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2019 Cadillac XT4 First Drive: Fresh and Fun

Cadillac isn’t known for making particularly small cars, with their flagship being the Escalade — seating 7 adults, and equipped with a 6.2L V8 —

2019 Kia Proceed FIRST DRIVE review – price, specs and release date

The Kia Proceed is a svelte shooting brake which sits halfway between the regular Ceed hatchback and the Sportswagon estate – we’ve been for an

2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback first drive: Practically perfect

It’s not a coupe, and it’s not a sedan, but the 2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback absolutely is mesmerizing. Audi Sport’s latest blend of performance

2018 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport and ZR hybrid Review

Does the biggest, sexiest, safest and most dynamic Corolla ever justify its price hikes? What we liked: • Standard safety equipment • Comfort and refinement

2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye first drive: 797hp bragging rights

As answers to unasked requests go, the 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye’s 797 horsepower ranks fairly high on the “nobody needed this, but it’s fun

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt first drive: Back to its roots

There’s a risk, when you make a movie tie-in like the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt, of veering into pastiche. The most memorable part of the

2018 Porsche 911 Carrera T first drive: Pure inspiration

The Porsche 911 has always been inspirational. Over the years, the rear-engined German icon has become the go-to benchmark for would-be sports car contenders, not

2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera first drive review: A flagship to love

Third new model in the British car company’s Second Century Plan, the 2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Super GT is arguably the most striking so

2018 Audi SQ7 Vorsprung FIRST DRIVE review

We test the ultimate version of our favourite fast SUV, the new Audi SQ7 Vorsprung. Is it worth the extra outlay? *** Note : £1

2019 Mercedes-AMG C63 S first drive: 503hp of raw emotion

You never forget your first AMG. Even just hearing the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine firing up for the first time, under the bulging hood of

2018 Toyota Aygo X-Play FIRST DRIVE review – price, specs and release date

Toyota’s city car gets a mid-life update to better challenge the class leaders *** Note : £1 = $1.33 (correct at time of post) Priced

2018 Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder first drive: Howling Corner King

There’s an inevitable moment when you think you’ve screwed it up completely, when you’re past that initial terror at being entrusted with the new Lamborghini

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