Who needs British Airways when you’ve got a BMW 7 Series, your own private cross-continental cruiser?

Utterly predictable, but utterly superb. Who knew, seven generations ago, that the BMW 3 Series would become one of the most common cars on UK roads. The range has expanded to include ferociously fast coupes, practical estates and stylish faux-SUVs, but the core model is, and pretty much always hasContinue Reading

Twenty years ago, the Focus was a turning point for Ford. It was another family hatchback, but one endowed with a chassis and suspension that meant it was actually fun to drive. Not the kind of fun you can only have on a track, but fun just heading to Waitrose.

When the original Touareg launched in 2003, it stood out like a behemoth alongside the regular cars of the day. But now?

Cabriolet, estate or coupe; the E-Class comes in all shapes and sizes, but is the plain old saloon the best of them all?

The average car on UK roads is around seven years old, and over that time it’s likely that deposits will have built up in the vehicle’s engine, reducing efficiency and increasing emissions. This can be minimised by using premium fuels (we’ve seen the evidence ourselves after using Shell’s V-Power petrol)Continue Reading

Can Volvo’s most important model really compete with Audi and BMW?