Peugeot has been making cars for well over a century, offering models of all shapes and sizes during that time. But it’s the brand’s smaller models that have been the most desirable, with its 205 proving to be a landmark car.When Peugeot/Citroen collaborated with Toyota to launch the 107, C1 and Aygo in...
It’s not uncommon for car makers to launch revenue generating special editions as a model reaches the end of production.Late last year, SEAT presented the limited run Leon Cupra R – a kit-laden, tuned version of the standard hot hatch. Now it’s the turn of the Leon ST estate, driven here for the...
As London was being gripped by Olympic fever in the summer of 2012, Peugeot’s designers were starting work on something that would prove to be a game-changer for them, too.The ageing 508 would need replacing, but the D-segment in which the car competed was in decline. Yet at the same time, an opportunity...

Ford Fiesta vs SEAT Ibiza

We love the turbocharged 1.0-litre engines in the Ford Fiesta and SEAT Ibiza, two of the best superminis on sale. But for young drivers, or anyone who wants to make savings on insurance or the initial purchase price, there are lower-powered options.In the Fiesta, a 1.1-litre three-cylinder does the job as the entry-level...
There’s definitely more ostentatious electric cars than the Renault ZOE, but few are as successful. The ZOE has been the best-selling EV in Europe three years in a row, and only in 2018 did it slip behind the latest Nissan Leaf. It’s a car that is – quite literally – going quietly about...