Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 4MATIC Shooting Brake
Apr10

Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 4MATIC Shooting Brake

The CLA Shooting Brake certainly looks the part, but is it any fun to drive? Asks Ginny Weeks. What is it? The Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 4MATIC Premium Plus Shooting Brake is a small estate version of the brand’s CLA model. The 35 model is one of two AMG performance models and features a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, 306 hp engine, a 7-speed automatic gearbox and 4MATIC all-wheel drive. First impressions? A striking, stand-out car with its...

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Audi RS4
Mar08

Audi RS4

The Audi RS4, like a lot of Audi’s lineup, is rumoured to be going electric very soon. We test out the facelifted petrol model whilst we still can. By Ginny Weeks. What is it?  The RS4 Avant is Audi’s small performance estate car. Offering all the practicalities of the regular A4 Avant estate, but with an extremely powerful engine and a sportier look, it’s aimed at driving enthusiasts with a family in tow. Smaller than the larger A6...

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Hyundai IONIQ 5
Feb24

Hyundai IONIQ 5

Suzanne Keane gets behind the wheel of Hyundai’s  sharply styled all-electric IONIQ5 Why you will like it? Family-sized crossover E.V. that has a range of up to 481km. Is it a looker? The IONIQ 5 is certainly futuristic looking. Hyundai say it celebrates clean lines and minimalistic structures and there really isn’t anything unnecessary on the exterior. On first impressions, it appeared to look like an “Electric Car” from a Lego...

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Lexus UX 300e
Sep07

Lexus UX 300e

We get behind the wheel of Lexus’s first all-electric vehicle writes Geraldine Herbert What’s new? The Lexus UX 300e marks a first for the Japanese carmaker, a small crossover that runs entirely on battery power and is a blueprint for what’s to come. Lexus plans to launch 20 all-new or redesigned models over the next five years, including battery-electric, plugin hybrid electric and hybrid. Is it a looker? In a segment...

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Mercedes-Benz EQA 250
Aug31

Mercedes-Benz EQA 250

Mercedes new EQA is designed to appeal to a younger generation of eco-conscious motorists writes Geraldine Herbert Why you will like it? The EQA is an electric version of the GLA crossover and travels 426km on a single charge. Is it a looker? From the outside, the sleek exterior is instantly recognisable but the most noticeable difference that sets it apart from the GLA is the black radiator grille in place of the conventional one....

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Tesla Model 3 Long Range
Jul19

Tesla Model 3 Long Range

Sales of Tesla’s Model 3 are accelerating, we find out why writes Geraldine Herbert Why kids will love it? When it comes to cars my kids are hard to impress. It’s nothing new for them to be dropped to a friend’s house in a BMW and collected in a Mercedes and even the odd Bentley does little to sway their usual indifference. But the arrival of the Tesla Model 3 inspired a very different reaction. Elon Musk, it seems,...

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