Nick Rufford

Nine of the most exciting new cars arriving in 2022


We choose nine of the most exciting cars of 2022, from city crossovers to sports GTs and everything in between.
VW Transporter Kombi review by Nick Rufford for Sunday Times

2019 Volkswagen Transporter Kombi review


The white van once provided the transport needs for self-employed plumbers and plasterers. Now, it seems, it's the turn of the surf van.

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt review


Buy a Bullitt Mustang as soon as you can: the great age of the automobile is coming to an end and there will soon be no more like it.
2019 Citroen C5 Aircross review by Nick Rufford for The Sunday Times

2019 Citroën C5 Aircross review


The Citroën C5 Aircross may look quirky and have a Gallic two-tone horn, but don't expect this latest family SUV to have much je ne sais quoi.
2019 Volkswagen T-Roc review

2019 Volkswagen T-Roc review


Don't be fooled by the Volkswagen T-Roc's rugged design and trendy name — underneath, for better and for worse, it's basically a jacked-up Golf.
2019 Audi e-tron review

2019 Audi e-tron review


Audi says its pure-electric e-tron 'marks the start of a new era' for the car maker. But is it really about to displace petrol and diesel models?
2019 Hyundai Nexo review

2019 Hyundai Nexo review


The Hyundai Nexo is the first proper hydrogen-powered SUV you can buy from your local showroom, according to its South Korean maker.
2018 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid review

2018 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid review


WE'RE USED to “everything” politicians who promise all things to everyone. Now get ready for everything cars that offer a whole range of...

2018 Mazda MX-5 review


The improvements made to the Mazda MX-5 may not sound big, but they mean there's now even more seats-of-the-pants fun to be had.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace Review

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace review


It's a strange thing that as the size of the average family has shrunk in Britain, the size of family cars has grown. In 1964 an archetypal...
2018 Hyundai Nexo review

2018 Hyundai Nexo review


THE Hyundai Nexo is the first proper hydrogen-powered SUV you can buy from your local showroom, according to its South Korean maker. Until now...
2018 Jaguar I-Pace review

2018 Jaguar i-Pace review


Until now, if you wanted an electric car in which you could travel a reasonable distance between charging stops with decent levels of comfort and
2018 VW Golf GTE plug-in hybrid power cable and charge point

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTE plug-in hybrid review


The diesel cheating scandal has so far cost Volkswagen £18bn, and the bill could be three times that by the time all fines and compensation are p