Peter Barnwell, Author at Asian Car Guide
May 24, 2018




2018 Kia Cerato S Review

March 21, 2018 Peter Barnwell 0

I’d have thought Kia’s Sportage or Rio would be its top seller here but no, it’s the Cerato small car in sedan and hatch that tops the sales charts. It’s because Cerato offers great value […]

2018 Suzuki Swift Sport Review

March 7, 2018 Peter Barnwell 0

It’s always seemed a bit underdone compared to other offerings in the rocket powered roller skate class and on the surface, new Suzuki Swift Sport looks like maintaining the status quo. But they’re sneaky buggers […]

2018 Toyota Prius C i-Tech Review

February 27, 2018 Peter Barnwell 0

Right now, Toyota has its environmental commitments covered with a range of hybrid vehicles, the most affordable of which is the Prius C that sells from $24,040. The more luxurious and better equipped i-Tech model […]

2018 Jaguar XE S Review

February 22, 2018 Peter Barnwell 0

They’ve got to be joking, calling a car the XE S, why not drop the pretence and just call the gorgeous compact Jag sedan the SE X. That says it all. It’s the top of […]

2018 Hyundai Sonata Active Review

February 20, 2018 Peter Barnwell 0

Getting punters to revisit the medium size sedan segment is problematic for carmakers in the face of an avalanche of similar-sized and priced SUVs. But the sedan format does have merit especially if you don’t […]

2018 Nissan Qashqai ST-L Review

January 30, 2018 Peter Barnwell 0

The name is naff but doesn’t stop people from buying Nissan’s Qashqai small SUV. It’s been around for yonks, initially as the Dualis in 2WD and 4WD, petrol and diesel. Now the latest Nissan Qashqai […]

2018 Jaguar XF 25d R-Sport Review

January 28, 2018 Peter Barnwell 0

The 2018 Jaguar XF battles against some well-established and popular offerings in the large premium sedan race, think Mercedes-Benz E-Class, BMW 5 Series and the Audi A7. But there’s something the big Jag has that […]