Test Drive: Nissan Qashqai mHEV XTronic 2WD: Will the former king regain its crown ?

The Qashqai was launched back in 2007 and it was an instant hit, selling like hot cakes. Sure, there was not much competition and the Qashkai made the most of it. By the time the second generation arrived, in 2014 it was another story : the segment was much more crowded and it was a follower …

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Test Drive: Abarth 595C Competizione: as long as it exists…

This time, the Abarth 595C Competizione comes in a matt blue colour reminiscent of Fiat's great rallying days in the 1970s and is once again playful and always ready to growl. When you press the scorpion button, a real storm breaks out, releasing the full 180 bhp power from the little 1.4 T-jet engine. Afterwards, …

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Subaru Outback 2.5i test drive: A trustworthy companion !

In 2019, 70% of Subaru worldwide sales were made in the United States. Therefore, it’s not surprising that the brand ignores the strict environmental standards imposed by the EEC… which are, slowly but surely, killing our production tools, and therefore our economy, for the benefit of our planet’s main polluters. If you're surprised to discover …

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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: BMW iX3: the electric car is coming of age

BMW started selling electric vehicles that were standing out from the rest of its range. Now, the company wants to become a leader on the electric car market with an SUV. The strategy is well thought out as this type of vehicle is currently very popular with buyers. On top of that, its size makes …

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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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