Rolls-Royce Phantom review

The concepts of largesse and largeness, as easy as those words may be to confuse on a Scrabble board, can rarely be applied to a new car as faithfully as to Rolls-Royce’s biggest showroom model: the inimitable Phantom. Goodwood’s self-proclaimed ‘best car in the world’ was, in its previous generation, the car with […]

Abarth 124 GT 2018 review

FIRST DRIVE Abarth 124 GT 2018 review This carbonfibre-clad version of the Abarth 124 Spider looks the part, but does its detachable hardtop make much of a difference?  What is it? This GT is the latest version of the lively little Abarth 124 Spider, which itself is the hot sibling of the Fiat […]

New Pininfarina car brand to launch electric hypercar in 2020

It’ll be based on underpinnings co-developed by Croatian electric supercar maker Rimac and will use Formula E tech H2 Speed shows Pininfarina’s hypercar vision Automobili Pininfarina has confirmed that it will launch an all-electric hypercar in 2020 with racing technology taken from parent company Mahindra’s Formula E programme. The newly launched car brand, which […]

Volkswagen Golf Estate 1.5 EVO 2018 UK review

What is it? This is the Volkswagen Golf for someone who looks at the regular hatchback and thinks “I could do with a bit more boot space”. The Golf Estate is, for all sakes and purposes, largely identical to its hatchback stablemate. It sits on the same MQB platform, is available with […]

Lotus Evora GT410 Sport 2018 UK review

What is it? Both a racier version of and a replacement for the 410 Sport, the Evora GT410 Sport wins its ‘GT’ prefix mainly by way of weight savings, added aero and more focused running gear, taking cues from the range-topping GT430. Carbonfibre parts including the roof and gratifying one-piece louvred tailgate […]

Jaguar E-Pace review

Engineers will work to accomplish remarkable feats. But by gum, we’re asking them to here with the E-Pace, aren’t we? Today, the E-Pace arrives looking every bit as fresh as the rest of the Jaguar range and sits squarely in an ever-growing market. This whole SUV thing doesn’t look like ending, either. Around half […]

Ferrari Portofino 2018 Review

Faster, more agile and perhaps more authentically ‘Ferrari’, but the Portofino lacks the dynamic sophistication of a great GT car, just like its predecessor The Portofino’s engine revs to a tremulous 7500rpm; it has a huge swell of mid-range torque; and it responds crisply at all times and feels unusually […]

The Essentia Concept-Huyndai

Hyundai luxury brand Genesis has revealed a striking new GT called the Essentia Concept that will inspire a production model destined for Europe by 2022. Set to spearhead the brand’s entry into Europe, the all-electric four-seater is on show in New York with the suggestion that it previews the design and technology of Genesis’s […]