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’.
THIS is Citroen’s C4 Cactus and let’s be honest, it’s hard to miss, especially in this brightest of lemon yellow colours. It’s officially called Hello Yellow. But the car itself is certainly no lemon having already found favour with numerous buyers and reeling in a bucket full of awards including a Car of the Year gong.
TOYOTA and Nissan have announced the recall of 6.5-million cars worldwide after safety concerns over…
THE Peugeot 2008 has been with us for a couple of years now and I for one, really like it, but the main talking point with this car, is the engine, which is a recent addition to the range. Designed for economy, on paper its figures are impressive (up to 78.6mpg) but how does it fare in the real world – I’ve been finding out.
THE Dacia Duster is a full four-wheel-drive SUV. Its price tag is a clear indication of what you get – a no-frills but fairly rugged soft roader which comes with a proper four-wheel-drive system capable of running in either two wheel drive or all-wheel-drive. It even has a lock mechanism for particularly sticky situations.