first drive

The Genesis G70 is a new brand calling out old-school luxury

For Genesis, being a three-year-old car brand is a blessing and a curse. The automaker, currently riding high on first reports about the all-new 2019

2019 Genesis G70 first drive: Bold car, brave choices

The 2019 Genesis G70 has a couple of problems, but underwhelming on the road – or indeed on the track – isn’t one of them.

2019 Volkswagen T-Cross FIRST DRIVE review – price, specs and release date

The T-Cross will be Volkswagen’s smallest SUV and should cost from around £17,000, making it a rival for the big-selling Nissan Juke. It won’t go

2018 Hyundai Nexo FIRST DRIVE review – price, specs and release date

One small leap for Hyundai, one giant leap for the automotive industry. Could the Nexo be the first mainstream hydrogen powered vehicle? *** Note :

2018 Ford Fiesta Active FIRST DRIVE review – price, specs and release date

The Ford Fiesta Active gets a higher ride height than the standard Fiesta, as well as SUV-inspired styling, but is it worthy of consideration? ***

2019 Audi Q8 first drive review: Luxury goes everywhere

The all-new 2019 Audi Q8 flagship SUV is not merely Ingolstadt’s answer to the BMW X6, Mercedes-Benz GLE, and the Range Rover Sport. Audi’s push

2018 Ford Ka+ Active FIRST DRIVE review – price, specs and release date

City car gets a jacked up ride height, some SUV styling and a new engine. Does it make it a better car? Priced from £12,950 /$17,223

HSV Colorado SportsCat+ v Toyota HiLux Rugged X 2018 Comparison

Two new performance utes tackle each other and the Outback … and come out second best Golden Geese? The top-end 4×4 dual-cab diesel ute market

2019 Honda Insight first drive: 55mpg without the hybrid hype

Sometimes you just have to grow up and, when it comes to hybrid cars, you’ll struggle to find a better example of that than the

Toshiba RC100 NVMe SSD review: A good bargain SSD for laptops

It’s thin, short, and energy-efficient, if not particularly fast. Even though Toshiba’s RC100 is the slowest M.2 NVMe SSD we’ve tested, it’s still a kick

2018 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso FIRST DRIVE review – price, specs and release date

Does the V12-powered Ferrari GTC4 Lusso capture the magic of its maker’s badge while offering genuine practicality and comfort on long-distance cruises? *** NOTE : £1

2018 Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster first drive: Fire and brimstone

If you’re not an exhibitionist, I’m pretty confident in saying the 2018 Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster is probably not the car for you. Taking the

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