Vicky Parrott Deputy reviews editor

Vicky started as picture editor in 2006, before becoming web reporter, road tester and staff writer, and then deputy road test editor for What Car? Believes that a bland car is the worst kind. A Metro 6R4, a Caterham Supersport and a Nissan GT-R are on her ‘to own one day’ list. Appreciates great packaging in an MPV as much as outstanding performance in a supercar and is particularly partial to featherweight track specials. Prefers Goodwood Revival to the Festival of Speed, and not just because of the outfits.

What is the best car in the world?

As subjective as questions come, but what does it take to be the best car in the world?

25 August 2015
Blog

2015 Mazda MX-5 1.5 review

Is the entry-level, 129bhp Mazda MX-5 as much fun on UK roads as we know the more potent 2.0-litre model to be?

7 August 2015
First Drive

Video: 577bhp Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupé driven

Is the V8-engined Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupé a match for the BMW X6 M and Range Rover Sport SVR? We find out

20 July 2015
Video

2015 Skoda Superb Estate 2.0 TDI 190 4x4 DSG review

Wagon version of Skoda's cut-price limo is relaxing to drive, vast inside and great value, provided you avoid the range-topper

1 July 2015
First Drive

2015 Audi Q7 3.0 TDI S line UK review

We drive the new Audi Q7 in the UK to find out if it can better its phenomenally successful predecessor and beat off the strong competition from the new Volvo X

25 June 2015
First Drive

2015 Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG Renntech 459 Edition

German tuner Renntech has turned Merc's A45 AMG into a 452bhp, 186mph monster.

5 June 2015
First Drive

2015 Renault Kadjar 1.6 dCi 130 4WD review

Renault's answer to the Qashqai isn't going to pull on your heartstrings, but it does all you'd want it to do – and at a great price

3 June 2015
First Drive

2015 Ford Mondeo Vignale 2.0 TDCi 180 AWD review

The Ford Vignale brand is intended to offer a whole VIP ownership experience, so does the product live up to the price?

13 May 2015
First Drive

2015 Ford S-Max review

The original S-Max was a game changer – your only option if you wanted a fun, seven-seat MPV. The new model aims to be the same, only better.

27 April 2015
First Drive

How far could the bespoke car go?

The aftermarket modified car scene may be long gone but customised transport is still in demand - so how could the mainstream car industry respond?

23 April 2015
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