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: 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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Making cars delightful again : Citroën can do it!

Car manufacturers are facing many challenges... each dealing with them in their own way. At Citroën, electrification means serenity and affordability. The brand is putting back the focus on comfort, user- friendliness and an nice and easy on-board experience. The Citroën C4 is a medium-sized saloon with SUV tendencies. It offers a high level of …

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Test Drive: BMW 545 e XDrive: the absolute saloon!

The prospect of spending a week at the wheel of a "real" BMW, a saloon car with an in-line six-cylinder petrol engine under the bonnet, could only bring a smile to my face... At a time when the European authorities seem to aim destroying the Old Continent car industry, this 545 e XDrive is a …

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Test Drive: Range Rover Fifty Anniversary Edition 350 Auto: the taste of the finer things in life

I never kept fond memories of my encounters with Range Rovers, whatever the version, Classic, Velar or Sport. Sure, they're great machines to travel in- and I do remember a superb drive in one under heavy rain- but they're not much fun to drive. This test drive of the Range Rover suddenly changed my perception …

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Cupra Leon ST 1.4 e-Hybrid vs Renault Megane Grandtour E-TECh : Driving fully charged and connected

With a power deficit of 87 horsepower compared to its Spanish competitor of the day, one might think that the French car has nothing to do in this confrontation. And yet... Its R.S. Line finish, its comfort and its technology allow it to take on this Iberian estate car which is pretending to be sportier …

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Test: Hyundai Kona: Freedom of choice !

For many years, Korean manufacturers have been a major player on the Belgian car market. Extensive ranges, consensual products that meet the demands of a majority of buyers, the Kona fits well into this framework... without forgetting the long and reassuring warranty schemes! The city is certainly the Kona's favourite place to play, but it …

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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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Printemps 2020: sorties et nouveautés – BMW par Dimitri Urbain

L’électrification à marche forcée se poursuit à Munich. Le concept i4 est proche de la version définitive. L’autonomie devrait dépasser largement les 500 km, la puissance les 500 ch. La vitesse de pointe annoncée devrait atteindre les 200 km/h et le 0 à 100 km/h ne prendrait que 4 secondes. Des chiffres proches de certaines …

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