John Evans

As good as new: how to repair alloy wheel damage


HIGH KERBS, careless driving, cavernous potholes… these and countless other perils are the enemies of alloy wheels, often the most attractive thing about many cars.
New 2017 Peugeot 3008 SUV review by John Evans for Sunday Times Driving

First Drive review: 2017 Peugeot 3008


As the lazy stereotype goes, the French certainly know a thing...
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 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 Mercedes-Benz S-class cabriolet review y John Evans for Sunday Times Driving

First Drive review: 2016 Mercedes-Benz S-class cabriolet


Abigail, the first British storm to be given a name by the Met Office, hit our shores last November. It was still only March when her 10th stormy...

First Drive review: 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC (the new...


Twenty years after its 1996 debut, the SLK charges on, albeit with a change of name.
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Infiniti Q50 review (2013-on)


The Q50 saloon gets a boost with a new 2-litre turbo petrol engine, but is it enough to beat German rivals like the 3-series?
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First drive review: Ford Focus (2014 facelift)


The Ford Focus: not just the staple of the nation’s company car fleets but also a popular choice with the rest of us, being the biggest-selling...
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BMW M4 coupé review (2014-on)


Along with its convertible sister car, this is the hottest 4-series model and replaces the M3 coupé...
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Rolls-Royce Wraith review (2013-on)


Billed as Rolls-Royce’s most powerful model, the Wraith is a two-door, four-seat coupé (or what the car maker prefers to call a “super GT”)...
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Volkswagen Beetle cabriolet review (2012-on)


Beetle soft-top has good vibrations (that'll be the scuttle shake)
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Skoda Octavia vRS review (2013-on)


The vRS Octavias have always had a bit of a following, proving irresistible to speed freaks on a sub-Golf GTI budget.