We run through the fastest 4x4s and SUVs on sale in the UK
SUVs and 4x4s aren’t usually considered well suited to the job of going fast, so you might think that even the quickest would have modest performance figures. Car manufacturers, of course, have other ideas and in recent years they’ve been hard at work building a succession of performance SUVs that possess blistering pa Continue reading “Fastest SUVs in the world 2019”
Relax in total comfort with our top 10 best luxury cars to buy list – providing your wallet can afford those premium prices
The sign of a great luxury car is that you arrive at your destination, no matter how long or short the distance, feeling more relaxed than when you set off. Whether that is through massaging seats, the quietness of the cabin or the selection of on-board gadgets to play with, a luxury car is designed to be the very best in motoring that money can buy.
Many Continue reading “Best luxury cars 2019”
Want to pay nothing in VED road tax? You’ll have to buy an EV. Here are out top 10 tax-free cars under the latest rules
The UK VED road tax system can be full of pitfalls, especially for the unacquainted. If you’re buying a new car, you’ll want to know how much that vehicle is going to cost you on a month-by-month basis, and that can vary wildly depending on which of the car tax bands your new wheels fall into. More often than not, a car’s on-the-road price will include its first year Continue reading “Best tax-free cars 2019”
SUVs and crossovers aren't generally known for their excellent mpg figures but here we name some that are – the most economical SUVs on sale
SUVs used to have a reputation for being big gas guzzlers and this never seemed to be an issue with buyers. The point was if you could afford a brand new £100k Range Rover then you could afford the asscoiated costs too, including the hefty fuel bills.
But those days are long gone. The SUV market is crowded with every manufactuer trying to find a Continue reading “Most economical SUVs, 4x4s and crossovers 2019”
Once derided, the latest small automatics don't demand any compromise in driving fun or everyday usability
Small cars with automatic gearboxes fill a requirement for a certain type of driver. If you’ve just passed your driving test, but are still not that confident behind the wheel, then ditching the clutch pedal of a manual in favour of an auto can let you concentrate on building confidence when driving. And these days, driving a small car with an auto box isn’t the hardship it once Continue reading “Best small automatic cars 2019”
Slick-shifting and economical, and even great fun to drive – we list the 10 best automatic cars on sale today
Up until fairly recently, opting for an automatic gearbox in your car rather than a manual meant you were destined to feel the wrath of a whole host of other drivers. Petrolheads more than anyone, saw the auto ‘box as work of the devil, reserved only for lazy drivers of executive saloons, Americans, and the little old lady down the road who still has her ancient Austin Metro. How Continue reading “Best automatic cars 2019”
From the McLaren 570S to Mazda MX-5, these are the 10 sports cars that we think are the best on sale
More than any other, a sports car is something that you buy because you desire it, rather than buying it out of necessity. Win the lottery, and whether it’s the jackpot or a relatively modest sum, and it’s likely that one of the first things you’ll buy is a sports car, and there are some great models on sale today. Whether you want to buy a two-seater convertible, a four-seat coupe or Continue reading “Best sports cars 2019”
Blistering pace and excellent space, here are the best fast estate cars in the world
There is something about fast estates, they have a certain beguiling personality which makes them lovable and desirable. The ultimate blend of practicality and ferocious performance has proved popular the world over, with the current market dominated by German marques with models such as the Audi RS 6, Alpina B3 S and Mercedes E 63 S.
However it was not Germany or anywhere in Europe that is credited with Continue reading “Best fast estate cars 2019”
Choosing a company car can be tricky, but our 2019 guide will help you find the best model on the market
Company cars are big business. A staggering 55 per cent of new models registered in the UK go to fleets, so even though the landscape is changing in the split between diesel and petrol, business users still account for a massive proportion of the new cars we see flood on to our roads every year.
We’ve divided our guide into price brackets, so you can take inspiration whether you’re Continue reading “Best company cars 2019”
The UK pick-up truck market is stronger than ever, but which models are the best? We rank the lot.
There was a time when the pick-up truck was used for work, and little else. However, thanks to Continue reading “Best pick-up trucks 2019”