Peugeot 2008 SUV Review

It’s the compact SUV brother to the 208 – but should you get this instead?

The Peugeot 2008 was not released in 2008 as some have suggested… er… the ‘00’ is part of Peugeot’s SUV taxonomy. Apply logic and it follows that the 2008 is the SUV companion to the 208 hatchback range. Not that it’s obvious from the looks. The SUV is a taller, more upright and bluff design, that nonetheless retains Peugeot’s family styling cues including the distinctive and aggressive face that sports either fangs (as I see them) or claws (as the manufacturer presumably would like you to perceive).

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Suzuki Vitara Hybrid Review

Does hybridisation improve an already-great family SUV?

The immensely likeable and usable Suzuki Vitara is now a hybrid. However those that know, know that the Vitara is normally a surprisingly enjoyable drive, with good steering, decent dynamics and useful around town performance – plus it comes with an excellent manual gearbox. So should the alarm bells be ringing?

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Top 10 Car Videos and Content Viewed in 2020

Here are my best vids, pics and most read articles of the year

Based on numbers – here is my top performing content across YouTube, this blog and on DriveTribe.com (where my content received 1.5m views).

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23 Top Cars of 2020

This crazy Year’s Key Motors and my Best Drives of 2020

If there’s one thing people came to realise again in this crazy year, it’s that cars are good. If you’re stuck in a pandemic and fear the public transport network is too risky to use, plus ubers are icky because eew – other people have been in there before you, coughing and breathing all over the upholstery – then guess what: it’s great to have your own car.

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Peugeot 208 1.2 Petrol Auto Review

Finally, fun little pugs that you can love for their intelligence as well as their spirit

One of the best-selling cars in the UK is the Vauxhall Corsa, it’s usually right up there in the top two jostling for the top spot with the Ford Fiesta. The chances then, are high, that you might be considering getting one. Before you do that however, read this!

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17 Classic Cars to buy in 2021 and why they’re a better investment than property

Which classics to buy, how to make money and how 2030 new car sales ban will impact classic cars

Can you buy in a classic car in 2021 and make more money than investing in art or gold? Which cars should you buy? How will the 2030 ICE car sales ban impact classic cars?

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7 Bits of Space Tech in our Cars

Here’s a fun rundown of space technology that influences modern cars

Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship BCG. It’s ongoing mission: to explore strange new cars, to seek out new tech and new innovations. To boldly go where no BrownCarGuy has gone before. Sorry… can’t help myself.

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New Petrol/Diesel Car Sales Ban 2030 – Your Questions Answered!

The ICE car sales ban has been brought forward again less than a year since it was last moved from 2040 to 2035!

Soon this might be your only option when it comes to new cars

A proposed ban for the sale of brand new cars featuring Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) running on either petrol or diesel, was originally mooted for 2040. In February it was brought forward to 2035 after experts revealed Britain would not meet net zero emission targets committed too. Apparently it still wasn’t enough, because now it’s moved to 2030 – just nine years from now. What will it mean for you the motorist?

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