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DS 3 PureTech 110
Apr04

DS 3 PureTech 110

Hannah Gordon checks out the new and very stylish DS 3 PureTech 110 What is it? The DS 3 has been a huge success for DS and since its launch in 2010 it has been the car of choice for more than 320,000 customers worldwide. The revised DS 3 comes from the new DS brand, one that stands apart from its sister company Citroen, there is in fact no Citroen badging to be found on the DS 3 for the first time. Who is it aimed at? Predominantly...

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Audi A1 1.0 TFSI
Aug25

Audi A1 1.0 TFSI

Audi promises big car sophistication in a small package with their new A1 writes Geraldine Herbert What is it?  The A1 may be the smallest car in Audi’s range but it is every inch the premium car and proof that less really can be more. Who is it aimed at? With stylish looks and a very sophisticated interior Audi’s A1 will appeal to fashion conscious singletons. Styling? For 2015 the A1 has had a nip and tuck that includes new...

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First Drive: Toyota i-Road
Mar30

First Drive: Toyota i-Road

With three wheels and two seats Toyota’s new I-Road is unlike anything else, we went to Grenoble to test out this three-wheeled vehicle writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? The ultra compact electric vehicle i-Road blends the agility of a motorbike with the comfort of a car.  It is built around an aluminium space frame with a plastic body and weighs just 300kg. From October 1st it will be part of a car-sharing project based in the...

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First Drive: Peugeot 108 1.2 Allure
Mar18

First Drive: Peugeot 108 1.2 Allure

  Developed in conjunction with Citroen and Toyota, the Peugeot 108 looks set to give rivals something to worry about writes Suzanne Keane What is it? Peugeot’s pocket-sized 108 may  share similarities with both the Citroen C1 and Toyota Aygo but it has enough quirky features to make sure you stand out from the crowd. First impressions of the Peugeot 108? The 108 is certainly cute – although with quite a mean looking front end....

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First Drive : Renault Twingo
Nov04

First Drive : Renault Twingo

If there is one thing the French are certainly good at it is designing quirky cars and  the new Renault Twingo  is no exception writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? This is the third generation Renault Twingo and if you ever wondered where the name “Twingo” comes from its a blend of the words ‘twist’, ‘swing’ and ‘tango! First impressions of the new Renault Twingo?  With the Twingo Renault...

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Hyundai i10 Deluxe
Oct09

Hyundai i10 Deluxe

The New i10 has fresh styling inside and out and promises to be more enjoyable to drive, so does it live up to expectations, we find out writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? The previous Hyundai i10 was a decent car but since then  cars such as Volkswagen’s Up have raised the bar of what we have come to expect from a city car.  So Hyundai have responded with  a car that is bigger and better equipped than its predecessor. Who is it...

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