Category : Road Tests

First Drive: Mazda CX-30

2 months ago / 0 comments

Not just the Mazda3 on stilts, the CX-30 strengthens the Japanese brand’s SUV range, thinks Martyn Collins.

Road Test: Jaguar XE

4 months ago / 0 comments

Jonathan Musk drives the refreshed XE – can it still cut it in the cut-throat compact executive market?

Road Test: Lexus UX 250h

4 months ago / 0 comments

A C-segment luxury SUV that doesn’t break the bank? Lexus thinks it has the answer, discovers Jonathan Musk.

Road Test: Audi e-tron

4 months ago / 0 comments

Martyn Collins reckons the e-tron makes the transition to electric motoring painless – but at a price.

First Drive: DS 3 Crossback

6 months ago / 0 comments

Second in their new model assault, the DS3 turns SUV, and Martyn Collins reckons it’s their most convincing model yet.

Road Test: Opel Combo Life

7 months ago / 0 comments

The answer to small families’ mobility woes isn’t always SUV-shaped, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

8 months ago / 0 comments

Does Mitsubishi’s latest reworking of the popular plug-in make it any better? Jonathan Musk finds out…

Road Test: SsangYong Rexton

8 months ago / 0 comments

SsangYong’s durable flagship puts the focus on roadgoing luxury, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Mazda6

10 months ago / 0 comments

In a tough sector, the 6 offers something a little different to the norm, says Alex Grant.

Road test: Kia Sportage

10 months ago / 0 comments

There are some notable new diesel options behind Kia’s refreshed best-seller, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Hyundai Nexo

10 months ago / 0 comments

The Nexo SUV brings hydrogen fuel cells a step closer to mass market appeal, explains Alex Grant.

First Drive: Ford Fiesta Active

10 months ago / 0 comments

Active trim adds SUV looks to the Fiesta line-up, finds Jonathan Musk…

Road Test: Ford Fiesta ST

10 months ago / 0 comments

Is Ford’s latest Fiesta ST king of the current hot hatch crop? Jonathan Musk finds out…

First Drive: Skoda Fabia

10 months ago / 0 comments

In a growing Skoda line-up, does the familiar Fabia still impress? Alex Grant finds out.

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz CLS

10 months ago / 0 comments

The CLS is cutting-edge design that plays to some traditional brand strengths, says Alex Grant.

First Drive: Hyundai Kona 1.6 CRDi diesel

11 months ago / 0 comments

Can diesel be the pick of the bunch for Hyundai’s fun Kona? By Jonathan Musk

Early Drive: 2019 BMW 3 Series

11 months ago / 0 comments

Neil Briscoe gets an early drive of the all-new, high-technology 3 Series in prototype form, to find out what’s in store for the next generation of the fleet stalwart.

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz C-Class

12 months ago / 0 comments

Does Mercedes-Benz’s latest C-Class rewrite the rules for the compact segment, asks Jonathan Musk…

First Drive: Suzuki Swift Sport

12 months ago / 0 comments

Lighter and more powerful, the new Swift Sport aims to upset the apple cart, discovers Jonathan Musk…

First Drive: Toyota Aygo

12 months ago / 0 comments

Do the latest updates keep the Toyota Aygo at the head of the pack? Jonathan Musk finds out…

First Drive: Peugeot 508

1 year ago / 0 comments

Peugeot goes premium with the 508 – and convincingly, too. By Alex Grant.

First Drive: Hyundai Kona Electric

1 year ago / 0 comments

Hyundai’s electric SUV marks a tipping point for EVs, but there’s a catch. By Alex Grant.

First Drive: Jeep Renegade

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Volkswagen Touareg

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Jaguar I-Pace

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Citroën C4 Cactus

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz A-Class

1 year 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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

Road Test: Kia Stinger GT

1 year 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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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