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The Genesis G70 Shooting Brake is something special

In Car Reviews, Genesis by Maggie Barry

Deadline 2020 – No more petrol and diesel…so there’s plenty of time to try out the new Genesis G70 Shooting Brake The newly created brand is the premium marque of Hyundai and already has outlets across the rest of the world. Now it has been launched in Europe and this shooting brake has been developed specifically for the European market. …

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DS 4, the finest of French cars

In Car Reviews, DS Automobiles by Maggie Barry

The finest wines, haute couture, great grub – France is now giving us another luxury item, the DS 4 Not surprisingly, this gives DS access to come of the best design and technology in the market and the new DS 4 reflects this. Once known simply for its connection with Citroen, DS is now pushing through in its own right …

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Genesis G80 AWD, an elegant, polished performer

In Car Reviews, Genesis by Maggie Barry

DO not let the kids sit in the back of the Genesis G80 My goodness, the version I was driving even had individual screens on the rear of the front seats. For them, it is a joy. For you, it would be a mistake – a big mistake. You see, in the rear there is also a command dial to …

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The Renault Arkana R.S. Line SUV, stylish and chic

In Car Reviews, Renault by Maggie Barry

We can always rely on the French to bring us something stylish and effortlessly chic to adorn our roads. Renault has been way ahead of the game since they introduced the all-electric Zoe to us nearly a decade ago and now they give us their first fully formed hybrid designed from the Tarmac upwards. The Arkana with its sleek coupé …

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Genesis GV80 luxury SUV, something different

In Car Reviews, Genesis by Maggie Barry

It was probably not how Genesis bosses planned to bring Europe’s attention to their new brand. Now Genesis has finally brought their cars to the UK, so we can now see for ourselves what this big, robust SUV is made of. Well, we know it’s safe – Tiger proved that – and the American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety count …

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The Audi Q2 35 TSFI S Line S Tronic, enjoy the drive

In Audi, Car Reviews by Maggie Barry

Driving into and across the city in the Audi Q2 compact SUV, the sun was rising over Glasgow. The pink morning sun lit it up splendidly. Its towers and spires glittered and windows in the high buildings sparkled. Glasgow’s beautiful sandstone architecture burned in the soft early light. All was well with the world – and with this lovely car …

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Honda HR-V Hybrid, a sophisticated SUV

In Car Reviews, Electric, Electric cars, Honda by Maggie Barry

Honda drivers are a loyal lot – and who can blame them? Will the new Honda HR-V Hybrid carry on the tradition? And now they have a further option with the recently revamped and beautifully upgraded Honda HR-V. Previously not known for its great style, the HR-V has now emerged as an elegant and sophisticated SUV with a long bonnet …

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Škoda Octavia vRS iV Hatch – Electrifying

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Skoda by Maggie Barry

You know you’ve got a very special car under your hands when you watch the young man in the boy racer car eyeing up your wheels – rubber necking even That means not only do you have the performance bit from the first three letters, but the iV hatch identifies this vehicle as one of Škoda’s electrified models – a …

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The Ford Mustang Mach-E All Electric SUV

In Car Reviews, Electric, Electric cars, Ford, Mustang by Maggie Barry

WHEN is a Mustang not a Mustang? When it’s Mach-E, of course. The Ford Mustang…the big, beefy American muscle car with plenty of drift and piles of excitement, is the inspiration for this new crossover-type electric model. But while the diehards might hold up their hands in horror, others are going to be mightily impressed by this piece of engineering …