Reviews

Land Rover Defender 90 X P400 2020 review – heart over head
Land Rover Defender

Land Rover Defender 90 X P400 2020 review – heart over head

Certainly not a sensible Defender, but one that appeals on a different set of metrics
28 Oct 2020
Volkswagen Golf GTI 2020 review – eight generations new, the GTI still has the goods
Volkswagen Golf GTI

Volkswagen Golf GTI 2020 review – eight generations new, the GTI still has the goods

A very good hot hatch, but a great Golf GTI, the new mk8 excels where required to form a very desirable offering
19 Oct 2020
Range Rover D350 Autobiography 2020 review – new straight-six diesel a great fit
Land Rover Range Rover

Range Rover D350 Autobiography 2020 review – new straight-six diesel a great fit

The Range Rover’s new powertrain improves an admittedly aging package, but age doesn’t inhibit regality and it still has that in excess
17 Oct 2020
Cupra Leon eHybrid 2020 review – are hybrids and hot hatchbacks still mutually exclusive?
Cupra

Cupra Leon eHybrid 2020 review – are hybrids and hot hatchbacks still mutually exclusive?

Cupra’s hybrid hot hatch isn’t really sure what it wants to be – wait for the regular Cupra instead
16 Oct 2020
BMW M4 review
BMW M4 coupe

BMW M4 review

In the face of talented rivals, the M4 remains a solid, sophisticated option for keen drivers
7 Oct 2020
Mazda MX-5 R Sport 2020 review – floats like a butterfly, but stings like one too
Mazda MX-5

Mazda MX-5 R Sport 2020 review – floats like a butterfly, but stings like one too

Mazda’s lesser-powered MX-5 is a lesson in feel and rear-wheel drive dynamics but lacks the hardware to be as entertaining as its more powerful siblin…
30 Sep 2020
Ford Fiesta ST review
Ford Fiesta ST hatchback

Ford Fiesta ST review

It might be more sophisticated, but the new Fiesta ST is just as fun as its predecessor
29 Sep 2020
McLaren 765LT 2020 review – latest Long Tail returns to reset the status quo
McLaren

McLaren 765LT 2020 review – latest Long Tail returns to reset the status quo

McLaren’s latest Long Tail fulfills its brief in once again pushing the supercar to the next level, the 765LT just has to prove its magic on the road …
29 Sep 2020
Lexus LC500 Convertible 2020 review – eccentric cabriolet is as glamorous as it looks
Lexus LC

Lexus LC500 Convertible 2020 review – eccentric cabriolet is as glamorous as it looks

The eccentric LC500 cabriolet is better than a boulevard cruiser and feels every inch the halo product Lexus intended
29 Sep 2020
Porsche Panamera Turbo S 2020 review 
Porsche Panamera

Porsche Panamera Turbo S 2020 review 

Monster straight-line pace and impressive handling, but the Panamera sweet spot is found elsewhere
26 Sep 2020
Facelifted Porsche Panamera GTS 2020 review
Porsche Panamera

Facelifted Porsche Panamera GTS 2020 review

Most focused Panamera continues to impress, but high price makes an Audi RS6 look like a bargain
22 Sep 2020
Honda Civic Type R GT 2020 review – still king of the hot hatch crop?
Honda Civic Type-R hatchback

Honda Civic Type R GT 2020 review – still king of the hot hatch crop?

Subtle tweaks have made the Type R an even more formidable hot hatch, but we’re keen to try one again soon to understand fully the changes to the susp…
22 Sep 2020
2020 Bentley Bentayga review – facelifted luxury SUV driven
Bentley Bentayga

2020 Bentley Bentayga review – facelifted luxury SUV driven

It’s been a success for Bentley, but can this facelift continue to carry Bentley’s fortunes? 
21 Sep 2020
Ford Focus review – everyday hero back to its best
Ford Focus Hatchback

Ford Focus review – everyday hero back to its best

It may not be quite as sharp as its predecessor, but Ford filled in the gaps making for an impressive family hatchback
17 Sep 2020
Audi S3 2020 review – the original posh hot hatch reformed
Audi S3

Audi S3 2020 review – the original posh hot hatch reformed

Probably the best S3 yet, but still not a class-leading entertainer
15 Sep 2020
Ferrari 360 Modena: history, specs and buying guide
Ferrari 360 coupe

Ferrari 360 Modena: history, specs and buying guide

The 360 Modena and Spider are good value right now. If you fancy having one in your life, here’s what you need to know
30 Aug 2020
Ford Fiesta review – still the best supermini?
Ford Fiesta hatchback

Ford Fiesta review – still the best supermini?

Britain’s most popular car also happens to be one of its most accessible driver’s cars
20 Aug 2020
McLaren 620R review - is this the ultimate McLaren road car?
McLaren

McLaren 620R review - is this the ultimate McLaren road car?

Based on McLaren’s 570S GT4 race car the new 620R claims to mix race car performance with road car usability.
19 Aug 2020
Mountune52 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2020 review – is this tuned GTI an alternative Clubsport S?
Volkswagen Golf GTI

Mountune52 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2020 review – is this tuned GTI an alternative Clubsport S?

Stage 2 tuning kit gives the Mk7.5 Golf GTI a real kick
15 Aug 2020
Porsche 911 Targa 4S 2020 review - the oddball 911 that’s a refreshing alternative
Porsche 911 Targa

Porsche 911 Targa 4S 2020 review - the oddball 911 that’s a refreshing alternative

New 911 Targa 4S offers coupe usability with more style than a convertible, but four-wheel drive only will put off those looking for the purist 911 dr…
10 Aug 2020
Aston Martin DBX review - the first performance SUV to deliver on its promise
Reviews

Aston Martin DBX review - the first performance SUV to deliver on its promise

Aston Martin's first SUV is more than a good SUV, the DBX is the best car the British firm makes
10 Aug 2020
Mercedes E-class 2020 review – new E450 a smooth operator
Mercedes E-Class saloon

Mercedes E-class 2020 review – new E450 a smooth operator

Still not a driver’s car like a 5-series, but the E-class hits the mark in almost every other area
6 Aug 2020
SEAT Leon FR 1.5 TSI 2020 review – a spicy chorizo to a Golf’s currywurst
SEAT Leon

SEAT Leon FR 1.5 TSI 2020 review – a spicy chorizo to a Golf’s currywurst

An impressive spread of abilities was always on the call sheet, but the balanced chassis and impressive calibration take the package further
6 Aug 2020