Review: Fiat Abarth 595 Competizione 180bhp

Don’t be fooled by its diminutive size, this is one feisty little hot hatch

By Shahzad Sheikh

Remember Rhino the hamster-in-a-ball who is a fan of, and then befriends, Bolt the supposed superdog in the 2008 Disney movie? Rhino is tiny and tubby, but a powerhouse of passion, puissance and pluck; naive about the world, unshakeable in self-belief, and unconcerned about any notion of conventionality.  

That’s who this crazed and not-so-cuddly-and-cute, Fiat Abarth 595 Competizione, reminds me of.

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Toyota Aygo Review

It maybe tiny, but it’s got a lot of heart!

By Shahzad Sheikh

This is the 2019 Toyota Aygo in X-trend spec which is actually new for this year. It gets the 15-inch machined alloys and the red accents on the sills, bumper and mirrors, which are cool. Even cooler is the optional canvas full length power roof – in the summer it’s like driving a baby four-seater convertible!

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David Brown Speedback Silverstone Edition Exclusive Review

Review of the 601bhp, £620,000 hand-built David Brown Automotive Speedback Silverstone

By Shahzad Sheikh

It’s a limited edition sister car to the Speedback GT that was introduced five years ago – a hand made, coach built performance grand tourer based on a Jaguar XKR platform and drivetrain. Beautifully built, enticingly expensive, remarkably rare – only 10 of the 100 Speedback series cars will be Silverstone editions.

Kia Stinger 2.2 CRDi Review

Did you even realise there was a diesel Stinger too?

We review the diesel version of the Kia Stinger? This or entry-level diesel versions of the BMW 3 Series, Jaguar XE and Alfa Romeo Giulia?