The Mulsanne is a huge thing, so when you park it in a car park, there’s no danger of you losing it as either the front or back end sticks out further than any other car. At home I had to back it right up against my garage door to allow neighbours to pass by in their cars.
Blog - Author: Martin Ward
To drive the hybrid version of the Yaris is almost identical to driving the equivalent standard car. It doesn’t feel any heavier and the handling characteristics are almost identical. If anything, it’s slightly better because of its lower centre of gravity due to the weight of the batteries and where they are positioned.
My very first company car back in 1971 was a Mini Van – I say company car; it was actually the parts van that I was allowed to take home every night (even on weekends), and I had to make sure it was back at the garage every morning to do its day job.
The quiet villages and rural landscape around Maidenhead is hardly the place to test three monster cars, but it’s exactly this sort of environment where these expensive, powerful cars will end up living.
We stayed nice and local for the all-new V40 launch, just over the hills from Yorkshire in Lancashire.
I drove the Mondeo Estate over 1,000 miles from my home in Huddersfield, to Ford’s test track in Lommel, Belgium and back again.
I last drove the Twizy on a very hot day in Ibiza and said at the time that this was the perfect place to drive one. I also said it would be a different experience on a cold, wet winter’s day in Huddersfield, but I didn’t have to wait until winter, as June was pretty close to November and December in terms of bad weather.