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2019 Bentley Continental GT first drive: Return of the King

Faced with a cross-country jaunt, the super-rich – those for whom the 2019 Bentley Continental GT’s six-figure price tag would not be a deal-breaker –

2018 Kia Stinger 2.2 CRDi FIRST DRIVE review – price, specs and release date

This diesel version of the Kia Stinger promises sports car thrills and eco-friendly running costs. Is it a match made in heaven? Priced from £37,725/$41,306 Release

2019 Mercedes-Benz G 550 and AMG G63 first drive: leGendary

You pick up a few names in the space of forty years, but whether you call it the Mercedes Geländewagen, the G-Wagen or, its most

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid FIRST DRIVE Review – Price, specs and release date

The 671bhp Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid proves that electrified cars don’t have to be boring Priced from £137,140/$189,250 Release date Now Hybrids may be a lot

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback first drive: Doubling-down on surprise

Necessity is the mother of invention, and the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback is the perfect example of what can happen when you embrace the evaporation

2019 Toyota Avalon first drive: Finally memorable

Toyota has pushed the boat out with the new 2019 Avalon, both figuratively and literally. The last four generations of Avalon could easily be described

2019 Ferrari 488 Pista prototype review : Quick Spin

Don’t be suckered by just the promise of extra power — the Ferrari 488 Pista is the most complete sports car of its era What

2019 Aston Martin Vantage first drive: The Porsche hunter

In the long-running battle between Porsche and Aston Martin, the familiar – and legendary – 911 is getting a very different challenger. The all-new 2019

New 2018 MINI Models: First drive of the latest Cooper S Hatch and Convertible

As Groucho Marx once said: “Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.” And it seems bananas that the modern MINI landed as

2018 Audi R8 RWS first drive: Rear-wheel drive rarity

All-wheel drive systems in sports cars like the Audi R8 are a little like boxing gloves, in that the added safeguards give the people behind

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio first drive

The 2018 Stelvio Quadrifoglio is always fast, all the time, regardless of what drive mode you’re in. How could it not be, endowed as it

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS FIRST DRIVE review – price, specs and release date

Third-generation CLS arrives with more luxury and technology than ever to do battle with the Audi A7 Sportback and BMW 6 Series GT *** Note

2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X prototype review : FIRST DRIVE

This Mazda 3 prototype’s clever Skyactiv-X engine mixes petrol and diesel tech to improve emissions and economy. It’s only an early taster, but things look

2018 Ferrari Portofino FIRST DRIVE review – price, specs and release date

With 591bhp, a 199mph top speed and a the ability to lose its roof, does the Ferrari Portofino manage to be both a sports car

2018 Mini 1499 GT FIRST DRIVE Review – price, specs and release date

Special edition Mini 1499 GT puts sporty touches on a basic three-door Mini. It’s not fast, but it’s very good fun *** Note : £1

2019 Audi A7 Sportback First Drive Review

While SUVs may seem the darlings of the automotive industry right now, there’s definitely plenty of room to innovate and wow the crowd in other

2019 Jeep Cherokee First Drive: More than just a new face

SUVs are one of the fastest growing segments in the automotive industry, which makes now the best time to put one’s best SUV foot forward.

2018 Jaguar E-PACE First Drive Review : The crossover cub

The world may have embraced the practical charms of the SUV but, as the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE demonstrates, there’s still room for experimentation when you’re

Jaguar I-Pace first drive: Ice driving with the all-electric Jag

The Jaguar I-Pace is the company’s new all-electric SUV. In many people’s minds it represents the future of the British brand. It’s Jaguar Land Rover’s first real

2018 Mini Hatch 5dr DCT FIRST DRIVE review – price, specs and release date

Mini introduces a new dual-clutch automatic gearbox in a bid to improve performance and fuel economy Priced from £16,575/$22,045 Release date On sale now Think Mini and a peppy petrol

2018 Mercedes-Benz S Class first drive: From Maybach to S65 AMG

The Mercedes-Benz S Class represents the commitment to build the best car in the world, so you can’t accuse the German automaker of having low

2018 Audi RS4 Avant FIRST DRIVE review – prices, specs and release date

We find out if the new Audi RS4 Avant is a better high-performance estate than its main rival, the Mercedes-AMG C63 Priced from £61,625/$81,960 Release date January The

2018 BMW M5 First Drive: V8 and AWD for the most advanced M-car

There’s a war brewing. In the world of the all-wheel drive, best-of-the-best performance sedan, a new challenge approaches. Watching, warily from the corners is the

2018 Hyundai i30 Fastback FIRST DRIVE review

The Hyundai i30 family hatchback has gained a five-door coupé variant, called the Fastback. We’ve driven it for the first time. The Hyundai i30 is no longer

2018 Range Rover P400e PHEV prototype FIRST DRIVE review – price, specs and release dates

There’s now a full-size Range Rover featuring plug-in hybrid technology. We’ve driven an early prototype to see if it makes sense Land Rover’s flagship Range

2017 Seat Leon Cupra R FIRST DRIVE review – price specs and release date

Seat’s hottest hot hatch the Leon Cupra R has revised underpinnings and more power, but is it the best of its kind? *** Note :

2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S 4MATIC+ First Drive: SUV royalty

When money is no object, and you feel the need for attention on the school run, the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 SUV with its handcrafted

2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo First Drive: A rocket not a wagon

Whatever you do, please don’t call the new 2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo a station wagon. Even describing it as a hatchback is off-limits. I

2018 Subaru Impreza First Drive review – price, specs and release date

The fifth-generation Subaru Impreza gets a new platform and a new engine. Is it now a more viable family hatchback option? *** Note : £1

2017 Porsche 911 GT2 RS FIRST DRIVE review – price, specs and release date

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the most powerful and technologically advanced 911 to date, but is it the most rewarding to drive? *** Note