Kia Sorento Review

It’s big, it’s bold, it’s…bravely priced!

This is the all-new fourth generation Kia Sorento 7-seater large SUV. Forget the previous editions, some of which weren’t the best looking SUVs around let’s be honest. Forget what you remember of the quality of the early models. Forget delicate tech and fragile fabrics of history past. In fact forget everything you thought you knew about the Kia Sorento. Prepared to be wowed by the Korean car company’s latest offering.

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Land Rover Defender 90 P400 & P300 On and Off-Road Review

Driving the new Defender 90 in top and entry spec on road, track off road!

Here’s the first review of the new Land Rover Defender 90. I know what you’re thinking, surely the new Defender has been out a while already? Indeed, and with some success. The Defender 110 clocked up 4500 sales in July, one of the best months ever for the company – under pressure from the pandemic and slowing export sales – but that’s the four-door long-wheel base version. The two-door edition was delayed.

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Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review

This chiselled brute is the best of the breed so far

This is the fifth generation of a model line that was launched back in 1994 and arguably kicked off the trend and set the standard for affordable family SUVs. Of course it won customers and plaudits for robustness, reliability and all-round ability and practicality.

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You Won’t Believe The Classic Cars I Found in the Sharjah – #FBF Video

Yes a Lamborghini Urraco, Mercedes, Porsche, a couple of Opel GTs and a 2CV

#FlashBackFriday – Some of our most popular vides on the Motoring Middle East YouTube channel were when we just went out to search for interesting cars abandoned or for sale at random. This was a popular video when I went to then new (2016) Sharjah used car complex and managed to find a couple of Opel GTs, a 2CV and even a Lamborghini Urraco along with some other classics. I did a Facebook live (incorporated into this video) at the time, and I believe that was ripped and circulated going viral in the Middle East and South East for a while. Originally posted on https://www.youtube.com/MotoringMiddleEast

Full Review: BMW 330e

It’s not electric, it’s a Plug-In Hybrid

Parking a BMW 330 on one’s driveway would be a point of pride for any motorist, but what about that ‘e’ tagged onto the end? At first glance you’d think it was a fully electric version of the fabled 3 Series – a popular choice in the BMW range particularly among UK motorists.

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BMW X6 Review

Check out my video review of the BMW X6 30d xDrive

Review of the new BMW X6 – the one with the huge grille, crystal-like gear shifter and the fastback style. Big, practical, luxurious and costly, does it still drive like a BMW? This review was filmed before the lockdown – way back in December actually!

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India’s top car journo on Stirling Moss, owning 27 bikes & 7000 model cars

Latest Brown Car Guy Update 12042020 #BCGDaily

In a new series semi-formally titled ‘Brown Car Guy and Buddies’ I try to catch up with people online during this virtually global lockdown and talk cars and stuff.

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Classic Car Prices Crash due to Coronavirus

Latest Brown Car Guy Update 03042020 #BCGDaily

I had been thinking about the impact of the COVID-19 Coronavirus on the values of classic cars, and then today I had an email from West Coast Shipping that confirmed my own suspicions. So is this the time to be buying your dream classic online? Watch the video now!

Review: Kia Soul EV – but has it got SOUL?!!

This is the grooviest car review on the internet right now!

Kia call this car the Soul, and music has always been an integral theme with this model range – even in this latest third generation edition. You can see that from the acoustically-themed stylised interior design elements, and the fact that it’s got a banging 10-speaker Harmon/Kardon sound system. Whilst on the UK launch of the latest version, the most pertinent comment of the day came from my colleague, former-TV motoring journalist, Kevin Haggarthy: “I know why this car doesn’t have any engine noise, it’s so we can hear the music better!”

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Boxing Champ Anthony Joshua celebrates 50 years of Range Rover

Video of Boxing Champ Ice Driving Range Rovers!

World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, is helping Land Rover mark the golden jubilee of the Range Rover. The company has created a giant piece of sub-zero art at its cold weather test facility in Arjeplog, close to the Arctic circle in Sweden. The 260m-wide artwork filled the centre of the steering pad at the test track where all future Land Rover models are put through their paces during development.

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