New Range Rovers come along very seldom. The last one was launched all the way back in 2002, so when a new one is launched there’s a little celebration to be had.
2013 Range Rover 4.4 SDV8
But first a little history. Let’s imagine for a moment the date is 1970 and your career of choice is Country Gent. Naturally you need a four wheel drive vehicle in which to thrash around your vast expanse of land, but you also Read The Rest...
Don’t get me wrong – I absolutely love haute cuisine, umpteen-course taster menus and the like. But I’m equally at home with a good old, honest, supersized burger and chunky fries. In fact, I’m often a teeny bit envious of the guy who presents the TV show ‘Man vs Food’. In my case, ‘All things big or beautiful’ are the order of the day. Cue the 2012 model Ford Ranger. It’s certainly big. But is it any good?
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Hands up then, who has heard of the term ‘downsizing?’ Any takers? No? Well 'downsizing' is a term used to describe the trend for installing a very small engine in a car which translates to low running costs but improves the power output by adding a turbo or supercharger. The theory is you get an environmentally friendly car that does not operate at a snail’s pace but does it work in practice?
Ford Focus 1.0 EcoBoost
Price: From £16,445
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What happens when a Fiat 500 gets into a fight with a Fiat Panda?
You get the Fiat 500L of course!
Price: From £14,990
Available: March 2013
When MyCarCoach founder Nick Johnson approached me to write a blog post at the launch of Fiat's new 500L, I was a little hesitant at first but, as he rightly pointed out, being an existing Fiat 500 owner ('Betty' to me) it marked me out to be the best person for the job!
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Have a guess how long the Suzuki Grand Vitara has been around? If I told you the answer is twenty four years, you couldn’t help but be impressed, right? Okay, it’s not quite as long as one of the other 4x4 stalwarts, the Mitsubishi Pajero/Shogun, but the survival of the Grand Vitara tells you Suzuki must have got something right. But in a world where SUVs have fast become fashion accessories for all kinds of different people and have become Read The Rest...