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John Simister
Aston Martin V12 Vanquish (2001-2007) buying guide 
Aston Martin V12 Vanquish front
Aston Martin Vanquish

Aston Martin V12 Vanquish (2001-2007) buying guide 

With prices currently as low as £60,000, Aston Martin’s early-noughties flagship has huge potential – but tread carefully. Here’s what you need to kno…
28 Dec 2020
GTO Engineering – inside the UK's Ferrari specialist 
GTO Engineering workshop
Ferrari

GTO Engineering – inside the UK's Ferrari specialist 

Don’t be fooled by the stately surroundings; GTO Engineering is one of the most dynamic and innovative Ferrari specialists in the world
26 Dec 2020
Fiat Panda review
Fiat Panda Cross - Rear
Fiat Panda hatchback

Fiat Panda review

Whether it’s the basic hatchback or rugged 4x4 and Cross, the Panda is fun utilitarian transport
20 Jun 2017
Volkswagen Passat TDi 170 review
Volkswagen Passat hatchback

Volkswagen Passat TDi 170 review

VW says the new Passat rivals the 3-series - reality or simply wishful thinking?
5 Apr 2015
Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI Quattro review - price, specs and 0-60 time
2012 Audi Q3
Audi Q3 SUV

Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI Quattro review - price, specs and 0-60 time

Audi's new compact SUV is here to rival the BMW X1 and Range Rover Evoque - but can it offer evo levels of driver appeal?
24 Feb 2015

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Volkswagen Passat CC review - price, specs and release date
Volkswagen Passat CC
Volkswagen Passat hatchback

Volkswagen Passat CC review - price, specs and release date

Budget Mercedes CLS alternative
3 Feb 2015
2013 Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet review
2013 Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet
Volkswagen Golf R

2013 Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet review

The Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet sees the mk6 Golf bow out as a 261bhp, front-drive drop-top
27 Jan 2015
Audi A6 saloon review - price, specs and 0-60 time
All-new Audi A6 saloon review
Audi A6 saloon

Audi A6 saloon review - price, specs and 0-60 time

We review the all new Audi A6 sports saloon. What's the pick of the engine range?
19 Jan 2015
Volkswagen Jetta review - price, specs and 0-60 time
New Volkswagen Jetta review
Volkswagen Jetta saloon

Volkswagen Jetta review - price, specs and 0-60 time

We drive the new Volkswagen Jetta. Is it a Golf with a boot, or something more special?
7 Jan 2015
BMW 520d Efficient Dynamics review
BMW 520d Efficient Dynamics
BMW 5 Series saloon

BMW 520d Efficient Dynamics review

BMW has boosted economy for the 520d to turn it into the most frugal big exec, with mpg and CO2 to rival a supermini
1 Jan 2015
Fiat 500 Abarth buying guide
Abarth 500 driving fiat
Abarth 500 hatchback

Fiat 500 Abarth buying guide

The reborn fast 500 is reliable, holds its value well and is a hoot to drive. Here’s what you need to know
30 Dec 2014
BMW 535i GT review - price, specs and 0-60 time
BMW 535i GT
BMW 5 Series saloon

BMW 535i GT review - price, specs and 0-60 time

Need a car that’s part luxury saloon, part SUV, part coupe? Well, here it is…
9 Dec 2014
Porsche Cayenne buying guide
Porsche Cayenne buying guide
Porsche Cayenne

Porsche Cayenne buying guide

You can now pick up an example of the Porsche Cayenne performance SUV for under £10,000. Buying guide essentials here
6 Jun 2014
Audi RS4 B7 (2006-2008) - buyers guide
Audi RS4
Audi RS4 Avant

Audi RS4 B7 (2006-2008) - buyers guide

Audi's second RS4 surprised us all with its exceptional engine and handling when it was launched in 2006.
21 Mar 2014
Audi RS4 B7 (2006-2008) - buyers guide
Audi RS4
Audi RS4 saloon

Audi RS4 B7 (2006-2008) - buyers guide

Audi's second RS4 surprised us all with its exceptional engine and handling when it was launched in 2006.
21 Mar 2014
Bentley Continental GT buying guide
Bentley Continental GT buying guide
Bentley Continental GT coupe

Bentley Continental GT buying guide

The Bentley Continental GT combines near-supercar pace with a reputation for reliability – and all from just £25,000
23 Sep 2013
Hyundai Veloster Turbo review
2012 Hyundai Veloster Turbo front view
Hyundai Veloster coupe

Hyundai Veloster Turbo review

We drive the turbocharged version of the Hyundai Veloster coupe. A value alternative to the VW Scirocco?
13 Aug 2013
Honda NSX buying guide
Honda NSX buying guide
Honda S2000 convertible

Honda NSX buying guide

This was the car that forced Ferrari to rethink its whole approach to building supercars – here’s what to look for today
21 May 2013
Lotus Elise S1 buying checkpoints
Lotus Elise S1 buying guide
Lotus Elise convertible

Lotus Elise S1 buying checkpoints

One of the all-time greats, now from just £10K. We help you track down a good one
14 May 2013
TVR Sagaris buying guide
TVR Sagarisfront
TVR Sagaris coupe

TVR Sagaris buying guide

It was the last TVR, and arguably the best car the company ever made. Still highly sought-after, it’s a safe place to put your money, but what should …
8 May 2013
2013 Renault Captur review
2013 Renault Captur orange front
Renault Clio hatchback

2013 Renault Captur review

The Renault Captur is a Nissan Juke rivaling crossover, and a fast Renaultsport version could be due
25 Apr 2013
Noble M12 GTO buying guide
Noble M12 GTO silver rear driving
Features

Noble M12 GTO buying guide

This British road-racer handles like a big Elise yet has the pace to humble supercars – and now you can pick up a low-mileage example for the price of…
5 Apr 2013
Ford Focus ST buying guide
Ford Focus ST cornering shot
Ford Focus ST hatchback

Ford Focus ST buying guide

Slightly overshadowed by the RS, the Focus ST is a fast and capable hatch in its own right. Here’s all the essential buying information
3 Apr 2013
Mazda MX-5 Mk1 buying guide
Mazda MX-5 Miata Mk1 buying guide
Mazda MX-5 convertible

Mazda MX-5 Mk1 buying guide

The original MX-5 is huge fun, every-day useable, and, at around £1500 for a good one, very affordable.
19 Mar 2013
Ferrari F430 buying checkpoints
Ferrari F430 buying checkpoints
Ferrari F430 coupe

Ferrari F430 buying checkpoints

Everything you need to know when buying a used Ferrari 430.
12 Mar 2013
2013 Skoda Octavia 1.8 TSI review
2013 Skoda Octavia front view
Skoda Octavia hatchback

2013 Skoda Octavia 1.8 TSI review

The third generation Skoda Octavia offers something different to its A3, Golf and Leon cousins
16 Jan 2013
Audi S6 saloon review
Audi S6 saloon
Audi A6 saloon

Audi S6 saloon review

The new Audi S6 swaps its predecessor's thirsty V10 engine for a 4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 that combines strong performance with decent fuel econom…
18 Apr 2012
Audi S7 review
Audi S7
Audi A7 hatchback

Audi S7 review

Audi has launched the new S7, with the executive hatchback powered by a downtuned version of the 4-litre twin-turbo V8 fitted to the mighty S8
18 Apr 2012
Peugeot 508 RXH review
Peugeot 508 RXH
Peugeot 508 hatchback

Peugeot 508 RXH review

Peugeot's Audi A4 Allroad and VW Passat Alltrack rival has a unique selling point - it's a diesel hybrid
29 Feb 2012
Subaru XV review
Subaru XV
Reviews

Subaru XV review

Subaru's new soft-roader is smaller than the Forester and intended to take on posh rivals like the Audi Q3. Can it get close?
17 Feb 2012
Ford Focus 1.0 Ecoboost review
Ford Focus 1.0 Ecoboost
Ford Focus Hatchback

Ford Focus 1.0 Ecoboost review

Ford has fitted a tiny 1-litre turbocharged petrol engine into the Focus - but is it up to the task?
9 Feb 2012
Bentley Continental V8 review
Bentley Continental V8
Bentley Continental GT coupe

Bentley Continental V8 review

Bentley has given the Continental a new engine - the 4-litre V8 from the Audi S8. Performance is similar to the existing W12, but economy is 40 percen…
3 Jan 2012
New Citroen DS5 1.6 THP 200 review
Citroen DS5 1.6 THP 200
Citroen DS4 hatchback

New Citroen DS5 1.6 THP 200 review

We drive the sportiest petrol version of Citroen's funky and quirky new DS5
14 Oct 2011
Driven: Peugeot 3008 Hybrid 4
Peugeot 3008 Hybrid 4
Peugeot 3008 SUV

Driven: Peugeot 3008 Hybrid 4

We've driven the first production diesel hybrid - the Peugeot 3008 Hybrid 4
7 Sep 2011