The Honda CR-V might not be desperately exciting in the way some of its other efforts are, but it's consistently proven itself as practical, comfortable and efficient family transport. For 2015, Honda has taken the opportunity to tweak the styling, but they've also introduced a new infotainment system, a more powerful 1.6-litre diesel engine, and a nine-speed automatic transmission. Read our review to see if the changes help the CR-V retain its crown...
If you’ve ever been to Alton Towers, you’ll probably have heard of Rita, the Queen of Speed. She's a 640 metre long accelerator coaster that propels her passengers from rest to just over 60mph in under 3 seconds, but she also gave me three days of neck-pain. I had a similar experience this week when I drove the new Tesla Model S P85D on UK roads for the first time, ahead of its arrival in UK Tesla stores later this year.
As a fully licensed-up teenager in the 1990s I spent my weekends trudging from one race circuit to another to follow the escapades of the BTCC, the British Touring Car Championship. In those days, the field was mostly made up of Vauxhall Cavaliers and a smattering of BMW 3-Series. But in 1994, a mild-mannered Swede rolled up to the Thruxton start line in a Volvo 850. Everyone thought it was a joke, because this 850 was an estate. Seemingly inspired by those bonkers events 20 years ago, the company has teamed up with its motorsport partner to create this, the Volvo V60 Polestar...
Sounding for all the world like a lesser-known root vegetable or someone with a gluten intolerance, the Celerio is, in fact, Suzuki’s new global city car. The company knows a thing or two about building small cars - they've been at it longer than anyone else, after all - and the Celerio is the company’s attempt to appeal not just to emerging markets but also canny cost-conscious buyers across the globe. So does it drive like a wet salad? Read our review to find out...
Volvo has wheeled out a variety of changes for the 2016 model year, with most centred around the introduction of new Drive-E engines for much of its range.
Ford has finally released performance figures for the European-specification Mustang, with the 5.0-litre V8 model recording a 0-62mph time of 4.8 seconds.
Volvo's newest rufty-tufty models, the S60 and V60 Cross Country, are now available to order. Prices start at £30,195 for the V60 Cross Country, with the S60 kicking off at £33,695.
Perhaps this year's most anticipated new car, the Mazda MX-5, will be priced from £18,495 when it opens to pre-orders on 27th April, and will make its UK debut at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Honda has confirmed that the new HR-V will be powered by a choice of either 120PS 1.6-litre i-DTEC turbodiesel or 130PS 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engines when it arrives this summer.
The new SsangYong Tivoli will be priced from £12,950 when it arrives in the UK this summer. It will be offered in three trim levels with a choice of 1.6-litre petrol and diesel engines.