Thursday, July 09, 2020

2020 MG ZS EV Review & Road Test

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The brand new MG ZS EV, this is one seriously teched out car.
 
It has an electric motor that generates 143ps a 44.5 kW watercooled lithium battery and pulls 0-62 in 8.5 seconds.
 
Now when I say tech this is far advanced to the previous version, for a start the previous model was NCAP 3, this is aimed at being 4 to 5.
 
It has something called MG pilot which gives you active cruise control with traffic jam assist, cross traffic, pedestrian detection amongst other things.
 
It’s comfortable looks great and can perform too, it features an all new cockpit style layout with a floating dashboard.
 
When it comes to range you have 163 miles on urban adventures which increases to 231 in city environments.
 
Lots of charging options too with a home charger, fast charger and a rapid charger it's got 3 driving modes Eco, Normal and Sport also it features regen too, KERS - 3 levels.
 
With grants and MG matched the excite is around £21,500
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The Subaru Levorg starts at just under £30,000 however this model that we have is the 2L i GT model powered by a flat for Boxer engine coupled to a lineartronic gearbox, an economical impressive drive, as you know by now the lineartronic has advanced since the earlier models this is a great looking practical estate car.

 

 

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Tesla Model S P100D 2017 Review

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Tesla Model S P100D Road Test and review

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MG3 Form Sport Review

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MG3 Form Sport 


As you probably gather we do like where MG is heading, having already experienced the GS and thoroughly put it through it's paces, we thought it was time to grab the MG3 and head off on an adventure. That being the journey to Goodwood Revival, we received the aptly named Form Sport in bright yellow with black gloss and promptly started our 1000 mile round trip, your maybe thinking this a long stretch for a supermini, in a word no, this car performed admirably through on this adventure and a half.
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2017 Volvo V40 D3 Inscription review

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Volvo V40 D3 Inscription


Volvo have been synonymous with safety for many years, building boxy but good cars in the 70's, 80's and 90's, vehicles like the 240 and the 850, however their latest cars hark back to the early years of Swedish manufacturer Volvo's, pretty cars. These were the times when the P1800 and P1900 were the real lookers, with a look as well as a style.
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2017 Nissan Micra Review

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Nissan Micra 2017


The Nissan Micra -  the iconic hatchback, which became bland, bubbly and unappealing to the masses, well that's about to change. For years the Ford Fiesta, Volkswagen Polo and Vauxhall Corsa have dominated the small car market, however Nissan want it back.
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2017 MG GS Review

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When you think of MG you are unlikely to think of a reasonably priced crossover built to take on the likes of the Nissan Qashqai and Kia Sportage. However realign your thinking, that's about to change! Over one week we have extensively tested the manual MG GS, covering in excess of 800 miles travelling everywhere from the Wembley Stadium, London to Ambleside in The Lake District. 
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