Reviews

  • New 2012 Volkswagen Beetle - First Drive

    The first one wasn’t even called a Beetle. It was the Type 1 ‘people’s car’ that Adolf Hitler ordered Ferdinand Porsche to design and build back in the 1930s. Ironically, it was the British who put the badly bombed factory at Wolfsburg into civilian production… Continue reading »

  • MINI Roadster Cooper S - Road Test

    The new Roadster is the sixth distinct model in the amazing reinvention of the MINI. It is the first open-topped two-seater MINI ever and is built at Plant Oxford so can claim to be the spiritual successor to the traditional British roadster. This is a… Continue reading »

  • New BMW 3-Series (F30): First Drive

    How do you improve on a car that is as hugely successful as the 3-series? That was the challenge facing BMW as they developed the sixth generation of the much-loved compact sports saloon. The answer was to meet the demands of today without losing the… Continue reading »

  • Land Rover-based Bowler EXR-S Driven By Chris Harris [VIDEO]

    Bowler has been building extreme rally cars based on Land Rover technology since mid-1980s. Their first road-going model is called EXR-S and is based on the Range Rover Sport, featuring a hydroformed chassis, a composite body and a supercharged 550bhp 5.0-litre V8 engine. Priced from… Continue reading »

  • Maserati Granturismo - Road Test

    Isn’t this one of the most beautiful cars you have ever laid eyes on? It is the Maserati GranTurismo and ‘grand’ is the word for it in terms of sheer style, performance and luxury. This large coupe is the latest from the Italian marque and… Continue reading »

  • Audi Q3

    Audi Q3 Quattro 2.0 TDI - Road Test

    Audi has now added the Q3 as the third dimension to its sports utility range that also includes the big Q7 and the middleweight Q5. The new baby is more compact and city friendly with lower running costs. That means it will be as welcome… Continue reading »

  • Morgan 3 Wheeler Video Review By Autocar

    The new modern day Morgan 3 Wheeler is powered by a 2.0 litre V Twin fuel injected 115bhp engine, that is mated to a Mazda 5 speed gearbox. The open-top two seater features a reinforced tubular chassis and twin rollbars to offer maximum safety. Because… Continue reading »

  • Pagani Huayra Supercar Video Review By EVO

    New Pagani Huayra is one of the most exclusive supercars one can buy today. Only 40 cars will be built a year with prices starting at 845,000 euros (roughly £686,000) plus local taxes. Want one? Get on the list as Pagani has already received over… Continue reading »

  • Mercedes G63 AMG Reviewed By Chris Harris [video]

    In the recent episode of DRIVE, Chris Harris takes a close look at the new G63 AMG. He gives a short history lesson on the G-Class and then quickly moves on to review the new 544hp G63 AMG. Powered by an AMG 5.5-litre V8 biturbo… Continue reading »

  • Smart ForTwo

    Review: Smart ForTwo Passion 84

    The Smart is a Marmite kind of car -- you either love it or loathe it.  I like my cars a little different to the norm so I've always had a soft spot for the little city car, although its diminutive size has always had… Continue reading »

  • Audi A4 Avant

    Review: Audi A4 1.8 TFSI Avant SE

    The A4 is a stalwart of the Audi range and has been since the nameplate appeared to replace the Audi 80 in 1994. Since then Ingolstadt has produced over five million of them. It's easy to see why it's popular. The latest generation looks great,… Continue reading »

  • Toyota Avensis Tourer

    Review: Toyota Avensis 2.0 D4D TR Tourer

    The Toyota Avensis is a hard car to pigeon hole. It neither sits amongst the prestige estates with the Germans, but then it doesn't feel like it should be placed alongside the run of the mill load carriers from Ford or Vauxhall. Truth is, if… Continue reading »

  • Nissan Pixo

    Which Is Britain's Cheapest New Car?

    The Nissan Pixo is listed as Britian's cheapest new car at £6,995.  But is it?  We looked around the internet to see if we could get rivals for less. And guess what?  There's cheaper.  Much cheaper. Here are eight brand new cars you can choose… Continue reading »

  • Review: Fiat 500 TwinAir Matt Black Edition

    When it comes to small cars, you have to admit, the Italian’s have always been pretty good at it. And nowadays, while virtually every manufacturer has a small car in their range, very few really stand out from the crowd in terms of looks and… Continue reading »

  • Ford Focus

    Review: All-New Ford Focus

    Back in 1998 the first Focus brought new standards of dynamics to the everyday car market. The second version was a tad more bland in most respects. Now we are back in business with a Focus that is easy to look at and fit for… Continue reading »