The latest car first drives from our team

2016 Volkswagen Up ride First Drive 2 years ago

2016 Volkswagen Up 1.0 TSI first drive review

The Volkswagen Up has always been one of the best city cars on the market, and it’s now been given sharper looks, more technology and a new turbocharged engine to enhance its appeal even further.
2016 Ford Fiesta ST200 First Drive 2 years ago

New Ford Fiesta ST200 first drive review

Britain loves a junior hot hatch and the Ford Fiesta ST is at the top of the tree. But can this more powerful special-edition ST200 raise the bar even higher?
2016 Audi RS 7 Performance First Drive 2 years ago

2016 Audi RS 7 Performance first drive review

Does an Audi RS 7 really need more power? Well, it doesn't matter because it has some anyway, with the arrival of the RS 7 Performance. But is it any good? We find out
2016 Audi S5 First Drive 2 years ago

New Audi A5 first drive review

Audi’s outgoing A5 coupe has always looked the business, but it was never the sharpest tool in the box. As a consequence, it was left floundering by the BMW 4 Series, and more recently, the Mercedes C-Class Coupe. No pressure on the all-new A5, then...
2016 Seat Ateca First Drive 2 years ago

New Seat Ateca 2.0 TDI 150 first drive review

The Ateca is Seat's first SUV, but with big brother Volkswagen just a phone call away, there’s no lack of expertise behind the scenes. Underpinned by proven mechanicals, spiced with Spanish gusto and priced to kill, it could be one of the best cars of 2016
2016 Volkswagen Amarok 3.0 V6 TDI First Drive 2 years ago

2016 Volkswagen Amarok first drive review

There may be nothing shocking about a mid-life facelift, but what is surprising is that VW has gone against current practice by replacing the old 2.0-litre engine with a larger V6
2016 Porsche 911 R First Drive 2 years ago

2016 Porsche 911 R first drive review

The 911 is already a class-leading performance car, but could the new R - a car aimed squarely at keen drivers - be the best of the best? Jon Quirk finds out
2016 Volvo V90 First Drive 2 years ago

New Volvo V90 D5 first drive review

You might have thought Volvo was all about SUVs these days, but not a bit of it. With the V90, the company is returning to the executive estate car market where it made its name
2015 Porsche Cayman GT4 head First Drive 2 years ago

2015 Porsche Cayman GT4 first drive review

Is the Cayman GT4 the finest road car Porsche has ever made? We drive the limited edition, analogue sports car to find out if it can cut it with the 911 GT3 and RS.
2016 Audi A3 Sportback 1.0 TFSI cornering First Drive 2 years ago

2016 Audi A3 1.0 TFSI first drive review

The Audi A3 is the bedrock of the brand’s phenomenal success, and the latest model gets a chirpy new, three-cylinder turbo, sharper styling and new technology. We test drive it.
2016 Mini Clubman ALL4 First Drive 2 years ago

New Mini Clubman ALL4 first drive review

The ALL4 Clubman offers the reassurance of four-wheel-drive, a punchy diesel engine and the convenience of an eight-speed automatic gearbox. Question is; do the added ingredients make it better than humbler Clubmans; or is it a case of less is more?
2016 Alfa Romeo Giulia 2.2 Super header First Drive 2 years ago

New 2016 Alfa Romeo Giulia first drive review

The new Alfa Romeo Giulia is an all-new compact saloon designed to take on big-hitters from Audi and BMW, with a focus on styling and dynamic thrills. Can it live up to the hype?