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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Audi Q3 Sportback 45 TFSI Quattro

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.

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Isuzu D-Max XTR Review

When a D-Max pick-up truck gets exposed to Gamma Radiation

Watch the video or look closely at the pictures of this D-Max XTR and you’ll notice splashes of vibrant green on the badges, brake callipers, badges and even on the stitching inside. It particularly stands out on this beefy truck’s cosmic mica black paintwork, boasting 17-inch black alloy wheels shod with huge 32-inch all-terrain Pirelli Scorpion tyres.

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Review: Peugeot 508 GT 225 EAT 8

We haven’t had a saloon this sexy since the 406 from the mid-90s

Remember the Peugeot 405 from the late 1980s? That was a sharp looking car with clean bold lines and a meaty stance. It was followed up by the 406 in the mid-90s, which took the same silhouette but stretched it out and made it sexier still – plus there was a two-door coupe version. Omigod! Are you kidding me? Did Ferrari misplace its blueprints? That was one seductive Pug, slinky and seductive. Sadly Peugeot peaked with that car, and we’ll now jump over the 407 and even the first generation of the French car makers new player in the segment, the 508.

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Ford Kuga PHEV Review

Family-friendly SUV that looks cool and merely sniffs at fuel

It’s about as fresh and woke as an SUV can get. Swoopy styling, Focus underpinnings, and clever future tech that’ll get you a claimed 200mpg – this writer bears witness to nearly 100mpg in the real world – at least for a while. The Kuga has come a long way, cue wavy lines to inset a quick history lesson…

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Full Review – Ford Fiesta ST

This is the best small hot hatch you can buy, and you could get two for the price of my favourite Ford

If you want the world’s best hot hatch right now, you will have to spend at least £32,320 on a Honda Civic Type R (and actually you’ll need the GT version at just over £34k). The default hot hatch – Volkswagen’s latest 2020 Mk8 GTI will probably be about the same when it comes out later this year. So it seems at least 30k is what you need if you want a fast, fun and furious hot hatch? No!

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Review: BMW 840 M Sport Gran Coupe

Is this car good enough to carry the 8 Series badge?

It had pop-up lights and it’s now an appreciating classic, the original BMW 8 Series ran from 1990-1999, and I remember it well. Sleek, long bonnet, short rear deck, and packed with electronics and gadgetry that was frankly frightening in its day.

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2020 Kia Soul EV Review. Has it got Soul? Let’s get groovin!

This is one groovy video! Get your dancing shoes on!

I join up with Kevin Haggarthy to do this very special comprehensive review of the all-new Kia Soul EV from the UK launch. Will post a full review of the car BrownCarGuy.com soon. Follow #BCGKIASoulEV (on all all social media). Please subscribe to my channel for more videos like this – and make sure you hit the bell icon to switch on notifications.