Dacia Sandero Comfort TCe 100 Bi-Fuel

Second Report Four weeks in, and nothing has fallen off. Actually, I tell a lie, because the plastic cover hiding the screw inside the driver’s side interior door handle came loose last week. It’s not a great fit, so I suspect it will happen again. A blob of Blu Tack will no doubt sort it. […]

Mitsubishi L200 DOUBLE CAB BARBARIAN X 2.3 DI-D AUTOMATIC

sixth test Given the choice between a track day or driving off-road, I think I’d choose to get my tyres dirty. There’s something deeply satisfying about plotting a course along a muddy track or over a rocky hillside. In the last update, I promised to test the Mitsubishi L200’s off-road capabilities, which we managed to […]

Mitsubishi L200 Double Cab Barbarian X 2.3 DI-D Automatic

Final Report I’ll say from the outset that I don’t think I’ve done the Mitsubishi L200 justice. Aside from the Subaru Outback, I can’t think of another Diesel Car long-termer better suited to our life in Devon. It’s why I jumped at the chance to run the L200 for the magazine, as I felt I […]

Mitsubishi L200 DOUBLE CAB BARBARIAN X 2.3 DI-D AUTOMATIC

Fifth Test   It’s the season of mist and mellow slipperiness, when the combination of wet leaves and mud dragged onto the roads by tractors emerging from fields turns the local lanes into something resembling narrow ribbons of grease. Not the ideal conditions for a rear-wheel drive pick-up weighing two tonnes which, for the most […]

Mitsubishi L200 DOUBLE CAB BARBARIAN X 2.3 DI-D AUTOMATIC

Report 3   It’s five months since the L200 was originally scheduled to arrive in Devon. Maybe the pick-up will stick around long enough this time for me to carry out a proper evaluation. I began last month’s report by saying that the L200 had returned to Mitsubishi HQ to fix a couple of issues, […]