2011 Ford Focus, 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder, petrol, six-speed manual transmission
Unbelievably it’s 13 years since Ford turned the hatchback sector on its head with the original Ford Focus. After the Escort, which had turned into possibly the most nondescript car in history, it was nothing short of a revelation...
Value for money and fun to boot - a winning combo
2011 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo; 4.0-litre, six-cylinder, turbocharged petrol; six-speed automatic; four-door sedan: $50,990
CarAdvice Rating: 4 out of 10
We who live in the land down under have it so good - automotively speaking, of course...
We’ve all done it. You hit the indicator stalk and start switching lanes, when all of a sudden you realise that another car has crept up into your blind spot and has blasted you with their horn, in the hope of avoiding an embarrassing collision.
Now there’s an answer, it’s called BLISS (Blind Spot Information System) and it’s been available on Volvo cars for several years...