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
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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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The Fiat 500 TwinAir is the definition of ‘down-sizing’, the current buzz word within the car industry. This is where you take a smaller engine unit in order to provide better fuel economy and emission figures and then bolt on a turbo or super charger to give the power of a bigger engine. Not only can you have your cake and eat it, you can order second helpings too as you have better fuel economy without sacrificing power
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This event is described as the largest motoring garden event in the world and it takes place every July in the grounds of Goodwood House, situated in East Sussex, England.
The fantastic feature of this event is the sheer number of different types of cars that are brought together, from modern Formula One cars to priceless modern Supercars, together with all the important vintage racers.
What really sets Goodwood apart is that not only are all these vehicles on display, they are Read The Rest...