Meet the sporty new Kia procee'd - a nice bit of edge

Ludlow Advertiser: Kia's got a new sporty edge.

3:40pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

At-a-glance. Kia pro-cee’d 1.6-litre GT turbo petrol six-speed manual. Price: £19,995 (on the road). Top speed: 143mph. 0-60mph: 7.4 seconds. Fuel: 38.2mpg (combined figure). C02 emissions (g/km): 171. Verdict: Great looks, fast and refined motor, family friendly, generous equipment, supple ride, value for money.

Saying goodbye to a VW legend - the Kombi

Ludlow Advertiser: The end of an era for the iconic Kombi.

3:36pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

VOLKSWAGEN has finally ended production of its iconic Kombi, which has provided the base for countless campervans.

Smooth and refined as ever - the new GTI

Ludlow Advertiser: This is not a car that announces its arrival with a foghorn.

11:42am Thursday 20th March 2014

IT’S a sign of progress that there’s more choice in the hot hatch market than ever before. Diesel power is now considered a worthy alternative to the traditional petrol motors that have dominated the market, while the theoretical 200bhp barrier was blown wide open some time ago.

Mini hatch familiar - yet ramped in a new exciting package

Ludlow Advertiser: It looks familiar - but there some exciting new differences.

11:32am Thursday 20th March 2014

IT MIGHT have grown slightly but there’s no mistaking the oversize headlights and signature grille - it can only be a Mini.

Honda CR-V lives up to expections

Ludlow Advertiser: Honda CR-V lives up to expections

5:21pm Friday 14th March 2014

THE first and second generation CR-Vs left some rather large boots to fill.

Land Rover is a clean mean machine

Ludlow Advertiser: Land Rover is a clean mean machine

5:19pm Friday 14th March 2014

WITH the continual pressure on makers of large SUVs to clean up their acts, this latest update from Land Rover of its Discovery 4 should silence the critics.

Seat Leon ST is a new high for car maker that's going from strength to strength

Ludlow Advertiser: Seat - going from stength to strength.

12:16pm Thursday 6th March 2014

BEING under the wing of the giant Volkswagen group, Spanish-firm Seat continues to go from strength to strength, writes Roy Lewis.

BMW's new 4x4 is quality through and through

Ludlow Advertiser: X5 - sheer quality.

2:33pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

YOU CAN’T knock success. Popularity is no guarantee of quality of course, but when it comes to parting with your hard earned cash, there must be something in it.

New Leon SC SE delivers a real punch

Ludlow Advertiser: New Leon SC SE delivers a real punch

2:38pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

BRITISH buyers have been responsible for a significant increase in Seat sales during the past year. They like the German engineering coupled with Spanish design flair and prices that are appealing for such a quality and efficient product.

New BMW i3 driving experience is simply electric

Ludlow Advertiser: (3428805)

12:02pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

A NEW era of premium car ownership has been ushered in with the launch of the all-new BMW i3. This revolutionary car offers zero emissions in a premium car package, yet at an affordable price.

Quirky Picasso is family-friendly

Ludlow Advertiser: Quirky Picasso is family-friendly

11:17am Thursday 31st October 2013

Citroen C3 Picasso Exclusive HDi 115 six-speed manual.

Roy Lewis road tests the VW Golf GTD 2.0-litre six-speed manual, five-door

Ludlow Advertiser: Vw Golf Gtd 20-Litre Six-Speed Manual, Five-Door

8:00am Saturday 19th October 2013

Roy Lewis road tests the VW Golf GTD 2.0-litre six-speed manual, five-door.

Rugged off-road, stylish in town

Ludlow Advertiser: Rugged off-road, stylish in town

12:00pm Monday 14th October 2013

Skoda Yeti Adventurer 2.0 TDi CR DPF 140PS 4x4 fivedoor six speed manual.

On trend but not off beaten tracks

Ludlow Advertiser: On trend but not off beaten tracks

12:00pm Monday 7th October 2013

Peugeot 2008 1.2-litre petrol Allure VTi Crossover manual.

Your lifestyle choice

Ludlow Advertiser: Your lifestyle choice

7:00am Wednesday 2nd October 2013

Toyota RAV4 2.2-litre diesel Icon AWD manual.

Golf plays all-round good game

Ludlow Advertiser: Golf plays all-round good game

4:00pm Monday 16th September 2013

VW Golf SE 1.4-litre TSi 122PS three-door six-speed manual.

Roy Lewis road tests the Peugeot 207 CC 1.6-litre156bhp Allure manual.

Ludlow Advertiser: Roy Lewis road tests the Peugeot 207 CC 1.6-litre156bhp Allure manual.

8:00am Saturday 7th September 2013

ROY LEWIS road tests...

Roy Lewis road tests the Chevrolet Trax 1.7-litre turbo diesel manual LT.

Ludlow Advertiser: Chevrolet Trax 1.7-litre turbo diesel manual LT.

8:00am Saturday 31st August 2013

ROY LEWIS road tests...

Roy Lewis road tests the Isuzu D-Max Eiger double cab 2.5 turbo diesel intercooler.

Ludlow Advertiser: Isuzu D-Max Eiger double cab 2.5 turbo diesel intercooler.

8:00am Saturday 24th August 2013

ROY LEWIS road tests...

TV choice offers a decent deal

Ludlow Advertiser: TV choice offers a decent deal

7:00am Wednesday 21st August 2013

It’s Top Gear’s new reasonably priced car, but is the latest version of the Vauxhall Astra a reasonable bet for the family? Matt Westcott checks it out.

Hey, good looking

Ludlow Advertiser: Hey, good looking

7:00am Monday 19th August 2013

Seat Leon SC S 1.2-litre TSi petrol six-speed manual.

It’s all going on inside BMW revamp

Ludlow Advertiser: It’s all going on inside BMW revamp

12:00pm Sunday 11th August 2013

THIS might not be an all new model, but there's no such thing as a minor refresh in the BMW 5 Series – it’s the Munich-based firm’s biggest seller globally, making it the most important car to come out of its factories.

Roy Lewis road tests the Mazda 6 2.2-litre 150PS diesel saloon six-speed manual SE-L.

Ludlow Advertiser: Roy Lewis road tests the Mazda 6 2.2-litre 150PS diesel saloon six-speed manual SE-L.

8:00am Saturday 3rd August 2013

ROY LEWIS road tests...

Practical and stylish

Ludlow Advertiser: Practical and stylish

7:00am Monday 29th July 2013

Kia Carens 1.7 CRDi 2 (114bhp) Eco manual.

Performance at good value price

Ludlow Advertiser: Performance at good value price

7:00am Sunday 21st July 2013

New Octavia vRS – the fastest Octavia ever

Engine economy rewrites rules

Ludlow Advertiser: Engine economy rewrites rules

4:00pm Saturday 20th July 2013

Ford B-Max 1.0-litre 125PS EcoBoost, Titanium, five-speed manual.

Classy hatchback has fun factor

Ludlow Advertiser: Classy hatchback has fun factor

4:00pm Sunday 14th July 2013

Volvo V40 D3 SE 150hp Nav.

Revamped all-rounder packs a punch

Ludlow Advertiser: Revamped all-rounder packs a punch

4:00pm Sunday 30th June 2013

Skoda Octavia SE 1.4-litre TSi.

Nostalgia costs but comes in style

Ludlow Advertiser: Nostalgia costs but comes in style

4:00pm Tuesday 25th June 2013

Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet 50s Edition 1.4-litre 160PS manual.

Sporting technology packs a punch

Ludlow Advertiser: Sporting technology packs a punch

4:00pm Sunday 16th June 2013

ASTONMartin is taking sports car performance to extremes with the announcement of the new V12 Vantage S.

Big ideas make for fun drive

Ludlow Advertiser: Big ideas make for fun drive

4:00am Saturday 15th June 2013

Mini Cooper Paceman SD ALL4 2.0-litre manual.

Stage set for impressive performer

Ludlow Advertiser: Stage set for impressive performer

4:00pm Saturday 8th June 2013

New Seat Ibiza ST FR 1.4-litre TSi with DSG auto.

Get into a desirable driving position

Ludlow Advertiser: Get into a desirable driving position

4:00pm Friday 7th June 2013

YOU know a car maker is trying really hard to connect with young buyers when it purposely misspells the name of its new offering to grab maximum attention in the marketplace, writes Ian Dooley.

Roy Lewis road tests the Toyota GT86 2.0-litre petrol manual.

Ludlow Advertiser: Toyota GT86 2.0-litre petrol manual

8:00am Friday 31st May 2013

ROY LEWIS road tests...

Superb by name, superb by nature

Ludlow Advertiser: Superb by name, superb by nature

3:00pm Monday 27th May 2013

ŠKODA has revealed UK price and specification details for its updated Superb flagship model.

Cleaner off-roader has fresh face

Ludlow Advertiser: Cleaner off-roader has fresh face

3:00pm Friday 24th May 2013

Suzuki Grand Vitara five-door 1.9-litre diesel SZ5.

Skoda embarks on product refresh

Ludlow Advertiser: A new Skoda SUV will be larger than the current, popular Yeti, pictured.

3:00pm Monday 20th May 2013

SKODA will add a second SUV to its line-up, larger than the Yeti, as part of its plans to increase global sales by 50 per cent over the next few years.

The joys of a solid, opulent drive

Ludlow Advertiser: The joys of a solid, opulent drive

3:00pm Saturday 18th May 2013

WITH Mercedes-Benz intent on producing smaller premium vehicles, the arrival of the new AClass 200 marks an important step for the German manufacturer.

Designed around family needs

Ludlow Advertiser: Designed around family needs

12:00am Wednesday 15th May 2013

KIA’S all-new Carens is now available to order from dealerships across the UK.

Just add more luxury

Ludlow Advertiser: Just add more luxury

12:00am Monday 13th May 2013

THE MERCEDES-Benz SL-Class is now even more luxurious, thanks to enhanced standard equipment and key exterior appointments, mixing style with comfort and advanced engineering.

Fresh, stylish - yet familiar

Ludlow Advertiser: Fresh, stylish - yet familiar

12:00am Wednesday 8th May 2013

VOLKSWAGEN’S stylish CC may still be a Passat at heart but clever work by the giant German firm has transformed the car into a four-door coupe with more elegance and excitement.

Meet one of the best of its kind

Ludlow Advertiser: Meet one of the best of its kind

12:00am Tuesday 7th May 2013

IT continues to be a lucrative time for SUVs with lots of talented vehicles vying for attention, particularly in the smaller-car category, writes Roy Lewis, and among the top contenders is Audi’s Q3, a compact and refined fivedoor 4x4 crossover which offers a measure of off-road capability together with rather exceptional composure on the tarmac.

Sparking new interest in light van

Ludlow Advertiser: Sparking new interest in light van

12:00am Tuesday 30th April 2013

THE innovative Berlingo Electric made its UK debut at this month’s CV Show.

Let your motor make a statement

Ludlow Advertiser: Let your motor make a statement

12:00am Monday 29th April 2013

CITROËN has unveiled the DS Wild Rubis, a unique and captivating concept which points to a future DS SUV. The concept debuts at the Shanghai Motor Show, which continues this week.

Well-built car with muscle

Ludlow Advertiser: Well-built car with muscle

8:00am Saturday 20th April 2013

Toyota Auris Sport 1.6-litre five door manual.

Roy Lewis Road Tests the Land Rover Defender 90 XS Station Wagon.

Ludlow Advertiser: Land Rover Defender 90 XS Station Wagon.

8:00am Friday 12th April 2013

AT-A-GLANCE

Economical and fun to drive, too

Ludlow Advertiser: Economical and fun to drive, too

8:00am Saturday 6th April 2013

Seat Leon 1.6-litre TDi S.

Roy Lewis road tests the Citroen DS3 Ultra Prestige THP 1.6-litre petrol.

Ludlow Advertiser: Citroen DS3 Ultra Prestige THP 1.6-litre petrol.

8:00am Saturday 30th March 2013

ROY LEWIS road tests...

Leaf’s 100-change bid to switch on Europeans

Ludlow Advertiser: Leaf’s 100-change bid to switch on Europeans

8:00am Monday 25th March 2013

NISSAN is taking the chance to make the all-electric Leaf more European in the way it drives and the quality of the interior with the switch of production from Japan to the UK plant near Sunderland, says vice-president of electric vehicle product planning, Etienne Henry.

Unfamiliar brand is looking for growth

Ludlow Advertiser: Unfamiliar brand is looking for growth

8:00am Sunday 24th March 2013

SSANGYONG, the almost forgotten South Korean brand, now under Indian ownership, is continuing to rebuild sales in Britain, says its UK managing director.








Local Information

Enter your postcode, town or place name

House prices »   Schools »   Crime »   Hospitals »

click2find


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree