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Mitsubishi Shogun, Sport, Shogun, Mitsubishi, SUV, off-road, 4x4, 4WD, Family car, Lifestyle, auto, DriveWrite Automotive, motoring blog, car blog

Mitsubishi Shogun – When The Going Gets Tough etc

The Mitsubishi Shogun is one of the last of its kind. An ageing off-roader that has served with distinction many motorists and country dwellers who needed a true four-wheel drive automotive leviathan. Continue reading

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Make Your Jeep Rugged With Tire And Wheel Combo Packages

If you own a Jeep, then you know that part of the appeal of your ride is the fact that you can go practically anywhere. Since it was first created, the Jeep has been the quintessential all-terrain vehicle. However, is your rig ready to take on the road less traveled? If you upgrade your Jeep tire and wheel combo packages, it will be. Let’s see why most Jeep owners choose to get this kind of installation done before anything else. Continue reading

Volkswagen, Amarok, VW, pickup, new cars, off road, driveWrite Automotive

5 Reasons To Love The New & Improved Volkswagen Amarok

Very few sequels are ever as good as the original. Films, music, novels, very rarely is the appeal of the first instalment captured to any great extent by those that follow. Where the rule differs however is with cars – or at least it does now. The VW Amarok has long been a staple of the fleet from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. Continue reading

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Kia Sportage Wins Hearts And Minds

With a steady October 2016 for car sales in the UK, the Kia Sportage remains a strong seller for the brand. The tested model – fourth generation – has seen a continued rise in sales since going on sale in February this year with over 31,400 sold since launch and 3,471 sold in October. Kia is showing a near fourteen per cent rise on 2015 figures and with good reason. This is a very good car. Continue reading

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Suzuki Jimny: Go Tell The Spartans

I love the Suzuki Jimny. It is not a car that follows fads or trends. It does its own thing in its own time. It will not be hurried but will get on with job when required. It’s motto is, ‘I am what I am and that’s all that I am’. It does not assume airs and graces. It is an honest car. It is anti-fashion. Continue reading

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Suzuki Vitara S – On Trial

Ladies & Gentlemen Of The Jury: The latest model Suzuki Vitara, when it was launched last year, was seen as a real step up in quality from the popular Japanese brand. I liked it very much. What I personally wasn’t so keen on was the available engines which I felt, although fine at what they did, were lacking in vitality. That’s all changed now thanks to the new Suzuki Vitara S with it’s fun and feisty 1.4L Boosterjet turbo motor. Now it is the car it always wanted to be. Continue reading

The New & Improved Subaru XV

Subaru XVI have always been a great fan of Subaru vehicles. When I first tried the XV it was fine but I was a bit underwhelmed, sad to say, because I liked the look of it. Now fortunately Subaru UK has announced a raft of modifications and upgrades to the interior and chassis of the XV compact crossover. The changes will hopefully result in improvements to cabin refinement and ambience plus an improved drive. There’s a new infotainment system too, first seen on the new Outback earlier this year. Continue reading

Honda CR-V 1.6L i-DTEC – A Great All-Rounder

Honda CR-V, Howards Motor GroupWe took the previous model CR-V White Edition on a South Coast road trip last October and found that it was a good and versatile SUV from the Honda stable. You can read about our trip here and much of what that reveals is carried over in the new vehicle. The good news is that some of the niggles have been resolved and now it’s a cracking family vehicle. Continue reading