Tag Archives: 2012
Citroen PureTech VTi 1.0 68 and 1.2 82 3-cylinder engines

Citroen C3 PureTech VTi 68 and 82 3-cylinder engines

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Citroen C3 PureTech VTi 68 and 82 A hectic day in Paris gives DAVID HOOPER the opportunity to be one of the first to drive Citroen’s new PureTech engine range for the C3 and DS3 models, and road test the DS4′s new 6-speed automatic gearbox. A DAY out in Paris […]

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British-built new Honda CR-V hits the showrooms

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: New Honda CR-V range Taking in the views of the Clyde’s Scottish sea lochs,DAVID HOOPER enjoys a first drive of Honda’s new CR-V line-up. PARKED on the edge of Loch Lomond, with the autumn colours making this part of Scotland even bonnier than usual, I took a moment or two […]

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Honda Crosstourer road test, the bike pictured near the Discovery Centre, Cleethorpes.

Honda Crosstourer proves it’s a bike for all seasons

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Honda Crosstourer A surprising number of bikers ride all year round, so well wrapped up, DAVID HOOPER, joined some of them for a run up to the Yorkshire Moors on a chilly November Sunday to road test the Honda Crosstourer. AT this time of year, most of the bikes which […]

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We drive it – the £100,000 Infiniti FX Vettel Edition

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Infiniti FX Vettel Edition Sebastian Vettel may be F1’s youngest triple world champion, but he’s also been involved in designing an exclusive road car. DAVID HOOPER has been driving the £100,000 Infiniti FX Vettel Edition. RED Bull’s German Formula 1 star Sebastian Vettel may have just become the youngest F1 […]

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Brazilian Grand Prix review

Vettel wins F1 hat-trick in thrilling Brazil finale

Brazilian Grand Prix review After a cracking year of motorsport, DAVID HOOPER reviews the blockbuster of a finale to the 2012 Formula 1 season in Brazil. THE drama of the 2012 Formula 1 season continued all the way to the last lap of the Brazilian Grand Prix, but at the end of what has been […]

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Land Rover Defender ‘is a true motoring icon’

Like chalk and cheese, DAVID HOOPER enjoys a brief drive in two of Jaguar Land Rover’s latest models. THERE aren’t many cars which can truly lay claim to being iconic, but this is one of them – the Land Rover Defender 90. It’s up there with the Mini and the Beetle as cars which changed […]

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We review the SEAT Mii 1.0 on a week’s road test

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: SEAT Mii 1.0 3dr Impressed with SEAT’s new small car, DAVID HOOPER enjoys a bit of Mii time. There’s nothing quite like a little bit of Mii time NOT very long ago, city cars were basic little runabouts with rudimentary equipment and dull interiors. That has all changed now – […]

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New and updated models in BMW’s growing range

With lots of new models to choose from, TOM SCANLAN takes his pick of the latest BMW range. ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: The BMW range BMW’s newest and cheapest car is the 114 (with a 1.6 engine) available from £17,300. Multiply that by five and you get the Munich marque’s fastest-ever production car – […]

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