TWO EXPECTED NEWS – We haven't tested them yet, but we'll present them anyway: they are the new Toyota Yaris and Volkswagen Golf. The first, now in its fourth generation, will also be on sale in the mild-hybrid versions, called eTSI, with powers of 110, 130 and 150 hp, and rechargeable hybrids: 204 horses for the eHybrid and 245 for the GTE. The second retains the style of previous models, but with an even more sophisticated look. Very technologically advanced, it has a rich safety equipment.
THESE WE HAVE ALREADY GUIDED TO US – I First contacts this month, the protagonists are, first of all, two small crossovers. The Renault Captur (all new, somewhat more spacious and with improved finishes) with the 1.3 TC3 petrol 1.3 petrol engine, and the fanciful DS 3 Crossback, driven in the silent and lively 136 HP electric version. Then there are two Audis: the Q3 Sportback suv-coupe, with a 150 bhp 2.0 diesel engine, and the A1 Citycarver, a crossover variant of the small German, driven by the 1.0 116 bhp petrol engine.
AND FIVE ARE IN TEST – Between the trials of the month (those that make use of the instrumental surveys of consumption and performance) stand out two models whose deliveries start just in these days: they are called Peugeot 208 and Skoda Kamiq. The French car is gritty, well finished and almost sporty to drive; small outside but big inside, moved from the 1.2 to 101 hp petrol. The Czech crossover (with a 1.0 from 116 hp) is spacious offers lots of electronic aids and an "praise" infotainment. Also the elegant Mazda CX-30 crossover (tested with the 1.8 diesel 116 HP) and the Toyota Supra, a very engaging coupe in driving, thanks to its 3.0 340 bhp petrol engine. A high level of comfort combined with a burning click are the main qualities of the EQC, the large 408 hp electric suv of the Mercedes.
LAMBORGHINI, AND HYBRID: A DREAM! – It's called Sian FKP 37 ldream car of the month: it is the most powerful Lamborghini ever, as well as the first with hybrid mechanics. It releases the beauty of 819 horses, is credited with a "0-100" in 2.8 seconds and a top speed of 350 km / h. They will build only 63: all already sold, at the (binding) price of 2.44 million euros.
HOW MUCH DOES A "STRIPED" MEAN? – Inevitable ours investigation, this month dedicated to bodybuilders. Did you know that, for the same damage to the bodywork, you can spend between 700 and 5,000 euros? This is what emerged from visiting 30 repairers from Milan to Naples.
HOW TO CHOOSE "THERMAL" – It's time to mount the winter tires, to safely face the bad season and stay away from fines. How to choose the right ones we tell you with our buying guide, which reviews the most popular products. For each you find the "real" price and the main features.
USED: CROSSOVER WITHOUT SURPRISES – Very much desired, the crossovers are now available also in quantities of second hand. We present eight of the most requested, with the merits, defects and quotations of the Eurotax specialist.
OVER 2000 KM ZERO – In closing, a classic of alVolante: well 2019 cars a zero kilometers, this time with discounts up to 51%. And then the price list of the new: 7783 versions, with images, technical features, editorial comments to choose well, and all standard or optional accessories. Finally, there are 2000 quotations for used cars (produced from 2010 to 2019) developed as usual by Eurotax.