Month: December 2019

Best movie car scenes revealed

The Mini chase in the Italian Job has been voted the best movie car scene of all time. A study of 2,000 film fans saw the memorable six-minute-long car chase, with the three iconic Mini Coopers being pursued by police, rolling down stairs and even scaling buildings, top the poll. […]

Vauxhall Vivaro Life review

If you’ve ever tried squeezing seven people into a so-called seven-seater SUV or MPV you’ll know that the third row is often best suited to agile, small children. We tested Vauxhall’s new Vivaro Life people carrier to see whether it’s more than just a van with windows and extra seats… […]

Best car award for all-new Renault Clio

The latest Renault Clio has been named Carbuyer Car of the Year 2020 – the first major accolade for Renault’s supermini, just launched in its fifth generation. Carbuyer’s panel of expert judges said the new Clio has set a new quality benchmark for how good a small car can be, […]

Volkswagen Amarok and Next bring Christmas cheer

A VW Amarok is towing a giant festive bauble with a difference around the UK in a partnership between Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and fashion retailer Next. Next is selling its popular Christmas jumpers from the super-sized decoration at stores and offices across the country to raise money for Save The […]

Ford Ranger Raptor review

Developed by Ford Performance and billed as “Europe’s first-ever factory-built, off-road performance pick-up truck”, the epic Raptor version of the best-selling Ranger is a unique proposition. Priced from £47,874, it’s powered by a potent 210bhp twin-turbo 2.0-litre EcoBlue diesel engine, and is as capable off-road as it is carrying out […]

Let it glow: it’s the Nissan LEAF Christmas tree

Nissan has transformed its best-selling LEAF electric vehicle into a Christmas tree. The EV features a spectacular festive light display powered entirely by its own regenerative braking energy. It showcases how the electric car regenerates power when braking or decelerating via the e-Pedal system and B mode. The e-Pedal allows […]