Estate/ Station wagon

2009 Skoda Superb | new car review

The Superb is Skoda’s flagship model and is a full size executive sedan which offers a lot of luxury and comfort at a bargain basement price. The Superb is based on parent firm Volkswagen’s Passat platform which is extended by ten centimetres to offer immense interior space. The Superb is…

2009 SEAT Ibiza | new car review

The current generation of SEAT Ibiza ceased production in 2008, with a new model due in May of 2009. But the existing generation, which 
has been a huge success globally for 
SEAT and is still available in the region. It ranges from an entry-level hatchback to a powerful hot-hatch. Similar…

2009 Peugeot 407 | new car review

Comfort and space are the key design aims of the 407, which is Peugeot’s large family car, available in four-door saloon and two-door coupe versions. The looks are quite aggressive, with long, narrow headlights and a gaping front grille at the front of a sizable bonnet, leaving a large overhang…

2009 Audi A4 | new car review

The Audi A4 is certainly one of the most talented all round performers from Audi, and with such a wide-ranging list of body styles, engines and options, it can certainly fill the needs of pretty much anyone looking in the mid-size sedan segment of the new car market.…

2007 Volvo V70 | new car review

The current Volvo V70 has been around for quite a while so we can expect a revision in the next year or two. It is the second generation of the V70 model, developed to secure Volvo’s position as a leading manufacturer of medium and large estate cars. The Volvo V70…

2007 Volvo V50 | new car review

The Volvo V50 was launched in early 2004, along with the S40 sedan, as a somewhat larger estate evolution of its V40 predecessor. The design language and the specification level now harmonises more closely with the larger Volvo V70 estate car. Whilst sharing many of its components with the S40,…

2008 Volvo V70 | new car review

The estate range is the quintessence of this sober Volvo identity. Sporty to look at, spacious for the family – that’s the essence of Volvo’s V70. Currently in its third generation, the new V70 was unveiled by Volvo last year. Though it looks similar to last year’s model, the five-door…

2007 Volvo XC70 | new car review

The Volvo XC70 is a station wagon with a difference! Featuring electronically controlled All-Wheel Drive, it has the ability to make its way on very poor roads, even when towing a horse-box or boat trailer. The XC clearly stands for ‘Cross Country’ but the XC70 is a very different vehicle…

2008 Volvo XC70 | new car review

Described elsewhere as a station wagon on stilts, Volvo’s XC70 picks up where the last generation left off. The XC70 is the latest generation in capable on/off road vehicles from this Swedish automobile manufacturer. For those of you shopping for a car with all the attributes and versatility of an…

2008 Skoda Superb | new car review

The Skoda Superb is an executive car based on the platform of the Volkswagen Passat (but was elongated by 10 centimetres) and shares its mechanicals with that model. It is currently the largest and most luxurious model in Skoda’s lineup. Neither frivolous, nor bland, the Superb looks, well… simply handsome!…

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