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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Car Design – Is Ugly The New Black?

An opinion – 2020: Good, Bad & Ugly! Define Modern Car Design

22112020 #BCGBulletin – Car Design of 2020 – is Ugly the new Black? Or are there good, bad and ugly designs? Why are cars made ugly, what is good design, do styles mature with age, do they grow on you, do I need new glasses? And who are these two popping heads?

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Mohamed Ali Humaid – UAE Car Culture, from V8 to EV

Latest in the BCG & Buddies – I catch up with someone who’s been following me since Car ME days

Emirati Mohamed Ali Humaid has been following my work since 2006 and I first met him when he won a model Ford GT in a Car Middle East magazine competition.

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Why 2030 ICE New Car Sales Ban Won’t Work in the UK

It’s unfeasible and unviable. in this video I explain why

18112020 #BCGBulletin – Petrol and Diesel (ICE) new car sales to be banned in Britain from 2030 – today the government has confirmed what the news announced a few days ago when I recorded this video. Hybrid cars will be allowed to continue to 2035, but otherwise manufacturer can only sell electric cars – this is supposed to happen in a mere 9 years.

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Sudhir ‘Banzai’ Matai – Double Apex Auto

BCG & Buddies Interview – Cars, Clothes and Clashes on Track!

‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – Meet Sudhir ‘Banzai’ Matai founder of Double Apex Auto, which is not only a motoring media outlet, but also a petrolhead gear clothes line which you can order directly from his website. Sudhir is from Cape Town in South Africa and has been a car journalist for over two decades, but also a racing driver of some significant success.

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Should You Buy A Car During Lockdown 2?

Can you buy a car in lockdown? Should you? Should you wait? Will prices go up?

In the first lockdown I correctly predicted that there would be a car sales boom, particularly for used cars, post-lockdown, due to pent-up demand, but more crucially in light of research and data that indicated more people wanted to have their own cars and avoid using public transport due to fears over COVID 19.

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2020 Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid

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.

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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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My latest motoring spread in Asian Leader – 28 October 2020

NEWSPAPER OUT IN MANCHESTER TODAY!

Click here to read this issue now – Previous issues here Contact me if you require car reviews, news and other features! See my full review of the Toyota RAV4 here

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I Drive Stunt Car Defender 110 from 007 Bond Movie – No Time To Die

Standard suspension and drivetrain on Land Rovers that did the big jumps!

27102020 #BCGBulletin – I drive one of the actual Land Rover Defender 110 stunt vehicles used in the crazy action sequences in the next 007 James Bond movie, No Time To Die – urged to go faster by stunt coordinator Lee Morrison and listen to stunt girl Jess Hawkins describe what it was like to do the big jump in Defender with standard drivetrain and suspension!

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