Saturday October 31, 2020

Tested on Irish roads: Opel Grandland X Hybrid4 has looks and power

This impressive all-wheel-drive model will no longer benefit from a VRT rebate from next year, but then it is not aimed at the budget end of the market

18th October, 2020
Opel’s Grandland X Hybrid looks smart and is quick to respond in both electric running and combined petrol and electric mode

It should be of no surprise that Budget 2021 contained significant changes for motor taxation. Even without the internal influence of the Green Party in government, it was always going to be time to give motorists a clear message regarding the future of driving. And that, as we’ve discussed many times on these pages, appears to involve electric power.

Now the bad news for purchasers of new plug-in hybrid cars is that the generous...

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