Leon Poultney

Products: Joie Spin 360 v Nuna Rebl — swivelling baby/child car seat twin test


Two child car seats that swivel to make getting your child in and out of the car easier go head-to-head.
DS 3 review

First Drive review: 2016 DS 3 Prestige PureTech 130...


Take a good look at the new DS 3 and you'll notice that the little French fancy has done away with its Citroën badges...
2016 Kia Sportage review

First Drive review: 2016 Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi 2 2WD


Peter Schreyer, the man behind the original Audi TT and the design whizz often credited for turning around Kia's fortunes...
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First Drive review: Skoda Superb Estate (2016)


If there was ever a car that didn't really need any more space, it is the Skoda Superb...
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First Drive review: Volkswagen Sharan (2015)


For drivers of a certain age, owning a vehicle that can comfortably transport six hyperactive children high on sweets and cakes back home from a birthday...
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First Drive review: Seat Leon ST Cupra 280 (2015)


There was a time when an estate car marked out its driver as either an antiques dealer hauling a Victorian burr walnut credenza about the place, a...
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First Drive review: BMW 1-series (2015 F20 update)


British drivers like family hatchbacks. The Ford Focus, VW Golf, Vauxhall Astra and even Audi A3 all held a place in the 10 bestselling cars last...
Fiat 500X review

First Drive review: Fiat 500X (2015)


Not so long ago, Porsche was a sports car company and Nissan turned out a nice line in sensible small cars for pensioners. Now, the...
Vauxhall Corsa VXR review

First Drive review: Vauxhall Corsa VXR (2015)


Like high-top trainers, fluorescent T-shirts and questionable facial hair, the small but potent hot hatch seems firmly back in fashion. This is good...
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First drive review: Volkswagen Passat (2015)


Almost 22m VW Passats have been sold since the model’s launch in 1973, and this eighth-generation version looks set to become another firm favourite...
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First drive review: Jeep Renegade (2015)


Don't blame Nissan, Kia or even Land Rover for the unhealthy amount of SUVs you see clogging up the school run on a daily basis. Blame Jeep.
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First drive review: Mini Cooper SD 5-door hatch (2014)


Engage the owner of a current Mini in a conversation about their car and you'll undoubtedly be dragged into a long and passionate spiel about its...
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First drive review: Maserati Quattroporte (2013)


Only the Italians could get away with calling their luxury car, the Four-door. But if you are going to call it after the means of ingress and egress...