23 Dec: Ford Puma MHEV

… Ford Puma MHEV … Folk who think Ford missed a trick by using the Puma as the basis for their next World Rally Car instead of the Fiesta or Focus don’t get the point. Ford is a past master of using motor sport to promote the brand and the […] Read more »

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02 Dec: Genesis G80

… Genesis G80 … There is a new member of the Executive Club. It’s called the Genesis G80 and given the specification, it comes with a very reasonable membership fee. This is not the latest offspring from an established member of the club, this is a brand new entrant. Admittedly […] Read more »

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20 Nov: Honda CR-V Hybrid

… Honda CR-V i-MMD Hybrid … When it comes to family cars, the Honda CR-V is hard to beat. This is a thoroughly likeable and eminently practical motor car. It’s also very pleasant to drive, comfortable to sit in and offers a real feeling of security with its solid build […] Read more »

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10 Nov: Honda E Advance

… Honda E Advance … The Honda E gives us a glimpse of future city motoring. This is more of a motorised transportation device than a car. It’s reminiscent of those anonymous ‘transportation pods’ that one sees in films or magazines to represent the cars of the future. Some might […] Read more »

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04 Nov: Suzuki A Cross PHEV

… Suzuki A Cross PHEV … This is a Suzuki. It says so on the grille. But it’s not a Suzuki as we know it! This is the first model to be launched under a new collaborative agreement between Suzuki Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation. As a fan of […] Read more »

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24 Oct: Nissan Qashqai

… Qashqai Tekna DIG-T … This Nissan Qashqai wasn’t the first Crossover/SUV hatchback on the market, not by a long chalk, but it was the first of the breed that really caught the public’s imagination with its mix of compact exterior dimensions matched to a very roomy interior and offered […] Read more »

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20 Oct: Mazda MX-5

… Mazda MX-5 RF GT Sport Tech … The Mazda MX-5 is the ideal car for the young and carefree, not so much for the growing family or the elderly. On the other hand it provides the perfect excuse for grandparents to avoid taking the weans out for a day […] Read more »

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11 Oct: Ford Kuga 2.0 EcoBlue

… Ford Kuga ST-Line X Edition … It was wet during my time with the Ford Kuga ST-Line X Edition, very wet, but this was the all wheel drive version. Just what you need when scampering across muddy, puddled country roads on the way to the Solway Coast. The normal […] Read more »

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07 Oct: MG5 EV

… MG5 EV … My time with the electrically powered MG5 coincided with that brief period a few days ago when fuel delivery drivers were in short supply. Some filling stations were running out of supplies of petrol and diesel as folk went on the now customary panic buying spree […] Read more »

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05 Oct: Kia Proceed

… Kia Proceed 1.5 T-GDi … The Kia Proceed is a seriously good looking motor although it does look much better in the metal than in photographs. Impressive enough to leave parked in the drive out front rather than hidden round the back of the house. It’s an estate car […] Read more »

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