Authentic Driving Experience is a First

silver test driveFor the first time in the show’s history, test drives throughout this year’s Mobility Roadshow will take place on public roads around the venue, offering visitors a more authentic driving experience.

Full licence holders will be able to test drive a wide range of marques and models with a variety of vehicle and adaptation configurations, including some drive-from-wheelchair options. This offers practical comparison of vehicle handling and driver comfort and safety in real traffic conditions.



The following vehicles are available to test-drive:

Ford
C-MAX 2.0TDCI 140PS Powershift
S-MAX 2.0TDCI 140PS Powershift
FIESTA 5 DOOR 1.6 105PS Powershift
B-MAX 1.6 105PS AUTO
FOCUS 5 DOOR 1.6 125PS Powershift
GRAND C-MAX 2.0TDCI 140PS Powershift
GALAXY 2.0TDCI 140PS Powershift

Vauxhall
Insignia Sports Tourer 2.0 CDTI
Corsa 5dr SE 1.4 Auto
Meriva SE 1.7 CDTi Auto
Astra GTC SRi 2.0 CDTi Auto
Astra Hatch Elite 2.0 CDTi Auto
Astra Hatch Elite 2.0 CDTi Auto
Astra Sports Tourer SRi 2.0 CDTi Auto
Zafira Tourer SE 2.0 CDTi Auto
Insignia 5dr Hatch Elite 2.0 CDTi 160 Auto
Mokka SE 1.7CDTi Auto

Hyundai
i20 Active 1.4 Auto
i30 Hatch Active 1.6 CRDi Auto
ix20 Style 1.6 Auto
ix35 Premium 2.0 4WD Auto
All fitted with hand controls (accelerator and brake), steering wheel balls, left foot accelerators and dual controls

VW
Tiguan R-Line 2.0 TDI BMT 140PS 4MOTION 7-speed DSG 5 Door
Push/pull Hand Controls with indicator. Pedal Transfer
Sharan SE 2.0 TDI 140PS 6-speed DSG 5 Door
Electric Trigger Throttle, Standard Knob
New Golf GT 2.0 TDI 150 PS 6-speed DSG 5 Door
Push/pull Hand Controls with indicator. Pedal Transfer, Standard Steering Knob
Polo SEL 1.4 85PS 7-speed DSG 5 door
Push/pull Hand Controls with indicator. Pedal Transfer. Quick Release Steering Peg

Peugeot
3008 Push/pull hand controls, steering ball

Citroën
C3
C3 Picasso
Grand C4 Picasso
All fitted with Push/pull hand controls with indicator switch, left foot accelerator, steering ball

Honda
CR-V 2.0 I-VTEC EX 5DR AUTO – MY13
JAZZ 1.4 ES 5DR CVT
JAZZ 1.4 EX 5DR CVT WITH HFT
CIVIC 1.8 AUTO
CIVIC 1.8 AUTO
All fitted with hand controls and left foot accelerator option

Sirus Automotive
I Can VW caddy drive from wheelchair

Push / pull hand controls – Brig Ayd
Manual 4 point tie down system in driver position
Steering ball
Renault Kangoo drive from wheelchair
Push / pull hand controls – Brig Ayd
Manual 4 point tie down system in driver position
Steering ball
Fiat Qubo Switch – drive from wheelchair and wheelchair passenger up front vehicle solution
Push / pull hand controls – Brig Ayd
Steering ball
Renault Kangoo wheelchair passenger up front vehicle (TBC)
Manual 4 point tie down system in passenger position

GM Coachwork
Citroen Berlingo Blaze (WAV)
Volkswagen Caravelle Nevada (Drive from Wheelchair WAV)
VW Caddy Canto (WAV)

Brotherwood
VW Sharan (wav)
Peugeot Partner Tepee Gold lion (upfront wav)
Vw Caddy Maxi (wav)

Nissan – Awaiting details

Allied Mobility
(Wheelchair passenger vehicles)
Peugeot Independence
Peugeot Horizon
Fiat Freedom
Volkswagen Vista

Gowrings Mobility – Awaiting details

You can register in advance for test drives here (though bookings for specific vehicles can only be made at the show) and remember to take your licence on the day.

NOTE: Test drives on the road route at the Mobility Roadshow are open to full licence holders only; however, provisional licence holders are welcome to come and talk to manufacturers and adaptation companies about their needs, and are invited to test drive at Get Going Live! – an event specifically for novice drivers with disabilities – on Saturday 13th July, details at www.getgoinglive.co.uk or visit the Get Going Live! stand in the Information Village at the Roadshow.

Test Drive Registration at the 30th anniversary Mobility Roadshow is sponsored by Honda

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