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So far Nick Ratcliffe has created 11 blog entries.

Long term update – Škoda Superb

By |2020-07-27T10:03:51+01:00February 27th, 2020|Car news and reviews, Skoda Reviews|

SINCE taking over our long termer I have covered 2,450 miles and achieved 52.3 mpg from the ŠKODA SUPERB - which is remarkable! The car is powered by a 1.6-litre diesel engine and whilst being frugal and low revving on the motorway, it is responsive and nippy in town. There are various driving styles available from the automatic gearbox - [...]

ST-Line chassis gives SUV sporting edge: Ford Kuga long term review two

By |2019-04-03T11:32:17+01:00April 3rd, 2019|Unpublished|

WE’VE been driving this sporty version of the excellent Ford Kuga SUV - the ST-Line. Fitted with a 2.0-litre diesel powering the front wheel, the ST-Line offers all the comfort and practicality you would expect of an SUV, but with a performance edge thanks to the ST-Line specification. This includes an uprated chassis with thicker anti-roll bars and a ride [...]

Relax and just drive – Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 4h long term review 2

By |2019-01-22T12:09:56+00:00January 25th, 2019|Car news and reviews, Company car and business car reviews, Mitsubishi Reviews, Our business cars|

THE updated Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV features a new 2.4-litre petrol engine. That’s up from 2.0-litres on the previous model. This latest engine in the 2019 Outlander PHEV provides greater economy thanks to sophisticated switching between Otto and Atkinson cycle modes. You won’t notice the changeover except in your wallet thanks to the improved mpg. The new engine certainly makes the [...]

Company car tax star – Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 4h long term review 1

By |2019-01-22T12:11:51+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Car news and reviews, Company car and business car reviews, Mitsubishi Reviews, Our business cars|

IF you were to ask most business motorists what PHEV stood for - we reckon they’d probably point at the Mitsubishi Outlander. The Outlander SUV was at the forefront of the PHEV revolution: Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle. PHEVs give you a great combination of economy and low company car tax thanks to a supplementary battery that means the car can [...]

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