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Category : Road Test

Road Test: Renault Megane dCi 110

9 months ago / 3 comments

The excellent new Megane is the icing on Renault’s recent brand renewal, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Toyota RAV4 Business Edition 2.0 D-4D

9 months ago / 0 comments

Choosing the right RAV4 isn’t as black and white as it once was, explains Alex Grant.

First Drive: Kia Optima Sportswagon

9 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

9 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

10 months ago / 2 comments

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

Road Test: Lexus RC 200t F-Sport

10 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

10 months ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Audi Q2

11 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

11 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

11 months ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Volvo V90

11 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

11 months ago / 1 comments

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

First Drive: Alfa Romeo Giulia

12 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

12 months ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Audi A3

12 months ago / 1 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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Ford Edge

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

Road Test: Volkswagen Caravelle Generation Six

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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