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Review: Kia Optima

January 21 2012

Kia has really pulled its socks up in recent years and now, under former Audi design chief Peter Schreyer, they're producing some of the best looking cars around.


Review: Seat Alhambra

December 17 2011

The majority of cars that advertise themselves as seven seaters should really be billed as seating two large adults, three small adults and two children. Rarely do I come across one where I'd like to spend more than a couple of minutes in the third-row seats.


Review: Renault Grand Scenic

December 10 2011

Way back in the 1980s, Renault began the trend for people carriers with the Espace; 25 years on, their MPVs remain among the most popular in a now crowded market.


Review: Kia Picanto

December 3 2011

This is the Picanto, Kia's popular little city car. Though it was facelifted in 2008, this is the first fully new model since it was launched in 2004. The old car wasn't at all bad, but this one is much better.


Review: Vauxhall Corsa VXR Nurburgring

November 26 2011

I'm flying along the tarmac in the Corsa VXR Nurburgring, my foot to the floor. I whip through a double bend, using both sides of the road and skidding slightly before regaining control. Then it's a race up through the gears again until the needle says I'm doing 100mph and it's time to brake for the next corner.