Reviews

​Porsche Macan review – still the high performance SUV benchmark
Porsche Macan S MY21 – front cornering
Porsche Macan SUV

​Porsche Macan review – still the high performance SUV benchmark

Recently updated, the Porsche Macan is still the class champion and unlike most rivals a genuinely captivating drive
3 Nov 2021
McLaren 720S GT3X 2021 review – a Ferrari FXX-K for less or 720S GT3 racer for more?
McLaren 720S GT3X 2021 – low light front cornering
McLaren 720S

McLaren 720S GT3X 2021 review – a Ferrari FXX-K for less or 720S GT3 racer for more?

McLaren’s 720S GT3X might struggle to make much sense financially, but it’s like almost nothing else when you unleash its full potential
3 Nov 2021
Cupra Leon 300 2021 review – VW’s GTI Clubsport usurped from within?
Cupra Leon 300 – front cornering
SEAT Leon Cupra

Cupra Leon 300 2021 review – VW’s GTI Clubsport usurped from within?

One of the sharpest hot hatchbacks money can buy right now, despite weird branding and a very long name (which we’ve simplified for you).
29 Oct 2021
Mercedes-AMG A45 S review
AMG A45 S review
Mercedes-AMG A45

Mercedes-AMG A45 S review

The A45 proves Mercedes-AMG has found the formula for not just a fast hot hatchback, but a genuinely involving one
29 Oct 2021
Ford Fiesta ST review – super supermini still appeals, especially in Edition trim
Fiesta ST Edition – rear cornering
Ford Fiesta ST hatchback

Ford Fiesta ST review – super supermini still appeals, especially in Edition trim

A class stalwart, maybe, but the Fiesta ST drives with real enthusiasm, engagement and sophistication
25 Oct 2021
Maserati Quattroporte Trofeo 2021 review – a fun, but ultimately flawed sports limo
Maserati Quattroporte Trofeo – rear tracking
Maserati Quattroporte

Maserati Quattroporte Trofeo 2021 review – a fun, but ultimately flawed sports limo

The rarely spotted Italian supersaloon is still on sale, and in new Trofeo guise it’s better than ever
23 Oct 2021
Ford Mustang Mach-E GT 2021 review – has Ford already usurped the Kia EV6?
Ford Mustang Mach-E GT – front cornering
Ford Mustang Mach-E GT

Ford Mustang Mach-E GT 2021 review – has Ford already usurped the Kia EV6?

Ford’s first performance EV is a credible achievement but remains hamstrung by familiar EV shortcomings.
22 Oct 2021
Ford Mustang Mach 1 2021 review – America’s BMW M4 gets track fit
Ford Mustang Mach 1 – static
Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang Mach 1 2021 review – America’s BMW M4 gets track fit

A host of small upgrades make a big difference to Ford’s fine Mustang V8
20 Oct 2021
Audi SQ5 Sportback 2021 review – does it crack the coupe SUV enigma?
Audi SQ5 Sportback 2021 – front cornering
Audi SQ5 SUV

Audi SQ5 Sportback 2021 review – does it crack the coupe SUV enigma?

Broadly competent, the SQ5 is a polished but ultimately perplexing proposition, especially in 2021
16 Oct 2021
Toyota GR Yaris review – the modern homologation special at its very best
2021 Toyota GR Yaris black - header
Toyota GR Yaris

Toyota GR Yaris review – the modern homologation special at its very best

Toyota’s new road-going rally special is a great driver’s car of the type we worried we’d never see again. It’s a little gem.
15 Oct 2021
​Skoda Superb review – sensible family car still a brilliant buy
Skoda Superb 2021 – Combi front tracking
Skoda Superb saloon

​Skoda Superb review – sensible family car still a brilliant buy

The large hatchback and estate aren’t cool: fact. But the Skoda Superb is a great car in spite of it
14 Oct 2021
Cupra Born 2021 review – has VW’s MEB platform finally delivered a driver’s car?
Cupra Born – front tracking1
Cupra Born

Cupra Born 2021 review – has VW’s MEB platform finally delivered a driver’s car?

Cupra has capitalised on the Born’s rear-wheel drive and rear-engined EV layout, making for an intriguing alternative to the VW ID.3
9 Oct 2021
​Ford GT review – a genuine racer on the road, for better and worse
Ford GT header
Ford GT coupe

​Ford GT review – a genuine racer on the road, for better and worse

New GT is epic to drive on a track, but comes with some compromises on road
8 Oct 2021
Chevrolet Corvette C8 convertible 2021 review – American icon driven in EU-specification
Chevrolet Corvette C8 Cab EU review – front tracking
Chevrolet Corvette

Chevrolet Corvette C8 convertible 2021 review – American icon driven in EU-specification

The EU-spec Corvette is heavier and less powerful than we were led to believe, but is still a fantastic modern sports car with a distinct American fla…
8 Oct 2021
Audi Q4 e-tron 2021 review – a premium take on VW’s ID.4?
Audi Q4 e-tron 50 – front tracking
Audi

Audi Q4 e-tron 2021 review – a premium take on VW’s ID.4?

The new Q4 is wide of the mark in key areas, but is sure to sell in numbers that will deem this irrelevant
6 Oct 2021
New Chevrolet Corvette C8 review – America's sports car has turned supercar
Corvette C8 Stingray EU – front
Chevrolet Corvette

New Chevrolet Corvette C8 review – America's sports car has turned supercar

Chevrolet's mid-engined Corvette is a superbly rounded and capable beginning of a new type of American supercar
5 Oct 2021
Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 2021 review – an all-time great
Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 cornering
Porsche Cayman GT4 coupe

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 2021 review – an all-time great

For a combination of pure driver appeal and value, the Cayman GT4 has no rivals. An instant modern classic, if ever there was one.
4 Oct 2021
Caterham Seven 170R 2021 review
Caterham Seven 170R review
Caterham 7

Caterham Seven 170R 2021 review

The Seven 170 is one of Caterham’s purest models to date, and we’ve put the R variant through its paces
2 Oct 2021
Prodrive Hunter review – behind the wheel of a rally raid monster
Prodrive Hunter
Reviews

Prodrive Hunter review – behind the wheel of a rally raid monster

Don't be fooled by its odd looks, the Prodrive Hunter is a truly impressive loose surface machine. We've experienced it first hand
25 Sep 2021
Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS 2022 review – middle child 992 shapes up
Porsche 911 GTS review (992) – front cornering
Porsche 911 Carrera

Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS 2022 review – middle child 992 shapes up

Two and a half years after the launch of the 992, the GTS treatment both adds and subtracts but does the result gel on the road?
21 Sep 2021
Porsche Boxster GTS 4.0 PDK 2021 review – it's all about the ratios
Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 PDK – front cornering
Porsche Boxster

Porsche Boxster GTS 4.0 PDK 2021 review – it's all about the ratios

Porsche's PDK transmission might take some of the input away, but its proper gear ratios go some way to make up the deficit
18 Sep 2021
Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible 2021 review – British grand touring on form
Bentley Continental GT Speed – pan
Bentley Continental GTC

Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible 2021 review – British grand touring on form

Supreme luxury meets finely honed dynamics, but has the Continental GT Speed met Bentley’s target of creating the best open-top GT car in the world?
15 Sep 2021
Audi A6 Allroad 2021 review – one might never need any other car
Audi A6 Allroad 2021 – tracking
Audi A6 Allroad

Audi A6 Allroad 2021 review – one might never need any other car

A classic recipe executed brilliantly. The A6 Allroad is the ultimate daily, if you’ve already got some tastier performance cars on hand
11 Sep 2021
Porsche Macan GTS 2021 review – Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrofoglio rival sharpens up
Porsche Macan GTS 2021 – front tracking
Porsche Macan GTS SUV

Porsche Macan GTS 2021 review – Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrofoglio rival sharpens up

New range-topping Macan GTS proves once again that Porsche can do practical and performance in one car
3 Sep 2021
Volvo P1800 Cyan Racing restomod 2021 review
Volvo P1800 Cyan Racing – front
Volvo

Volvo P1800 Cyan Racing restomod 2021 review

Cyan Racing has reimagined the classic Volvo P1800 as a rabid, 414bhp road‑racer – with a £450,000 price tag
30 Aug 2021
Ram 1500 TRX 2021 review – Jurassic warlord takes on the F-150 Raptor
Ram 1500 TRX – action
Dodge Ram

Ram 1500 TRX 2021 review – Jurassic warlord takes on the F-150 Raptor

There are giant pickups, and then there’s Ram’s 692bhp Hellcat-engined 1500 TRX.
28 Aug 2021
Alpina D3 S Touring 2021 review – the ultimate daily driver?
Alpina D3 S Touring – rear slide
Alpina D3

Alpina D3 S Touring 2021 review – the ultimate daily driver?

A desirable formula executed extremely well. It's fast and has a sweet chassis, but can feel a little blunt compared to the B3
26 Aug 2021
Skoda Enyaq iV 80 Sportline review – will this be your next daily?
Skoda Enyaq iV 80 – action
Electric cars

Skoda Enyaq iV 80 Sportline review – will this be your next daily?

As usual, Skoda has taken some solid VW foundations and made things better. The new Enyaq is well built, quiet and efficient family transport for the …
21 Aug 2021
Hyundai Kona N 2021 review – better than Ford’s Puma ST?
Hyundai Kona N
Hyundai Kona

Hyundai Kona N 2021 review – better than Ford’s Puma ST?

Performance crossover from Hyundai N is every bit as good as the firm’s hot hatches 
18 Aug 2021
Lamborghini Huracán Evo review
Lamborghini Huracán Evo RWD – rear tracking
Lamborghini Huracan

Lamborghini Huracán Evo review

Intense, charismatic and far more resolved than its former self, the Evo is a brilliant supercar dominated by that superb V10 engine
17 Aug 2021
Litchfield Toyota GR Yaris 2021 review – superstar hatchback picks up expert UK-tuning
Litchfield Toyota GR Yaris – front cornering
Toyota GR Yaris

Litchfield Toyota GR Yaris 2021 review – superstar hatchback picks up expert UK-tuning

Litchfield’s been fiddling with Toyota’s brilliant GR Yaris with predictably fantastic results
31 Jul 2021
Porsche 911 GT3 2021 review – has the 992-gen now peaked?
992 Porsche 911 GT3 front
Porsche 911 GT3

Porsche 911 GT3 2021 review – has the 992-gen now peaked?

Few cars have higher expectations than an all-new 911 GT3 and the new 992 hasn't disappointed, but we'll need more time with it on-road to get a true …
30 Jul 2021
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio review
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio review LCI – front quarter
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio review

It was designed to take on the BMW M3, but stole our hearts along the way – the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is masterpiece
28 Jul 2021
Ferrari F8 Tributo 2021 review – old-school supercar still has all the tricks
Ferrari F8 Tributo – cornering
Ferrari F8 Tributo

Ferrari F8 Tributo 2021 review – old-school supercar still has all the tricks

The Ferrari F8 Tributo a triumph of modern supercar design; an icon of the future
28 Jul 2021
Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT 2021 review – the Lamborghini Urus has a talented new rival from within
Porsche Cayenne Coupe Turbo GT – front corner
Porsche Cayenne Turbo

Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT 2021 review – the Lamborghini Urus has a talented new rival from within

It’s the most extreme Cayenne Porsche has ever made, and thanks to the GT department it’s also the best.
26 Jul 2021
Cupra Leon ST 310 4Drive 2021 review – the next Spanish inquisition
Cupra Leon ST 310 4Drive – nose
SEAT Leon Cupra

Cupra Leon ST 310 4Drive 2021 review – the next Spanish inquisition

It’s capable and handsome, but the new Leon ST lacks the performance and engagement of its predecessors
24 Jul 2021