UK drive: The Hyundai i30 N-Line offers good looks, but not that much drama

February 8, 2019

What is it? Take a passing glance at the Hyundai i30 N-Line and you might think you’re looking at the hardcore i30 N hot hatchback. Indeed, that was Hyundai’s intention – the N-Line, as is the case with most cars with ‘Line’ in their trim level, is meant to give some of the glamour of a full-fat hot hatch but without the associated running costs.


UK Drive: Hyundai’s Kona Electric delivers cutting-edge tech in a compact package

January 16, 2019

What is it? Electric cars are something that have quietly been growing in popularity in the past few years. Problem is, their appeal has always been isolated because of either their high list prices or limited electric ranges. Even models such as the best-selling Nissan Leaf suffer from this – the Leaf having a compromised electric range of less than 150 miles in normal driving conditions.


Long-term report: A baptism of fire for our Kia Ceed SW

January 3, 2019

We’re sent a great number of cars to test here, and many of them aim for excitement with powerful engines, shiny styling additions and a list of equipment as long as your arm. That’s all well and good, but even the most extensive spec sheet can’t cover up a car that’s simply a pain to live with.