Recent articles by Mike Askew

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News

Vauxhall VXR8

9 Apr, 2008

Scorching super-saloon gets power boost courtesy of Corvette.

RAC
News

Insurance news

8 Apr, 2008

New insurance groups set to cause chaos

Jaguar XF
News

Sales tax on the way

24 Mar, 2008

Prestige British car makers to be hit by emissions-based showroom tax in 2010

Fiat 500
News

Sub-£8K Fiat 500

6 Nov, 2007

Fiat has stunned fans of its new 500 by announcing that prices will start below £8,000.

TomTom sat-nav
News

Sat-nav

2 Oct, 2007

New sat-nav device now integrates neatly into dash

Honda Accord Tourer
News

Honda Accord

22 Sep, 2007

Honda Accord Tourer previews the next-generation load-lugger

BMW X5
News

BMW X5

10 Aug, 2006

Does seven go into five? It does when it's BMW's all-new X5 and seven is the number of seats!

News

Big Hyundai lets off steam!

9 May, 2006

Holy smoke! When a disguised new prototype ground to a steaming halt under the nose of the mag's spy photographer, the red-faced test drivers were forced to lift up the bonnet and call for help.

News

Audi's wild RS3 is go, go, go

9 May, 2006

Here's the proof that Audi's RS3 is a racing certainty! Underneath the touring car-style bodywork of this sporty-looking model sits the running gear of the hottest A3 ever produced.

Videos

Volvo S80 Unveiled

1 Mar, 2006

Volvo surprised the show by pulling the wraps off its new S80 luxury saloon - a key rival to the BMW 5-Series and Audi A6

Videos

Skoda Roomster at Geneva

1 Mar, 2006

The Czech manufacter dedicated the entire ground floor level of its stand to the Roomster - an all-new baby MPV

Videos

Nissan Pivo

1 Mar, 2006

The Nissan Pivo has an amazing party trick at - it can rotate and move sideways into a parking space!

Videos

Geneva 2006: Dodge Hornet

1 Mar, 2006

Making its European debut at Geneva, the Dodge Hornet has been designed to combine European small car practicality with bold American stylin

Videos

Geneva 2006: Porsche 911 Turbo

1 Mar, 2006

Geneva marked the first public appearance of the new 911 Turbo. The sixth generation model has an output of 480bhp, some 60bhp more than its predecessor

Road tests

Volkswagen Polo

1 Feb, 2006

If you need reminding that we live in strange times, take a moment to look at the Polo Dune.

Road tests

Alfa Romeo Brera

9 Nov, 2005

In a world where engineers are building MPVs which drive like sports cars, it's no wonder some experts are claiming the days of the plain and simple sporting GT are over

Long-term tests

Toyota Prius

20 Jul, 2004

Ah, the sound of silence! That's what we have got used to with our long-term Prius. The petrol-electric hybrid has become a firm fleet favourite over the past five months, due to its uncanny ability to waft along emitting no noise whatsoever.

Long-term tests

Toyota Prius

20 Apr, 2004

What does £25 get you these days? A slap-up curry at your local tandoori? A half-decent seat at a football match? Whatever makes you tick, the chances are £25 would come in very handy.

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