Category : Road Test

First Drive: BMW 530e iPerformance

5 days ago / 0 comments

It’s no niche car, but the 5 Series plug-in hybrid isn’t quite mainstream either, explains Alex Grant.

First Drive: Ford Fiesta

7 days ago / 0 comments

Ford’s popular supermini sets tough benchmarks for its ever-growing list of rivals, says Alex Grant.

First Drive: MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Combining crossover cachet and low CO2, MINI’s first plug-in can’t go far wrong, reckons Alex Grant.

Road Test: Skoda Octavia

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Sharper styling and upgraded technology keep the Octavia a cut above, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Skoda Kodiaq

1 month ago / 0 comments

Skoda practicality in a fashionable SUV – the Kodiaq can’t go far wrong, says Alex Grant.

First Drive: Volvo XC60

2 months ago / 0 comments

John Challen gets behind the wheel of the latest Swedish SUV.

Road Test: Volkswagen Golf GTE

2 months ago / 0 comments

The plug-in performance Golf could be about to find its spot in the limelight, reckons Alex Grant.

Road Test: Lexus IS 300h

4 months ago / 0 comments

It’s still unusual in its segment, but the IS hybrid makes a lot of sense, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Honda Civic

4 months ago / 0 comments

The tenth-generation Civic offers plenty for fleets, but there’s a catch, says Alex Grant. SECTOR Lower Medium   PRICE TBC   FUEL 4.7-6.1l/100km   CO2 106-139g/km Though ‘Civic’ is a global nameplate, it’s never been a truly ...

BMW 5 Series

5 months ago / 0 comments

The 5 Series isn’t short of rivals, but it’s still setting the standard, says Alex Grant.