Thursday 30 March 2017
Barely changed but barely needed changing
Right, it’s time to break out the finest of toothcombs, because Mazda has been at the mild-update thing again and this time it’s the turn of the big 6 saloon and estate. You may well remember that, not so long ago, Mazda gave the 6 a series of updates and improvements that were so hard to spot even the Large Hadron Collider struggled to find them. Well, here we are again then… Actually, that’s a little unfair, because there is one major addition...read more...
Skoda launches more aggressive 245hp Octavia
The most powerful Skoda Octavia in the company’s history is on its way. The new Skoda Octavia RS 245 delivers 245hp – 15hp more than the previous top-of-the-range RS variant. The powerful engine and innovative chassis technology including the electronically regulated VAQ limited-slip differential offer the ultimate driving experience. The compact sports car accelerates from 0 to 100kmh in just 6.6 seconds (Estate: 6.7 seconds); its top speed is...read more...
Driving in the dark becomes easier with new technology
It’s not just children who are afraid of the dark. Grown-ups get scared too worrying about driving at night. Some experts believe fear of the dark, or nyctophobia, can be traced back to our cave-dwelling ancestors, who were more at risk of being attacked by predators in the dark. Today it affects us behind the wheel. Worries over night blindness, and fear of hitting someone – or something – top a new poll of night-time driving fears,...read more...
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