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Category : Road Test

First Drive: Tesla Model X

2 days ago / 0 comments

Insurgent luxury brand Tesla can only widen its appeal with an electric SUV, reckons Alex Grant.

BMW 5 Series

5 days ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Volkswagen Golf

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

The Golf aims to lure buyers back to the brand after recent controversies. By Julian Kirk.

Road Test: Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDI 150 2WD SE Nav

2 months ago / 0 comments

Taking away four-wheel drive adds fleet appeal to VW’s mid-size SUV, says Julian Kirk.

Road Test: Volkswagen High Up TSI

2 months ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen’s cute-but-functional city car gets a turbocharged power lift, but can it finally satisfy those wanting a junior hot hatch? Alex Grant finds out.

Road Test: Volkswagen Polo Beats 1.2 TSI

2 months ago / 0 comments

The ultra-sensible Polo gets a kicking bassline with an audio upgrade from Beats. By Alex Grant.

Road Test: Jeep Renegade Trailhawk

2 months ago / 0 comments

Don’t be fooled its cute styling; the Renegade is every bit a Jeep, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Mercedes-Benz GLS 350 d 4MATIC AMG Line

2 months ago / 0 comments

Can the brand’s flagship SUV offer a more versatile S-Class alternative? Alex Grant finds out.

Road Test: SEAT Ibiza EcoTSI FR Technology

3 months ago / 0 comments

A clever, and potent, new engine option turns the Ibiza into an efficient warm hatch, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Audi A4 1.4 TFSI Sport

3 months ago / 0 comments

Julian Kirk is impressed by the downsized petrol engine in this entry-level A4.

Road Test: Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport Edition 40

3 months ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen marks 40 years of the GTI with the best car that’s ever worn the badge, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Volkswagen Touran R-Line 2.0 TDI 150 DSG

3 months ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen’s prosaic seven-seater gets an added dose of car park appeal. By Julian Kirk

Road Test: SEAT Ateca SE 1.0 TSI Ecomotive

3 months ago / 0 comments

Forget the tiny engine, this car makes a big impression. By Julian Kirk.

Road Test: Mercedes-Benz C 250 d AMG Line Coupe

4 months ago / 0 comments

A compact executive two-door with ideas far above its price bracket, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Mercedes-Benz GLC 250 d 4MATIC AMG Line

4 months ago / 0 comments

Familiar C-Class components in a fashionable SUV body; the GLC can’t lose, reckons Alex Grant.

First Drive: Fiat 124 Spider

4 months ago / 0 comments

Fiat’s chic roadster is the perfect retro stablemate for the 500, reckons Alex Grant.

First Drive: Toyota C-HR Hybrid

4 months ago / 0 comments

Few manufacturers can ignore the rapidly expanding C-SUV crossover segment, with sales growing every year. Unlike many competitors though, Toyota is first to join the sector with a petrol hybrid, boasting impressive fuel economy ... Read More »

Road Test: Alfa Romeo Giulietta Tecnica 1.6 JTDM-2 TCT

5 months ago / 0 comments

The Giulia is good value, but it’s showing its age in a fiercely competitive segment, reckons Alex Grant.

First Drive: Kia Optima PHEV

5 months ago / 0 comments

Kia’s first plug-in hybrid is certainly capable, but it’s in a tough class. Alex Grant explains.

First Drive: Suzuki S-Cross

5 months ago / 0 comments

Can tough new styling help the S-Cross achieve its fleet potential? Alex Grant finds out.


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