The Clarkson Review: 2016 Seat Ibiza Cupra

Most of the world’s car companies were started by someone who had a vision. Sir Henry Royce, Sir William Lyons, Louis Chevrolet...
Ford Fiesta ST200 review

First Drive review: 2016 Ford Fiesta ST200

It wasn't that long ago that hot hatches were rare beasts. Today, we can barely cross the road without being mowed down by one. Well, not quite, but...
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.
New 2017 Renault Clio pricing, details and pictures

Modest makeover for France's popular Renault Clio supermini

Coming from one of the most opinionated nations on earth, the facelift of the Renault Clio, one of France’s most enduring cars, seems as subtle...
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The Clarkson review: Reliant Robin

To judge from the letters I get and the remarks in the street, it seems the most memorable thing I did on Top Gear was a short segment about the Reliant...
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Top 100 Cars 2016: Top 5 Superminis

The Sunday Times Driving presents its Top 5 superminis of 2016, featuring Mini, Ford, Skoda, Audi and Volkswagen.
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Buying Guide: Five perfect cars for new parents

After the birth of your first child, identifying a suitable car to convey the precious bundle to check-ups, grandparents and the shops should be easy:...
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Kia Rio Mk3 review (2011-on)

Britain needs the Kia Rio. Not because we’re desperately short of decent superminis – in fact we have a surfeit – and not because the Rio is...
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First Drive review: Seat Ibiza (2015)

The launch of this revised Seat Ibiza is not about a stylish new look or a radical line-up of engines that will go easy on the planet and a driver's...
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First Drive review: Mini Challenge 210 (2015)

For the past few years there’s been a one-make race series called the Mini Challenge, which, as you might guess, is for Minis
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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...
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Supermini showdown: which cars are better than the...

For seven years the Ford Fiesta has been Britain’s best-selling car. Even now, one in 20 cars sold in the country is a Fiesta. But the nation’s...