Peugeot brings on its replacement for the 407 and 607, growing in size (and presumably weight) in the process.
“It doesn’t know what it’s trying to be, what’s it meant to be? Too schizophrenic for me.” These are the words of a fellow scribe who has also just spent the last 90 minutes in the East Midlands countryside driving Honda’s new hybrid offering – the CR-Z.
I personally don’t agree with this assessment, though even Honda themselves admit there’s no real competitor to its Honda Insight successor. Nevertheless, curious and intrigued by a car whose chassis designer claimed the Elise partly inspired the CR-Z, I popped along a week ahead of its UK launch to see what all the hype was about.
In recent years Audi has made some staggering advances in terms of drivers cars – the RS4 and RS8 are stand-out products, but if you say the word ‘Audi’, we still naturally think of one word – ‘understeer’.