Opel/ Vauxhall Grandland: back in stride again!

The Opel Grandland was introduced four years ago. It now gets a mid-life restyling and lost the "X" of its early days. It gets the brand’s new “Vizor” face. We recently could test drive all available engines... The "Vizor" grille is Opel's new face. Directly inspired by the Manta of the 1970s, it gives the …

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Test drive: Nissan Juke 1.0 DIG-T 117 DCT N-Design: does boldness still pay off?

It's been a year and a half since the second generation Nissan Juke hit the road but I hadn't had the chance to try it yet. It still wears its distinctive style and atypical face but is now grown up and offer better accommodation… even though interior space is not its forte. However, it uses …

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Test Drive: Cupra Formentor 1.5 TSi 150 DSG7: Your attention, please!

Launched in 2020, the Formentor was the first model developed specifically for the newly created Cupra brand. We tested it with the smallest engine available : the 1.5 TSi 4-cylinder with 150 hp, mated to the inevitable 7-speed DSG gearbox. It's hard to get excited about its sporty character but that doesn't make it uninteresting. …

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All you need to know about the new Lotus Emira

Lotus took advantage of the Goodwood Festival of Speed to introduce the Emira in its almost final version. Going on sale next Spring and retailing at around €65,000, it will be pitched as a competitor of the Porsche Cayman. The Emira is the first Lotus to be produced as part of the 'Vision 80' plan …

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New Citroën C3 Aircross: maturity

Introduced almost four years ago, the C3 Aircross has just been upgraded for the second half of its career. In a very crowded segment, the C3 Aircross majors on comfort and modularity to seduce. After nearly four years, the C3 Aircross gets a revised front end to give it a more “dynamic and serious” look. …

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At the wheel of the Abarth 595 Scorpio Nero and Turismo 2021

The Scorpione Oro is totally black with gold stripes, rims and markings. This is classy and sporty, Abarth style. We were recently able to drive an Abarth again… There are magic names in automotive history and Abarth is one of them. Just like back in the 50s and 60s, it is still the FIAT 500 that …

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