Category Archives: Crossover

The Mitsubishi ASX 4 – No Nonsense Value.

Mitsubishi, ASXWhat is a crossover? At what point does a vehicle cease to be a crossover and become an SUV? The lines are becoming blurred. Originally, in my view, the crossover was a funky, chunky, higher-riding motor based on the underpinnings of a regular car from the maker’s range. These days though, whilst retaining that mid-size crossover profile, some seem to be more than capable of taking on the tougher jobs. Continue reading

Peugeot At The Goodwood Festival Of Speed

Circumstances beyond my control prevented me from attending the Goodwood Festival Of Speed this year, alas, despite a very kind invitation to enjoy the hospitality of Peugeot. So, just to rub it in, Peugeot have sent through this video, below, to show how enjoyable the whole thing was. Not that I’m bitter or anything… Continue reading

Which Fuel Is The Right Fuel?

Audi Q3 petrolA version of this article first appeared in Audi Driver magazine: Whenever the global price of oil fluctuates so the debate about choice of fuel rises to the surface like a hardy perennial. It’s a question that vexes all who are in the market for a new or used car and the answer will always depend on the perceived use of the vehicle. Continue reading

Suzuki S-Cross & Suzuki Vitara Get New Transmission Options

SuzukiSuzuki have announced the availability of a new technology transmission for the excellent S-Cross DDiS ALLGRIP model. The Twin Clutch System by Suzuki (TCSS) is the first transmission of its type that the company has offered to the market and is confident that it will appeal to diesel buyers in the ever growing Crossover market sector. The new transmission is available from this month on the SZ5 Suzuki S-Cross DDiS ALLGRIP and will cost £1,350 versus the conventional six speed manual. Continue reading

Peugeot 2008 Adds The Urban Cross

Peugeot 2008 Urban CrossNot so long ago DriveWrite tested the excellent Peugeot 2008 (here). Apparently, the long-established French company have sold over a quarter of a million 2008’s, produced since its launch mid-year in 2013. Sales in the UK alone currently exceed 30,000 units. Following on from the success of this model, a new special edition is announced for 2015 – the 2008 Urban Cross. Continue reading