New cars

Friday, November 27, 2015

BMW has launched a new generation of its pioneering X1 premium compact crossover to take on the rivals it has spawned, says Matt Joy.

Fiat’s little 500 isn’t half grand!

Friday, November 27, 2015
Fiat's 500 city car has even more character and is better connected after comprehensive facelift and makeover.

Fiat’s cute 500 hatchback is now very well connected and benefitted from a facelift and makeover, says Andy Russell, motoring editor.

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The latest Volkswagen Sharan may not look very different but a host of changes make it even more family friendly.

You’re spoiled for choice with people-carriers but Volkswagen’s Sharan has always been one of the best. Matt Joy tries the 2015 version.

Latest Kia Sorento aims to take on the premium SUV market and the quality is there as well as great value.

Kia made its name with value, peace-of-mind motoring but the new Sorento targets the premium SUV market, says motoring editor Andy Russell.


Audi Q7 plugs in to cleaner, greener ethos

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
 Audi Q7 e-tron plug-in hybrid combines diesel power with electric motors.

Audi is boosting its electric car line-up with a dual-power Q7 SUV but can it offer any advantages over the regular model, says Matt Joy.


Used Cars

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Christmas is coming but family-run Simpsons Motorhomes is already looking to spring with a preview event for new model year products.

New Ford Fair highlight of show calendar

Sunday, November 29, 2015
The International Ford Fair in spring will bring together fans of the blue oval brand.

A new event celebrating Britain’s most popular car brand is set to become one of the highlights of the show calendar.

No conscience - the motorist who hit this car, causing £2,900 of damage, left no details and drove off.

How would you feel if someone caused thousands of pounds of damage to your car and driven off, asks motoring editor Andy Russell.


Making sure used car buy checks out

Sunday, November 29, 2015
Check it out: Part of an RAC Car Passport used car check.

Buying a used car doesn’t need to be a gamble, particularly if you do your research and make some simple checks.

New Kia Optima to include plug-in hybrid

Saturday, November 28, 2015
All-new Kia Optima goes on sale in the UK early next year.

The all-new Kia Optima goes on sale in the UK early next year.

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