News & Reviews

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The answer is always yes when you get an invite to drive two McLaren supercars back-to-back

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I’m in love again. It’s a miracle. I felt certain it would never happen. I was convinced I was a goner.

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I couldn’t help but whistle aloud when I looked at the spec sheet for the new Ford Kuga ST-Line X Edition 

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Head-turning and imposing, it’s large, powerful, very quick, and it emits some of the most beautiful exhaust notes on the road. 

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Driving into and across the city in the Audi Q2 compact SUV, the sun was rising over Glasgow.

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The flagship of the ICE-powered model range, the Škoda Superb has long been considered the ‘gold standard

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As good as it looks? The Mazda3, a mid-size saloon, or sedan, as they call it.

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Powering over a ploughed field, fording a small stream, tackling a tight woodland track, the Ineos Grenadier hardly seemed to...

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Difficult choice isn’t it?. You’re prepared to go more than £40K for a big family SUV. Kia Sorento? Yes, it could well be.

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“Shhhh…he can hear what we’re saying!” whispered my two back seat passengers. I sure could…the Audi A5 Coupé was so quiet.

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The Suzuki Across, a rapid and spacious plug-in hybrid SUV costing twice as much as the marque’s next-most-expensive model.

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Yes, Genesis is a British band, but it’s also a new car brand to the UK. The posh arm of Hyundai has now launched two models

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“Now you just stay there,” my wife affectionately admonished the new Honda e…

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Ford’s first compact SUV with the added ST treatment, the Puma ST, delivers plenty in the performance department. 

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It was probably not how Genesis bosses planned to bring Europe’s attention to their new brand.

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A standard Kia Ceed will do absolutely everything you want it to do and more, with the backing of Kia’s seven-year warranty

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The Jazz is like a transport Tardis, thanks to its nifty Magic Seats, which can hold three passengers in the back...

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Twenty-one adults in a Honda Jazz! Had I not seen it with my own eyes, I would never have believed it.

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Actually, the colour of the car that came to us on loan recently wasn’t nearly so off-putting as that description

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The electric Fiat 500 could hardly be easier to drive.

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Suzukis are always admirable. Superbly engineered and constructed, and they have a terrific customer satisfaction record

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 It doesn’t feel possible that a fifth of a century has fled away since that unforgettable moment when a Škoda Octavia vRS...

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The sort of car that road testers love, even if they won’t necessarily admit it. A small, agile car with a low-displacement motor

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Well, how about this!? – A sizeable and very sporting family saloon that’s £10k cheaper than all those ‘premium’ marques

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Humans at BMW have put a certain amount of A.I. into their new iX and i4 EVs. Don’t be concerned…yet. 

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As a young journalist, the Kia Stinger GT-S was ‘forbidden’ until I hit the minimum age restriction, such is the way with insurance 

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Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin to try…but, bear in mind that this is a car that costs £120,000, give or take…

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Like every motoring writer, I have to pore over lists of cars that have appeared in the previous 12 months 

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The Kia EV6 proves that electric cars are just getting better and better; still, a pity the UK’s charging infrastructure isn’t keeping up!

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A busy week ahead of me, I was looking forward to sinking my teeth into the Kia ProCeed GT-Line.

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Apparently, in this case, Škoda has turned for inspiration to Irish Gaelic, where the word “Enya” means source or essence of life. 

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The Qashqai makes for an attractive upgrade into the massively crowded SUV/crossover market. 

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 I can’t think of any ‘normal’ scenarios of moving large furniture items that would require more luggage capacity

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To be lent one terrific Mazda may be regarded as good fortune; to borrow two in succession might look like tearing the arse out of it 

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What, no grab-handles?! And that is, for me, the only slight smudge on the All-New Vauxhall Mokka.

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The standard Puma is already a seriously good-looking piece of kit; the ST’s bodykit – with revised styling front and rear