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Category : Road Test

First Drive: MINI Countryman

4 months ago / 0 comments

MINI maximises the potential of its controversial, but big-selling, crossover. By Alex Grant.

First Drive: Audi A5 Sportback

4 months ago / 0 comments

The car that defined a segment steps back up to the cutting edge, reckons Alex Grant.

First Drive: Dacia Duster dCi 110 EDC

4 months ago / 0 comments

Dacia moves to meet growing demand for C-segment automatics with Duster EDC, says Dan Gilkes.

First Drive: Renault ZOE Z.E 40

4 months ago / 0 comments

Doubling the ZOE’s range takes it into the mainstream company car market, says Steve Moody.

Road Test: BMW 330e M Sport

4 months ago / 0 comments

Plug-in hybrid 3 Series is high on driver appeal, but suits a very specific user. Alex Grant explains.

First Drive: Skoda Kodiaq

4 months ago / 1 comments

Can Skoda’s new large SUV give the brand yet another opportunity in fleet? By Steve Moody.

First Drive: Nissan X-Trail dCi 177

4 months ago / 0 comments

The X-Trail’s high-power diesel isn’t just an option for caravaners, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Suzuki Ignis

4 months ago / 0 comments

Cute and clever, the Ignis plays perfectly to Suzuki’s strengths, says Alex Grant.

First Drive: Maserati Levante

4 months ago / 1 comments

Maserati adds an SUV for broader appeal, but it’ll always be a bit-part player, says Kyle Fortune.

Road Test: Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 2.0 TDI 190PS

4 months ago / 0 comments

It’s appealing, but the off-piste Passat isn’t short of equally tempting user-chooser options, explains Alex Grant.

First Drive: Tesla Model X

5 months ago / 0 comments

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

Road Test: BMW 5 Series

5 months 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

5 months 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

6 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 months ago / 0 comments

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


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