The BMW Z4 is a stylish, high-performance two-seater sports car that BMW has produced since 2002. Now in its third generation since a redesign in 2018, the Z4 continues BMW’s tradition of making luxury vehicles that excel in speed and handling.Continue reading
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is Mercedes’ flagship luxury sedan. First introduced in 1972, it has been Mercedes’ top-of-the-line luxury model for decades across multiple generations. The current model is the W223.
Mercedes uses the S-Class to introduce top-of-the-line new technology and features, so even the W221, produced from 2006-2013, comes with innovations such as infra-red night vision, massage seats and pre-collision assist systems.Continue reading
The Jaguar X-Type was Jaguar’s best-selling entry-level luxury sedan and its first front-wheel drive, sold from 2001 to 2009. It shared a platform with the Ford Mondeo but aimed to bring Jaguar styling and brand cachet to a smaller, more affordable package for buyers. The X-Type competed with cars like the BMW 3-Series and Mercedes C-Class and was produced at Jaguar’s Halewood plant in England.Continue reading
The Hyundai Tucson is a popular compact crossover SUV. In production since 2004, it’s known for its modern and stylish design. Over the years, it has evolved to feature bold design elements like the distinctive cascading grille and sharp lines. The Tucson also offers a comfortable interior with various features, including leather upholstery, infotainment systems and smartphone integration. It provides a range of engine options, including petrol, diesel, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid.Continue reading
The Audi Q7 is a luxury midsize SUV in production since 2005. It was the first SUV vehicle from German automaker Audi, a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group.
The original Q7 (2005-2015) shared its platform with the Volkswagen Touareg and Porsche Cayenne and offered a choice of V6 or V8 engines. The second generation Q7 (2015 – present) moved to Volkswagen’s MLB platform. It’s lighter and more fuel-efficient than the original, with a focus on technology and connectivity features.Continue reading
The Toyota Auris, a compact car, is recognised for its practicality, efficiency, and reliability. Toyota produced it in various body styles – a 3-door hatchback, a 5-door hatchback, and an estate version – from 2006 to 2018. The Auris also offered different engine options, including petrol, diesel, and hybrid. The hybrid variant, the Toyota Auris Hybrid, was famous for its fuel efficiency and eco-friendly features.Continue reading
First introduced in 2007, the Peugeot 308 is a compact car that offers a range of body styles, including hatchback, estate, and convertible.
The Peugeot 308 has had its fair share of issues and technical hiccups, which have been well-documented among 308 owners. However, because it’s a mature model, it’s easy to find affordable parts, making it a good choice if you like carrying out repairs yourself.Continue reading
It’s essential to keep things in perspective whenever you talk about car reliability, as experiences can vary widely among individual owners and models. That said, it’s the case that specific model years of the Audi A5 have had more reported issues than others, particularly those manufactured between 2008 and 2011. These model years have more reported problems with electrical components, oil consumption, and other faults.Continue reading
Known for its sleek design at an affordable price point, the Kia Sportage boasts a range of features, including all-wheel drive, advanced safety features and a panoramic sunroof. A crossover SUV, it is Kia’s vehicle for the great outdoors. The name, a combination of ‘Sport’ and ‘Age,’ is designed to encourage adventure and play, appealing to outdoor enthusiasts of all ages.Continue reading
The Land Rover Freelander is a great car to own. Cuts a fantastic silhouette on the road. Gives you status and turns heads. But what about when it comes to reliability? No amount of clout is going to overshadow persistent mechanical niggles and failures.Continue reading