Richard Dredge

Morgan 4/4 review


Classic car ownership has never been more popular than it is now. A constant stream of events and an abundance of flourishing owners’ clubs...
Seat Leon Mk3 review

Seat Leon Mk3 review (2012-on)


It’s often said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but there are certain things that we can all agree on. Cara Delevingne is a bit of a...
2016 Toyota Avensis review

2016 Toyota Avensis Touring Sports review


To keep up with the Joneses, many car buyers feel pushed into Audi, BMW and Mercedes territory, but if you know your MPVs from your PHEVs, there are...
2016 Morgan Plus 8 review for Sunday Times by Richard Dredge

2016 Morgan Plus 8 review


For most people, a car is a rational purchase. It’s all about reliability, practicality and economy, and if it looks appealing that’s just a bonus...
2016 VW Polo Mk5 review

Volkswagen Polo Mk5 review (2014-on)


The Volkswagen Polo is the Stella Artois of the car world. Reassuringly expensive, it’s everything that Volkswagen does best, but in miniature.
Kia Sorento Mk3 review (2015-on)

Kia Sorento Mk3 review (2015-on)


When Kia revealed its second-generation Sorento back in 2010 there were sharp intakes of breath once the company disclosed that this would be...
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BMW Z4 Mk1 review (2003-2009)


The first take on the Z4 theme is still one of the best sports cars of its era, thanks to excellent body control, a brilliant seating position, a...
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Ford S-Max review (2006-2015)


The Ford S-Max is the people carrier for driving enthusiasts - this big Ford means having kids doesn't mean you automatically have to give up enjoying...
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Lexus GS Mk3 review (2005-2012)


The Lexus GS is one of the most anonymous contenders in the hard-fought executive segment, but if you want ludicrous amounts of standard kit, along...
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Lotus Elise review (2001 on)


When the original Elise appeared in 1996, it redefined the sports car genre. It is the enthusiast driver's dream car thanks to its light weight, delicious...
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Toyota RAV4 Mk 3 review (2006-2013)


Since 1994 Toyota has refined the compact SUV formula and a huge number of rivals have appeared - but it has never lost sight of what makes the RAV4...
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Range Rover review (2002-2012)


Packed with equipment and capable of delivering the sort of comfort usually associated with luxury saloons like the Mercedes S-Class or Jaguar XJ...
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Honda CR-V Mk 3 review (2006-2012)


The Honda CR-V is one of the most reliable SUVs around, while it's spacious, efficient and versatile, too. But the cabin feels cheap in places, compared...