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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

2017 Jaguar XJR 575 FIRST DRIVE Review – price, specs and release date

The XJR 575 is the most powerful version of Jaguar’s luxury saloon to date, but can it compete with a raft of more modern competitors?

2019 Audi A8 First Drive Review: The new luxury

“Vorsprung durch Technik” doesn’t translate to “know your place, human,” but in the case of the 2019 Audi A8 it probably should. Fourth generation of

2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom FIRST DRIVE Review – price, specs and release date

Rolls-Royce replaces its flagship saloon car with an all-new model that remains the last word in automotive luxury “A Phantom is a Phantom is a

2018 Honda Accord first drive: No more bland

I know what you’re thinking: “It’s a Honda Accord. Skip to the mileage estimates and whether or not there’s room for a car seat in the back,

2018 Lexus LS 500 First Drive: The luxury of identity

If it’s usually your thirties when you discover your real identify, you could argue the 2018 Lexus LS 500 and LS 500h are ahead of

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT First Drive Review: Porsche’s nightmare

In any up-and-coming professional’s life, there’s a moment where a pressing decision must be made: is it time to buy a Porsche 911? Virtually a

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

2018 GMC Terrain First Drive: Small SUV, Big Ambition

There are a handful of brands that are uniquely positioned to take full advantage of soaring public interest in crossovers and SUVs, and GMC –

2018 Polaris RZR Dynamix First Drive Review : Off-road witchcraft

For those unacquainted with the experience of offroading in a Polaris RZR, allow me a few brief words to familiarize you with the sensations. Dusty.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk First Drive: The 707hp SUV

If you’re offended by the concept of a 707 horsepower SUV, then you should probably just stop reading right now. In our age of instantaneous

2017 Ssangyong Tivoli First drive Review

THE GOOD Still cheap to buy Still looks good Punchy performance THE BAD Still a Ssangyong Some cabin vibrations Ben Griffin drove the more safety-minded

Lexus LC 500 vs LC 500h: Is the V8 or hybrid best?

There’s a chance the styling of the Lexus LC has you salivating, but which model is best? We have driven the 500 V8 and 500h

Mercedes-AMG GT R first drive: One ‘Green Hell’ of a car

GT R. If that’s a name that sounds familiar, it’s because you’ll normally find it attached to the boot-lid of Nissan’s fastest road car. But

2018 Audi SQ5 First Drive Review

I struggle with the new SQ5 because the Q5 is already an amazing mid-size SUV. There’s so much goodness I’d imagine one would struggle with

2018 Range Rover Velar First Drive: The Midsize SUV to beat

Velar is an very old name for a very modern Range Rover. Automakers mining their history for neglected nameplates isn’t new, of course, but all

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon first drive review: hell on wheels

I’m sorry, you’re called what? The Demon? The demon of what, you might also ask? It’s the torpedo of drag racers, born out an addiction

Mercedes-Benz E-Class review: Better than a BMW 5 Series?

Mercedes says everything it knows about how to build a car has gone into the new E-Class. Being that it is the oldest car brand

2018 Mercedes-AMG S63 First Drive: Fiercely relaxing

Throbbing red and scented with bespoke perfume, the 2018 Mercedes-AMG S63’s cabin made absolutely clear that, even by Stuttgart’s standards, this is no ordinary luxury

2018 Hyundai Sonata First Drive: 5 things you need to know

The 2018 Hyundai Sonata is here, and while the automaker’s mid-size family sedan hasn’t been completely redesigned there are a few aspects of its recent