Kia Stinger Is Here To Supply Your Sportiness

At risk of puncturing the suspense, the new news is this really is a very agreeable car. The old news is it labours under a terrible name. No, not Kia, you fools. Stinger. What were they thinking of, calling a car Stinger? Anyway, they were stuck with Kia. They actually chose Stinger. The Kia badge … [Read more…]

Ford Fiesta ST200 Has Sharper Teeth

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Hot new Fiesta ST200 gets 212bhp on overboost and revised suspension to hone its dynamic appeal Ford has created a more powerful and focused version of the Fiesta ST. The Fiesta ST200, unveiled at the Geneva motor show, will reach the UK in limited numbers in the summer. The ST200 hot hatch uses a tuned … [Read more…]

Porsche 911 GT3 vs 911R

It’s super-fast of course, but you don’t feel the need to wring it out in every gear, to go in search of 8,800rpm. Mainly this is because there are laws about that sort of thing, but even if there weren’t I think you’d find yourself being content to shift up at 6,000rpm, to let the … [Read more…]

Audi RS5 Coupe Feels Like Heaven

Can I make a confession? It’s been five days since I drove the new RS5, and I’m still not entirely sure I’ve made my mind up about it. It’s like leaving the cinema unsure if what you’ve just watched is a misunderstood future classic or just plain… plain, really. It lingers in your head for … [Read more…]

Golf GTE Lets You Drive More Efficiently

The new Golf GTE is unlike any other hybrid. That is, a plug-in performance hybrid that’s capable of zero driving emissions, but can still knock your socks off. In the not too distant past, test drivers would groan at the mere mention of having to drive a hybrid.