Car Reviews

2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti Sport Road Test Review: No Clover, Still Lucky

Car Reviews 4 Oct 14, 2019 by Kyle Patrick

Toyota GR Supra First Drive Review: Worthy of the Name

Car Reviews 96 Jul 12, 2019 by Kyle Patrick

Depending on where you stand, that title will elicit either a nod of approval or a beeline to the comment section to tell me how wrong I am. That’s the… Read More »

Bentley Mulsanne Speed Road Test Review: The Lap of Luxury

Car Reviews 10 Apr 13, 2019 by Andrew Evans

They say that form is temporary, but class is permanent. Admittedly that’s usually referring to sports teams, but it applies to cars as well. When it comes to class, there’s… Read More »

Ford Focus Active First Drive Review: Cross Off the Crossover

Car Reviews 7 Mar 10, 2019 by Andrew Evans

Which is better: a good family estate car with normal car manners and space in length; or a crossover SUV with high driving position, oodles of headroom and at least… Read More »

Hyundai i30N Performance Road Test Review: N Marks the Spot

Car Reviews 8 Feb 15, 2019 by Andrew Evans

The Korean brands are on a roll right now. Kia is making some of the most handsome cars in its sector, sister brand Hyundai is making some quality kit (and… Read More »

Mazda CX-3 Road Test Review: Big Fun, Small Package

Car Reviews 19 Jan 25, 2019 by Andrew Evans

The motor industry seems to be moving towards a new law. Much like that infamous rule of the internet it now seems that, if it exists, there’s a crossover of… Read More »

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Manual Road Test Review: The Fun Choice

Car Reviews 11 Dec 14, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

In recent years, I’ve not been particularly kind to the Toyota Corolla. Three decades on from the sushi-delivering model revered by the PlayStation generation, the existing sedan had all the… Read More »

Mercedes-Benz X250d Road Test Review: The Premium Pickup Truck

Car Reviews Dec 7, 2018 by Andrew Evans

In the middle of last year, Mercedes-Benz announced it was going to build a pickup truck. It came as something of a surprise. Pickups tend to be something of an… Read More »

Suzuki Jimny First Drive Review: The Kei Car Monster Truck

Car Reviews 20 Nov 30, 2018 by Andrew Evans

The Suzuki Jimny has always been one of those cars. It’s the kind of car that those in the know love, despite many glaring flaws that put off regular folk… Read More »

2019 Hyundai Veloster N First Drive Review: This Ain't No One Trick Pony

Car Reviews 8 Nov 8, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

There’s a distinct lack of something during this press briefing. It’s not turbo power — ubiquitous in this day and age, especially in the hot hatch segment — nor is it… Read More »

Porsche 911 Carrera T First Drive Review: Heart Over Head

Car Reviews 4 Jul 24, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

Twenty three. The car you see above, the 2018 911 Carrera T, bumped the model count for Porsche’s quintessential sports car to just shy of two dozen — the ‘Ring-blazing… Read More »

Skoda Octavia vRS 245 Road Test Review: vRS A-OK

Car Reviews 11 Jul 4, 2018 by Andrew Evans

When it comes to reinvention, no brand has managed a turnaround quite like Skoda. Mentioned in the same breath as Lada just 30 years ago, it’s now thought of as… Read More »

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport First Drive Review: A Challenger Appears

Car Reviews 5 Jun 21, 2018 by Andrew Evans

When we reviewed the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross a few weeks back, we felt it was a nice step forward for a brand that has been in the doldrums. Well, Mitsubishi… Read More »

Hyundai Veloster Turbo First Drive Review: The Funk Goes On

Car Reviews 6 May 21, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

I learned to drive in a Hyundai. It was a ’96 base model Accent, and I was 14 when I first got behind the wheel. It lacked a great many… Read More »

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Road Test Review: Out of the Shadows

Car Reviews 13 May 14, 2018 by Andrew Evans

Chances are you’ve read that review title and that’s the first time you’ve even thought about Mitsubishi in a while. It’s a brand that has had its fair share of… Read More »

Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce Road Test Review: Vivacious Veloce

Car Reviews 8 Apr 6, 2018 by Andrew Evans

If there’s one brand that drives a wedge between petrolheads the world over, it’s Alfa Romeo. Not because a surprising number of people who think they like cars can’t spell… Read More »

Nissan Qashqai Road Test Review: It's Good to be Qing

Car Reviews 12 Mar 16, 2018 by Andrew Evans

Crossovers. These days, they’re a license to print money. Get a family car, put a couple of inches in the roofline, lift it up by a couple more inches, profit.… Read More »