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Ford Mustang Mach-E in pictures: Check out the all-electric Mustang's interior and exterior
Ford Mustang Mach-E in pictures: Check out the all-electric Mustang's interior and exterior By Mike Lowe

The first all-electric Ford is a Mustang in SUV format. Controversial? Perhaps. Check out our pictures, interior and exterior, to see what you think.... Read more

Lexus LC500h review: V6 hybrid masterstroke or total misfire?
4.0 stars Lexus LC500h review: V6 hybrid masterstroke or total misfire? By Mike Lowe

The first sportscar to feature a V6 electric hybrid engine - which regenerates through braking - is this sports car a master or mis-aligned mistake?... Read more

Apple CarPlay explored: Taking iOS on the road
Apple CarPlay explored: Taking iOS on the road By Britta O'Boyle

A detailed look at how Apple's CarPlay works, with explanations on using Google Maps, sending messages and playing music, among other functions. Read more

Citroen C5 Aircross review: The big, bold, yet different family SUV
4.0 stars Citroen C5 Aircross review: The big, bold, yet different family SUV By Chris Hall

The Citroen C5 Aircross is distinctive in its appearance and styling, it drives well and it's comfortable too. Is it the family SUV to buy?... Read more

Toyota Mirai 2020 in pictures: Hydrogen fuel cell's fresh new image
Toyota Mirai 2020 in pictures: Hydrogen fuel cell's fresh new image By Mike Lowe

The second-gen fuel cell car has totally reworked the original's design and image, making for an attractive hydrogen option at last. See our pictures.... Read more

Kia XCeed SUV review: Destined to SucCeed?
4.0 stars Kia XCeed SUV review: Destined to SucCeed? By Chris Hall

The crossover SUV adaptation of Kia's Ceed hatchback brings heaps of tech, ride height and comfort all for a sensible price point.... Read more

Skoda Kamiq review: City crossover ticks all the boxes
4.0 stars Skoda Kamiq review: City crossover ticks all the boxes By Mike Lowe

The 'city SUV' from Czech brand Skoda sits beneath its larger Karoq and Kodiaq models, available in a peppy 1-litre petrol. Is it the city SUV to own?... Read more

Porsche Taycan: A closer look at Porsche's performance electric sports car
Porsche Taycan: A closer look at Porsche's performance electric sports car By Chris Hall

Porsche has unveiled the Taycan, it's first electric car - and we got up close and personal with it... Read more

Land Rover Defender: A closer look at the redesigned icon
Land Rover Defender: A closer look at the redesigned icon By Chris Hall

The Land Rover, which evolved into the Defender, is one of the most iconic and beloved British cars on and off the road. Here's the new version... Read more

VW ID.3: Exploring VW's new electric car
VW ID.3: Exploring VW's new electric car By Chris Hall

VW took to the stage at the IAA Frankfurt motor show to unveil what is the most important car in recent history... Read more

Hyundai Ioniq Electric (2019) review: Stepping up its tech game
4.0 stars Hyundai Ioniq Electric (2019) review: Stepping up its tech game By Mike Lowe

The 2019 facelift adds some additional range to this electric car, along with revamped tech for added appeal. Is it the EV to choose?... Read more

Mini Countryman Cooper S E review: A greener Mini
4.0 stars Mini Countryman Cooper S E review: A greener Mini By Chris Hall

Mini's first electric hybrid hits the road in plug-in (PHEV) form. It drives just like a Mini should, meaning it's exciting with low-emissions bonus.... Read more

Nissan Leaf e+ review: Extended range, at a price
4.0 stars Nissan Leaf e+ review: Extended range, at a price By Chris Hall

The Nissan Leaf e+ drives well, has boosted range to lower your anxiety and a great tech package. But there's only one trim level... Read more

BMW X7 review: A hulking great seven-seat SUV
4.0 stars BMW X7 review: A hulking great seven-seat SUV By Chris Hall

The BMW X7 delivers the seven-seat experience with all the quality, refinement and power that you expect. It's a big car, but it drives really well.... Read more

Toyota GR Supra 3.0 Pro review: Wild at heart
4.5 stars Toyota GR Supra 3.0 Pro review: Wild at heart By Mike Lowe

The fifth-gen of the Japanese brand's sports car coupe is here. Here's why it's not the everyday drive - and why that's a great thing.... Read more

Range Rover Sport P400e review: The hybrid for suburban highways
4.0 stars Range Rover Sport P400e review: The hybrid for suburban highways By Chris Hall

There aren't many plug-in hybrid SUVs on the market, so the Range Rover Sport makes a mighty impression with its 30-mile EV range, comfort and tech.... Read more

Kia e-Niro review: An electric car that's easy to love
5.0 stars Kia e-Niro review: An electric car that's easy to love By Chris Hall

With lots of range and great efficiency, Kia's EV is one of the best on the market because it pairs practicality with the benefits of electric.... Read more

Hyundai Santa Fe (2019) review: A great, big SUV
4.0 stars Hyundai Santa Fe (2019) review: A great, big SUV By Chris Hall

Hyundai's big SUV is a great choice for families... Read more

Lexus UX 250h review: Comfortable cruiser lacks next-level tech
4.0 stars Lexus UX 250h review: Comfortable cruiser lacks next-level tech By Mike Lowe

The smaller brother of the NX and RX, the Lexus UX is a well-equipped and comfortable SUV. But it ironically lacks user experience on the tech front.... Read more

Honda e Prototype first look: Super cute compact EV
Honda e Prototype first look: Super cute compact EV By Britta O'Boyle

The Honda e Prototype is now 98 per cent production ready, launching before the end of 2019. This is our first look at the super cute EV prototype.... Read more

Hyundai Tucson N Line review: Practical appeal with a sportier look
4.0 stars Hyundai Tucson N Line review: Practical appeal with a sportier look By Chris Hall

The N Line adopts the naming of Hyundai's sporty hatch, but it's really just a trim level.... Read more

Skoda Kodiaq VRS review: A sporty seven-seat SUV
4.0 stars Skoda Kodiaq VRS review: A sporty seven-seat SUV By Chris Hall

Having flirted with cars like the Roomster and Yeti, Skoda's march into SUVs proper has been rather successful. The Karoq is a great compact model, while... Read more

Audi A1 Sportback (2019) review: A fancy first car?
4.0 stars Audi A1 Sportback (2019) review: A fancy first car? By Mike Lowe

The 'affordable' entry point to Audi's range is the A1. It's got tech options aplenty and is great as a result - but pricey given the competition.... Read more

Audi Q3 2019 review: Car tech at its best
4.0 stars Audi Q3 2019 review: Car tech at its best By Roland Moore-Colyer

Audi's compact SUV has heaps of tech and up-to-date looks that make it great to be in. It's not the greatest driving experience ever, though.... Read more

VW T-Cross review: Compact SUV done the right way
4.5 stars VW T-Cross review: Compact SUV done the right way By Chris Hall

We're going to reach a point where we have to stop referring to vehicles like the VW T-Cross as an SUV or crossover and just accept that they are now just... Read more

Mercedes EQC review: Can Merc's all-electric SUV keep Jaguar and Audi at bay?
Mercedes EQC review: Can Merc's all-electric SUV keep Jaguar and Audi at bay? By Guy Bird

It's Merc's first true all-electric SUV, to rival the likes of the Audi e-tron and Jaguar i-Pace. But does it have what it takes?... Read more

Lexus RX L review: Sumptuous luxury from this seven-seat SUV
4.0 stars Lexus RX L review: Sumptuous luxury from this seven-seat SUV By Chris Hall

Can a self-charging hybrid SUV deliver on the promise of cleaner and greener motoring?... Read more

Tesla Model 3 Long Range review: The EV revolution is truly underway
4.5 stars Tesla Model 3 Long Range review: The EV revolution is truly underway By Mat Gallagher

The Model 3 is Tesla's most affordable car to date. With space-age tech and interior is it the car to bring the EV revolution to the masses?... Read more

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review: Does it pay to plug in?
4.0 stars Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review: Does it pay to plug in? By Chris Pickering

Does a plug-in hybrid SUV makes sense for you? We do the maths on Mitsubishi's 2019 PHEV to see whether it's a semi-electric saviour.... Read more

Ford Kuga (2019) in pictures: A closer look at Ford's hybrid SUV
Ford Kuga (2019) in pictures: A closer look at Ford's hybrid SUV By Chris Hall

The new Ford Kuga makes a huge departure from its predecessor and the first Ford to come with mild, self-charging or plug-in hybrid options... Read more

Honda CR-V Hybrid review: Quietly unconventional
4.0 stars Honda CR-V Hybrid review: Quietly unconventional By Chris Pickering

Does it make sense to buy the partially electrified CR-V? For business users, it makes a strong case. For private sales, less so. Here's why:... Read more

Range Rover Evoque (2019) review: Bristling with tech and better than ever
4.5 stars Range Rover Evoque (2019) review: Bristling with tech and better than ever By Leon Poultney

Redesigned from the ground up, the all-new Evoque might bear a striking resemblance to its predecessor but it feels like an entirely new vehicle... Read more

Toyota Corolla review: The Corolla badge is back for 2019
4.0 stars Toyota Corolla review: The Corolla badge is back for 2019 By Leon Poultney

The Corolla badge is back and Toyota is on a mission to smash any notion that it's boring.... Read more

Volkswagen Up GTi review: Old school fun
4.5 stars Volkswagen Up GTi review: Old school fun By Mike Lowe

The Up GTI - Volkswagen's youngest, newest and smallest member of the GTi family proves that being tiny and not having much power can have advantages... Read more

Audi A6 Avant review: Tech tour de force
4.0 stars Audi A6 Avant review: Tech tour de force By Chris Hall

Estates can be seen as unfashionable, but combining technology, great looks and acres of space, this Avant is every bit the rival of more popular SUVs... Read more

Audi e-tron review: Audi goes all-electric and it's e-mazing
4.5 stars Audi e-tron review: Audi goes all-electric and it's e-mazing By Mike Lowe

Audi's first all-electric car offers a 399km range, fast-charging, a great in-car tech suite and classic yet modern design. Is it a the future?... Read more

BMW X5 review: Big, bold Beemer
4.0 stars BMW X5 review: Big, bold Beemer By Chris Hall

The BMW X5 is often credited with forging a new path, offering a large four-wheel drive car that drove more like its saloons, with less wallow, noise and... Read more

Range Rover Evoque (2019) first drive: Baby Rover all grown up
Range Rover Evoque (2019) first drive: Baby Rover all grown up By Leon Poultney

The original Range Rover Evoque is something of a success story for the British marque, as it introduced a new raft of young and trendy customers to the... Read more

Nissan Qashqai review: Is the original SUV crossover still the best?
4.0 stars Nissan Qashqai review: Is the original SUV crossover still the best? By Chris Hall

The Qashqai remains one of our favourite crossovers or mini SUVs; it's got good looks, it's a practical and comfortable drive... Read more

Jaguar F-Type convertible review: Four to the floor?
4.5 stars Jaguar F-Type convertible review: Four to the floor? By Joe Simpson

Jaguar adds four-cylinder engine to the F-Type convertible sports car, creating a cheaper but no less appealing car to drive. It's a looker, too.... Read more

DS 3 Crossback E-Tense in pictures: Taking French flair electric
DS 3 Crossback E-Tense in pictures: Taking French flair electric By Chris Hall

DS has unveiled its first EV, the DS 3 Crossback E-Tense. It's an SUV, it's electric and it's quirky... Read more

Kia Sportage 48V Mild-Hybrid review: More volts, less carbon
3.5 stars Kia Sportage 48V Mild-Hybrid review: More volts, less carbon By Lem Bingley

Kia adds a 48-volt mild hybrid technology system to its popular Sportage SUV. It brings worthwhile improvements in CO2 and fuel efficiency terms... Read more

Audi Q8 review: An imposing premium SUV
4.5 stars Audi Q8 review: An imposing premium SUV By Dan Grabham

The top-end of Audi's SUV range is stylish, versatile and tech-packed. But it's got stiff competition from Range Rover and BMW in this premium segment... Read more

Kia Ceed review: The gramatically correct family hatchback
4.0 stars Kia Ceed review: The gramatically correct family hatchback By Lem Bingley

The third-generation Kia Ceed drops the apostrophe and adds some class. With a 7 year warranty still standard, it's a cut above the mainstream.... Read more

DS 3 review: Café Racer special edition sizzles
4.0 stars DS 3 review: Café Racer special edition sizzles By Chris Hall

The DS 3 Café Racer brings custom looks to DS Automobiles' popular compact hatch. But does this small car still have the French flair it once offered?... Read more

Volvo V60 review: The estate car to rule estate cars?
4.0 stars Volvo V60 review: The estate car to rule estate cars? By Joe Simpson

The second-gen Volvo V60 is a rival for BMW 3 Series Touring and Audi A4 Avant. It has better proportions and tech and is more Swedish than before.... Read more

Volkswagen Polo review: The small car without holes
4.5 stars Volkswagen Polo review: The small car without holes By Joe Simpson

The Volkswagen Polo is a small hatch champ. VW's 7th generation is now almost Golf-sized and comes with good tech. Fiesta, Ibiza are stiff competition... Read more

BMW X4 review: The SUV for people who want a coupe
4.5 stars BMW X4 review: The SUV for people who want a coupe By Joe Simpson

BMW has refreshed its X4, the SUV with a sporty, coupe attitude. It's the sassy sister to an X3 and competitor to Mercedes GLC Coupe and Porsche Macan... Read more

Volkswagen Arteon review: A four-door coupe with added spice
4.0 stars Volkswagen Arteon review: A four-door coupe with added spice By Joe Simpson

The Arteon is Volkswagen's replacement for the Passat CC and a much better car, with a genuine style of its own, high equipment levels and strong tech... Read more

Hyundai Kona Electric review: The everyman's EV is a near-perfect crossover
4.5 stars Hyundai Kona Electric review: The everyman's EV is a near-perfect crossover By Mike Lowe

The Korean maker's all-electric SUV, the Kona Electric, is an affordable entry into the EV market; ideal for families looking to cut emissions.... Read more

BMW i8 review: The eco supercar
4.5 stars BMW i8 review: The eco supercar By Joe Simpson

BMW hybrid electric supercar gets updates, including a bigger battery, four years after launch. Still amazes with its performance and style.... Read more

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