DRINK-DRIVING is never a good idea, and you would hope most motorists are now well…
AS the temperatures rise and our long-awaited summer finally creeps over the horizon many of…
IN what Mazda call their “most intense period of activity ever” we have seen this year five new or revised models launched in the UK: the 2 and the 6, plus CX-5, CX-3 and MX-5, so that the Japanese maker now claims the “youngest model line-up of any manufacturer”.
MAZDA is on a roll across Europe. Sales increased by 29 per cent year-on-year between July and September, extending the brand’s growth to 12 consecutive quarters. The Japanese car maker sold just under 60,000 vehicles in the third quarter, outpacing an overall market that was up by 10.6pc and raising its market share to 1.7pc.
THE radically styled Audi TT Roadster was almost the perfect sports car when it first appeared back in 1999 – great looking, fast and affordable to more people than you might think. But there was just one ingredient missing from the ultimate recipe. Somehow it lacked that seat-of-your pants responsiveness and athleticism that differentiate a ‘sporting’ car from a true ‘sports car’.
THE journey from willing workhorse to blue-blooded thoroughbred has been both steady and successful. Originally noted more for off-road capability and mud-plugging prowess than drop-dead gorgeous design, the Kia Sorento was a game changer for the Korean car company.
A BRAND new helmet in SHARK’s 2015 collection is the aggressively styled and unique SKWAL….
IN 41 years, 22m Passats have been sold worldwide, around 442,000 of them in the UK.
Not only is the latest Mk VIII “all-new”, say VW, but it marks the “biggest-ever jump in changes and features” of a model from them “or any other” car brand.
AUTO-TRAIL’S range of motorhomes have a smart new look this year thanks in part to Fiat’s new and thoroughly modern looking cab. Codenamed the X290, it features redesigned lights and grille and looks completely different. Gone are the bug-eyed headlights in favour of much narrower profile light units giving the entire range an updated, more modern base vehicle that’s a big improvement.