SUV with sports suspension, 19-inch wheels and 300 hp. Opel is expanding its performance-focused electrified range with the Grandland GSe, following the recently introduced Astra GSe. The new top-of-the-line trim doesn't give this compact SUV any extra power over the standard AWD PHEV drivetrain, which delivers 300 hp (220 kW / 300 hp), but it does bring a sportier suspension…
All-new Astra gets plug-in hybrid and is bristling with tech PROS Powered by excellent Peugeot engines Interior quality looks very impressive Plug-in versions available from launch CONS Electric version won't be here until 2023 Just one diesel power unit available Not the roomiest car in its class Is the new Vauxhall Astra any good? It's too early to say for…
Tuesday, 19 October 2021 04:49

New Vauxhall Combo-e Life 2021 review

Adding an electric powertrain to Vauxhall’s Combo Life MPV creates a fine family utility vehicle, if you don’t mind driving a van Verdict Style sells in the car world and few would argue that the Vauxhall Combo-e Life is over-endowed in that department. If, however, you’re perfectly happy to be seen loading the kids, pets and assorted baggage into an…
Monday, 15 February 2021 05:37

Vauxhall Vivaro-e Life review

Electric people carrier’s appeal limited by battery size One of the most recent additions to the ranks of electric cars is the battery powered Vauxhall Vivaro-e Life, a zero-emission range to compliment the pre-existing diesel-only Vivaro Life range. Plug-in cars enjoyed an enormous sales growth during 2020, largely at the expensive of diesel models, making a comparison of the relative…
Tuesday, 09 February 2021 07:12

Vauxhall Insignia hatchback review

"The latest Vauxhall Insignia is sharper to look at and drive, while offering lots of equipment for the price" The Vauxhall Insignia targets the very best family cars on sale and in many ways it betters them. This alone should make it a hit for Vauxhall but it still faces lots of competition – and not just from its own…
Not content with just offering combustion engine variants, Vauxhall has released the electric Mokka e version, too. Still just as stark to look at and with PSA electric tech underneath, it’s already off to a decent start. As for the combustion engine variant, you can read about that one here. This doesn’t look like a Mokka…Right? But we promise it…
Your eyes don’t deceive you: this really is the new Vauxhall Mokka. We, frankly, didn’t quite believe Opel/Vauxhall design boss Mark Adams when he said that the GTX Experimental concept was a preview to this all-new crossover, built from the ground up using PSA platforms and technology. Woah, what a change!Definitely. Gone is the fuddy-duddy and dumpy looks of the…

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Hyundai plans to start production of its first hydrogen supercar, and now it is known when the first examples should arrive. This model will be called N74 and will arrive in 2026,...