2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Not quite an all-new model, but this refreshed luxury sedan gets two new engines and a plethora of high-tech features ZURICH, Switzerland – It’s tougher than one might think to determine what’s most impressive about Mercedes’ refresh of its S-Class. Indeed, despite this mid-model update — to most automakers, an excuse […]

Ferrari 488 Pista 2018 review

What is it? There are two sports cars they just don’t get wrong. Most manufacturers, even these ones, occasionally turn out a duffer, but in the case of two vehicles – the GT3 RS version of a Porsche 911 and the special series version of Ferrari’s mid-engined V8 – they don’t miss a trick. […]

BMW X3 M40i 2018 UK review

BMW brings a more restrained take on the performance SUV to rival the Porsche Macan S and Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 What is it? In a world where it seems like performance SUVs are becoming increasingly flashier, ostentatious and — in some cases — downright vulgar, the new BMW X3 M40i arrives as a refreshingly […]

Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder 2018 UK review

What is it? Ever since it was introduced four years ago, we’ve been waiting for the Huracan to realise its true potential. That moment eventually arrived last year when the Huracan Performante was launched. Leaner, tighter and more rewarding than any Huracan before it, the Performante was the V10 Lamborghini we had been […]

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 2018 review

Limited-run super-saloon looks bred for the track, but Jaguar’s Project 8 delivers on the road as well What is it? Almost a year has passed since Jaguar first showed off its steroidal arch warrior at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. We’ve seen videos of it tearing around race tracks, most notably that […]

Rolls-Royce Phantom review

The concepts of largesse and largeness, as easy as those words may be to confuse on a Scrabble board, can rarely be applied to a new car as faithfully as to Rolls-Royce’s biggest showroom model: the inimitable Phantom. Goodwood’s self-proclaimed ‘best car in the world’ was, in its previous generation, the car with […]

Abarth 124 GT 2018 review

FIRST DRIVE Abarth 124 GT 2018 review This carbonfibre-clad version of the Abarth 124 Spider looks the part, but does its detachable hardtop make much of a difference?  What is it? This GT is the latest version of the lively little Abarth 124 Spider, which itself is the hot sibling of the Fiat […]