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Test Drive: Ford Tourneo Courier 1.0 EcoBoost – Serenity

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 : Ford has been battling losses for years in its Ford of Europe business, but judging by the model lineup of the second largest US automaker you would immediately look for the problems outside of its car and commercial vehicle range. Why are we talking about finance ...
Test Drive: Renault Megane GT Line Energy 1.2 TCe

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 : Besides the Megane GT Line diesel, tested here, Renault is also offering a petrol version of the model which is using the 1.2-liter turbo. But is this worth it compared to the diesel variant? Engine and Transmission The Renault Megane GT Line Energy is offered with the ...
Test Drive: 2015 Aston Martin Vantage N430 Q – Brutal

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 : Unveiled just last year during the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, the Aston Martin N430 is, according to the British automaker the most dramatic expression of the V8 Vantage ever built. True or not, what I know is that the V8 Vantage has already 10 years ...
Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz B180 CDI

Friday, February 20th, 2015 : The Mercedes-Benz answer to models like the BMW 2-Series Active Tourer is called the B-Class. It’s a premium MPV with an appealing design, a spacious cabin, good engines and enough “goodies” inside to make you feel right at home. Giving up on RWD on some ...
Test Drive: 2015 Smart ForTwo

Friday, February 20th, 2015 : The new generation of the Smart ForTwo is a truly evolutionary city car which has become way better than its predecessor. After being in production since 2014, the inautonews.com team has went for a quick spin in it. Engine and Transmission The tested car came with a ...
Test Drive: smart forfour 1.0 71hp prime start/stop

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 : There’s a reason you might want to choose your brand identity without capital letters – either you’re very small or very unconventional – or there’s one company that has them both. That would be Daimler’s smart brand – a part of Mercedes Benz Cars. While the ...
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 ...