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Citroen DS3 Prestige THP 165 S&S 6-speed road test report and review

Citroen DS3 Prestige THP 165 road test report review

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.

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Astra Sports Tourer SRI 1.6i 200PS Turbo road test report and review

Astra Sports Tourer SRI 1.6i 200PS Turbo road test report and review

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 […]

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Citroen C4 Cactus Flair PureTech 110 S&S road test report and review

Citroen C4 Cactus Flair PureTech 110 S&S roadtest report review

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.

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Lexus RC 300h Luxury Premium Navigation road test report and review

Lexus RC 300h Luxury Premium Navigation road test report and review

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 […]

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Skoda Superb SE L Executive road test report and review (1)

Skoda Superb SE L Executive road test report and review

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.

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SEAT Leon X-PERIENCE SE Technology 2.0 TDI 150 PS 6-speed road test report and review

SEAT Leon X-PERIENCE SE Technology 2.0 TDI 150 PS 6-speed road test report and review

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!

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Seat Ibiza FR 1.4 TDI 105 PS road test report and review (9)

Seat Ibiza FR 1.4 TDI 105 PS road test report and review

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.

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Renault Kadjar Signature Nav dCi 130 road test report and review

Renault Kadjar Signature Nav dCi 130 road test report and review

Renault Kadjar Signature Nav dCi 130 road test report and review: This C-segment Crossover is comfortable and capable. DAVID HOOPER has been getting to know appealing new model. IT’S funny how you just seem to gel with some cars better than you do with others. The attractively-styled Renault Kadjar is one of those cars which […]

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