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MG3 Review Front Angle Main carwitter 300x199 - MG3 Review – Bargain hatch? - MG3 Review – Bargain hatch?

Car Reviews, Hatchback

MG3 Review – Bargain hatch?

31 Jan , 2014  

  MG was relaunched in 2011 with the MG6 saloon, 2 years later and we finally have the MG3 hatchback. Starting at £8,399 in base spec 3Time trim its certainly cheap for a 5 door car, but is it any good? We tested the top of the range 3Style model, this starts at £9,999. Ours […]

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Volvo V40 T5 Review Front High Angle carwitter 300x199 - Volvo V40 T5 Review – Safety fast - Volvo V40 T5 Review – Safety fast

Car Reviews, Hatchback

Volvo V40 T5 Review – Safety fast

18 Jan , 2014  

Volvo have always made fast variants of their ultra-safe cars, the T5 badge has forever meant something a little bit special to petrol aficionados. After driving the entry level V40 D2 earlier on in the year we simply had to try it’s more virile bigger brother, the V40 T5. With a 2.5 litre turbocharged petrol […]

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Mazda 3 Review Side Hatch carwitter 300x199 - 2014 Mazda 3 Review – More than just looks - 2014 Mazda 3 Review – More than just looks

Car Reviews, Hatchback

2014 Mazda 3 Review – More than just looks

30 Dec , 2013  

Following on from Mazda’s success with the 6 they have now turned their ‘Kodo design’ onto the Mazda 3. We tested the 120 PS (118 BHP) 2.0 litre Petrol in Sport Nav trim, it had a 0-62 time of 8.9 seconds and 210 Nm of Torque. Starting at £19,895 ours was kitted up with £1,200 […]

2013 Honda Civic Review Front Side Close carwitter 300x199 - 2013 Honda Civic Review – Perfect family hatch - 2013 Honda Civic Review – Perfect family hatch

Car Reviews, Hatchback

2013 Honda Civic Review – Perfect family hatch

13 Dec , 2013  

Honda famously broke the traditional mould when they released the FN2 Honda Civic back in 2007, they made a huge leap and went all space age both inside and out. It’s now in its 9th generation so how does it stack up? Our test model is the 1.6 i-DTEC in middle of the range ES […]

RenaultSport Clio 200 Turbo Review Front Scenic carwitter 300x199 - Renaultsport Clio 200 Turbo Review – Have Renault lost the lead? - Renaultsport Clio 200 Turbo Review – Have Renault lost the lead?

Car Reviews, Hatchback, Hot Hatch Corner

Renaultsport Clio 200 Turbo Review – Have Renault lost the lead?

29 Nov , 2013  

For the last 5 years or so the Hot Hatch of choice has been the Clio RS. In any of its guises from 172 to 200 it was the best quick hatchback anyone could buy. But the 2.0 litre lump that powered it was getting very long in the tooth, Renault had to downsize and […]

BMW i3 Review Side Angle carwitter 300x199 - BMW i3 Review – Concept to reality - BMW i3 Review – Concept to reality

Car Reviews, Electric, Hatchback

BMW i3 Review – Concept to reality

16 Nov , 2013  

BMW first showed off the i3 concept back in 2011 at the Frankfurt Motor Show, it was at an advanced stage but looked nothing like any BMW had done before. Low and behold it’s now available to order and sitting in showrooms. Powered by a 130 KW electric motor making 170 HP and 250 Nm […]

2013 Kia Proceed Review Side Angle Scenery carwitter 300x199 - Kia Proceed Review – Eco looker - Kia Proceed Review – Eco looker

Car Reviews, Hatchback

Kia Proceed Review – Eco looker

15 Nov , 2013  

We have always been a fan of the Kia Pro_ceed, so we thought we would see what the second generation model had to offer. On test was the 1.6 CRDI SE ISG (Idle Stop & Go) model, the 1.6 diesel lump makes 126 BHP and 260 Nm of torque. It gets to 60 in a […]

Renault ZOE Review Side Angle Scenic carwitter 300x199 - Renault ZOE Review – The concept car you can drive - Renault ZOE Review – The concept car you can drive

Car Reviews, Electric, Hatchback

Renault ZOE Review – The concept car you can drive

18 Oct , 2013  

Renault have waited a long time to break into the EV market properly, and boy are we glad they did! We recently tested the Zoe in top of the range Dynamique Zen spec. Starting at £15,195 (after government rebate) ours had a few extras, bringing the total up to £16,250. However, there is now a […]

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Suzuki Swift Sport 5 Door Review Side carwitter 300x199 - Suzuki Swift Sport 5 Door Review - Practical fun - Suzuki Swift Sport 5 Door Review - Practical fun

Car Reviews, Hatchback

Suzuki Swift Sport 5 Door Review – Practical fun

30 Sep , 2013  

Suzuki’s flagship Swift Sport has been around in the UK since 2006, but in all that time the 5 door variant never made it to European shores. But that has now changed, the 5 door Swift Sport costs £14,249, just £500 more than the 3 door version, not bad eh? It still has that high […]

Volvo V40 Review Front Angle Left carwitter 300x199 - Volvo V40 Review – Technological masterpiece - Volvo V40 Review – Technological masterpiece

Car Reviews, Hatchback

Volvo V40 Review – Technological masterpiece

18 Sep , 2013  

Volvo released the V40 toward the beginning of last year, recently they have updated it with the addition of the R-Design package, which adds a sporty look to any model in the range. We drove the base D2 1.6 Diesel engine, which had 115 HP and 270 Nm of Torque. At £27,820 it was rather […]

Peugeot 208 GTI Review Front Angle Close carwitter 300x199 - Peugeot 208 GTi Review – Classic Reborn? - Peugeot 208 GTi Review – Classic Reborn?

Car Reviews, Hatchback, Hot Hatch Corner

Peugeot 208 GTi Review – Classic Reborn?

14 Sep , 2013  

Recently Peugeot released its latest hot hatch the 208 GTi, as always they hark back and relate it to the 205 GTi. Instantly this sets them up for a fall as the 205 GTi was THE car of that era, perfect for that exact space in time. It won’t ever be reborn or recaptured no […]

Citroen DS3 RED Review Side Angle carwitter 300x199 - Citroen DS3 DSport RED Review – Head turner - Citroen DS3 DSport RED Review – Head turner

Car Reviews, Hatchback, Hot Hatch Corner

Citroen DS3 DSport RED Review – Head turner

4 Aug , 2013  

Citroen released the DS3 back in 2010, but they have recently released a special edition RED model. Based on DSport spec, it adds some extra goodies and a unique exterior look. All in, the RED costs £17,925, you can only get it with the THP 155 engine which gives (as you guessed) 155 HP coupled […]

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