A Tribute to the VW Bus
Today, old wrecks are dragged out of the Nordic forests to be renovated and repaired on the Continent by people with plenty of time and money and a burning love for VW buses.
Toyota Auris Hybrid – Real Consumption
EU Consumption Figures can be a bit misleading. What are the real figures?
I think we all have memories from an air-cooled Volkswagen. Good memories. At least I have.
Large doors with large openings. Plenty of space to fasten toddlers safely into their child seats. Plenty of interior space.
Manufacturing defects on T5 and A5
Almost all of the T5-based ambulances in Norway have got their engines replaced. Some have had several engine replacements.
Audi A3 TDI on Economy Class
The S-tronic did a good job of delivering power to the wheels, although it sometimes got tangled in some kind of eco mode.
We’ve been there and taken some snapshots among cowboy hats, Elvis look-a-likes, pin-ups and, of course, American cars.
A Brilliant Polo Engine
I’m sure the 1.2 TSI engine will be continued to the new Polo which is expected to come next year.
BMW 530d M Sport
There aren’t any good arguments for buying a straight six engine. Is’s all about passion.
Fisker – Reborn as Karma
Yet, we don’t know much about the future Karma. It might become a Tesla-killer.
Volvo V60 D2
It is not real premium, – nor a roomy stationwagon. Nevertheless, it has some good Volvo qualities.
When I release the throttle, the i3 goes “Zzzz” and breaks Down in front of the pedestrian crossing.
e-Golf – No Scandals!
It’s fun to drive, not only because it’s an electric vehicle – but also because it’s a Golf.
Getting around Tobago in an SX4
There are pot holes big enough to rip a wheel off. The locals know exactly where to take it easy. We don’t…
Streets of Rome
Join me on a visit to Rome to see what cars we might find parked along the kerb. I can tell you that the Fiat 500 is made for cities like Rome.
A predetermined lifetime?
Everyone who loves their car, hopes to keep it on the road for many years. Truth is that we may have no influence on that.
Room for bits and pieces
It looks like a Golf, but runs like a Fabia. The luggage compartment is nearly as big as a station wagon.
A small steering wheel
All I knew about this car was that it was French and had a rather small steering wheel.
I have tested The seventh Wonder of the World” – Volkswagen Golf Mk VII.
No Turbo? No Fun!
It has been a while since I drove a new car in this class without turbo. It brings my memories back to the nineties.
In the future, there will be fewer visits to the gas stations, and the world will turn greener.
Low tuned motorway cruiser
The down-tuned engine is not a big problem as there is plenty of torque.
What’s wrong with Opel?
It seems that someone deliberately has tried to hide Opel’s brand identity.
I don’t know if it’s supposed to be secret, but the Polo comes in two sizes, – small and big. And the “big” Polo is a little Golf.
A wider smile?
The new Opel has a wider smile. And the Astra truly offers a smile. The smile comes easy when you drive the 140hp engine.
Ready to Go Automatic?
If you plan to choose an auto-shifter for your next car, make sure you pick the solution that suits you best.
So You Want to Buy a Mini Car?
I promise, you will be pleasantly surprised how much space there is in a mini car.