11:37am Saturday 18th October 2014
IF YOU don’t experience the same kind of feeling you did during your first schoolyard kiss on clapping eyes on Alfa’s MiTo then check your pulse. If you do be sure to keep that in mind when you’re driving it.
5:59pm Tuesday 14th October 2014
WHAT'S the most protracted car name ever? Take a deep breath and welcome the Renault Megane Sport Tourer GT Line Tom Tom Energy dCI 130. With a name as long-winded as that they'd need an extra-wide boot if the full name were attached to it.
12:49am Thursday 9th October 2014
4:53pm Thursday 2nd October 2014
9:51pm Tuesday 30th September 2014
5:14pm Monday 29th September 2014
8:28pm Wednesday 10th September 2014
10:43pm Tuesday 9th September 2014
12:50am Thursday 28th August 2014
8:36pm Monday 25th August 2014
8:52pm Monday 18th August 2014
1:48pm Wednesday 13th August 2014
3:19pm Friday 1st August 2014
8:14pm Friday 18th July 2014
4:40pm Wednesday 9th July 2014
7:45pm Thursday 3rd July 2014
On the road: THE Leon benefits from being built on the same chassis as the VW Golf and Audi A3 and as such bears many of their characteristics, including above average handling and a ride that should suit most drivers. On occasions it can be deceptive, in a positive note, driving not unlike a saloon. The 1.4 TSI engine is quiet and refined and has enough power for every situation.
5:56pm Monday 30th June 2014
3:22pm Sunday 29th June 2014
5:41pm Thursday 26th June 2014
12:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014
10:22am Monday 23rd June 2014
9:06pm Sunday 22nd June 2014
12:30am Saturday 21st June 2014
9:50pm Monday 16th June 2014
9:47pm Sunday 15th June 2014
1:03am Thursday 29th May 2014
11:34am Thursday 22nd May 2014
9:35pm Tuesday 20th May 2014
10:46am Tuesday 29th April 2014
THE ground-breaking NSX supercar, powered by an innovative three-motor Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) system, and set for launch in 2015, will take centre stage at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.
12:00am Tuesday 29th April 2014
10:59am Thursday 10th April 2014
10:01am Wednesday 9th April 2014
7:43pm Tuesday 8th April 2014
I DIDN’T quite “get” the original Soul. I mean, what was it supposed to be? Did Kia intend for us to buy a Soul in preference to an off-roader, a people carrier or a crossover? Or maybe it was just the oddest-looking hatchback since the Nissan Cube (the one that came with a pointless piece of shag-pile carpet for the dash and no one bought).
6:57pm Tuesday 8th April 2014
5:45pm Monday 7th April 2014
11:07pm Friday 4th April 2014
3:00pm Friday 28th March 2014
12:02pm Tuesday 25th March 2014
7:32pm Monday 24th March 2014
12:00am Friday 21st March 2014
3:21pm Thursday 13th March 2014
THANK the Lord for the DS range, the one consistently bright spot in the Peugeot-Citroen (PSA) firmament these past few years. It’s no secret that the French giant has had its problems ever since the recession began in 2008.
12:00am Friday 7th March 2014
8:35pm Monday 3rd March 2014
6:03pm Monday 3rd March 2014
8:22pm Monday 24th February 2014
TALK is cheap - and so is the Dacia Duster. You can have a new one on your driveway, the odometer reading 0000 miles, bobbles on the tyres and that indefinable ‘new car’ smell still permeating the cabin, for less than £10,000.
5:27pm Friday 14th February 2014
3:56pm Thursday 13th February 2014
MY WIFE sometimes accuses me of wrapping my cars in cotton wool (by which she means I don't leave the remains of a half-eaten sandwich in the passenger door bin) - but I have never wrapped a car in bubble wrap.
5:11pm Wednesday 12th February 2014
SUBARU has an image problem in this country. How ironic that the car that made Subaru a major player in the past decade - the Impreza STI - should be so spectacularly responsible for an inexplicable failure to rebrand as a purveyor of fine 4x4s and easy-to-own SUVs.
10:39pm Monday 10th February 2014
12:09pm Friday 7th February 2014
- Barnard Castle
- Bishop Auckland
- Crook & Weardale
- Durham City
- York & Harrogate
- Newton Aycliffe
- Richmond & The Dales
- Tyne & Wear
- Whitby & Scarborough