Monthly Archives: August 2005

Mazda Alive At Frankfurt Show

Mazda will present an exciting Zoom-Zoom design concept at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show in September with the world premiere of the Mazda SASSOU (‘saso’) – a small, lightweight, three-door hatchback powered by a turbocharged, three-cylinder, 1.0-litre MZR DISI (Direct … Continue reading

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Mazda RX8 MPS?

With the Mazda 6 & 3 MPS firmly on their way to the market, how long will it be before we see a Mazda RX8 getting the Mazda Performance Series treatment? And if Mazda do produce it, will that put … Continue reading

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Around The World In A Kia Sorento

Christer Gerlach, the record breaking Swedish driver and adventurer, will begin a remarkable journey, where he will drive solo around the world — completing the first ever crossing of Siberia by car in the process — in a Kia Sorento … Continue reading

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VXR Power Comes To The Zafira

THE Zafira is the latest Vauxhall to get the VXR treatment, resulting in a seven-seat mini-MPV with 237bhp and a top speed of 144mph. The Zafira VXR goes on sale in October with a price tag of £21,995. It has … Continue reading

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New Look For Peugeot 307 CC and HDi Power

The new revised Peugeot 307 cc now comes with a HDi 136 bhp turbo diesel engine, a first for the french manufacturer. Changes to the styling of the CC echo those of the new 307 Hatch, Estate and SW. The … Continue reading

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Kia Used Car On-line Auction Huge Success

Kia UK are celebrating their first ever used car on-line auction. More than a quarter of the dealer network logged on and a total of 38 used Kia cars were sold and and the prices averaged 104% of CAP (Current … Continue reading

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SUV’s On The Rise

Despite the rise in fuel across Europe, consumers are splashing out on SUV’s and 4 wheel drives according to Neil Hall, market analyst at car industry tracking firm JATO Dynamics. A Popular choice in this the ever growing segment is … Continue reading

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Hyundai Aim For The Big 5

According to the September issue of Bloomberg Markets magazine, Hyundai are aiming to oust Toyota to become one of the five largest car manufacturers in the world within the next four years. However analysts say that increasing volume will not … Continue reading

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New Seat Leon Prices And Specification

Seat released specification and pricing for their all new Seat Leon which is due for UK launch on 17th September 2005. 12 models, five engines and five trim levels will be introduced for a model which Seat engineers describe as … Continue reading

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Hyundai Terracan goes green

NEWS IN BRIEF: Hyundai have added a new exterior paint colour to their Terracan range. The colour will be called Prime Green and is a Mica paint. Cars are already consigned and are waiting for distribution at Tilbury.

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