Category : Road Tests

First Drive: Jeep Renegade

5 days ago / 0 comments

The junior Jeep is taking a step towards a diesel-free future, explains Alex Grant.

First Drive: Volkswagen Touareg

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

The new tech-laden Touareg aims to continue its fleet appeal. By Jonathan Musk.

First Drive: Jaguar I-Pace

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Does Jaguar’s first electric car meet expectations? Jonathan Musk finds out…

First Drive: Citroën C4 Cactus

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

There are some pleasant surprises behind the quirky C4 Cactus’s restyle, explains Alex Grant.

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz A-Class

2 months ago / 0 comments

Already a cornerstone of the range, the new A-Class feels a cut above its rivals, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Ford Kuga ST-Line

2 months ago / 0 comments

Can Ford’s sportiest SUV stop drivers migrating to the premium brands? Alex Grant finds out.

Road Test: Kia Stinger GT

2 months ago / 0 comments

Kia’s 370hp flagship is a turning point beyond its modest sales expectations, says Alex Grant.

First Drive: Audi A7 Sportback 50 TDI quattro

3 months ago / 0 comments

Audi’s sector-bridging coupé isn’t just a style statement, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Volvo S90 T8

3 months ago / 0 comments

Volvo’s luxury saloon gains plug-in hybrid power, finds Jonathan Musk.

First Drive: Volkswagen T-Roc

3 months ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen has big plans for its compact crossover, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Range Rover Velar

4 months ago / 0 comments

If you’ve outgrown your Evoque, the Velar might be just what you need, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Volkswagen e-Golf

4 months ago / 0 comments

A longer range and more power make the electric Golf even easier to live with, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Škoda Karoq

4 months ago / 0 comments

The Yeti’s larger successor has the market’s best crossovers in its sights, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Hyundai Kona

4 months ago / 0 comments

Beneath that bold design, the Kona is a game-changer in waiting, reckons Alex Grant.

First Drive: Nissan Leaf

5 months ago / 0 comments

Is the electric trailblazer still leading the way? Alex Grant finds out.

First Drive: BMW X3

5 months ago / 0 comments

BMW’s third-generation SUV is a technological showcase – with plenty more to come. By Alex Grant.

First Drive: Peugeot 5008

5 months ago / 0 comments

Transforming into an SUV does little to dent the 5008’s family-moving ability, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid

5 months ago / 0 comments

The third part of the Ioniq family is plug-in hybrid technology done right, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Kia Stonic

6 months ago / 0 comments

The Stonic gives Kia a conventional sub-Sportage crossover, at last, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Alfa Romeo Stelvio

7 months ago / 0 comments

Is Alfa’s first SUV a brand extension too far? Alex Grant doesn’t think so.

Road Test: Volkswagen Polo

8 months ago / 0 comments

The Polo does so much, so well, that it could tempt buyers out of the Golf, reckons Alex Grant.

Road Test: Smart ForFour Electric Drive

9 months ago / 0 comments

Smart’s first four-seat EV is clever, but compromised, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Skoda Octavia Scout

9 months ago / 0 comments

The Scout is a fantastic all-rounder, but with a looming threat, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Audi A4 Allroad Quattro

10 months ago / 0 comments

Audi’s lifestyle estate has never made more sense for fleets, reckons Alex Grant.

Road Test: Nissan Qashqai

10 months ago / 0 comments

The class leader has had a customer-focused update for 2017, explains Alex Grant.

First Drive: Jeep Compass

11 months ago / 0 comments

The Compass could be the car to establish Jeep in fleet, explains Alex Grant.

First Drive: BMW 530e iPerformance

12 months 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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