April, 2011

In 2010, Ford managed to sell just under 200,000 Escapes. ...

2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor 3.8 LS (USA)

Mitsubishi / Road Tests


With the honourable exception of the 2004 Mustang, Ford US had something of a new model famine for much of the late Nineties ...

2010 Ford Escape 2.5 XLT AWD (USA)

Ford / Road Tests


There have been 9 generations of car from Mitsubishi called Galant. The first was launched in late 1969, and was quite an advanced design for its day, ...

2009 Mitsubishi Galant 2.4 ES (USA)

Mitsubishi / Road Tests


This was the 32nd Bristol Classic Car Show, and as such that makes it one of the longest running events in the UK. For much of that time, the Show took place ...

Bristol Classic Car Show – April 2011

Events / Shows


When the Nissan Almera reached the end of its intended production life, no direct replacement was offered in Europe. ...

2011 Nissan Versa 1.8S 5dr Hatch (USA)

Nissan / Road Tests


  For those who can recall the early Korean automotive exports to western markets, 1991 was the year of the big surprise. This was when Hyundai ...

2010 Hyundai Elantra 2.0 GLS (USA)

Hyundai / Road Tests


  The Bristol Italian Auto Moto Festival event is one of the most local of all for me, taking place a mere 10 minutes or so from home. With agreement ...

Bristol Italian Auto Moto Festival – April 2011

Events / Shows


  Second Thursday of the month can only mean one thing to the lovers of Italian cars: Ace Cafe beckons. After the rather chilly meeting in March, most of ...

Ace Cafe – Italian Night, April 2011

Ace Cafe / Events / Shows


When a model has a short life between refreshes or complete replacement, you can tell one of a couple of things: either it simply was not very good, and bombed ...

2011 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4 LS (USA)

Chevrolet / Road Tests


Of all the car marques that there have ever been, few arouse such levels of interest as MG. With a large number of surviving cars, prices that are in the ...

MG Era – Brooklands, April 2011

Events / Shows


In the near future, it would seem, Cadillac will replace not just the STS, a car I have been testing for a few days, but also the larger DTS models with a single ...

2010 Cadillac STS 3.6 V6 (USA)

Cadillac / Road Tests


        Ignoring for the moment the fact that the best selling vehicles in North America remain pick-up trucks, the traditional sedan still ...

2010 Chrysler Sebring 2.7 V6 Limited Sedan (USA)

Chrysler / Road Tests


Although the weather forecast was not as bad as that which I experienced a day after arriving in California, when the heavens opened, and stayed that way all ...

San Diego Automotive Museum – San Diego, CA (USA)