Reviews

Bentley Flying Spur V8 review - the best current Bentley
Bentley Flying Spur V8
Bentley Flying Spur saloon

Bentley Flying Spur V8 review - the best current Bentley

New ‘entry-level’ Bentley Flying Spur is the pick of the limos. 
27 Jan 2021
Power of M
BMW M5 Competition - 2021 pan
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Power of M

The 2021 M5 Competition is the latest in a long line of great M-cars. We go for a celebratory drive and recall some of its forebears
20 Jan 2021
Mercedes AMG GT review
Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster - 2021 tracking
Mercedes AMG GT coupe

Mercedes AMG GT review

The engine dominates what is a captivating and distinctive performance car awash with character.
19 Jan 2021
BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupe vs Audi RS7 Sportback – battle of the alt-supersaloon
Audi RS7 vs M8 Comp GC - cornering
BMW

BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupe vs Audi RS7 Sportback – battle of the alt-supersaloon

BMW's grandest of M8 Competition Gran Coupes takes on our impressive fast-fleet Audi RS7
16 Jan 2021
Ford Puma ST 2021 review – an icon rebooted
Ford Puma ST 2021 review – front tracking
Ford Puma

Ford Puma ST 2021 review – an icon rebooted

A slightly more grown up and practical take on the excellent Fiesta ST that we can’t help but wish was less crossover and more coupe
14 Jan 2021
Audi TT review
Audi TT Coupe review
Audi TT coupe

Audi TT review

The Audi TT is still sharp to look at and comes with a lovely interior, but still doesn't hit the right notes on a twisting road
13 Jan 2021
Honda NSX review
Honda NSX front
Honda NSX coupe

Honda NSX review

The NSX melds technology and tactility to impressive effect, but still lacks the ultimate emotional appeal of the best supercars
11 Jan 2021
BMW X7 review
BMW X7
BMW X7

BMW X7 review

More than just an X5 XL, the X7 adds luxury, a little more space and a satisfying driving experience
11 Jan 2021
Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition 2021 review – does it have one over a Trophy-R?
Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition - sideways
Honda Civic Type-R

Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition 2021 review – does it have one over a Trophy-R?

The ultimate turbocharged front-wheel drive hot hatch, and arguably one of the greatest cars to ever wear the ‘hot hatch’ tag full stop
11 Jan 2021
Porsche 911 review
Porsche 911 Carrera S track front angle
Porsche 911

Porsche 911 review

The latest Porsche 911 is more complete than ever, but it takes time to discover its character
11 Jan 2021
Volkswagen Polo GTI review
Volkswagen Polo 6 GTI - front cornering
Volkswagen Polo GTI

Volkswagen Polo GTI review

VW's Polo GTI is polished and capable, but lacks the intensity of most rivals
6 Jan 2021
Mercedes GLS400d 2020 review – an SUV supersized
Mercedes GLS400d UK drive - front tracking
Mercedes GLS

Mercedes GLS400d 2020 review – an SUV supersized

The supersized luxury SUV is well built and has a fantastic powertrain, but isn’t quite the S-class in the sky Mercedes might want you to believe it i…
30 Dec 2020
Mercedes-Benz EQC 2020 review – a first drive of Merc's electric future
Mercedes EQC - front tracking
Mercedes EQ

Mercedes-Benz EQC 2020 review – a first drive of Merc's electric future

Merc’s first bespoke BEV feels fast-tracked and undercooked
22 Dec 2020
Volkswagen ID.3 2020 review – a thoroughly good car that happens to be electric
Volkswagen ID.3 review - front tracking
Volkswagen

Volkswagen ID.3 2020 review – a thoroughly good car that happens to be electric

Finally there’s a mainstream EV that takes advantage of its elements to be a thoroughly well engineered modern everyday vehicle
19 Dec 2020
Audi RS7 Sportback review
Audi RS7 red - low tracking
Audi RS7

Audi RS7 Sportback review

More agile and involving than before, and more affordable than its rivals, the RS7 is quite the usurper
17 Dec 2020
Toyota GR Supra review
Toyota GR Supra review FF - tracking
Toyota Supra coupe

Toyota GR Supra review

A fast and competent sports car, but short on that final element of engagement that defines a great driver’s car
16 Dec 2020
Ford Mustang review – V8 GT, EcoBoost and Bullitt driven
Ford Mustang front red
Ford Mustang coupe

Ford Mustang review – V8 GT, EcoBoost and Bullitt driven

Flawed, fun and fast - Mustang's not a great sports car, but it's a great muscle car
10 Dec 2020
Mini Cooper S review
MINI

Mini Cooper S review

Mini’s middle-ground hot hatch is fun, but keen drivers will get more from a Ford Fiesta ST
10 Dec 2020
Skoda Octavia vRS iV plug-in hybrid 2020 review – eco stealth
Skoda Octavia vRS iV review - rear cornering
Skoda Octavia vRS hatchback

Skoda Octavia vRS iV plug-in hybrid 2020 review – eco stealth

Skoda’s 242bhp plug-in hybrid Octavia vRS estate might further its appeal for some, but its inherited mass leaves little vRS left in what is an otherw…
9 Dec 2020
Aston Martin DB11 review – British GT shows poise and pace
Aston Martin DB11 front
Aston Martin DB11 coupe

Aston Martin DB11 review – British GT shows poise and pace

The DB11 is a fantastic GT car with a superb balance that is best on bigger roads
8 Dec 2020
Audi RS3 review (2015-2020)
Audi RS3 hatchback

Audi RS3 review (2015-2020)

Audi’s RS3 and RS3 Saloon have been rejigged to meet new emissions laws, but it hasn’t upset the recipe
8 Dec 2020
Porsche 911 Carrera S manual 2020 review – immersion therapy
Porsche 911 Carrera S manual blue -
Porsche 911 coupe

Porsche 911 Carrera S manual 2020 review – immersion therapy

A manual gearbox brings welcome additional driver involvement to the 992, but it’s not without its drawbacks
5 Dec 2020
Ferrari 812 GTS 2020 review – ultimate open-top V12 thrills
Ferrari 812 GTS TDF blue - front
Ferrari

Ferrari 812 GTS 2020 review – ultimate open-top V12 thrills

A wonderful combination of near-hypercar pace and open air driving
3 Dec 2020
Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 2020 review – eCoty winner a superstar sports car
Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 cornering
Porsche Cayman GT4 coupe

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 2020 review – eCoty winner a superstar sports car

For a combination of pure driver appeal and value, the Cayman GT4 has no rivals. An instant modern classic, if ever there was one.
1 Dec 2020
BMW M8 Competition review
BMW M8 Competition
BMW M8 Competition Coupe

BMW M8 Competition review

BMW M's biggest and most expensive coupe has Aston Martin in its sights, but does the M8 pull it off?
30 Nov 2020
BMW M2 review
BMW M2 coupe

BMW M2 review

The last of its generation, the M2 is a throwback to a golden age of small, rear-wheel-drive performance models from Munich
30 Nov 2020
Skoda Octavia vRS estate 2020 review – still a performance family car sweet spot?
Skoda

Skoda Octavia vRS estate 2020 review – still a performance family car sweet spot?

Latest-generation Octavia vRS takes the new Mk8 Golf GTI’s underpinnings and technology to continue its unlikely performance car lineage
30 Nov 2020
Tesla Model S review
Tesla Model S hatchback

Tesla Model S review

The Model S exudes the benefits an electric car has over fossil-fuelled alternatives; Supercharger network makes it more usable than ever
25 Nov 2020
Ford Focus RS review
Ford Focus RS hatchback

Ford Focus RS review

The Focus RS impresses with strong performance and great handling
25 Nov 2020
Audi RSQ8 review
Audi Q8

Audi RSQ8 review

Audi Sport’s RSQ8 is its biggest and heaviest model yet, but the brand is on form recently so could this actually be an entertaining SUV?
25 Nov 2020
Lamborghini Urus review
Lamborghini Urus SUV

Lamborghini Urus review

Trying to master so many disciplines in one car is a tough gig, but the Lamborghini Urus makes a reasonable fist of it
24 Nov 2020
Mercedes-Benz A-class review – high-tech hatch takes aim at 1-series and A3
Mercedes A-Class hatchback

Mercedes-Benz A-class review – high-tech hatch takes aim at 1-series and A3

Now in its fourth generation, the Mercedes A-class is unrecognisable from the car that kicked things off two decades ago.
23 Nov 2020
Aston Martin DBS Superleggera review – a mighty V12 GT with supercar speed
Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera review – a mighty V12 GT with supercar speed

The best resolved of the new-era Aston Martins. Huge performance with long distance comfort, wrapped up in a body with real presence
20 Nov 2020
McLaren 600LT review
McLaren 600LT review
McLaren 600LT coupe

McLaren 600LT review

More power, more poise, more purity – McLaren at its best
20 Nov 2020
Mazda MX-5 review
Mazda MX-5 convertible

Mazda MX-5 review

The Mazda MX-5 is better than ever, a distillation of the sports car that has matured into a brilliant little roadster
19 Nov 2020
Jaguar F-type R review
Jaguar F-Type

Jaguar F-type R review

The updated Jaguar F-type appeals on style and image, but there’s no escaping its age against razor-sharp rivals
19 Nov 2020