DS 7 Crossback Puretech 225
Jan18

DS 7 Crossback Puretech 225

  Hannah Gordon checks out the first French luxury SUV from DS What is it? DS the luxury sister brand of Citroen have entered the SUV foray with the DS7 Crossback. Who is it aimed at? A super stylish French SUV with bucket loads of flair and drama. The design won’t suit everyone and the hefty price tag will certainly be too much for some but it stands out from the crowd which will appeal to a select few. Styling? As the SUV...

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Jeep Compass 2.0 Multijet 170
Dec17

Jeep Compass 2.0 Multijet 170

Hannah Gordon checks out the all-new Jeep Compass What is it? The Jeep Compass sits in-between the Renegade and Cherokee vehicles within Jeeps SUV only fleet. Who is it aimed at? With the booming SUV market Jeep are hoping that the reworked Compass can capture a few hearts. The Compass will appeal to families, couples and people who may want to go off the beaten track occasionally as the Compass does have the option of...

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First Drive: BMW M850i
Nov29

First Drive: BMW M850i

The 8 Series returns after a 20-year absence – and heralds BMW’s future direction writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? It’s been almost 20 years since the last BMW 8 Series; the two-door coupe traces its history to the Frankfurt Motor show in 1989 and was BMW’s technology showpiece of its time. Dubbed the ‘E31’, it was powered by 5.0-litre V-12 that produced 300 horsepower. Over its lifetime it sold just over 30,000 and more than...

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Volvo XC40 T3
Nov22

Volvo XC40 T3

There is much to like about Volvo’s smallest SUV the XC40 writes Hannah Gordon. What is it? The new Volvo XC40 is the first small SUV Volvo have ever made and it has been scooping awards since it launched including car of the year at the Geneva Motor Show in March and was last week voted Car of the Year by the Women’s World Car of the Year jury Who is it aimed at? A pocket size SUV is perfect for small families and town...

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Renault Koleos
Oct14

Renault Koleos

It seems happy holidays start with having the right car, writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? Holidays are all about the pursuit of happiness but invariably it rarely works out that way, and, as a family of four, we’ve had our share of arduous road trips where motorway accidents, breakdowns and bored children have tested both parents’ endurance and imagination. Experience has, however, taught us that key to all arriving still on...

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Thinking of buying a hybrid?
Aug20

Thinking of buying a hybrid?

Is a hybrid a viable option for you and if so which one should you choose writes Hannah Gordon After months of deliberation working out whether a hybrid car will be cheaper, whether or not range anxiety will tip you over the edge and if in fact plugging your car into the mains is really the future you have come up with an answer. It is time to get shopping for your perfect hybrid vehicle which will satisfy all your needs and make you...

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