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The Clarkson review: VW Beetle 1.4 TSI Sport (2012)


Enzo Ferrari described the E-type Jaguar as the most beautiful car ever. Even today, you can turn more heads driving in an E-type than you could if...
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The Clarkson review: Chrysler Ypsilon (2012)


Many years ago I saw a magnificently idiotic film in which Sylvester Stallone played the part of a tough cop who was cryonically frozen for a crime...
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The Clarkson review: Volvo V40 D4 SE Nav (2012)


In essence there are three peninsulas that stick out into the Mediterranean: Greece, Spain and Italy. And choosing which is best for a summer holiday...
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The Clarkson review: Audi RS4 Avant (2012)


From a road-tester’s perspective, the good thing about Audi’s RS cars is that you never quite know what you’re going to get. Some are nearly...
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The Clarkson review: VW Golf GTI cabriolet (2012)


We may all harbour the dream of driving down a glorious stretch of road, on a jasmine-scented day, in a fast and beautiful sports car.
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The Clarkson review: Hyundai Santa-Fe Premium (2013)


Motoring journalism: someone brings a car to your house on a Monday morning. It’s clean, full of fuel and insured. You have it for a week and then...

The Clarkson review: Volkswagen Golf Mk7 (2013)


It's funny how people argue about which mobile phone is best. Honestly and truthfully, to the vast majority of people, they are indistinguishable...
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The Clarkson review: Mercedes CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake...


There is almost nothing harder in this business than reviewing an AMG Mercedes. Because the engine dominates everything - all you can think about...
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The Clarkson review: Bentley Continental GT Speed (2013)


I don't understand why people get so cross when politicians do a U-turn. Would you rather they were so consumed with towering self-belief that they...
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The Clarkson review: Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro S tronic...


Does AA Gill review a restaurant when he has a cold? Because surely, when your eyes are streaming and your nose is like a leaky tap, it must be very...
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The Clarkson review: Porsche 911 Carrera 4S (2013)


The weekly motoring magazine Autocar recently published a truly remarkable road test of Jaguar’s new baby sports car, the F-type.
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The Clarkson review: BMW 528i Touring SE (1999)


When I spend a night at my flat in London, I like to cook myself some supper. And since my culinary skills are a little bit northern, I don’t overreach...