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So money CAN buy everything!

Todays news reports that F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone appears to have bought his way out of a multi-million pound bribery charge by paying a cool £60 million leaves me, and I guess lots of you,…






Jaguar XE preview

It has been no great secret that Jaguar have had a new small saloon under development to replace the generally unlamented, although reasonably capable Ford Mondeo-based X Type. Jaguars recent models have just been getting…


Latest Octavia Scout goes on sale.

The current Octavia Scout, Skoda’s high-riding 4×4 version of its popular Octavia estate, is one of those cars which is less popular than it really deserves. Even the notoriously picky Top Gear conceded that, to quote,…



Volkswagen reveals all-new Passat

It must be strange being a designer at Volkswagen these days. Every stylists brief must be to “make it look like its predecessor”, and to give the guys credit, they are incredibly good at it! Take…


Anyone for a cut-price plug-in hybrid?

Hybrid cars are increasingly becoming seen as desirable, however their price premium over the equivalent petrol & diesel models holds back many buyers. Those buyers are exactly the sort of folk who could be interested…