New cars

Steve Cropley: Why Goodwood was a great fit for Ford boss Jim Farley

After a meeting at the Festival of Speed, our man reports that the Blue Oval CEO is as entertaining as ever

21 July 2021
New cars

Steve Cropley: Even rain couldn't dampen the Lotus Emira launch

Our man experienced a long but enjoyable haul to Lotus’s Hethel HQ for the official unveiling of the Emira sports car

14 July 2021
New cars

Steve Cropley: Wishing Wells all the best with its new sports car

Cropley was impressed by Robin Wells’ approach to building a capable and accessible sports car

8 July 2021
New cars

Can Hyundai i20 N overcome Fiesta ST's emotional edge?

It's a sensitive moment as the Hyundai i20 N takes on the Ford Fiesta ST in a hot hatch sparring match

7 July 2021
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BL got there first but Audi’s is the wheel deal
New cars

Steve Cropley: why it's hip to be square

Our man reckons the Q4 Sportback's near-rectangular steering wheel is a winner

30 June 2021
New cars

Why Ferrari's winning dynamics mean V6 car will still stun

Experiences in other mid-engined two-seater Ferraris suggest good things for the six-cylinder hybrid 296 GTB

24 June 2021
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Entry-level Taycan is superb – and not just because of its range
New cars

Steve Cropley: No hyperbole is enough for the Porsche Taycan

Our man thinks the EV is genuinely the best thing he's ever driven

23 June 2021
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The Ineos Grenadier has to beat pick-ups, not Land Rover Defender

Popularity of trucks, which are built to tight margins, could make or break new off-roader for customers

16 June 2021
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Could the ideal garage be a pair of Porsche 911 GT3s?

Ideally, our man would have a manual 992 GT3 Touring for road driving and a regular GT3 with paddles for weekend track days

16 June 2021
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Buying a £1000 Saab from a hidden car collection

The hunt for a summer soft-top led our man to discover one car fanatic's retro haul

11 June 2021
New cars

Why the Volkswagen Multivan means so much to so many

Volkswagen's passenger-carrying vans have fans all over the world. Will the new one satisfy all of them?

11 June 2021
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If Range Rover put this on a hot wash, it would have at least one buyer
New cars

Steve Cropley: Where are all the truly refined small cars?

Our man wants a fairly tall, four-metre-long hatchback car - basically a mini Range Rover

9 June 2021


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