Tag: Road tests

New Porsche Macan 2018 prototype review

New Porsche Macan 2018 prototype review

Since the Porsche Macan arrived four years ago it has been the standout commercial success of the German firm’s line-up – over 300,000 examples have been sold globally since 2014. Yet a few months back the SUV – or Porsche, to be more specific – […]

New Jaguar I-Pace 2018 review

New Jaguar I-Pace 2018 review

The most important Jaguar since the E-Type – that’s how company bosses describe the new I-Pace SUV. It’s been difficult to avoid the hubbub surrounding the electric SUV; billions of pounds have been poured into its development and over 1.5 million miles have been driven […]

New Lexus RX L 2018 review

New Lexus RX L 2018 review

Lexus says that since launch in 1998, the RX has sold more than 2.7 million units worldwide across its four generations. Like many premium carmakers, it has it’s luxury SUV to thank for providing the sales to bankroll the cars enthusiasts crave, such as the […]

New Jaguar XE SV Project 8 review

New Jaguar XE SV Project 8 review

We’ve seen the spy shots, drooled over the static motor show stand star and even been for a ride in the passenger seat, but now we’re finally getting to drive Jaguar’s stunning XE SV Project 8. Billed as the fastest road car the brand has […]

DS 7 Crossback Ultra Prestige petrol review

DS 7 Crossback Ultra Prestige petrol review

The DS 7 Crossback has received a mixed reception since arriving as the upmarket brand’s hopeful breadwinner last year. As the firm’s first standalone model, it appears with quite an extensive brief. Not only tasked with leading DS away from Citroen, but spearheading what will […]

New BMW 2 Series Active Tourer 2018 facelift review

New BMW 2 Series Active Tourer 2018 facelift review

The 2 Series Active Tourer felt about as welcome to BMW’s model range as Donald Trump was to politics when it was launched back in 2014. A front-wheel-drive MPV that placed practicality over performance and headroom over handling was a dramatic shift for a brand […]

New Mercedes CLS 450 2018 review

New Mercedes CLS 450 2018 review

What started as niche segment with the first generation CLS back in 2004, the four-door coupe market has now blossomed into a battleground between the German premium brands. Keen to demonstrate it knows best, Mercedes has now launched its third generation CLS in the UK. […]

New Mazda MX-5 RF Sport Black 2018 review

New Mazda MX-5 RF Sport Black 2018 review

It’s barely two months since we last drove and wrote about a special edition Mazda MX-5. Not deterred, the firm has launched another kit-laden, limited-run roadster: the MX-5 RF Sport Black. Following the soft-top MX-5 Z Sport, the Sport Black is an iteration of the […]

New Vauxhall Grandland X Ultimate 2018 review

New Vauxhall Grandland X Ultimate 2018 review

Ultimate: ‘The best or most extreme example of its kind’. That’s the mantra Vauxhall is working to with its latest iteration of the Grandland X, a kit-laden range-topper priced from £34,040. This flagship spec is new for 2018 and is also available on the Astra […]

New Ford EcoSport ST-Line 2018 review

New Ford EcoSport ST-Line 2018 review

Where Ford’s rivals have triumphed with their compact crossovers, the Blue Oval’s offering – the EcoSport – hasn’t exactly been a success. This is the second facelift since it was launched in the UK in 2014 and it’s a more comprehensive round of updates as […]