Tag: Road Test Review

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

Car Reviews 4 Oct 14, 2019 by Kyle Patrick

A lot of ink, both traditional and digital, has been spilled on the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio. This will not be one of those reviews. When there’s a lineup topper… Read More »

2019 Toyota Yaris Road Test Review: The End of an Era

Car Reviews 8 Oct 10, 2019 by Kyle Patrick

Fair warning to our international readers here: things are about to get locally Canadian for a minute. The Yaris (or Vitz, as it’s known in its home market) was a… Read More »

2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Road Test Review: Top of the Charts

Car Reviews 8 Sep 23, 2019 by Kyle Patrick

“Know your enemy, know his sword.” We’re reasonably sure Miyamoto Musashi wasn’t talking about the 2019 RAV4 Hybrid with that quote. The famous Japanese swordsman died almost 400 years before… Read More »

Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary First Drive: Tangerine Dream

Car Reviews 5 Jul 31, 2019 by Andrew Evans

There’s not many marques that survive 30 years in the original mold any more. Even some of the most venerable badges have either had breaks in production, or have switched… 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 »

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 »

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 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 »

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 »