Car Reviews

Ford Edge ST-Line Review: The Edge of Heaven

Car Reviews 5 Feb 13, 2018 by Andrew Evans

When it comes to bridging the Transatlantic motoring gap, one brand more than most ties us together. The Blue Oval of Ford is considered a home brand to Europeans just… Read More »

Peugeot 308 GTI Review: Fiery Family Fun

Car Reviews 9 Jan 12, 2018 by Andrew Evans

Peugeot is on a bit of a roll as of late. It was a company that, back in the 1980s, was known for its sporty versions of regular hatchbacks. The… Read More »

Nissan Micra Review: The Reborn Identity

Car Reviews 2 Dec 18, 2017 by Andrew Evans

If you grew up in Europe in the 1980s, chances are you’ve spent a lot of time in a Nissan Micra. The boxy hatchback was a firm favorite for driving… Read More »

Peugeot 208 GTI by Peugeot Sport Review: Top of the Class

Car Reviews 4 Dec 12, 2017 by Andrew Evans

In the European market, the B-segment hatchback is king. Despite the ever-growing popularity of the crossover, and the unflinching continental dominance of the Volkswagen Golf, manufacturers sell more B-segment hatchbacks… Read More »

Nissan Juke Nismo RS Review: Hot Cross Fun

Car Reviews 6 Dec 5, 2017 by Andrew Evans

When Nissan launched the Juke in 2010, reactions were varied to say the least. In a classic case of judging the book by its cover, some in the automotive press… Read More »

SEAT Ateca Review: The Cool Catalan Crossover

Car Reviews 3 Nov 28, 2017 by Andrew Evans

It’s difficult to avoid mid-sized crossovers on Europe’s roads these days. It seems like every fourth car is a crossover of some kind, and it’s a love affair that doesn’t… Read More »

DS3 Performance Black Review: Bauble Burble

Car Reviews 7 Nov 20, 2017 by Andrew Evans

Hot hatchbacks are just the best. They solve literally every problem a car buyer could possibly need. Small enough to fit everywhere? Check. Boot you can use? Check. Economical engine… Read More »

FIAT Tipo SW Review: A Real Estate

Car Reviews 8 Nov 13, 2017 by Andrew Evans

Europe loves its practical cars. If it doesn’t have a vertical tailgate, good luck selling it to Europeans. A car with a top-hinged trunk lid is the number one seller… Read More »

Jeep Renegade Review: The All-American Italian SUV

Car Reviews 8 Nov 7, 2017 by Andrew Evans

Italians and Americans make some wonderful things together. From the obvious food connections, there’s great Italian-American actors like De Niro and Pacino, singers like Liza Minelli, and noted physicist Enrico… Read More »

Ford Mustang Review: Euro-Muscle

Car Reviews 10 Oct 31, 2017 by Andrew Evans

When it comes to performance cars, there’s not many names bigger than Mustang. Born out of the Pony car era of sporty coupes — a class below the monster muscle… Read More »

McLaren 570S First Drive Review: The Entry-Level Supercar

Car Reviews 7 Oct 24, 2017 by Andrew Evans

It might be one of Britain’s most famous marques, despite having a rather short history — at least when it comes to making cars. McLaren was probably best-known for its… Read More »

SsangYong Rexton First Drive Review: Korea's Land Rover

Car Reviews 5 Oct 16, 2017 by Andrew Evans

There’s so many vehicles and brands that have emerged from the need for military transport. Just look at our road test last week, of the Mercedes G-Class. Or Land Rover,… Read More »

First Drive Review: Mercedes-Benz G350d 4MATIC

Car Reviews Oct 9, 2017 by Andrew Evans

There’s no school like the old school, and you can’t get much more old school than this. Aside from the occasional Morgan or Caterham, there’s nothing on the roads today… Read More »

First Drive Review: MINI Countryman Cooper S

Car Reviews 7 Oct 2, 2017 by Andrew Evans

It’s hard to imagine a brand that has enjoyed such a renaissance and undergone such a change, while seemingly remaining the same, as MINI. The original Mini was a precision-engineered… Read More »

First Drive Review: Renault Sport Clio 220 Trophy

Car Reviews 5 Sep 25, 2017 by Andrew Evans

Ask the man in the street who the king of hot hatches is and chances are you’ll get a whole different bunch of answers. One name that will come up… Read More »

First Drive Review: Kia pro_cee'd GT

Car Reviews 13 Sep 18, 2017 by Andrew Evans

Upon reviewing the VW Scirocco last week, we said that it’s one of the most forgotten cars of its type. While still true, this week’s car is Korea’s version of… Read More »

First Drive Review: Volkswagen Scirocco GTS

Car Reviews 9 Sep 11, 2017 by Andrew Evans

When it comes to small coupes, there’s few as popular but forgotten as the Scirocco. Volkswagen first introduced it over 40 years ago, and though there was a 16-year gap… Read More »

First Drive Review: Honda Civic

Car Reviews 5 Sep 4, 2017 by Andrew Evans

There’s few model nameplates quite as enduring as the Honda Civic. In fact the first car ever made was a Honda Civic. Okay, we made that up, but it has… Read More »

First Drive Review: Dacia Sandero

Car Reviews 23 Aug 28, 2017 by Andrew Evans

The global financial crisis in 2008 focused many people’s minds on value for money and no-frills products. But can no-frills motoring be a thing? We’ve been out and about in… Read More »

First Drive: Infiniti Q60 V6

Car Reviews 6 Aug 21, 2017 by Andrew Evans

After a tricky start to life in Europe, Infiniti has been coming on leaps and bounds lately. The Q30 hatch and QX30 crossover have given it some mass market appeal,… Read More »