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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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Ford Transit Custom Plug-in Hybrid Reviewed

In Car Reviews, Electric, Ford, Hybrid by Tim Barnes-Clay

When is a Transit not a Transit? When it’s a Custom Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV). With its neat looks on the outside, you could be forgiven for thinking that the Transit PHEV is all mouth and no trousers. Well, it’s quite the opposite.  The Transit PHEV is a no-nonsense mode of transport, and space and practicality are the reasons the Transit …

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Toyota Corolla Touring Sports Reviewed

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Toyota by Tom Scanlan

The Toyota Corolla: a car designed at Toyota’s Belgian HQ, built in Derbyshire and powered by engines assembled in north Wales This last comment is in no way decrying the Corolla, which offers, for £27,890 in the test car’s case, serious competition to its rivals in this price bracket. Compared with the previous generation Corolla, this one is 60% more …

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The Audi Q2, an SUV cut above the rest

In Audi, Car Reviews by Neil Lyndon

On its way to the Hermes return point, the enormous package might have been tailor-made to fit the new Audi Q2 35 TFSI S line S Tronic. Among the revolutionary benefits of SUVs, their carrying capacities are probably the one we least consider. Still, the change they have brought into everyday life is astonishing when you think about it. As …

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Seat Mii Electric, Fun, Fun, Fun

In Car Reviews, Electric, Seat by Maggie Barry

WELL it may not be a T-Bird, but you can certainly have fun, fun fun in the glorious little SEAT Mii electric. It is small and light but very well balanced, making it great fun to take out for a drive, especially with the foot down. Of course it is no Ferrari – 81 mph top speed – but since …

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The Škoda Octavia iV SE L Hatch is…

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Skoda by Neil Lyndon

One word sums up the new Škoda Octavia : “Superb”. For a start, this sure is one big mother of a car. Going back to 1996, the original Octavia was a medium-size family liftback or estate that stood somewhere between a Golf and a Passat in its dimensions. This Octavia looks as big as a Mondeo (RIP). The loadspace in …

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Reviewed | The 2021 Maserati Ghibli 2.0 Hybrid GranSport

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Maserati by Tim Barnes-Clay

An Italian masterpiece, the Maserati Ghibli has just had its most significant makeover in years.  There have been a few nips and tucks, but all the significant changes are under the skin. Let’s face it; it’s hard to improve on a car that’s such a stunner in the first place. Inside, the Ghibli’s cabin makes German premium brands’ interiors look …

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Reviewed | the Mazda CX-5 Kuro Edition

In Car Reviews, Mazda by Tom Scanlan

The Mazda CX-5 Kuro SUV is one of those ‘special editions’. How special is it? In this case, with the CX-5 Kuro Edition; just 750 owners should be happy with their unique Soul Red Crystal Metallic or Polymetal Grey Metallic SUV, with contrasting 19-inch black wheels and black mirror caps. The black theme continues inside with a black dash and …

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The Škoda Enyaq iV, a car that looks and feels great

In Car Reviews, Electric, Skoda by Tim Barnes-Clay

Totally electric and designed from the ground up to deliver a completely fresh driving experience, the Škoda Enyaq iV sets new benchmarks for room and technology. As becomes a vehicle that’s starting a bold period in Škoda engineering and design, the Enyaq iV ushers in a range structure based on battery size rather than customary trim designations. You can choose …

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The Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid Review

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Suzuki by Kieran Bicknell

I made no secret of the fact that the Suzuki Swift was my favourite small hatchback of 2020 You see, the Swift Sport is not about speed. Sure, it has a decent amount of “pep” to it and loves a good B-Road blast, but straight-line speed was never its true calling, and the handling was the best part, being wonderfully …