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Iconic Renault 5 returning to the roads as an all-new electric supermini

THE iconic Renault 5 is coming back — as an electric runabout. The sporty hatchback was originally made from 1972 to 1996 and became France’s most popular car in the 80s. 4 Renault’s iconic Renault 5 name is being brought…

Rare 28-year-old Ford Escort Cosworth on sale for a whopping £92,500

A RARE Ford Escort Cosworth — a favourite of boy racers — is up for sale at £92,500. The asking price for the 28-year-old motor is more than four times its original £20,500 in 1993. 6 A rare Ford Escort…

Football stars and celebs who splash out on luxury cars are losing up to £180,000 in just a few years

FOOTBALL stars and celebs who splash out on luxury cars are losing up to £180,000 in just a few years. The most expensive motors quickly drop in value by huge amounts, a study has revealed. 5 Raheem Sterling drives one…

Why the Suzuki Across you see here is unashamedly a copy-and-paste Toyota RAV4

WE all agree Suzuki knows a thing or two about making good small cars. Think Ignis, Swift, Jimny, and so on. 4 Built by Toyota for Suzuki – the RAV4 becomes the Suzuki Across But big family wagons? Nani-mo-nai. Nothing….

Leaving snow or ice blocking your number plate could land you a £1,000 fine

DRIVING in snow and ice can be treacherous – and it can also be dangerous for your wallet. Britain is set to be hit with six inches of snow today, before the nation is blanketed by the white stuff again…

After ­Lockdown v3 jump in a camper van and wake up with different views each morning — think Swiss Army knife on wheels

CAMPER vans like the VW California were until recently “the dream” for most of us. The only people who could afford them were hedge fund managers who got bored of taking Horatio and Jemima on holiday to the Maldives. 14…

Seat’s first plug-in hybrid is not much of a looker and looks like the regular Leon

THIS is Seat’s first plug-in hybrid. Not very sexy, is it? The e-Hybrid version looks like the regular Leon, bar the extra charge flap and a badge on the boot. 5 The e-Hybrid version looks like the regular Leon 5…

Kia Futuron to Audi e-Tron GT

IN the words of D:Ream and a bunch of awkward Labour MPs dancing in ill-fitting suits – “things can only get better”. Let’s not dwell on 2020 but instead look ahead to what’s coming up in the world of cars…

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Coronavirus pandemic is pushing down cost of car insurance for millions of motorists

THE pandemic is driving down the cost of car insurance for millions of motorists, a report says. Covid has meant less traffic on the road, leading to fewer accident claims. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news…

Vauxhall Combo Cargo 4×4 is ready for anything — on or off the road

THINGS that are small but strong: Ghost pepper. Lego brick. Ricky Hatton. A shot of absinthe. Now you can add the Vauxhall Combo Cargo 4×4 to that list. 6 Put the Vauxhall Combi Cargo 4X4 in a muddy playground with…

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