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.

2015 Volkswagen Golf R Estate review

VW's mega-hatch gets a bigger boot, but keeps its bombastic handling

15 April 2015
First Drive

2015 Ford C-Max 1.5 Ecoboost Titanium review

A Volkswagen Golf SV is likely to make more financial sense, but the C-Max is just as practical in most ways and more fun. It gets our vote

9 April 2015
First Drive

I'm finally convinced by a sports SUV

I've never got out of a sports SUV thinking that it makes sense, until I tried the Range Rover Sport SVR

2 April 2015

2015 Peugeot 508 RXH 2.0 BlueHDi

Lavishly-equipped, rugged-looking Peugeot 508 estate is a pleasant drive, but there are many more recommendable alternatives

26 March 2015
First Drive
The BMW M2 is likely to appear next year to celebrate the brand's 100th anniversary

E30 M3 to inspire new BMW M car

BMW Group design boss Adrian van Hooydonk says new M car will look to the popular E30 M3; likely to be a special version of the upcoming M2

19 March 2015
Changes to the iDrive system will also alter the way BMW interiors look

BMW working on new touchscreen infotainment system

Upgrades to BMW's iDrive infotainment system will include the addition of touchscreen technology, says design director Adrian van Hooydonk

10 March 2015

2015 BMW 435d M Sport xDrive Gran Coupé Review

Savagely rapid, four-wheel-drive diesel version of BMW's four-door coupé could be brilliant, or it could be a niche too far.

4 March 2015
First Drive

2015 Seat Leon ST Cupra 280 review

If you want to transport lots of stuff very quickly and for a reasonable amount of money, this is a great option

10 February 2015
First Drive

2015 BMW X6 xDrive30d M Sport UK review

Entry-level X6 is the most recommendable in the range, although the competition it faces is stronger than ever

10 February 2015
First Drive

2015 Porsche Cayenne Turbo UK review

It's not quite the last word in fast Cayennes, but with yet more power and torque from the twin-turbo V8, the Turbo is anything but moderate

22 January 2015
First Drive


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