Dave Leggett | 23 March 2004
It's a frighteningly early start for me tomorrow to be at London's Stansted airport by 9:00am for the flight to Seville for the Toyota Corolla Verso launch. But the early start is worth it - for one thing, it's always a pleasure to visit Spain, even if only for 24 hours. And I'm looking forward to a getting a good look at Toyota's new compact MPV and learning more about Toyota's strategy for the model in Europe. I hear the new model is a fairly big improvement on the current one.
As I am the owner of a Renault Megane Scenic (early model, last generation and fairly comprehensively trashed and generally pulled apart by my kids), I have at least some benchmark with which to judge. Impressions will be in here as soon as I get the opportunity to post.
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