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DS 4 Cross E-Tense 225, Vive la difference

In Car Reviews, DS Automobiles, Electric, Electric cars, Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid by Peter Nunn

French flair meets the premium compact segment in the stylish shape of this new DS 4 Cross E-Tense 225  Car Reviewed: DS 4 Cross Rivoli E-Tense 225 PHEV This time, let’s take a closer look at the UK spec now the model’s officially on sale, at the same time focusing on this top edition of the smart new DS 4 …

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Honda HR-V e:HEV, simple, uncluttered and striking

In Car Reviews, Honda by Peter Nunn

Honda’s HR-V, one of the original compact SUVs, has come a long way over the past 20-something years. Car tested: Honda HR-V e:HEV Advance Now there’s a brand new Honda HR-V, the car you see here and once again, Honda has torn up the form book to produce something fascinatingly, willfully different from what’s gone before. For a start, the …

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A fresh new look, the 2022 Suzuki S-Cross Hybrid SUV

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Suzuki by Peter Nunn

Guess where the new shape Suzuki S-Cross Hybrid SUV fits in? The Suzuki’s mission in life is instead something more prosaic: that of a straightforward, good value SUV contender, filling a gap between the funky, ever loveable Jimny 4×4, Vitara and Across in Suzuki’s SUV 2022 line up. No flash, then, with the Suzuki S-Cross, a capable SUV player that’s …

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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 …