Mini, Mini Countryman, Countryman, Cooper, Cooper S, Torquing Cars

MINI purists will remember when the original MINI got a little bit bigger.  The brand grew the tiny commuter into the likes of the Clubman, and the original Austin Mini Countryman – affectionately known as ‘Woody’.  But when new Minis, no longer as tiny as they once were, got bigger … Read moreContinue Reading

Mercedes-Benz, GLA250, GLA Class, Mercedes-Benz GLA, Torquing Cars, Roarke Bouffe

So you’re thinking of buying an A-Class?  Don’t.  There are many better hatches available, and even within the Mercedes-Benz stable there’s something better.  It may be considered a crossover, but the Mercedes-Benz GLA250 is a Mercedes hatchback done right.  I’ll explain…   I’ve never really been much of a fan … Read moreContinue Reading

2017, Mazda CX-5, CX-5, Kodo, Jinba Ittai, Soul Red Crystal, Torquing Cars

The Mazda CX-5 was hardly long in the tooth, having only been launched originally in 2012.  But alas, 4 years down the line and there’s a new CX-5 that has debuted at the LA Auto Show.  Mazda claim it to be an ‘all new’ Mazda CX-5 – but the likelihood … Read moreContinue Reading