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2015 Ford Mondeo arrives in Romania – short test drive inside

Saturday, December 20th, 2014 : Ford Romania has introduced the fifth generation of the Mondeo in Europe, over a 2-day event which has gotten us, automotive journalists, through all versions, under the close indications of professional racing drivers from the Romanian Rally Championship (Napoca Rally Academy). A nice touch of the ...
Test Drive: Ford Fiesta ST

Monday, November 17th, 2014 : The current generation of the Ford Fiesta ST has been officially presented to the public back in March, 2012, during the Geneva Motor Show, and it has recently received a facelift which is adding the most significant change, that “not Aston Martin-like” front grille, besides ...
Test Drive: Renault Twizy – Back to basics

Monday, November 17th, 2014 : Renault has been producing the Twizy for a couple of years now, in its Valladolid, Spain, facility but spotting one on European roads can turn out to be quite tricky because this is a truly basic ride, mostly, which is coming with some weird options, ...
Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz SL400

Sunday, November 16th, 2014 : The Mercedes-Benz SL is currently in its sixth generation and since the company has released a new entry-level, the SL400, which is basically the replacement of the old SL350, we have decided to have a go in it. Engine and Transmission The newest entry-level to the Mercedes-Benz ...
Test Drive: Mini Cooper S 5 Door

Friday, November 14th, 2014 : Mini – you know, the iconic city car brand introduced by Sir Alec Issigonis in the UK and revitalized by the world’s largest premium automaker, BMW – is in the midst of a critical generational change. That means the core model – the Mini hatchback – ...
Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz GLA 220 CDI

Friday, October 31st, 2014 : The Mercedes compact family has a new member – the adventurous GLA crossover. That means the lower-end of the luxury automaker’s lineup consists of the A, B, CLA and GLA models. No wonder the German carmaker has achieved spectacular sales results lately. Back in 2005, Mercedes ...
Test Drive: Dacia Sandero Stepway 1.5 90 HP

Friday, October 24th, 2014 : If you live in Europe, you don’t need an introduction to Dacia anymore – this is the affordable Renault subsidiary that rocked the auto industry with its success. One of its assets – the Sandero Stepway. If you need a textbook management success in Europe’s auto ...
Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz A180 CDI AT

Monday, October 6th, 2014 : The new generation of the A-Class has been around since 2012 and its overall design is quite drastic, considering its predecessor. Now, two years since it has been on the market, our team has went for a spin in what is its most fuel efficient ...
Test Drive: Citroen C-Elysee 1.6 HDi Exclusive

Monday, October 6th, 2014 : Citroen has introduced the second generation of the C-Elysee last year. The model is smaller than the C4 and it is based on the Peugeot 301, being offered in markets such as Eastern Europe or North Africa. The C-Elysee is rivaling the popular Dacia Logan, ...
Test Drive: BMW X4 xDrive30d

Monday, October 6th, 2014 : The newest crossover to make its way into BMW’s lineup is the X4. This is based on the X3 and it is basically a smaller version of the X6, aimed towards rivals such as the Porsche Macan. Our editorial team has recently went for a ...