My Classic 1989 E30 BMW 325i SE

Ongoing diary including video reports and Instagram posts

Follow #BCGBMWE30 on social media Bookmark this page to follow my ongoing series with this car – everything that happens with the ownership of this BMW – one that I’ve owned for the second time. I used to own a blue one just like this back in the 1990s, and it was one of my most missed cars.

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2022 Toyota Aygo X Review

Compact crossover style Aygo with canvas roof and manual transmission

Check out my full review of the 2022 Toyota Aygo X here in top spec with the canvas roof and manual transmission driven in London. is it more spacious and practical than an Aygo? Is it as much fun? Should you get one? Which version? Watch my video review now. #BCGToyotaAygoX

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2023 Kia Niro Hybrid & PlugIn Hybrid

From UK Media Launch Drive of the all-new Kia Niro

This is the all-new second generation Kia Niro, a hugely important car for Kia. Here in the UK, with around 78,000 sold, it’s their second biggest selling model after Sportage. The new Niro is 65mm longer, 20mm wider and 10mm taller with a 20mm longer wheelbase. 

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023 Nissan Qashqai E-Power Review

It’s an EV with a Petrol Engine!

Check out my review from the European Media Launch in Sweden of the new 2023 Nissan Qashqai E-Power with an all-new extended-range style hybrid drive system which features a petrol engine aboard that acts as a power generator to charge the battery. The car is driven solely by the electric motor, however there is a very clever management of sound that simulates the feel of driving a petrol car under hard acceleration while peddling an EV most of the time. #BCGNissanQashqai

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2023 Nissan Ariya Review 

Second Full EV from Japanese Electric Car Pioneer

The Nissan Leaf, launched back in 2010, marked Nissan out as one of the major pioneers in real-world electric cars, particularly as a mainstream manufacturer. And it’s since become one of the world’s best-selling EVs, with around 600,000 sold in the dozen years it’s been around. Its air-cooled battery packs have become highly sought-after for everything from home power-reserve banks to conversions of classic cars to electric. 

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Lexus NX 450h Review

Luxury hybrid family SUV

Quick drive review of the hybrid SUV Lexus NX 450h luxury family car, driving around Millbrook proving ground during the recent SMMT test day. Massively updated interior and some neat new features, watch the video to see what it drives like. #BCGLexusNX450h

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MG ZS EV Review 

updated with longer range and better kit

The latest updated version of affordable family electric SUV, the MG ZS EV went on sale at the end of last year. The previous edition offered exceptional value, but fell a little short in the overall electric-only mileage range at just 160 miles. The new car gets a bigger 73kWh battery and a vastly improved range – claimed to be up to 273miles now. 

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