There’s undeniable appeal in the slinky lines of a coupe. Add in the power, flexibility and economy of a diesel and you really can have it all. Here, Diesel Car picks out its Top 5 coupes.
The pro_cee’d shows how far Kia have come in the last five years. A genuinely stylish, well-built, well-equipped car with a punchy diesel and that near-unbeatable seven year warranty the pro_cee’d moves Kia up to the premier league.
Ah. The RCZ. The car that put the ‘purr’ back into Peugeot. With it’s feline good looks and award-winning range of engines, its no wonder the RCZ is the most desirable car Peugeot have built in a long, long time.
The ever-expanding MINI range can do no wrong. Whatever is touched with that legendary badge seems to turn to gold for parent company BMW. The Coupe is now different. Taking the legendary handling of the MINI and combining it with a sleek Coupe body it was always going to be a winner.
Vauxhall Astra GTC
Each new Astra seems to be better looking than the last and the Astra GTC raises that bar even further. The GTC is a good to drive as it is to look at and it’s built right here in Britain, at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant. Great looking, great driving and British built? The GTC can’t lose.
Volkswagen took a risk bringing back one its most popular names on a new coupe. Scirocco fans need not have worred though, since the new Scirocco not only looks great but allied to some superb VW diesel engines and gearboxes the Scirocco is everything a VW coupe should be.