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2019 Seat Leon Cupra R Estate Abt FIRST DRIVE review

Does a £500 tuning pack make the Seat Leon Cupra R Estate Abt a performance bargain?… Priced from £33,395 | On sale Now If you were one of

2020 Lexus RX 350 First Drive: A Better Prescription

The Lexus RX’s infotainment system had a fever, so the Japanese luxury brand’s engineers ordered up a prescription of touchscreen technology. That’s right, after years

2019 BMW M135i First Drive: Keeping The Class In Check

The 2019 BMW 1 Series is probably one of the most discussed and/or hated cars of the last three or four years. When BMW announced

2020 Lexus GX 460 First Drive: The Last OG

Lexus’s mid-size SUV gets an upgrade to bring its look, if not its mechanicals, into the modern era. While other luxury automakers have ditched body-on-frame

2020 Porsche 718 Spyder first drive review: A Boxster with way more bite

Ah, summertime. With warmer temperatures and sunny skies, it’s the perfect time of year for a new convertible like the 2020 Porsche 718 Spyder. Unless,

2020 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 first drive review: A standout track star

The Knockhill Racing Circuit is a 30-minute drive northwest from Edinburgh, Scotland, and is surrounded by sheep-filled grazing fields. Based on the surrounding countryside and

2020 BMW Alpina B7 first drive review: Big, bad, Bavarian ‘bahn-burner

180 miles per hour doesn’t feel that fast in a big luxury sedan on an unrestricted section of German autobahn. But when the slow-moving Volkswagen Passat decides

2020 Volkswagen ID 3 FIRST DRIVE review: price, specs and release date

The Volkswagen ID 3 is the first of a new generation of VW electric cars, with a range of almost 350 miles. We’ve driven a

2019 Range Rover Sport P400 FIRST DRIVE review: price, specs and release date

There’s an all new mild-hybrid straight-six under the bonnet of the Range Rover Sport P400 HST, can electrification improve this luxury SUV?… Priced from £64,725 |

2019 Porsche 718 Boxster T FIRST DRIVE review: price, specs and release date

With an even keener focus on driving pleasure and a selection of usually optional performance parts, is the Porsche 718 Boxster T the pick of

2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo review: International first drive

It looks and sounds like the current Nissan GT-R Nismo, but Paul Maric discovers that the MY20 Nismo GT-R has evolved into a new beast

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC400 First Drive Review: EQualizing Luxury

Forgive this cliché: the 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC400 is the Mercedes-Benz of electric vehicles. There, I wrote it. And to be honest, I doubt that I’ll

2020 Honda E Prototype First Drive Review: A Capable Little Cutie

We’ve been waiting a long time for this. When the Honda Urban EV concept debuted at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, it was met with

2020 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid first drive review: One posh plug-in

For a lot of people, buying a hybrid or EV is as much about saving fuel as it is about making a statement. Coincidentally, that

2020 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid First Drive: Charged with Change

Bentley probably isn’t the first automaker you’d associate with electrification, and unsurprisingly the 2020 Bentayga Hybrid is not your typical electric SUV. The newest –

2020 Honda E FIRST DRIVE review: price, specs and release date

According to you, the Honda E is the most eagerly anticipated car of 2020. Can it live up to expectations?… Priced from £30,000 (est) | On sale 2020

2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid first drive review

When the Ford Explorer launched some 30 years ago, it was an instant hit. Since then, more than 8 million Explorers have found happy homes,

2020 Chevy Silverado 2500HD first drive review

My first experience with the new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD is something I’m going to remember for a long time. Pulling a trailer with a

2020 Chevy Silverado Diesel first drive review: A smooth and torquey operator

One thing that you can’t deny about the new-for-2019 Silverado 1500 is that Chevrolet didn’t skimp on drivetrain options. Sure, its polarizing exterior design and

2020 Bentley Continental GT V8 first drive review: A more athletic grand tourer

Here’s a little life hack for all you hifalutin Bentley buyers: Get the V8 engine. It was true of the last-generation Continental GT and Flying

2020 Ford Explorer first drive review

The original Ford Explorer had a starring role in Jurassic Park, which is fitting, because it drove some automotive dinosaurs to the verge of extinction.

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS first drive review

A new SUV is always a big deal for Mercedes-Benz . SUVs now make up about one-third of Mercedes sales worldwide, and a full 60%

2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M Competition First Drive: SUVs evolved

A 503-horsepower crossover seems a little absurd when you think about it. After all, how quickly does one really need to get to Starbucks? However,

2020 Lamborghini Huracan EVO First Drive: A reminder of what matters

Supercar top speed is a boring number. There, I said it. Of all the metrics to judge a performance vehicle by, none get quite so

2019 Suzuki Swift SHVS 4×4 FIRST DRIVE review: price, specs and release date

The Suzuki Swift SHVS 4×4 is an oddity in the small car class, offering a modicum of off-road ability thanks to four-wheel drive. We’ve driven

2019 Brabham BT62 review : International first drive

We’re the first Australian outlet to get behind the wheel of the Brabham BT62 megacar. Should you be cashing in the pension? We’re a long

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class first drive review: If it ain’t broke…

The Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class is in a good spot. This tall-sided C-Class analogue finds itself in a market that’s hungry for quality luxury vehicles and even

2019 Mercedes-AMG CLS 53 Coupe First Drive: A hybrid for the heart

Sometimes it’s the little changes which make the biggest difference, something that definitely holds true for the EQ Boost system in the 2019 Mercedes-AMG CLS

2019 Porsche 911 Speedster first drive review

It’s so often the way; the best drive is proving to be the one after the cameras stop rolling. Producer George Peck and I are

2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe first drive review

The new 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe joins a segment surrounded by a constellation of controversy. Porsche, like many of its rivals, is bending the commonly