2018 is officially over. It’s time for sunshine and (a sometimes rose-tinted) reflection on the year gone by. Here at CarAdvice, we’re taking the chance to look back at some of the most interesting, exciting and downright strange stories published this year.
Here's a look at the five most popular Car Culture stories of 2018.
5. Van Life – 2018 Volkswagen Transporter Trakkadu 400
Vans are very popular for such journeys, mainly among the younger set, but certainly not exclusive to it. And if you look hard enough, you will find multiple social media pages extolling the virtues of what they call ‘van life’.
4. Behind the wheel of the first-generation Honda Civic
Without the success of the Civic, there is a strong chance we wouldn’t be driving Hondas today. Before the Civic came along, Honda offered roadsters, wagons, sedans and smaller cars like the Kei-car-inspired Z and N360.
3. Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen – A love story
In fact, for this author at least, it’s my favourite Mercedes. This is a rather odd choice given the soon-to-be-replaced G is not only the oldest vehicle in the Mercedes range, but also perhaps the worst to drive as a daily.
2. 2018 Renault Megane RS280 – 7 cool things
There’s way too much to talk about with this third-generation reboot, so let’s keep it simple and showcase seven cool things about this new RS.
1. Toyota LandCruiser Prado Kakadu towing review
With the endless charge to hit the open road, caravan in tow, it sits on the first rung below the LandCruiser and Patrol when anyone is looking for an effective, large tow vehicle. It is also more affordable than a LandCruiser, at least.
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