Sunday, March 2nd, 2014
After we’ve tested almost all Renault Captur models, we decided to check out the 3-cylinder engine - 898 cc 66kw (90 hp) model.
Why we’ve tested all Captur models? This mini-crossover managed to rank third in the European small crossover segment for 2013. It was a ...
Monday, February 17th, 2014
Who ever thought in 2007, when Fiat unveiled the new 500 citycar that the Italian automaker will ever build a seven-seater 500 model. Clearly, nobody.
A super-sized 500 mammoth? No way!
But … actually, at the end of the day we were all wrong.
Fiat presented the 500L ...
Friday, February 7th, 2014
Fiat had a great success back in the 60’s with the 500 model. It was cheap, practical and equipped with a 479 cmc petrol engine – that’s why it was called 500. Probably it was the first real city car.
But today 500 is changed. We ...
Saturday, January 11th, 2014
It’s called Veloster, a combination of velocity and roadster, and evokes the sporty characteristics of a sporty two-plus-two.
Unveiled for the first time at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show (non-turbo) and a year later, at the same auto show in Turbo form, this is a very ...
Friday, January 10th, 2014
After the facelift recently operated on the Fluence sedan we took out for a spin the petrol model equipped with the CVT transmission. Now it’s time to see what the model feels like in the more conventional diesel-manual transmission configuration. We did that with a ...
Sunday, December 29th, 2013
The Dacia Dokker has been in production ever since last year (2012) and since it has been so well received by most markets across Europe and North Africa, we have decided to go for a spin in one.
Engine and Transmission
Dacia is offering the Dokker with ...
Thursday, December 19th, 2013
These days Hyundai is aiming to move upmarket by offering a comprehensive package at a price that is believed to be very competitive. True or not … we’re about to discover.
The estate variant of the i40 was unveiled for the first time in 2011 at ...
Friday, December 13th, 2013
Do you know Dacia? I’m actually pretty confident that even if you read this from a remote corner of the Earth you do know what I’m talking about. This is the power of globalization and particularly of Renault, which is behind the success story that ...
Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
First was the Countryman, and now here it is: the new Paceman compact crossover. Yes, this is a Mini, but not that “mini” like the one built in the 60’s. It has about the same size as Hyundai Veloster and its only 9cm shorter than ...
Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
Inautonews tested the new 2014 BMW ActiveHybrid 5.
Everything started in 2005 when BMW joined with General Motors, Mercedes-Benz, and Chrysler to develop a set of hybrid vehicle technologies. This way the X6 Hybrid was born … BMW’s first hybrid vehicle. But no one was really ...