Category Archives: road test

road test: 2014 Bentley Flying Spur

It’s not an easy job being a £182,000 saloon, because no one is going to make excuses for it. Considering what else is available for the money, no prospective purchaser wants to find themselves in something that needs special pleading.

road test: 2014 Bentley Flying Spur

It’s not an easy job being a £182,000 saloon, because no one is going to make excuses for it. Considering what else is available for the money, no prospective purchaser wants to find themselves in something that needs special pleading.

road test: 2014 Caterham 160

In cars as in life, absolute power corrupts. Today’s performance machines offer ever more of it, with output figures that would have any nineteen seventies schoolboy drooling – the latest BMW M5 pushes out a crushing 560BHP for example, the

road test: 2014 Caterham 160

In cars as in life, absolute power corrupts. Today’s performance machines offer ever more of it, with output figures that would have any nineteen seventies schoolboy drooling – the latest BMW M5 pushes out a crushing 560BHP for example, the

road test: 1991 Range Rover CSK

To commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the Range Rover (which later went on to be called the Classic) in 1990, Land Rover did a limited edition run of two hundred CSKs. The initials belonged to none other than Charles Spencer

road test: 1991 Range Rover CSK

To commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the Range Rover (which later went on to be called the Classic) in 1990, Land Rover did a limited edition run of two hundred CSKs. The initials belonged to none other than Charles Spencer

road test: 1989 Honda Prelude 2.0i4WS

Making a high end supercar isn’t easy, but making a mass market one is hard. Getting a machine to deliver high performance – with suspension, chassis and brakes to back it up – across a production run of many hundreds

road test: 1989 Honda Prelude 2.0i4WS

Making a high end supercar isn’t easy, but making a mass market one is hard. Getting a machine to deliver high performance – with suspension, chassis and brakes to back it up – across a production run of many hundreds

road test: 1981 Triumph TR8

One of the common pub put-downs that people who drive dull cars use to annoy Triumph TR7 owners, is that they’re “Dolomites in disguise”. Anyone who’s ever owned a factory Triumph TR8 will know that this is palpably not the

road test: 1981 Triumph TR8

One of the common pub put-downs that people who drive dull cars use to annoy Triumph TR7 owners, is that they’re “Dolomites in disguise”. Anyone who’s ever owned a factory Triumph TR8 will know that this is palpably not the

road test: 1994 Jaguar XJ6 3.2 Sovereign

That Jaguar’s original 1968 XJ6 was a brilliant car was never in doubt. The company’s double wishbone suspended chassis was heavenly, giving a better-than-Rolls Royce ride allied to sportscar handling. The XK engine was a masterpiece of its day, turbine-smooth

road test: 1994 Jaguar XJ6 3.2 Sovereign

That Jaguar’s original 1968 XJ6 was a brilliant car was never in doubt. The company’s double wishbone suspended chassis was heavenly, giving a better-than-Rolls Royce ride allied to sportscar handling. The XK engine was a masterpiece of its day, turbine-smooth