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Category : Road Test

Road Test: Mercedes-Benz C 350 e

9 months ago / 0 comments

Unquestionably clever, but the plug-in C-Class fits a very specific user, explains Alex Grant.

First Drive: Ford Edge

9 months ago / 0 comments

Will the Edge help Ford reclaim market share in the family sector? By Steve Moody.

Road Test: Volkswagen Caravelle Generation Six

10 months ago / 0 comments

Six decades on, the Caravelle is the legacy of a great idea that’s still relevant today, says Alex Grant.

First Drive: Jaguar F-Pace

10 months ago / 0 comments

Will Jaguar’s new SUV give it a bigger presence in the corporate market? Steve Moody finds out.

First Drive: Volkswagen Tiguan

10 months ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen concocts an altogether predictable yet very appealing new Tiguan. By Mark Nichol.

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz E-Class

10 months ago / 0 comments

Is the new E-Class the best car in the world? Danny Cobbs thinks it might be.

Road Test: Volkswagen Golf Match BlueMotion Edition

10 months ago / 0 comments

The petrol-powered eco-Golf is just in time to take advantage of its maker’s recent troubles, reckons Alex Grant.

First Drive: Ford Mustang

10 months ago / 0 comments

Tuning the Mustang for European tastes hasn’t dulled its desirability, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Jaguar XF 2.0d R-Sport (auto)

11 months ago / 0 comments

Don’t be fooled by the familiar looks, Jaguar’s executive offering is a revolution, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: SEAT Leon ST 1.6 TDI SE Business

11 months ago / 0 comments

SEAT has packaged popular fleet options into a well-targeted Leon. Alex Grant tries it.

Road Test: Mercedes-Benz A 180 d Sport Executive

11 months ago / 0 comments

Has the refreshed A-Class answered its predecessor’s criticisms? Alex Grant finds out.

Road Test: Peugeot 308 GTI 270

11 months ago / 0 comments

Despite the muscular performance on offer, the 308 GTI makes a fairly sensible purchase, reckons Alex Grant.

Road Test: Honda Civic Type R

11 months ago / 0 comments

Beneath the lairy exterior and lunatic pace, the Type R makes a great day-to-day car, reckons Alex Grant.

First Drive: DS 3

12 months ago / 0 comments

Light updates for a car which has a big job to do, says Alex Grant.

First Drive: Toyota Prius

1 year ago / 0 comments

Toyota’s hybrid figurehead offers frugality as extraordinary as its styling, says Alex Grant.

First Drive: Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine

1 year ago / 0 comments

The XC90 T8 has the same advantages, and limitations, as other large plug-ins, explains Alex Grant.

First Drive: Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer

1 year ago / 0 comments

Still a great workhorse, but with a much-needed injection of desirability, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Honda Jazz EX Navi CVT

1 year ago / 0 comments

There’s room for a whole lot of life in the latest Jazz, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Toyota Auris Design 1.2T

1 year ago / 0 comments

With good hybrid and diesel options, Alex Grant ponders a fleet role for the Auris’s new petrol engine.

First Drive: Lexus GS

1 year ago / 0 comments

Sector: Executive Price: £43,495–£50,995 Fuel: 45.6–64.2mpg CO2: 104–145g/km The Lexus GS is a car of considerable prestige, which, as it turns out, is a quality mostly afforded by virtue of mystique. In 2015, … Read More »


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