Pick-up mega-test: Mercedes-Benz X-Class vs rivals
X-Class may have bling but it’s also a capable workhorse

Pick-up mega-test: Mercedes-Benz X-Class takes on its biggest rivals

We pit Merc's plush pick up against Ford, Mitsubishi, Toyota and VW rivals for a down-and-dirty mega-test

McLaren 720S - hero rear
This 710bhp supercar is mind-bending yet also usable as a daily driver

Matt Prior: Why now's the time to buy a used McLaren

Prices of second-hand supercars, especially if they're from Woking, are at a low

Suzuki Jimny vs. Toyota Land Cruiser
Land Cruiser and Jimny tackle the same terrain from entirely different starting points

Suzuki Jimny vs. Toyota Land Cruiser off-road

Matt Prior gets his wheels wet to discover why the difference between the diminutive Suzuki Jimny and hulking Toyota Land Cruiser is so small

Land Rover Defender 110 2020 UK first drive review - hero front
First Drive

Land Rover Defender 110 D240 S 2020 UK review

Modestly optioned but massively capable diesel is the sweet spot of the range

Race track that might have been
Prior imagines a track that might have been

Ghost tracks: The best airfield-based circuits that never were

Silverstone, Goodwood, Thruxton, Snetterton, Castle Combe… All of these famous tracks were built as wartime airfields. We visit some of the RAF layouts we missed out on

Ford Focus RS 2018 - hero front
The last Focus RS was perhaps a high-water mark for fast Fords

Matt Prior: Farewell Focus RS, my bold friend

As Ford pulls the plug on the RS hot hatch, our columnist pays homage to the pocket rocket

Volvo S60 vs Kia Stinger vs Peugeot 508 vs Alfa Romeo Giulia
When you want something more audacious than an Audi and more B-road friendly than a Beemer, where do you turn?

Alternative saloon showdown: Volvo S60 takes on Alfa, Peugeot and Kia

The Volvo S60 joins the growing ranks of family-friendly four and five-door models that buck the class norms, but does it come out on top?

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REE EV platform examples
Platform has flat floor. Wheel modules control main functions

Israeli start up reveals ultra-flexible modular EV platform

REE’s radical, easy to work on EV tech enables a 2.7m-long five-seat robotaxi and much more besides

Vauxhall Zafira being crushed
Are scrappage schemes good or a short-sighted fix?

Matt Prior: Is it time to scrap scrappage schemes?

Such initiatives might give struggling industry a boost, but is encouraging oversupply and debt really the answer?

BMW M8 Competition Coupe 2020 UK first drive review - hero front
First Drive

BMW M8 Competition Coupe 2020 UK review

Big-hitting all-rounder lacks the single edge it needs over rivals on UK roads

Volvo XC90 - static front
XC90 was half as aerodynamic as the typical Volvo

Matt Prior: The Volvo XC90 is a real drag

A chunky SUV body means this 2002 car bucks Volvo's otherwise consistent aerodynamic gains



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