cars

Can You Use Your Gaming Laptop for Video Editing?

So you’re thinking about plunking down some major cash for a gaming laptop with plans to have it moonlight as a video-editing system. But you

2017 Skoda Octavia RS wagon v Renault Megane GT wagon comparison

Petrolhead parents on a budget are hardly spoilt for choice in today’s showrooms – especially if a hatchback is considered a bit too small and

Mini Cooper SD Countryman (2017) review: Mighty improvements for the mega Mini?

Do you remember the exact moment when every manufacturer scrambled to add a high-riding SUV to their line-up? It was around the time the Nissan Qashqai started

These Are the Fancy Cars Pop Stars Can’t Stop Singing About

For a certain rarefied group of pop stars, the charts are something to live and die by. Success is marked not just by album sales,

New Volkswagen e-Golf vs BMW i3 Comparison

Electric hatchbacks don’t come much more usable than VW’s latest e-Golf. But is it better than the radical BMW i3? *** Note : £1 = $1.30

Here’s When BMW and Other Automakers Will Abandon Gasoline

Detroit might be churning out trucks and SUVs with reckless abandon, and oil companies are carrying on with business as usual, but the writing is on the

Apple CarPlay FAQ: Everything You Need to Know

After a slow start, Apple’s connected-car application, CarPlay, has finally started appearing in vehicles. Not only is the in-dash software designed to make hands-free calls,

2017 Ford Escape range review

One of the Australian car market’s great mysteries is why Ford Australia has been so bad at convincing people to buy its Escape mid-sized SUV. Or, for that

Nest Secure hands-on plus Nest Hello, Cam IQ Outdoor

Nest has done a solid job of filling in gaps in the company’s connected home and security line-up today, unveiling Nest Secure, the Nest Hello

Android 8.0 Oreo Review

Pros Project Treble could solve Android update waits Good general performance Upgraded wireless audio Cons The best features are slow-burners Picture in picture is limited,

2017 Audi R8 Spyder Review: Almost no compromises

PROS Incredibly quick Surprisingly comfortable Easy to drive, even at speed Glorious soundtrack 18mpg combined isn’t bad for a V10 CONS Expensive without the badge-recognition

5-star cars for less than £20,000/$26,000

These five-star models are all proof that you don’t need to shell out a fortune to get a fantastic car, whether you’re shopping for a

Toyota C-HR review: High-roller or middle-of-the-roader?

“Cars, they all look the same these days.” It’s almost as if the designers of Toyota’s new C-HR had that phrase in mind, and were

Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce v BMW 330i M Sport v Jaguar XE 25t R-Sport comparison

Compact luxury sedans remain a vital part of the business case for any serious player in the premium car market. While luxury car-makers seek to

2018 Mazda CX-8 revealed in Japan

The 2018 Mazda CX-8 has been revealed in its home market of Japan this week, giving us a first look at the brand’s new seven-seat SUV.

Top 10 electric cars to buy right now

Electric cars are growing in popularity, and no wonder: they’re quiet, cheap to run and smooth to drive. But which are the bright sparks to

Volkswagen’s electric car assault: 17 new EVs coming soon

Audi, Bentley, Porsche, Seat, Skoda and Volkswagen are planning 50 new electric cars – here are the new models we know are coming soon There

Best and worst large SUVs 2017

The best large SUVs are practical, luxurious and good to drive, with sensible running costs. Here we count down the top 10 – and reveal

Frankfurt motor show 2017 – our star cars revealed

The bi-annual Frankfurt motor show is one of the biggest motoring events around – and that’s because it will give us a first look at

2019 Audi A8 Level 3 autonomy first-drive: Chasing the perfect ‘jam’

Most of the time I’ll do my absolute best to avoid a traffic jam, but the 2019 Audi A8 makes them oddly appealing. Forget “Artificial

2017 Audi A5 TFSI quattro v Lexus RC200t comparison

The Audi A5 TFSI and Lexus RC200t are to cars what wrestling is to boxing. They look like the real thing from a distance, but

Honda Civic Type R vs Ford Focus RS vs BMW M140i vs Seat Leon Cupra 300 review

Honda has, in recent years, developed a bit of a reputation for mucking about. Just look at the state of its Formula 1 engine programme, or

New Vauxhall Crossland X & Renault Captur vs Suzuki Vitara Comparison

Vauxhall has added a new small SUV, the Crossland X, to its range. Is it better than the freshly updated Renault Captur and class-leading Suzuki

These Are the Most Expensive Cars Sold in the U.S. in 2017

It’s no secret that new cars are getting more expensive. But that makes sense. Cars are safer, faster, and more advanced than they ever have

2017 BMW i3 vs i3 with Range Extender Review

PROS Distinctive design still looks fresh Cabin is beautifully unique Range Extender is a clever fix to EV anxiety DC Fast Charging is standard CONS

2018 Nissan Leaf revealed: 150 miles range, and we’ve driven it

Meet the all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf, the much-anticipated updated version of one of the most affordable electric cars on the market. Promising more range, more

2018 Nissan Leaf revealed

The all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf electric hatch has been revealed in Japan today, at a giant tech-centric gala event inside the old Tokyo motor show venue. The

Kia Sorento GT Line v Nissan Pathfinder Ti v Toyota Kluger Grande comparison

The second-generation Mazda CX-9 shook up the large family crossover segment when it arrived here about a year ago, but it’s not the be-all and

Smart Vision EQ ForTwo concept preview: The future autonomous car for slick city transit

Daimler has revealed its Smart Vision EQ ForTwo concept in Stuttgart, two weeks before it gets shown to the public at the Frankfurt Auto Show.

Behind the scenes with Bang & Olufsen and the new Audi A8

We’ve been to Audi’s Ingolstadt HQ to see its high-tech Sound Lab in action and hear B&O’s latest in-car audio system… But first, a brief