On The Road

Supermini yet big to boot

Supermini yet big to boot

Friday, February 27, 2015

MEET the new Hyundai i20 — it’s sleek, well equipped and available now from Wight Motors in Sandown.

Spacious Nissan Pulsar has family needs in mind

Spacious Nissan Pulsar has family needs in mind

Friday, January 30, 2015

THERE is a stylish newcomer at Staddlestones Nissan — the new Nissan Pulsar.

Focus has technology to delight

Focus has technology to delight

Friday, January 23, 2015

POWERING smoothly up the Military Road, I was convinced I was driving something with a big engine.

Aygo a leader on looks

Aygo a leader on looks

Friday, October 3, 2014

THE new Toyota Aygo has burst onto the city car scene — and the first thing you’ll notice is its hip new look.

Peugeot’s small wonder

Peugeot’s small wonder

Friday, September 26, 2014

FEW cars achieve low running costs combined with tonnes of technology, a great drive and bags of character, but the new Peugeot 108 is one.

The grand Juke of Nissan

The grand Juke of Nissan

Friday, September 12, 2014

AS A newcomer to the Island, there can be few better ways to explore this beautiful place than in your dream car. So, when the offer to road test a Nissan Juke — which I have admired since it was launched in 2010 — came along, I took it. I was not disappointed.

Stylish, refined new Polo

Stylish, refined new Polo

Friday, August 29, 2014

THE Volkswagen Polo is one of those cars you instinctively know is always going to look good and drive well.

The forefront of technology

The forefront of technology

Friday, August 15, 2014

THE world’s first 4WD plug-in hybrid SUV would be a clever investment.

A cutting edge Mercedes

A cutting edge Mercedes

Friday, August 1, 2014

IT IS a thankless task to try to describe the attributes of Mercedes’s beautiful new C Class within this page but suffice to say it is a car and a half.

Van has best of all worlds

Van has best of all worlds

Friday, July 18, 2014

THE new Ford Transit Courier combines the capability, reliability and fuel efficiency of a Transit van with the comfort, technology and driveability of a Ford car.

The new crowd pleaser

The new crowd pleaser

Friday, July 11, 2014

FOR many Island drivers, the perfect car would be compact yet spacious, offering an elevated driving position, nippy engine and comfortable ride.

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.

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