The latest car first drives from our team

2016 Renault Twingo GT First Drive 2 years ago

2016 Renault Twingo GT first drive review

Renault has put a firework up the exhaust pipe of its cute city car, to create the Twingo GT. Could this be another explosive masterpiece from the wizards of the hot-hatch game, or a bit of a damp squib?
2017 Maserati Levante First Drive 2 years ago

2017 Maserati Levante first drive review

The Levante is Maserati’s first ever SUV, and it’s looking to attract the kind of buyer who is tempted by the Porsche Cayenne and BMW X6. We’ve driven it in the UK to see if it’s succeeded.
2017 Seat Leon First Drive 2 years ago

2017 Seat Leon first drive review

The Leon gets a new three-cylinder petrol engine, enhanced tech and a subtle face lift for 2017. Question is, are these tweaks enough to keep it among the leaders of the family hatchback class?
2016 Skoda Kodiaq First Drive 2 years ago

2016 Skoda Kodiaq first drive review

Skoda has built its first seven-seat SUV, but can the new Kodiaq follow in the Yeti’s successful footsteps? We’ve tested it to find out.
First Drive 2 years ago

2016 Toyota C-HR first drive review

The Toyota C-HR may be very late to the small SUV party, but its arrival was definitely worth the wait. Style-conscious SUV buyers will absolutely lap it up.
2016 Ford Kuga 1.5 Ecoboost ST-Line First Drive 2 years ago

2016 Ford Kuga first drive review

The Kuga was beginning to look like a bit of an old-stager compared to flashier models like the Seat Ateca and Nissan Qashqai. No doubt, Ford is hoping a bold new look, more efficient engines and the latest tech will see the old boy back on top form.
2017 Peugeot 3008 First Drive 2 years ago

2017 Peugeot 3008 first drive review

In terms of its practicality, its equipment and the way it drives, the Peugeot 3008 certainly has what it takes to be a real contender in the fiercely competitive compact SUV market.
2016 Citroen C3 front side driving First Drive 3 years ago

2016 Citroen C3 first drive review

A very charming and likeable little car, with bags of style and some fairly tempting equipment, but it's not a class leader among the impressive array of superminis.
2016 Ssangyong Musso grille First Drive 3 years ago

2016 SsangYong Musso first drive review

The Musso is a no-nonsense pick-up truck that’s priced to undercut the likes of the Nissan Navara, Mitsubishi L200 and Ford Ranger by a significant margin. So it’s a bargain then? Or is it cheap as chips for a good reason?
2016 Audi R8 Spyder First Drive 3 years ago

2016 Audi R8 Spyder first drive review

The Audi R8 Spyder is the drop top version of the flagship R8 supercar. It uses the same naturally aspirated 5.2-litre V10 engine which, in a new era of turbocharging, is becoming an increasingly rare breed.
2017 Seat Ateca bridge First Drive 3 years ago

2016 Seat Ateca first drive review

SUVs and crossovers have become Britain’s family car of choice, and carmakers like Seat are responding. The Ateca is the company’s first example that aims to steal sales away from the hugely popular Nissan Qashqai.
2017 Nissan GT-R Prestige ride First Drive 3 years ago

2017 Nissan GT-R Prestige first drive review

The latest version of the Nissan GT-R lists improved refinement, a plusher cabin and greater comfort among its upgrades. Does this mean the original enfant terrible has gone all gushy on us?
2017 Mazda3 front First Drive 3 years ago

2017 Mazda 3 first drive review

Mazda punches above its weight when it comes to family hatches, and has given the Mazda 3 key updates to continue its success.
2017 Audi Q5 First Drive 3 years ago

2017 Audi Q5 first drive review

Audi's new SUV was only unveiled to the world at last week's Paris Motor Show, but an early drive in Mexico - where it will be built - shows that it's among the best in its class
First Drive 3 years ago

2016 Mercedes-AMG C43 Estate first drive review

Fast, practical family cars for people who don’t like SUVs are in short supply. Can the new high-performance C 43 AMG estate solve this problem? We test it in the UK to find out.
First Drive 3 years ago

2016 Fiat Tipo first drive review

It’s not the most pleasurable car, either to drive or to sit in, but if you’re just after competitively priced transport, there’s plenty going for it.
First Drive 3 years ago

2016 Ford Ka+ first drive review

Ford has done a cracking job in turning this Indian-built runaround into a very credible budget supermini for the UK.
First Drive 3 years ago

2016 Suzuki SX4 S-Cross first drive review

Suzuki claims the latest S-Cross is effectively an all-new car, thanks to a cosmetic nose job, revised suspension settings and a couple of new engines. We’re interested in how it stacks up against the likes of the Nissan Qashqai and Kia Sportage.