Test drive: Entry-level Cupra Formentor impresses on looks and performance
This stylish alternative to an estate proves there’s no need to go to the top of the range to get a model that looks the part
The Formentor is the first Cupra model that is not, in effect, a rebadged Seat.
This compact SUV comes in headline-grabbing guise with a 2-litre, 310hp petrol engine and four-wheel drive to match its distinctly sporty appearance. This version, however, costs north of €64,000 and, no matter how good it is to drive, it will be rare on Irish roads.
Thankfully, the entry-level option is priced from €37,135 and it’s the one we have on...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
With any subscription you will have access to
Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps
Unlimited access to our eReader library
Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week
Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you
Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences
Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine
Motoring: Ford gets creative with new hybrid Transit Custom van
Ford has come up with an inventive and unusual solution to the problem of commercial vehicle emissions, with this plug-in hybrid derivative of the long-serving Transit van
Test drive: Bentley brings its most luxurious grand tourer up to Speed
The exclusive Continental GT Speed has power and precision and is made for those who can afford life in the fast lane
Test drive: Sporty Octavia plugs into the zeitgeist
The Skoda Octavia RS iV gets a distinctly sporting makeover inside and out, as well as a hybrid powertrain
Test drive: Hyundai’s stalwart Santa Fe gets an impressive hybrid makeover
A significant midlife update for this evergreen model brings with it a plug-in hybrid powertrain and makes for great family transport