Category : Road Tests

Road Test: SsangYong Rexton

1 week ago / 0 comments

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

Road Test: Mazda6

1 month ago / 0 comments

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

Road test: Kia Sportage

2 months ago / 0 comments

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

Road Test: Hyundai Nexo

2 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

2 months ago / 0 comments

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

Road Test: Ford Fiesta ST

2 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

2 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

2 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

5 months ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Hyundai Kona Electric

5 months 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

5 months ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Volkswagen Touareg

6 months ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Jaguar I-Pace

6 months ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Citroën C4 Cactus

6 months ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz A-Class

7 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

7 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

7 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

8 months ago / 0 comments

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

Road Test: Volvo S90 T8

8 months ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Volkswagen T-Roc

9 months ago / 0 comments

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

Road Test: Range Rover Velar

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 months ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Nissan Leaf

10 months ago / 0 comments

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