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Ineos Grenadier | Coming soon to a field near you

In Car Reviews, Ineos Automotive by Peter Nunn

Powering over a ploughed field, fording a small stream, tackling a tight woodland track, the Ineos Grenadier hardly seemed to break a sweat. Probably no surprise, really, for this was a pretty gentle outing all told for this all-new yet highly traditional body-on-frame 4×4 that aims to fill the wheel tracks left by the Land Rover Defender. The original classic …

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Fiat 500e Icon Cabriolet EV

In Car Reviews, Electric, Electric cars, Fiat by Peter Nunn

The New Fiat 500e. At a glance, the small glamorous Italianate city car seems familiar. Fiat has a lot riding on this third-generation 500e, which is the first all-electric car to be designed and built in Turin from the tyres up, based on a fresh modular platform. First time out, the signs are good. The 500 zooms along silently, engagingly, …

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Toyota GR Yaris, What a machine…

In Car Reviews, Toyota by Peter Nunn

You will be surprised and most likely amazed, when you get behind the wheel of the extraordinary Toyota GR Yaris …. Muscled up and hyper-fast, the compact, competition-bred Toyota GR Yaris is a car that’s been lighting up the enthusiast car world for the past six months now. Yes, the reviews have been amazing and having just had eight days …

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BMW X2 xDrive25e a clever, sporty, pricey eco contender

In BMW, Car Reviews, Hybrid by Peter Nunn

When it comes to the art of designing new cars, BMW is one manufacturer that’s shown it has plenty in the locker to surprise, delight and intrigue. Welcome to the BMW X2 xDrive25e At the same time, there are some fine BMWs out there that seem to fly under the radar a touch. One such contender might be the X2 …

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Alfa Romeo Stelvio Veloce, not just another one

In Alfa Romeo, Car Reviews by Peter Nunn

Today, it seems you can hardly move for high-end SUVs. Our roads and Waitrose car parks across the land are full of them. But – spoiler alert – not all SUVs are the same. And even better, the Stelvio has recently been updated with extra tech, also becoming higher quality and more user-friendly inside. Scan the latest 2020 model list …

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A Day Out – Alfa Romeo Style

In Car Reviews by Peter Nunn

Calling all drivers: if you’re a fan of Alfa Romeo’s stunning Giulia Quadrifoglio sports saloon (and let’s face it, there are quite a few around who are), then there’s some good news ahead. Alfa Romeo, you see, has brought in a round of changes to improve the appeal of its extraordinary super-saloon for the 2020 Model Year.  That’s to say …

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The Alfas are coming, New Alfa Romeo, Stelvio and Giulia for 2020

In Alfa Romeo, Car Reviews by Peter Nunn

Southern Italy was the location for a recent big coming-out party for revised versions of the appealing Alfa Romeo Giulia sports saloon and Stelvio SUV The cars have just been announced for the UK and will go on sale in January next year. What’s new? Well plenty in terms of the interior, infotainment also the upgrading of Advanced Driver Assistance …

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Fiat 500 Dolcevita, Italian glamour in a small package

In Car Reviews, Featured Articles, Fiat, Short Cuts by Peter Nunn

It’s celebration time once again for the Fiat 500. A ritzy new special edition model, the 500 Dolcevita, was launched with a flourish recently in Rome. With this latest iteration of the hi-fashion 500, Fiat has taken the heady days and glamour of Italy in the go-go sixties as its central theme.  The 500 Dolcevita thus comes to market with …

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Fiat 500 Star AND Rockstar

In Car Reviews, Fiat by Peter Nunn

Time has served the Fiat 500 well, of that there’s no doubt. On sale in a grandiose variety of forms since 2007, the Fiat 500 is still out there looking good. Yes, still one of the most fashionable and iconic small cars around. Fiat, however, is not standing still and two new top of the range versions of the 500 …