Estate/ Station wagon

2008 Subaru Outback | new car review

Japanese carmaker Subaru is a niche player in the automotive realm with a knack for selling strangely styled pieces of machinery to really specific demographics. Available in two versions – 2.0R and 3.0R – the Outback is essentially a Legacy, only 8.7 inches higher up. A city-slick, country-wise combination of…

2008 Seat Ibiza | new car review

The Ibiza supermini is Seat’s take on parent company VW’s effervescent Polo model. The Ibiza spans four generations and is available in either three- or five-door hatchback variants. Its more aggressive styling has boosted this model ahead of the family-friendly styling of the Polo. It is also the largest Ibiza…

2008 Seat Altea

A smart looker, the Altea exudes unmistakable character and street presence with its dramatic, aggressive and sporting when viewed front-on, but from the side and rear, it presents a more typical MPV look. Only Seat insists this isn’t a MPV, preferring to call it an MSV, for multi-sports vehicle. This…

2008 Peugeot 407 | new car review

The 407 is Peugeot’s weapon in the affordable mid-size car market that’s teeming with aloads of capable vehicles from the Far East. Although the 407 has been around for quite some time now, it is testament to its classic design that it still manages to cut it with many other…

2007 Opel Vectra | new car review

The Vectra is Opel’s contender in the mid-size car market and again like the Astra, hasn’t been pushed aggressively to highlight its capabilities. It is available as a four-door sedan and station-wagon along with a five-door hatchback, known as the Vectra GTS. The most distinctive feature of the Vectra is…

2007 Subaru Outback | new car review

Solid all-terrain capability, nimble handling, a varied engine lineup and a luxurious interior make the 2007 Subaru Outback an excellent all-weather family vehicle. Although an excellent alternative to SUV ownership, the Outback began to lose its edge as more and more manufacturers added kinder, gentler crossover SUVs to their lineups.…

2008 Seat toledo | new car review

Anything but another formula vehicle, the new Seat Toledo defines the modern face of the classic family sedan. Combining Seat Athletic Technique and Unconventional Design with unprecedented levels of spaciousness and functionality, this third generation Toledo marks milestones for Seat  while offering enough freedom, performance and personal expression for any…

2009 Skoda Superb 1 | new car review

This largest and most luxurious Skoda model line is proud of its state-of-the-art technology, original-design, user-friendly comfort and a broad assortment of added equipment, along with a choice of two modern petrol engines. Its foremost advantage, however, is space. It’s extremely comfortable interior, both for passengers in the front and…

2008 Seat ibiza | new car review

Following up on the SEAT Ibiza’s recent image makeover, reinforcing the sportiness and innovative design that all SEAT models are known for, as well as the entry-level engines in the range, the 1.4 16v engine now developing 85 bhp, are now taking the place of the previous 75 bhp unit.…

2007 Peugeot 407 | new car review

The 407 was the successor to the hugely successful Peugeot 406, and was launched in 2004 after first being presented in concept car form with the name “407 Elixir” at the 2003 Frankfurt Motor Show. The streamlined design of the car was seen as quite radical, its most distinctive features…

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