THE ALPHA OF THE RELAUNCH – From the new one Alfa Romeo Tonale much of the future of the Biscione house goes by. We analyzed it under “X” rays, testing it on the road and on the track, noting (with our testers) the performance and consumption of the 160 HP 1.5 Hybrid version. Find it all in the new issue of to the steering wheel. This month our test center “got its hands” (and tools) also on another spearhead of the Stellantis group, the Maserati MC20, powered by the 630 HP of the Neptune engine and a refined carbon fiber structure, and on the sixth generation of the Opel Astra, the latter in the 131 HP turbo petrol version. But there is also room for a luxury diesel-powered hybrid sedan, the Mercedes C 300 d, and for a small, pleasant-to-drive crossover-coupe, the Volkwagen Taigo 1.0 TSI.
MANY NEWS – In addition to template calendar which will arrive in dealerships in the coming months, on alVolante of July 2022 you can find the first driving impressions of the new 1.5 Hybrid versions of the Fiat 500X and Tipo Station Wagon, as well as the sporty, adrenaline-fueled but “accessible” Toyota GR86 and two new “high wheel” hybrids. These are the Kia Niro crossover, which is completely renewed, and the brand new Mazda CX-60, the latter rechargeable from the socket. On the other hand, the original and fanciful XEV Yoyo microcar, which can also be driven by sixteen-year-olds, is powered only.
A CURRENT, SAVING – And if a current car is in your plans, with the buying guide for to the steering wheel you will discover the most interesting promotions for sixteen models, from the Dacia Spring to the Fiat Nuova 500, from the Peugeot e-2008 to the Volkswagen ID.3. Adding them to the incentives just financed by the government, buying them becomes much more affordable. Speaking of money: with our field survey we tell you how much you spend and how long it takes to get the B driving license in fifteen Italian provinces.
SPACE TO BRIO – L’dream car of the July issue of to the steering wheel is the Porsche 718 Cayman 4.0 GT4 RS: also homologated for road use, it can’t wait to unleash its 500 horsepower on the track. Brace yourselves … Still talking about sprints, we ranked the cars that stood out in our tests in the “0-100”: in this case, however, it is not sports cars, but cars for every day, which make vivacity a weapon for safety, for example in overtaking. It is no coincidence that we have also checked which ones stop in less space, always from 100 km / h.
BY YOUR SIDE – As usual, in the magazine on newsstands there is no lack of information on how to win an appeal: this month we suggest you what to do if a non-calibrated speed camera “gives you” a fine for speeding. There are also no penalties automatically raised to the disabled by the cameras of the Ztl which, by mistake, do not detect the pass behind the windshield. We are also on your side in challenging the car manufacturers for defects in your cars under warranty, and in urging them to solve them: seven cases examined in the July issue of alVolante. Do not miss the tips to stay away from scam Rca policies and to buy a used car with less worries, thanks to the control campaigns guaranteed directly by the various brands.
BUY WELL – Spending your money in the best possible way, especially these days, is essential. And among the 740 cars a zero km that we report this month, there are some with discounts from 10% to 37%. Also take a look at the Eurota quotesx for two thousand models (they come in handy whether you want to sell a second-hand car or if you want to buy it), while if you want a brand new car, there are 7362 models featured in the alVolante price list, with photos, reviews, suggestions and all option prices.