Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi 2 ISG 2WD

The previous Sportage crossover was the closest thing that Kia has had to a European smash hit. It must be with considerable trepidation, therefore, that the Korean car maker has succeeded it. Most popular of all in the final year of its lifecycle, the third-generation Sportage registered more than 100,000 sales across Europe last year, … [Read more…]

5 Famous Street Kings From Present to Past

2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

1. 2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS An interesting departure, one mirrored by the Ferrari F12tdf: both are cars specifically designed not to be easy to drive. In the case of the GT3 RS, Porsche has radically modified the suspension and massively upped the downforce to create its ultimate track-day weapon, leaving the more mainstream role … [Read more…]

Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.6 JTDm TCT


The Alfa Romeo Giulietta has been facelifted for the second time. So for its sixth birthday, Alfa’s family hatchback gets a new nose with a black honeycomb grille, black bumper inserts and minor tweaks to the headlight and foglight surrounds. There are also new seats and revised finishes inside. There has been a full clear-out … [Read more…]

Peugeot 205 T16: Racing Legends

It couldn’t last. But while world rallying’s Group B was in play, the axis of motorsport shifted firmly away from F1 and onto the snow, gravel and desert stages that forced the drivers to improvise like crazy. 1982 until 1986 was the golden era, and a time when we all seriously considered learning Finnish.

Testing Volvo S90 D5 AWD In Hard Weather Conditions


All-new S90 aims to offer a refreshingly different and very refined and comfortable take on the large executive saloon It’s said that when you’re house hunting, you know within moments of stepping through the front door whether you want it or not. I reckon that cars evoke an even more instantaneous reaction. After all, plenty … [Read more…]

Audi Q2: Go Everywhere With It

Time for the Q2 to go back, which means verdict time. And here’s the easy bit. If you have decided you have a roughly Q2-shaped hole in your life, and a roughly Q2-sized amount of money in your wallet, and you’re wondering how to fill the former and empty the latter, I can happily recommend … [Read more…]