James Mills

First Drive Review: 2018 Alpine A110


THE Frenchman pulls up at the roadworks behind us, jumps out of his car and dances a little jig around the Alpine, putting both thumbs in the air
Extended test: 2017 Toyota Auris Hybrid Touring Sports

Extended test: 2017 Toyota Auris Hybrid Touring


You know that feeling when a friend says, with a certain degree of smugness, “Hate to say I told you so”? Well, that friend is Toyota. And while...
Hot hatch battle: Focus RS vs Civic Type R vs M140i vs RS 3 vs Golf R vs AMG A45

Hot hatch showdown: six new models do battle


How hot do you like your hot hatchback? Fast and furious or brisk and civilised? And what should it look like? Would you prefer it to be as discr
Nissan Qashqai review (2017 on)

Nissan Qashqai review (2017 on)


Nissan pioneered the Qashqai 10 years ago, reasoning that people were tired of the dreary saloons and hatchbacks that were popular in the '90s...
Volvo V90 Cross Country review (2017-on)

Volvo V90 Cross Country review (2017 on)


Volvo knows that not all drivers in need of a large family car want a big, bulky SUV. For the past 20 years, it has sold a large, four-wheel...
Extended test 2017: James Mills, Renault Grand Scenic

Extended test: 2017 Renault Grand Scenic 130 dCi


People carrier cars are no longer fashionable. At least, that’s what the sales figures suggest. Increasingly, people in need of a family car choo
Ford Fiesta review (2017 on)

Ford Fiesta review (2017 on)


The Ford Fiesta is like a two-up, two-down: the backbone of Britain, suiting people from all walks of life
BMW M3 Competition Pack review (2017 on)

BMW M3 Competition Pack review (2017 on)


The last time Driving tested a BMW M4, we compared it with the Ford Mustang 5.0 V8 GT. The American muscle car may not have been perfect in many
BMW M4 GTS review (2017 on)

BMW M4 GTS review (2017 on)


How many frustrated racing drivers are there on the road? Judging by the blockbuster success of games like Gran Turismo, millions want to slip in
Volkswagen Amarok 2017 review

Five top tough-as-nails pick-up trucks tested


Once they were the preserve of hard-working builders and farmers with flocks of sheep to tend to. Now the humble pick-up truck has undergone a...
BMW 330e review

BMW 330e iPerformance review (2017 on)


Have you ever had a eureka moment, while pouring milk over your morning Cornflakes, and decided that nothing could possibly be better than a car
2017 Jaguar F-Pace R-Sport 2.0d AWD review

2017 Jaguar F-Pace review


There was a time, not as long ago as the company might like to admit, that Jaguar refused to stoop to the level of other manufacturers and sell
BMW 520d M Sport review (2017-on)

BMW 5-series G30 review (2017-on)


If you could only pick one car to drive every day for the rest of your life, the BMW 5 series would be at the top of the list, elbowing the...