Ten things to know about the 2018 Nissan Leaf
Sep06

Ten things to know about the 2018 Nissan Leaf

Following months of leaks and speculation Nissan finally revealed their eagerly awaited new Leaf writes Geraldine Herbert 1) With a more sleek and aerodynamic exterior the Leaf is not as radical a design change as the new Micra but it’s certainly a big improvement on the previous version. 2) New to the Leaf is the e-Pedal allowing the car to be driven with just one pedal. The e-Pedal handles starting, accelerating, decelerating, and...

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Ten things to know about the new Citroën C3 Aircross
Jun12

Ten things to know about the new Citroën C3 Aircross

Citroën  has unveiled their new funky  crossover the C3 Aircross writes Geraldine Herbert The C3 Picasso is no more and has been transformed into a funky crossover. Key rivals include the Peugeot 2008, Nissan Juke and Renault Captur. The Citroën C3 Aircross was shown at Geneva 2017 as the Aircross concept. At 4.15m long it’s the exact same size as Peugeot’s 2008. Inside a 7″ screen controls everything from the air-conditioning to the...

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Five things to know about the new Renault Mégane RS
May22

Five things to know about the new Renault Mégane RS

The all-new Renault Mégane RS is set to debut at the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix this weekend writes Geraldine Herbert   The fastest Renault RS in history will be driven around Monaco’s street circuit by Renault F1 driver Nico Hülkenberg. We will have to wait until September for the new RS to be unveiled officially at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Under the bonnet we expect a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine tuned to...

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Ten things to know about the DS 7 Crossback
Feb28

Ten things to know about the DS 7 Crossback

DS has just revealed their first SUV ahead of its debut at the Geneva Motor Show writes Geraldine Herbert   The new SUV is set to rival the Audi Q3, BMW X1, Mercedes-Benz GLA and Range Rover Evoque. It’s a handsome devil!  We particularly like the new diamond-effect grille sports a hexagonal surround of dynamic lines, with the DS emblem taking pride of place in the centre. Powering the DS 7  will be a wide choice of engines: two...

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Seven things to know about the 2018 Range Rover Velar
Feb22

Seven things to know about the 2018 Range Rover Velar

Land Rover has unveiled the first new Range Rover in a decade, the Velar writes Geraldine Herbert   The new model will sit between the entry-level Range Rover Evoque and the larger and more expensive Range Rover Sport. Based most likely on the Jaguar F-Pace we would expect the new SUV to be offered as a two- or four-door with five-seats. The name Velar is an old code-name for pre-production Range Rovers and is derived from the...

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Nine things to know about the Jaguar I-Pace concept car
Nov15

Nine things to know about the Jaguar I-Pace concept car

Jaguar sets its sights on Tesla’s Model X with the new  I-Pace writes Geraldine Herbert Revealed at the LA Motor Show, the I-Pace is Jaguar’s first all electric car. With two electric motors, 400bhp and 700Nms of pure pulling power this electric SUV reassuringly has four-wheel drive. It is also no slouch and goes 0 – 60 in just 4.0 seconds and promises to go 230 miles on a single charge. The production version will be revealed in late...

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