suspension a bit, and you’ve got a whole new X-perience!
THE Seat Ibiza is a is a great looking little car with sharp styling and distinctive lighting signatures front and rear. I loved this Alor Blue metallic colour of our test car which is a £550 option, but really suits the car and contrasted perfectly with the black and alloy wheels which created a fair swathe of kerb appeal.