Reviews

Prodrive Hunter review – behind the wheel of a rally raid monster
Prodrive Hunter
Reviews

Prodrive Hunter review – behind the wheel of a rally raid monster

Don't be fooled by its odd looks, the Prodrive Hunter is a truly impressive loose surface machine. We've experienced it first hand
25 Sep 2021
Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS 2022 review – middle child 992 shapes up
Porsche 911 GTS review (992) – front cornering
Porsche 911 Carrera

Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS 2022 review – middle child 992 shapes up

Two and a half years after the launch of the 992, the GTS treatment both adds and subtracts but does the result gel on the road?
21 Sep 2021
Porsche Boxster GTS 4.0 PDK 2021 review – it's all about the ratios
Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 PDK – front cornering
Porsche Boxster

Porsche Boxster GTS 4.0 PDK 2021 review – it's all about the ratios

Porsche's PDK transmission might take some of the input away, but its proper gear ratios go some way to make up the deficit
18 Sep 2021
Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible 2021 review – British grand touring on form
Bentley Continental GT Speed – pan
Bentley Continental GTC

Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible 2021 review – British grand touring on form

Supreme luxury meets finely honed dynamics, but has the Continental GT Speed met Bentley’s target of creating the best open-top GT car in the world?
15 Sep 2021
Audi A6 Allroad 2021 review – one might never need any other car
Audi A6 Allroad 2021 – tracking
Audi A6 Allroad

Audi A6 Allroad 2021 review – one might never need any other car

A classic recipe executed brilliantly. The A6 Allroad is the ultimate daily, if you’ve already got some tastier performance cars on hand
11 Sep 2021
Porsche Macan GTS 2021 review – Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrofoglio rival sharpens up
Porsche Macan GTS 2021 – front tracking
Porsche Macan GTS SUV

Porsche Macan GTS 2021 review – Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrofoglio rival sharpens up

New range-topping Macan GTS proves once again that Porsche can do practical and performance in one car
3 Sep 2021
Volvo P1800 Cyan Racing restomod 2021 review
Volvo P1800 Cyan Racing – front
Volvo

Volvo P1800 Cyan Racing restomod 2021 review

Cyan Racing has reimagined the classic Volvo P1800 as a rabid, 414bhp road‑racer – with a £450,000 price tag
30 Aug 2021
Ram 1500 TRX 2021 review – Jurassic warlord takes on the F-150 Raptor
Ram 1500 TRX – action
Dodge Ram

Ram 1500 TRX 2021 review – Jurassic warlord takes on the F-150 Raptor

There are giant pickups, and then there’s Ram’s 692bhp Hellcat-engined 1500 TRX.
28 Aug 2021
Alpina D3 S Touring 2021 review – the ultimate daily driver?
Alpina D3 S Touring – rear slide
Alpina D3

Alpina D3 S Touring 2021 review – the ultimate daily driver?

A desirable formula executed extremely well. It's fast and has a sweet chassis, but can feel a little blunt compared to the B3
26 Aug 2021
Skoda Enyaq iV 80 Sportline review – will this be your next daily?
Skoda Enyaq iV 80 – action
Electric cars

Skoda Enyaq iV 80 Sportline review – will this be your next daily?

As usual, Skoda has taken some solid VW foundations and made things better. The new Enyaq is well built, quiet and efficient family transport for the …
21 Aug 2021
Hyundai Kona N 2021 review – better than Ford’s Puma ST?
Hyundai Kona N
Hyundai Kona

Hyundai Kona N 2021 review – better than Ford’s Puma ST?

Performance crossover from Hyundai N is every bit as good as the firm’s hot hatches 
18 Aug 2021
Lamborghini Huracán Evo review
Lamborghini Huracán Evo RWD – rear tracking
Lamborghini Huracan

Lamborghini Huracán Evo review

Intense, charismatic and far more resolved than its former self, the Evo is a brilliant supercar dominated by that superb V10 engine
17 Aug 2021
Lamborghini Huracán STO 2021 review – ultimate V10 Lambo to take on McLaren 765LT
Lamborghini Huracan STO front
Lamborghini Huracan

Lamborghini Huracán STO 2021 review – ultimate V10 Lambo to take on McLaren 765LT

The new Lamborghini Huracán STO is every bit the road racer it promises to be
3 Aug 2021
Litchfield Toyota GR Yaris 2021 review – superstar hatchback picks up expert UK-tuning
Litchfield Toyota GR Yaris – front cornering
Toyota GR Yaris

Litchfield Toyota GR Yaris 2021 review – superstar hatchback picks up expert UK-tuning

Litchfield’s been fiddling with Toyota’s brilliant GR Yaris with predictably fantastic results
31 Jul 2021
Porsche 911 GT3 2021 review – has the 992-gen now peaked?
992 Porsche 911 GT3 front
Porsche 911 GT3

Porsche 911 GT3 2021 review – has the 992-gen now peaked?

Few cars have higher expectations than an all-new 911 GT3 and the new 992 hasn't disappointed, but we'll need more time with it on-road to get a true …
30 Jul 2021
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio review
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio review LCI – front quarter
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio review

It was designed to take on the BMW M3, but stole our hearts along the way – the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is masterpiece
28 Jul 2021
Ferrari F8 Tributo 2021 review – old-school supercar still has all the tricks
Ferrari F8 Tributo – cornering
Ferrari F8 Tributo

Ferrari F8 Tributo 2021 review – old-school supercar still has all the tricks

The Ferrari F8 Tributo a triumph of modern supercar design; an icon of the future
28 Jul 2021
Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT 2021 review – the Lamborghini Urus has a talented new rival from within
Porsche Cayenne Coupe Turbo GT – front corner
Porsche Cayenne Turbo

Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT 2021 review – the Lamborghini Urus has a talented new rival from within

It’s the most extreme Cayenne Porsche has ever made, and thanks to the GT department it’s also the best.
26 Jul 2021
Cupra Leon ST 310 4Drive 2021 review – the next Spanish inquisition
Cupra Leon ST 310 4Drive – nose
SEAT Leon Cupra

Cupra Leon ST 310 4Drive 2021 review – the next Spanish inquisition

It’s capable and handsome, but the new Leon ST lacks the performance and engagement of its predecessors
24 Jul 2021
Mercedes S-class 2021 review – the ‘best car in the world’ just got better
Mercedes S-class – front tracking
Mercedes

Mercedes S-class 2021 review – the ‘best car in the world’ just got better

It may be slipping out of fashion, but the institution that is Mercedes’ S-class is only getting stronger
22 Jul 2021
Honda Civic Type R review
Honda Civic Type R GT MY21 – front
Honda Civic Type-R

Honda Civic Type R review

The Civic Type R is one of the most alluring performance cars on sale regardless of price
20 Jul 2021
Honda Civic Type R Sport Line 2021 review – to wing or not to wing
Honda Civic Type R Sport Line – rear
Honda Civic Type-R

Honda Civic Type R Sport Line 2021 review – to wing or not to wing

Another cracking Honda Civic Type R, and its extra civility doesn’t come at the expense of capability
17 Jul 2021
Porsche 911 GT3 Touring 2021 review – pairing the magnificent 992 GT3 experience to a more subtle audience
Porsche 911 GT3 Touring 992 review
Porsche 911 GT3

Porsche 911 GT3 Touring 2021 review – pairing the magnificent 992 GT3 experience to a more subtle audience

There are few, if any, more rewarding, engaging or intense experiences for those in pursuit of the thrill of driving
14 Jul 2021
Litchfield McLaren 570GT review – UK tuner lifts output to 720bhp
Litchfield McLaren 570GT
McLaren 570GT coupe

Litchfield McLaren 570GT review – UK tuner lifts output to 720bhp

Limited-slip diff, chassis tweaks and a power hike to 720bhp take the 570’s abilities to a new level
12 Jul 2021
Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 2021 review – a no holds barred expression of pure Lamborghini
Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 – front cornering
Lamborghini

Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 2021 review – a no holds barred expression of pure Lamborghini

Lamborghini’s answer to Ferrari’s XX programme is, on this evidence, every bit as desirable and dramatic. More so, if anything.
3 Jul 2021
AC Cobra 378 Superblower MkIV 2021 review – another V8 Cobra, but with a GM heart this time
AC Cobra 378 Superblower MkIV - front tracking
AC Cobra

AC Cobra 378 Superblower MkIV 2021 review – another V8 Cobra, but with a GM heart this time

With nearly 600bhp from its supercharged V8, this is the most powerful production Cobra ever. Hold on to your hat!
3 Jul 2021
992 Porsche 911 GT3 manual 2021 review – motoring’s promised land, but only for the select few
992 Porsche 911 GT3 manual – front cornering
Porsche 911 GT3

992 Porsche 911 GT3 manual 2021 review – motoring’s promised land, but only for the select few

Just as brilliant as the PDK, except it’s even more engaging to drive. And a lot more civilised on the road than we first thought
1 Jul 2021
Aston Martin Vantage F1 Edition 2021 review – Gaydon's answer to the Porsche 911 GT3?
Aston Martin Vantage F1 Edition review
Aston Martin Vantage

Aston Martin Vantage F1 Edition 2021 review – Gaydon's answer to the Porsche 911 GT3?

With more power, more grip and more control, this new special edition is the best current-generation Vantage yet
29 Jun 2021
Ferrari Portofino 2021 review – finds a sweet spot amongst GT companions
Ferrari Portofino M – front tracking
Ferrari Portofino

Ferrari Portofino 2021 review – finds a sweet spot amongst GT companions

Ferrari's entry-level open-top GT has finally found its sweet spot; more engaging than a Bentley, more refined than a 911 Turbo, there's little not to…
26 Jun 2021
Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 45 2021 review – stickers and stripes, but little else
Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 45 – front blur
Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport hatchback

Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 45 2021 review – stickers and stripes, but little else

Hot Golf 8s are getting there, but the GTI Clubsport 45 suffers the same niggles and lapses of judgement as its siblings
25 Jun 2021
BMW M3 Competition 2021 review – still the benchmark performance saloon?
BMW M3 Competition
BMW M3 saloon

BMW M3 Competition 2021 review – still the benchmark performance saloon?

It’s bigger and heavier than before, and is now auto-only. So can it copy the new M4’s trick of still being fun to drive? You bet it can
19 Jun 2021
VW Up GTI review
VW Up GTI - Front
Volkswagen Up GTI hatchback

VW Up GTI review

It might be the entry-level car in Volkswagen’s GTI range, but the Up GTI has masses of charm
16 Jun 2021
BMW M5 CS 2021 review – a class act that reaffirms the M division’s brilliance
BMW M5 CS – front cornering
BMW M5 saloon

BMW M5 CS 2021 review – a class act that reaffirms the M division’s brilliance

Nonsensical on paper, but sublime in practice. Never has a modern supersaloon been more tactile or more engaging
14 Jun 2021
Ford Mustang Steve McQueen Bullitt Edition 2021 review – a 720bhp tribute act
Ford Mustang Steve McQueen Bullitt Edition – slide
Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang Steve McQueen Bullitt Edition 2021 review – a 720bhp tribute act

Immense performance from about the coolest modern muscle car out there. It’s expensive, but there’s nothing else quite like it
12 Jun 2021
MAT Stratos 2021 review – Lancia’s iconic Stratos reborn
MAT Stratos – front tracking
Lancia

MAT Stratos 2021 review – Lancia’s iconic Stratos reborn

It’s been a long time coming, but this Ferrari F430-based reimagining of the Lancia Stratos is finally here
11 Jun 2021
​SEAT Leon Cupra (2014-2021) review - more excitement than a Golf GTI?
SEAT Leon Cupra hatchback

​SEAT Leon Cupra (2014-2021) review - more excitement than a Golf GTI?

The SEAT Leon Cupra is at the end of its lifespan, but has only become better with age
10 Jun 2021