Wednesday, July 28, 2021

New MG HS Hybrid PHEV 2021

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The MG HS Plug in Hybrid Electric Vehicle is here, and it's quite something, the HS Hybrid as we've dubbed it starts at just under £30k.

Now this may sound high, but compared to similar PHEV SUV's it's extremely well priced, the Exclusive trim which adds LEDs, trim options etc starts at just under £32500.

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Salon Prive 2020 Blenheim Palace

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Welcome to Salon Prive, a prestigious event that comprises of 4 days of automotive delight, each day offers something different whether it's Ladies day with Boodles or Supercars and Classics with Pirelli, this sadly is one of the only shows to run this year.
 
This was the media day, meaning very few people and perfect for Annabelles vulnerabilities.
 
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Suzuki S Cross SX4 Hybrid SZ5 Review and Road test

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Our long-awaited new Suzuki S Cross review is now here, and yes this features the new power train the hybrid system which combines the fantastic Boosterjet engine and a 48V electric motor battery system, we have the SX4 and it's in the SZ5 trim.
 
This latest model looks different to the previous gen, new vertical grille, more safety and more economy.
 
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New MG ZS 2021 1 Litre Auto Review and Road Test

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It's here the all new MG ZS, ok technically it's a facelift meaning no powertrain tweaks, or chassis changes, however as you'll see from our new MG ZS review, alot has changed.
 
This is the 2021 ZS in the Exclusive trim, with the 1 litre turbo engine and 6 speed automatic gearbox.
 
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Mercedes Benz eVito Review and Road Test

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The Mercedes Benz Vito has been a staple for many years in the commercial world. Well the world has started to change a little, and emissions are the hot topic, meaning you've likely seen that diesel is a non starter in todays world.

This means commercial vehicle manufacturers have had to look elsewhere, enter the eVito.

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New Honda Jazz Crosstar Review and Road Test 2020

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The brand new Honda Jazz Crosstar has been alongtime coming courtesy of global events, but was it worth the wait? 

Oh yes.

This is not your stereotypical Jazz, and may well attract a younger audience with it's funky looks and impressive styling and of course the addition an offroad style bodykit.

It's a bit of a beast and looks quite a bit different to the standard Jazz.

It's powered by the same powertrain, yes like the Jazz there is one to choose from the e:HEV which comprises of a 1.5 iVTEC engine, 2 high energy electric motors -one to charge and one to propel and an eCVT.

It does have a range of additions for the extra price including water repellant funky interior, 30mm higher ride height allowing you to be alittle more adventurous on your extreme picniccing and of course uprated infotainment system.

Safety has also been notched up with the Honda sensing suite which includes adaptive cruise control, collision detection and hanow has 10 airbags.

The baby crossover come Citycar retails for just over £22,600.

Please enjoy and we've just had a Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross delivered, sadly one the last cars we'll ever get from the Colt Car Company due to Mitsubishi pulling out of Europe.

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New BMW M235i Gran Coupe Review and Road Test

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It's here the new BMW 2 Series F44 M235i, a new look, new engine even a new drive train.
 
This model retails for just under £44,000.
 
The new model now sports the B48 engine a 2 litre Turbo 4 cylinder rather than the 6 cylinder previously used.
 
This is one cool car with more practicality allowing for 4 over 6ft adults to sit comfortably in the Gran Coupe, well trimmed, refined with mood lighting, we ven had a 16 speaker Harmon Kardon system.
 
The engine generates 306bhp and get you 0-60 in under 5 seconds, the auto box is responsive and the modes easily transform the driving experience.
 
This car is built on UKL2 platform which is the platform used for some Mini cars and the new 1 series, it offers a different experience to say a RWD 3 series.
 
Our model the M235i has xDrive, however you can get smaller engines with front wheel drive, there is no RWD anymore.
 
As with all BMW cars and SUV's you can get add a range of options known as packs including a driving assistant and comfort pack etc, we have adaptive cruise control with stop go and numerous safety bits, as well as ICON LED headlamps with high beam assist.
 
The new 2 Series starts at around £26,500 and you can get a range of models.
 
 
 
 
 
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