How handsome is the car on this page, hey? Look at its chiselled jaw, those sparkling eyes and the functional interior… but is it any good to drive?
Fresh on the heels of my last anecdote-laden review, this trendy Vee Double You gave me plenty of chances to load this article with pleasant stories.
Thanks to the unstoppable armada of SUV’s, hatchbacks are following their sedan brethren by dying a not-so-slow death in our sales charts. Nonetheless, Kia still makes this wholesome Rio and we give you our quick impression of it.
The trip home
Should you not know this, motoring journalists are usually fed a stream of cars from various manufacturer press fleets. These groups of vehicles are registered to the factory and used for launches, road tests and long-term reviews, events and other automotive occasions. One such car is this white Suzuki Swift 1.4 GLS.
‘n Nuwe Ikon
Een van die eerste motors wat ek vir ‘n koerant of webwerf getoets het was ‘n Ford Ikon, ook ‘n donker-rooi ene, soos die nuwe model wat onlangs ‘n paar dae by my kom kuier het. Destyds was die klein Ford ‘n splinternuwe model op Stellenbos se paaie, en ek onthou ook hoe ek ‘n paar weke later ‘n eenmalige “Sport” model met meer woema getoets het.