Ray Hutton

  • 2013 Honda CR-V review 15-12-2012 04:48 PM

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  • Review: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 07-07-2012 12:36 PM

    When Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne moved in at Chrysler he identified Jeep as the American company's most suitable global brand. It was a no-brainer really: how many other car names are generic? All around the world, Jeep is shorthand for a four-wheel drive off-road vehicle. The name derives from the...
  • 2012 Fiat Panda first drive 06-05-2012 10:24 AM

    Is the new Fiat Panda destined for India? Officially, there are no plans to make or sell it outside Europe but it looks entirely suitable for our market and an ideal successor to the now-discontinued Palio. Examine the size and specification: a tall, five-door, five-seater 365cm long, it is about...
  • First drive: 2012 Suzuki Sport 26-03-2012 04:25 PM

    Although it is one of Overdrive's favourite cars, the Suzuki Swift is under-rated in Europe. Suzuki is a relatively small player there and the previous Swift, introduced in 2005, was its first mainstream car. It takes time for buyers and dealers to get up to speed. Which may explain Suzuki's...
  • First drive: 2012 Hyundai Sonata 21-02-2012 07:16 PM

    Appreciation of car brands depends on where you live. Hyundai has been consistently successful in India but only recently garnered a good reputation in Europe and the United States. In those long-established markets Korean cars had been seen as upstarts with indifferent design, lacking in new technology, and saleable only...