Sports Saloons and Hatches

THE hot-hatch concept has been revived in the shape of the Cupra Leon 2.0 TSI.Based on the family-friendly SEAT Leon, the tuning arm's...

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FIRING up the Audi, to part paraphrase TV detective Gene Hunt in Life on Mars, is with the press of a button these days,So if not quite...

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CAR buyers who pour over print or on-line reviews can become numbed to the choices and models laid out before their eyes.Badge envy may...

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MANY car manufacturers, when producing a sporty version of a model, often use a prefix or suffix on the badge, like R or S, GT or GTi....

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COLOSSAL performance, pin-sharp handling and rally-inspired style - all with change from £25,000.Sounds like someone's having a laugh ....

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IS the Audi RS5 Sportback one of the finest looking cars on our roads today? According to my neighbours and just about anyone else I...

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THERE'S no getting away from it, buyers of convertibles tend to want to be noticed. It's in their DNA.So the eye catching dramatic new...

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EXECUTIVE cars hiding behind their familiar badges and dark windows can be anonymous but that is never the case with the Alfa Romeo...

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YOU just have to take your hat off to Honda's engineers and designers.The Civic Type R has been around for a long time in various guises...

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FORD'S award winning Focus ST is high on the wish list of many car buyers.But prices and insurance premiums on such a high performance car...

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SMALL Italian cars are always exciting, but 60 years after Carlo Abarth created his iconic pocket rocket the latest 595 Competizione...

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MENTION powerful and dynamic four-door saloons and thoughts immediately veer towards the German marques, but Kia has a rather tasty...

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BMW's latest 1 Series boasts a sharper new look, a more spacious cabin and lots of cutting edge on-board technology making it a compact...

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GREAT things do indeed come in small packages as I discovered after driving the latest Mercedes A-Class which is a sporty, tech-rich car...

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ALFA Romeo's Giulia is simply one of the best looking cars on the market, no matter which version your budget stretches too.With the...

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THE Ford Focus ST is a superb all-rounder and ranks as one of the best hot hatches that money can buy.It is a great package with a lot of...

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I'M frequently asked what's the best value car on the road, though there's usually a caveat like ‘it has to look good and be fun to...

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IT'S a ground rule for any professional...never allow beauty to distort the truth.But like many high-minded principles despite their...

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THE Ford Focus ST is a superb all-rounder and ranks as one of the best hot hatches that money can buy.It is a great package with a lot of...

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THE Fiesta ST is Ford's pocket rocket that sizzles and pops and provides huge fun in a neat stylish package.And the company recently made...

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WHEN Italian car maker Alfa Romeo wanted to add a little kudos to its high performance Giulia Quadrifoglio executive saloon it knew where...

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THE Ford Fiesta has defined British motoring over five decades and the ST-series is the most desirable, particularly among rally...

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WITH the introduction of its new Octavia vRS model Skoda has truly stepped up a gear in terms of both performance but more importantly...

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HYBRID power is all the rage these days with manufacturers adding electric motors to the mix for cleaner, greener and more efficient...

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