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.Continue reading “Kia Sorento Review”
What’s it actually like to run the all-electric new Honda E for a few days?
I had the all-new baby electric Honda E for a few days on test, and I will be doing a full review on the car as usual, but seeing as this is the first time I spent more than a day with a full EV, I thought it would be interesting to blog the experience. Videos below!Continue reading “Honda E Review Daily VLOG”
Sport lives up to the Swift name, hybrid makes it thrifty and yet…
You either love the little Suzuki Swift, or it’s not on your radar. It’s one of those cars that once you have tried it, driven it, lived with it a while, you’ll swear by it. The fourth generation Suzuki Swift has been around since 2017 and maintained the sheer charm, usability and fun drive that keeps the Swift’s loyal following intact and growing.Continue reading “2020 Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid”
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.Continue reading “Land Rover Defender 90 P400 & P300 On and Off-Road 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.Continue reading “Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review”
Better looking than an Q3 – but is it less practical?
The Audi Q3 Sportback is a sleeker, sportier looking version of the Q3 family SUV – you could go as far as to describe the Sportback as a Crossover rather than a SUV. The coupe-like profile reveals bulging flanks that give it a more meatier and muscular stance. It looks bigger than a Q3, but while it is indeed slightly longer, it’s actually, somewhat surprisingly, narrower. However lowering the roofline by nearly five centimetres appears to have done the trick of radically altering its visual presence and certainly enhancing its appeal.Continue reading “Audi Q3 Sportback 45 TFSI Quattro”
There simply isn’t a cooler brand new car on sale right now
I never miss an opportunity to get behind the wheel of one of the most evocative and iconic nameplates in automotive history – a Ford Mustang. For well over half a century this has been the coolest ride on the block, it features in more movies and TV shows – not to mention – social media posts – than any other car. From Nicholas Cage’s Eleanor in Gone in 60 Seconds, to Will Smith’s Shelby in I Am Legend, to James Bond’s Mach 1 in Diamonds are Forever.Continue reading “Ford Mustang Bullitt Edition Review”
We know it overlands and adventures, but does it work as an urban warrior?
An all-new version of the Jeep Wrangler, the JL, was launched in 2018 – I attended the European launch of the car in Spielberg, Austria, where I drove Middle East spec versions (I was reporting for Motoring Middle East at the time) and you can see that video below. Unlike the Middle East, however, the UK gets a choice of the 2.0-litre petrol or the 2.2 diesel and the highly regarded V6 Pentastar engine is not offered.Continue reading “Full Review: Jeep Wrangler 2.0-litre two-door”