Meet the Auto Trader team

Pete Tullin
Contributing editor

Pete has been in the motor industry for around 20 years, both as a journalist and as a development engineer for Jaguar.

Review 1 week ago

BMW M3 saloon (2017 - ) review

The BMW M3 is a madcap supercar slayer. Question is, is the latest M3 simply too extreme, and would a Mercedes C63 AMG or an Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio be a better bet?
Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo 2017 Review 4 weeks ago

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo (2017 - ) review

At first glance, the Panamera Sport Turismo appears to be a natural rival to the Mercedes AMG CLS 63 Shooting Brake and Audi RS7, but factor in the Porsche’s real-world price tag and those cars suddenly look like bargains
McLaren 570S Spider Review 4 weeks ago

McLaren 570S Spider (2017 - ) review

Weighing up the merits of a Porsche 911 Cabriolet versus an Audi R8 Spider? Well stop right now, because for similar money, you could be driving the simply sensational McLaren 570S Spider.
2017 Ford Fiesta ride Review 1 month ago

Ford Fiesta Hatchback (2017 - ) review

The previous Fiesta outsold everything else in its class, but with newer rivals like the Seat Ibiza and Volkswagen Polo to contend with, Ford knows it cannot rest on its laurels. Welcome to the eighth iteration of the Ford Fiesta.
Audi TT RS Roadster 2016 Review 1 month ago

Audi TT RS Roadster (2016 - ) review

The RS Roadster sits loud and proud at the top of the Audi TT range, providing ballistic performance, a bombastic exhaust note and wind-in-the hair thrills. However, you’d best look elsewhere if you’re the shy, retiring type.
Peugeot 308 2017 Review 1 month ago

Peugeot 308 Hatchback (2013 - ) MK2 review

If you’re not evolving in the hugely competitive family car sector, then you’re effectively going backwards. The latest upgrades to Peugeot’s 308 are designed to keep it within touching distance of the Volkswagen Golf, Vauxhall Astra and Skoda Octavia.
Honda Civic Type R 2017 Review 2 months ago

Honda Civic Type R (2017 - ) review

The latest Type R still looks bonkers, but it’s no longer a one-dimensional back street hero. Instead, it’s a simply stunning 21st century hyper-hatch and a worthy rival to the Focus RS and the Volkswagen Golf R.
Review 2 months ago

Mazda CX-5 SUV (2017 - ) review

The CX-5 is a funky-looking, mid-sized SUV that’s priced and specified to rival the Volkswagen Tiguan. Trouble is, so are countless other alternatives; so, does the Mazda have the wherewithal to set it apart from the madding crowd?
Review 2 months ago

Honda NSX coupe (2016 - ) review

Honda’s NSX has taken on near mythical status, but does the reality live up to the hype, or would you be better off sticking with a Porsche 911 or Audi R8?
Fiat 500L 2017 Review 2 months ago

Fiat 500L MPV (2017-) review

Fiat’s 500L manages to cram loads of space and versatility into a surprisingly compact body, so it’s easy to drive in town, yet big enough to accommodate all the family. Think of it as a rival to the Ford B-Max and Vauxhall Crossland X.
2017 Volvo XC60 Review 2 months ago

Volvo XC60 SUV (2017 - ) review

The XC60 is Volvo’s best-selling car, so it’s hardly surprising the company has pulled out all the stops to ensure this latest version maintains that status and remains a credible rival to the Audi Q5, BMW X3 and Jaguar F-Pace.
2017 Skoda Rapid Spaceback Review 3 months ago

Skoda Rapid Spaceback hatchback (2017 - ) review

The Spaceback provides loads of metal for your money, but in the cut throat world of heavy discounts it’s up against some formidable opposition, including the superb Ford Focus and Vauxhall Astra.
2017 Volkswagen Golf Estate Review 3 months ago

Volkswagen Golf Estate (2017 - ) review

The Volkswagen Golf Estate may not enjoy the same level of sales success as its hatchback sibling, but that doesn’t make it any less of a beautifully built, excellent driving and immensely practical estate car.
2017 Volkswagen Golf Review 4 months ago

Volkswagen Golf hatchback (2017 - ) review

The Volkswagen Golf is Europe’s best-selling family hatchback, which says an awful lot when you consider it’s up against some phenomenal opposition, including the Vauxhall Astra, Ford Focus and BMW 1 Series.
2015 Ford Galaxy Review 5 months ago

Ford Galaxy MPV (2015 - ) review

The Galaxy is an immensely talented full-sized MPV to rival the likes of the Seat Alhambra and Peugeot 5008. It offers an enormous amount of passenger space, great versatility and a polished drive.
2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Review 5 months ago

Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV (2017 - ) review

You can always rely on Alfa Romeo to do things in its own inimitable fashion, and the Stelvio is living proof of that. It may look like an SUV, but it’s far more of a focused driver’s car than a comfortable, family runabout. Alfa would love you to think of it as a cheaper alternative to the Porsche Macan.
2017 BMW 5 Series Review 5 months ago

BMW 5 Series saloon (2017 - ) review

Topping the manically competitive executive class is no easy task, but BMW reckons its 5 Series will knock spots-off anything Mercedes, Audi and Jaguar has to offer.