Test Drive : BMW 218d Active Tourer : Family Friendly

BMW’s compact MPV second generation boasts a dynamic and rather pleasant look. Its internal combustion engine lineup engines should please private buyers who are still reluctant to take the plunge for a plug in hybrid. Even if its longer version disappeared, it grew up in size and should be high on large families’ buying list. …

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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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Match: BMW 128ti vs Volkswagen Golf GTI: Putting the record straight

The arrival of Wolfsburg’s 8th generation of Golf GTI coincides with BMW’s introduction of its first dynamic front-wheel drive car, powered by a vulgar 4-cylinder engine. Perfect timing to confront the two Germans directly. And the winner is... That’s a 4-cylinder engine of 1998cc with 265 hp and 400 Nm of torque available between 1750 …

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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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Exclusive test: Mercedes S400d 4MATIC L: any better would be outlaw!

The Mercedes designers were particularly successful when they drew the lines of this 7th generation. Should you be feeling guilty to take pleasure driving around in a 5.3-metre-long limo powered by a 6-cylinder diesel engine? The answer is definitely no! Of course, we know the most recent diesel engines are less polluting than petrol ones. …

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