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Kia has best of everything

Kia has best of everything

Friday, May 9, 2014

ON THE ROAD THE second generation of the Kia Soul — the stylish and highly original compact crossover — delivers even more dramatic SUV crossover styling, greater space in a revitalised and higher-quality cabin and enhanced safety.

Luxury and class as standard

Luxury and class as standard

Thursday, April 17, 2014

ROAD TEST THE new Mercedes GLA is a magnificent blend of luxury and practicality.

New 2008 is a true all-rounder

New 2008 is a true all-rounder

Thursday, October 10, 2013

WHAT I first noticed about the Peugeot 2008 is its looks. As a crossover, it has the attitude and strength of a modern SUV, yet is sleek, stylish and compact.

Large car with little expenses

Large car with little expenses

Friday, October 4, 2013

It’s a car that stands head and shoulders above many others in its class — and I mean that literally.

Octavia was full of surprises

Octavia was full of surprises

Friday, September 27, 2013

THERE was a time when the Skoda brand was associated with, shall we say, sedate motoring.

Ideal wheels for the Island

Ideal wheels for the Island

Friday, September 20, 2013

MY bank holiday weekend with the Korando got off to a promising start.

A winning combination

A winning combination

Friday, September 13, 2013

SILENCE is golden. Or in the case of the new Toyota Auris loaned to me by Wight Motors, it’s a lovely shade of silver.

BMW’s taste for luxury

BMW’s taste for luxury

Friday, August 9, 2013

WHEN we dream of winning the lottery we all plan how we would spend the cash — top of the list are usually houses, dream holidays and luxury cars.

Get the most summer fun

Get the most summer fun

Friday, August 2, 2013

THE super-cool Citroen DS3 Cabrio turns heads wherever it goes.

Fiesta is award winner

Fiesta is award winner

Friday, July 26, 2013

IT IS not hard to see why the new 2013 Ford Fiesta has already won a fistful of awards.

Carens ready for adventure

Carens ready for adventure

Friday, July 19, 2013

WHEN I found out I was test-driving a seven-seater MPV over the weekend, I decided to put it through its paces and take it on an adventure.

Skoda Citigo — raring to go

Skoda Citigo — raring to go

Friday, June 21, 2013

BEING a regular city driver, I jumped at the chance to try out the new Skoda Citigo, built with busy living in mind.

Bringing back the fun

Bringing back the fun

Friday, June 14, 2013

IN THIS age of automatic handbrakes, stop-start technology, eco drives, electronic gizmos and intelligent whatnots, it is highly refreshing to get behind the wheel of a car that gets back to basics.

Clever design makes big car out of small

Clever design makes big car out of small

Friday, June 7, 2013

THE hugely cute Fiat 500 just got bigger, as its TV advertising campaign tells us.

The perfect combination

The perfect combination

Friday, May 31, 2013

ROBUST yet refined is the description that comes to mind after a weekend at the wheel of the new Mitsubishi Outlander.

There’s room for everyone

There’s room for everyone

Friday, May 24, 2013

THERE is a lot to be said for the new Rav 4 but the thing that struck me above anything else was the sheer sense of space in the vehicle.

MINI family expands

MINI family expands

Friday, May 17, 2013

THE words MINI and tall don’t usually sit comfortably together but the MINI Cooper S Paceman proved to be the perfect fit for me.

A car to make you smile

A car to make you smile

Saturday, October 6, 2012

TOYOTA has always been associated with thoroughly engineered, dependable cars, which aren’t necessarily intended to set the blood coursing.

Convenient — and clever

Convenient — and clever

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

FEW cars strike me as being the most useful thing since sliced bread — but the new Ford B-Max does.

Hybrid was heavenly...

Hybrid was heavenly...

Sunday, September 30, 2012

IN A world where more and more demands are being made on our time and high stress levels are the norm, it is nice to know the good people of Toyota have produced a car which provides sanctuary from the chaos — and does its bit to save the planet, as well.

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