Audi launches Q4 e-tron – its ‘affordable’ electric family SUV

Audi today launched its most affordable pure-electric family SUV yet, designed to plug into the wider mass market of middle-class car buyers. Priced from an entry-level £40,750 up to a range-topping £65,070, Audi said it was ‘daring’ to enter the highly competitive compact SUV market with its new hi-tech zero-emissions Q4 e-tron SUV and its … Read more

Dacia Sandero scores low two-star rating in Euro NCAP crash tests

The nation’s most affordable new car, the Dacia Sandero, received a low two-star rating in industry-leading crash tests, it was confirmed this morning. New results published by Euro NCAP – the safety organisation that measures the protective credentials of the latest models – confirmed a two-out-of-five-stars score for the budget-friendly supermini. The car was marked … Read more

Having three points on your driving licence makes little difference to insurance cost

Having three penalty points added to your driving licence has little impact on car insurance premiums, new research has revealed, but six or more results in far costlier cover.   Car insurance premiums remain largely flat if a driver goes from zero to three points on their licence, with the average annual cost increasing from £700 … Read more

Citroen’s new C5X is a fit for a French President or a family

Citroen has gone back to the future with its new flagship C5X car fit for a French president or a family – with a boot big enough to carry a washing machine. Drawing on Citroen’s rich heritage of large luxury cars that waft the driver and passenger along on ‘magic carpet ride’ suspension, the CX5 … Read more

Race-bred cars from the ’80s and ’90 that have sky-rocketed in value

Some race-bred modern classic cars have sky-rocketed in value in the last year, according to a new report. Even the restrictions of the coronavirus has failed to stall demand for performance models from the 1980s and 1990s, according to classic vehicle valuations experts at Hagerty. It claims that some retro motors – like the Ford Sierra … Read more

Race-bred cars from the ’80s and ’90 that have sky-rocketed in value

Some race-bred modern classic cars have sky-rocketed in value in the last year, according to a new report. Even the restrictions of the coronavirus has failed to stall demand for performance models from the 1980s and 1990s, according to classic vehicle valuations experts at Hagerty. It claims that some retro motors – like the Ford Sierra … Read more

Should your next car be electric or are they an expensive hassle?

Only 240,000 motorists have so far bought an all-electric car despite all the talk about how they represent ‘the future’ of motoring. The fact is that TV adverts showing smug couples driving around the countryside helping to save the planet bare little resemblance to reality. Although electric car sales rose last month to a record … Read more