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Category : Road Test

First Drive: Kia Optima Sportswagon

7 months ago / 0 comments

Kia’s first large estate car is a much-needed move into the mainstream, reckons Alex Grant.

Road Test: MINI Clubman One D

7 months ago / 0 comments

The Clubman’s core fleet model is an unexpected star of the range, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Mercedes-Benz E 220 d AMG Line

8 months ago / 0 comments

The new E-Class is head and shoulders above its rivals, reckons Alex Grant.

Road Test: Lexus RC 200t F-Sport

8 months ago / 0 comments

Alex Grant considers the company car appeal of the RC’s non-hybrid option.

Road Test: Kia Optima ‘4’ 1.7 CRDi DCT

8 months ago / 0 comments

Kia’s stylish family saloon has become a credible alternative, reckons Alex Grant.

First Drive: Audi Q2

9 months ago / 0 comments

Is Audi’s Juke-sized crossover all style and no substance? Alex Grant finds out.

Road Test: Jaguar F-Pace Portfolio 2.0d AWD Auto

9 months ago / 0 comments

Undoubtedly desirable, does the F-Pace strike the right balance between sports and utility? Alex Grant finds out.

First Drive: Audi A5 Coupe

9 months ago / 0 comments

The all-new A5 is a technological leap masquerading as a facelift, reckons Alex Grant.

First Drive: Volvo V90

9 months ago / 0 comments

Alex Grant finds out if Volvo’s stylish newcomer can put the brand back on drivers’ wishlists.

First Drive: SEAT Ateca

9 months ago / 0 comments

Can SEAT’s long-overdue crossover take on the best in its class? Alex Grant finds out.

First Drive: Alfa Romeo Giulia

10 months ago / 0 comments

Can Alfa Romeo emerge from the shadow of the German premium brands? Matt Robinson finds out.

Road Test: Volkswagen Passat Bluemotion

10 months ago / 0 comments

CO2-conscious Passat offers supermini fuel economy, but supermini equipment levels too, says Alex Grant.

First Drive: Audi A3

10 months ago / 0 comments

A subtle update for Audi’s best-seller, but that’s all it needed, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Mercedes-Benz C 350 e

10 months ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Ford Edge

10 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

11 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

11 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

11 months ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz E-Class

11 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

11 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.


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