Author Archives: Martin Gurdon

Martin Gurdon

Hoover the dog

Dog Friendly Cars

One of the odder car purchasing criteria in our household has been a vehicle’s dog friendliness. Not for us the blandishments of climate control and electric front seats, although being...

February 17, 2019
Lexus 450h Review
Car Reviews

Electric Dreams: Lexus 450h Review

Some cars are more relaxing than others, and the Lexus 450h is definitely a bit of a stress buster. The current version retains the fastback profile Lexus has chosen for...

June 28, 2016
SsangYong Korando Review 2016
Car Reviews

Korando Unchained: SsangYong Korando Review

Positioned as a metal-for-money alternative to lifestyle 4x4s like the Nissan Qashqai, the SsangYong Korando is likely to be a pragmatic rather than emotional purchase. Inside Korando is a spacious...

June 23, 2016
Lada Niva Review Feature Image
Car Reviews

Niva Give Up: Lada Niva Review

It has the contours of a cardboard box and a transmission that sounds as if it’s sawing wood, but the Lada Niva is a car like no other and has...

May 26, 2016
Fiat 500 Review
Car Reviews

Beyond Criticism? Fiat 500 Review

Not everyone is keen on Fiat’s faux period aesthetic, but that rather misses the point. The Fiat is bought by people who don’t care about cars or their history but...

May 19, 2016
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