Tag Archives: Sport

New Beetle is more spacious and practical

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Volkswagen Beetle As VW’s new Beetle goes on sale, DAVID HOOPER has a look at the new range and previews the 1.2-litre model which goes on sale later this year. The Volkswagen Beetle is surely one of the most iconic cars ever made and now, a new generation of the […]

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Impreza is more discreet, but still as fast as ever

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Subaru Impreza 2.5 WRX STi Type UK More mature, but just as potent, DAVID HOOPER reaquaints himself with an old friend – Subaru’s stunning Impreza WRX STi. SETTLING into this week’s test car was like becoming re-acquainted with an old friend I haven’t seen for a while. They’ve grown up […]

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Suzuki’s Swift Sport offers big fun for little money

REVIEW AND ROAD TEST REPORT: Suzuki Swift Sport For fun per pound, Suzuki’s new Swift Sport takes some beating. Editor DAVID HOOPER enjoys driving this exciting little hot shot. I GET to drive all sorts of cars, but every now and again, when the time comes to hand back the keys, there’s an unseemly tussle […]

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Is Peugeot’s 3008 HYbrid4 to be a roaring success?

REVIEW AND ROAD TEST REPORT: PEUGEOT 3008 HYbrid4 One of the first to drive a world first, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER puts Peugeot’s 3008 Hybrid4 to the test at a Midlands safari park – but will this new car be a roaring success? IT’S not every day I get the chance to be one of […]

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Spartan cabs ‘a thing of past’ for White Van Man’

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Renault Trafic van The Renault Trafic is a comfortable long-distance travelling companion. A cross-Channel trip to France helps KEITH WARD realise that White Van Man has come in from the cold and instead of putting up with spartan cabs, he now travels in the lap of luxury. VANS these days […]

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Is Nissan’s quirky Juke funky or ugly?

NISSAN JUKE ROAD TEST Testing Nissan’s Juke Acenta Sport 1.5 dCi, motoring journalist IAN LAMMING finds a lot to like underneath its quirky looks. It may look quirky, but its fun to drive and has a lot of fans. NEVER has a car polarized opinion like the Juke. One person’s funky is another’s ugly and […]

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Caravan Club names VW Jetta its top towcar for 2012

The Caravan Club has named Volkswagen’s Jetta Sport 2.0TDI DSG as its Towcar of the Year 2012. Grabbing the top honour in its price Class the rapid VW ws then voted the overall winner of the 29th Caravan Club Towcar of the Year Competition. The award is judged by a panel of 11 judges who […]

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Loaded with extras, smart Merc is two cars in one

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: MERCEDES C250 CDI SPORT With sporting good looks and loaded with extras, Motoring Journalist DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk,  tries to unravel two cars rolled into one. Mercedes’ C250 Sport is a classy looking car. SOMETIMES, a car is just, well – right. From the moment you first sit behind […]

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