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 […]

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 […]

Mini 1499 GT 2018 review

 This is the new Mini 1499 GT From £14,6207 Based on the entry-level Mini One, the 1499 GT gains snazzy exterior decals and a sportier set-up. We find out how the limited-run special edition fares The Mini 1499 GT is a sporting model based on the current 3-door Mini, but […]

All-new Mercedes-Benz CLS spied with only minor camouflage

 The CLS has been a great success for Mercedes-Benz since it’s introduction in 2004. The four-door coupe was one of the niche-busting creations Mercedes-Benz brought to market during its rapid model expansion and has remained a strong seller for the premium brand. It makes sense then, for Mercedes-Benz to offer […]