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ROAD TEST – Volvo S60 R-Design – 2019

By Ian Strachan The new Volvo S60 is a first for the Swedish manufacturer in a number of respects. It’s the first Volvo to be built in the company’s US factory in Charleston, South Carolina. More significantly, it’s the first Volvo not to have a diesel option in its range, signalling a direction of…

Automotive & TransportWest Midlands
ROAD TEST – Audi Q8

By Ian Strachan The first thing you notice about Audi’s new Q8 is just how big it is. This car, a high-level luxury 4×4 from the German maker, is huge. It is also comfortable in the extreme – and is packed with technology. It handles well, is capable off road and it is very well behaved on road. It also looks…

Automotive & TransportWest Midlands
ROAD TEST – Suzuki Celerio

By Ian Strachan Suzuki’s Celerio city car has been picking up a clutch of awards lately. What Car? gave it accolades for best budget car, and second most economical car tested. No surprise. The so-called city car has come of age. Customer resistance to small cars is crumbling in the face of environmental…

Automotive & TransportWest Midlands
ROAD TEST – Honda CR-V 2.0 Hybrid

By Ian Strachan Since the first Honda CR-V hit the showrooms in 1995 it has become the world’s best selling SUV. Now it’s gone electric with the introduction of the first Hybrid version. From the outside, the only differential from a standard CR-V is the discreet Hybrid badging on the side and rear. But…

Automotive & TransportWest Midlands