Car reviews and road tests
The new Audi TT still looks like an Audi TT so it’s likely to be in demand, and this diesel ultra version has an impressive combined economy figure of 67.3mpg – but it’s front-wheel drive only, so it has less traction than the quattro model.
City cars generally feel as though they’re targeted at the youth market, but the new Hyundai i10 instead has all the qualities of a large Hyundai in a compact package, making it feel like the most mature car in its class.
It wasn’t that long ago when the thought of 67.3mpg from a sporty-looking Audi would have sounded crazy, but that is the actual combined economy figure for the Audi A5 Coupe 2.0 TDI ultra.
The Volkswagen Polo 1.0-litre 60 PS has a small, low-powered engine that is more at home in the Up! city car, but it works in the Polo supermini better than you would expect.
If you thought that every possible car based on a 3 Series had already been conceived, then think again – now there’s also the BMW X4, a coupe version of the X3 – and in 3-litre diesel form, it combines good performance with decent economy, for a 4×4.
We’ve already driven the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) on its launch event, but what’s it like to live with? And can you come close to its official 148mpg in real life?
The Volkswagen e-Golf may look conventional inside and outside, but under the skin there’s a well-engineered all-electric powertrain that results in a highly refined zero-tailpipe emission driving experience.
The Mercedes-Benz C 220 BlueTEC offers the promise of good economy in a refined and quality package, with the looks and the badge that many people want – but does it have any weak points?
We’ve tested the new Cooper D and the Cooper S, but we wanted to do a full review of the MINI Cooper to see if this is the best MINI hatch to choose; and the answer is…
There’s the BMW 3 Series Saloon, Touring and GT, and there’s the 4 Series Coupe, Convertible, and now there’s the Gran Coupe – with all-wheel drive in this case. Overwhelmed and confused? Read on to find out why the 4 Series Gran Coupe actually makes sense…