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

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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…]

Testing Volvo S90 D5 AWD In Hard Weather Conditions

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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…]

McLaren P1 Could Have an Electric Predecessor

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A secret battery-electric hypercar is under development at McLaren with a view to replacing the P1 McLaren is working on a secret, battery-electric hypercar for its Ultimate Series — the most expensive and most focused of its model classes. The project will help the firm decide whether the P1’s replacement, expected around 2023, will be … [Read more…]