Short test : Toyota Aygo X : a breath of fresh air

More and more manufacturers abandon the A segment (city cars). However, Toyota is determined to stay... The Aygo renewal sees the Japanese manufacturer launching a mini SUV. This will appeal to a new clientele attracted by the body style but who do not need a bigger car. The previous generation Aygo was a city car, …

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Fiat Tipo Station Wagon or Cross : do you want to be reasonable or trendy?

Last Spring, the Fiat Tipo received a new front end. Refreshing it should allow it to remain successful. The Tipo is currently without direct competitors. Its keen pricing is in line with FIAT’s tradition, delivering great value for money. However, there’s a new sexier version in the range... The Tipo range was launched back in …

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Test Drive: Opel Mokka 1.2T 130 AT8: Identity Crisis

While waiting for the imminent arrival of the new Opel Astra, the Mokka surely best represents Opel’s future, sharing a large chunk of components with its French relatives. The least we can say is that it all adds up pretty well for Opel's smallest SUV. It seduces woth both its modern lines and a trendy …

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Test Drive: Mini 5-door 136 hp: fun and mature

The third generation of Mini produced under the BMW umbrella is available as a 5-door version intended to be more versatile alongside the 3-door, convertible, Clubman and Countryman,. We tested it for you, equipped with a 136bhp petrol engine and 6-speed dual clutch Steptronic gearbox. The Mini is a bit like the naughty kid of …

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New car Test: Dacia Duster III phase 2: step by step

Dacia's Duster is a bit like Porsche's 911. Their respective makers are so afraid of ruining their success and popularity that they never make radical changes to them, new features coming one by one. Once again, Dacia’s engineers were cautious to please the Duster fan club with this third generation upgrade. The Duster’s third generation …

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Test drive: Dacia Sandero Stepway Plus TCe90 CVT: a lesson in refreshing new into… newer!

The Dacia Sandero was launched in 2007 and the arrival of this new iteration is the third generation of the model. Admittedly, the lines have evolved quite discreetly and this Sandero, even in its Stepway version, is immediately recognisable. However, underneath lies the new CMF-B platform which is used by the Clio V, among others. …

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Test Drive: Hyundai i20 1.0 T-GDi 48V: The Magic Formula?

Tastes and colours are a private matter. However, it is widely admitted that this new i20 looks great with a dynamic face using a large grille that is not offensive on the eye. From the headlights shape that blends smoothly in the front design with all the lines heading to the central logo and triangular …

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