Import Face-Off Joliet 2017

Import Face-Off Joliet 2017

Import Face-Off Joliet 2017 was hled at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, IL on October 8, 2017.  When it comes to the amount of test and tune, car show participants and audio participants, Import Face-Off Joliet usually brings in a variety of each.

Import Face-Off Joliet 2017 also included activities such as the car, truck, and bike show, 1/4 miles drag racing, Usaci stereo Crank It Up Contest, Burnout Contest, Two Step Competition, Low Car Limbo, Pit Midway, Continue reading “Import Face-Off Joliet 2017”

Long-term test review: Kia Stinger

First report: The Kia Stinger has arrived on our fleet and the high-end executive sports saloon has made a positive early impressionVerdict4The Kia Stinger is no shrinking violet; striking looks, punchy performance and a load of standard equipment make the new executive saloon an appealing alternative to the German opposition on first impression.

Mileage: 2,164
Economy: 34.0mpg

There aren’t many car companies that have gone through a brand transformation quite as extensive as Continue reading “Long-term test review: Kia Stinger”

New Hyundai Kona Electric 2018 UK review

The Hyundai Kona Electric is an attractive proposition, and we've driven a late prototype version in the UKVerdict4.5The Hyundai Kona Electric is decent to drive, refined and comfortable, and it’s just about big enough for a small family. But it really stands out because of two things: its range and its pricing. This really is the first car that delivers Tesla-esque range between charging stations, but for less than £30k. That’s a great achievement, and it’s likely to ensure that Continue reading “New Hyundai Kona Electric 2018 UK review”

New Kia Sportage 2018 facelift review

The Kia Sportage has been facelifted for 2018, adding subtle exterior changes and this new 48V mild-hybrid option…Verdict3.5The Kia Sportage has competed towards the top of the family SUV class ever since this fourth-generation model came out in 2015 – and the latest round of updates have only strengthened its position. The lower powered petrol and diesel engines will continue to make more sense to most buyers, but those after a smooth, quiet and refined powertrain shouldn’t discount this Continue reading “New Kia Sportage 2018 facelift review”

New Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupe 2018 review

Updated twin-turbo Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupe gets tweaks inside and out, as well as new boxVerdict5Subtle improvements across the board mean the Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupe remains right at the top of its class. The interior is a big step up thanks to the installation of the brand’s latest dual-screen displays, while gentle exterior massaging has left the design looking fresh, too. But it’s how the V8, rear-wheel-drive Coupe entertains and excites that still makes it a stand-out sports car. Continue reading “New Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupe 2018 review”

Used Nissan Note review

A full used buyer’s guide on the Nissan Note covering the Note Mk2 (2013-2017)VerdictThe second-generation Nissan Note wasn’t a game-changer, although it did introduce a series of safety features to the segment. It’s neatly designed and, as long as you avoid entry-level cars, equipment levels are generous. The Note is popular mainly with private and Motability buyers, so there are lots of low-mileage examples around. Read the owner reviews on our sister website Carbuyer and you’ll see Continue reading “Used Nissan Note review”

BMW X4 vs Mercedes GLC Coupe

BMW’s second-generation X4 has just arrived. We find out if it has the measure of the Mercedes GLC Coupe

BMW cottoned on to the coupé-SUV niche early on with its large X6. It had a body of a similar size to the X5, but with more curvaceous styling.

The firm then added the smaller, sportier X4, and it’s the new, second-generation X4 we’re testing here, updated with better infotainment and a higher- quality interior among other features.

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Long-term test review: Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in

Update: the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in hybrid is returning great economy, and a newly installed Pod Point has cut charging timesVerdict4The Ioniq is no driver’s car and feels heavy on the road, but on the flip side, its ride comfort impresses and the 82.1mpg we’ve managed so far is only set to rise thanks to even more regular recharging. That’s why we’re more than willing to overlook a lack of dynamism.

Mileage: 6,056
Economy: 82.1mpg

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New Hyundai i30 Fastback N prototype review

We drive a prototype version of the new Hyundai i30 Fastback N to see if it's just as good as its hatchback siblingVerdictIt’s clear Hyundai’s new N brand isn’t resting on it laurels developing, on this evidence, another finely-tuned and competent performance car. It may lack the razor sharp responses of the more senior hot hatch competition, but factor in what should be an attainable price tag matched to a sleek five-door body, and the i30N Fastback is stacking up to be a promising Continue reading “New Hyundai i30 Fastback N prototype review”