Its Monday again, which means it’s time for our weekly news round-up which features the pricing and specifications for the new Hyundai Tuscon SUV for 2021, the newest addition to the Stelvio SUV range, 2020’s Car of the Year, and the best value cars for towing a caravan!
Hyundai Tuscon 2021
From the 7th January the all-new Tuscon will be available in showrooms around the UK, and there is plenty of excitement for this car too, as it is Hyundai’s bestselling SUV with over 7 million sold globally! As with a lot of new cars, the new Tuscon comes with a whole heap of new technology including Forward Collision Assist (FCA) – with car, pedestrian and cycle detection, Intelligent Speed Limit Assist (ISLA), Lane Follow Assist (LFA), Lane Keep Assist (LKA), Manual Speed Limit Assist (MSLA), Multi Collision Braking (MCA), and tyre pressure monitoring with individual tyre display.
The Tuscon comes in three trim levels, SE Connect, Premium and Ultimate, with the SE Connect starting at £28,495 with its 150PS 1.6-litre T-GDi engine. The SE trim also includes 17-in alloy wheels, cruise control, privacy glass, rear parking sensors and camera and electric heated wing-mirrors. The Premium trim extends luxuries to include LED headlamps, ambient interior lighting, heated front seats and heated steering wheel, smart adaptive cruise control with stop go function (DCT and Hybrid models), front and rear parking sensors with rear-view camera, and smart key with keyless entry and engine start/stop button. For all this the price goes up to £30,195.
Finally, the range-topping Ultimate trim adds 19-inch wheels, satin chrome door mouldings, leather seat trim with electric adjustment to driver and front passenger seats – both with heat and ventilation function, and driver’s seat position memory function. You also get heated rear seats, three-zone climate control with separate rear-seat control, panoramic sunroof and a smart electric tailgate all for £32,895.
2020 Car of the Year Award
The BMW M2 CS has been named Evo’s Car of the Year for 2020. It started production in early 2020 with the first customer deliveries in spring. This special edition was offered in limited numbers, positioned one rung up the performance ladder from the BMW M2 Competition. It blends track performance with everyday usability and sets new, class-leading standards for acceleration, handling dynamics and precision.
Alpha Romeo Stelvio Veloce Ti
Well, it is an Italian performance SUV with 280hp, and its and Alpha, what more do you want? You get a 2.0-litre driving the power through an 8-speed automatic gearbox, with Alpha’s sporty paddle-shifters from the Quadrifoglio. You can get to 60 in just 5.7 seconds and shows off some new flashy 21-in alloys.
You can differentiate it from the standard Stelvio with its dark coloured exterior badging, gloss black touches, and Alcantara leather steering wheel and seats. This car could be more than just fun to drive by the looks of it! We’ve even written a whole article about it here if you want to read more!
Best Value Cars for Towing Caravans
We know how much it hurts not being able to go abroad and enjoy the sunshine, so we are helping Brits make the most of it by holidaying at home! We’ve made a list of the best value cars for towing the whole family along in a caravan! We have covered every base as well from economy to price and even the size of your boot for all that luggage!
This list has the winner of each weight category plus a few alternative options with their prices. If you want to find out what car can pull your caravan, head over to our post here!
Ultimate Winter Protection Guide
Have you readied your car for the winter months? Did you know that up to 50% of all breakdowns during the colder months are avoidable with some very simple and straight forward checks! We know the pain of waking up to a car that won’t start or is frozen shut. So, we’ve made a must-read guide for all those motorists worrying about driving in the cold.
This covers everything down to how much anti-freeze to use this time of year and the best ways to prevent common faults caused by the cold! Don’t do winter this year without it! Read all about it here!Posted 14/12/2020 Back to Blog