vehicle reviews

Ford Transit Connect 2013 review

Swapping the old model’s square-cut, boxy styling in favour of more sculpted, flowing lines, Ford’s new Transit Connect is the latest addition to the Big Blue Oval’s reinvigorated light commercial vehicle line-up. Petrol Power There is a possibility that it could even prompt some dyed-in-the-wool diesel fans to switch loyalties and opt for petrol power […]

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Doblo Twist

For the latest incarnation of Test Drive, Gary Squires takes on a new and exciting challenge as he clambers into the cab of Fiat’s flat-bed version of the versatile Doblo van. The last few Test Drives have been real eye-openers as I have been trying out a few variations on the traditional installer’s van. Not […]

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Renault gears up for UK electric test

Renault has confirmed a series of UK roadshow dates for its ‘time to switch’ marketing campaign to promote its range of electric vehicles. Generating positive Va Va Voom energy around the country, ‘Renault’s Z.E. Tour 2012’ launches this month. First stop on the 15 weekend tour that plugs into city centres and visitor attraction venues, […]

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Road Warrior

An increasing number of installers are turning their backs on the traditional van and opting for pickup-style vehicles instead. Test Drive’s Gary Squires decides to join the revolution with the Mitsubishi L200 Warrior. First impressions I’ve been waiting to get my hands on one of these for ages – and when it turned up I […]

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Volkswagen Amarok

After finally getting behind the wheel of a pick-up on his last outing for Test Drive, Gary Squires finds the lure of the Volkswagen Amarok too strong to resist this time out. First impressions Having broken my duck on pickups last time out, I was pretty excited to get the chance to get behind the […]

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