First Drive review: 2016 Porsche Panamera 4S

First Drive review: 2016 Porsche Panamera 4S


Porsche would like people to think of it as a company that cares about the environment as much as it does about making fast cars
First Drive review: 2017 Renault Scenic

First Drive review: 2017 Renault Scénic


Twenty years ago the Renault Mégane Scénic started a trend for cars that were about the size of a VW Golf, but taller and practical...
First Drive: 2016 BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance review

First Drive review: BMW 740Le xDrive


If you've come into some money and need to save tax, don’t move the cash to the Cayman Islands – your local BMW dealer has just the answer
First Drive review: 2016 Mercedes C-class cabriolet

First Drive review: Mercedes C-class cabriolet


The reviews are in for Mercedes’ new C-class cabriolet, and the critics are unanimous. The ones I’ve come across are, anyway. “Nice car,”
First Drive review: 2016 MG GS crossover

First Drive review: 2016 MG GS


Time and again, life has dealt MG blows that would have felled a lesser mortal. And every time this honoured British institution has got up again
First Drive Review: 2016 Abarth 695 Biposto Record

First Drive review: 2016 Abarth 695 Biposto Record


At some point we’re all going to have to gasp in unison at the price of this car, but perhaps we’ll do that at the end of the article ...
First Drive review: 2016 BMW 3 series Gran Turismo

First Drive review: 2016 BMW 3-series Gran Turismo...


Three years ago, when the Grand Touring version of the 3 Series was launched, sceptics wondered at the sense in shoehorning a hatchback into the small...
2016 Tesla Model X electric SUV review

First Drive review: 2016 Tesla Model X P90D


Reinventing the door has doomed many a promising car concept. The sliding doors on Peugeot’s 1007, for example, so compromised the car’s design...
Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet 2016 review by The Sunday Times Driving

First Drive review: 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo cabriolet


With the car's engine parts, exhaust and brakes still clicking with heat exhaustion but a pulse rate that's decidedly ice-cool, you may wonder...
Mini Convertible John Cooper Works review by Giles Smith for Sunday Times Driving

First Drive review: 2016 Mini John Cooper Works convertible


These pages have already hymned the latest generation of the popular Mini convertible, celebrating its admittedly quite pricy comforts...
First Drive review: 2016 Renault Clio 1.5 dCi 110 and 1.2 TCe 120

First Drive review: 2016 Renault Clio 1.2 TCe 120 and...


It is a picture postcard scene from France. The sun is rising over the rolling wine estates of Bordeaux. Farmers are tending their vines. Queues are...
First Drive review: 2016 Jaguar F-type SVR

First Drive review: 2016 Jaguar F-type SVR


Jaguar’s F-type was given the tough gig of following the E-type, the 1960s two-seater generally regarded as a timeless classic...