Car Reviews

New 2014 Mini Cooper S review

New 2014 Mini Cooper S review

  • Rory Reid •

The Mini Hatch has been an enduring favourite of ours since its inception. The car has evolved markedly over the decades, morphing from a small, cheap city car to a larger, A-segment…

Alfa Romeo 4C review: First drive

Alfa Romeo 4C review: First drive

  • Ben Griffin •

Alfa Romeo invited Recombu Cars to lap it up at the Isle of Man's Jurby Airport in the mini Italian supercar that is the 4C. How could we refuse? Man, machine and a spirited B-road…

Mercedes-Benz GLA Class 220 CDI Review

Mercedes-Benz GLA Class 220 CDI Review

  • Matt Joy •

Matt Joy reviews the new Mercedes-Benz GLA — a soft SUV based on the Merc A-Class platform. Mercedes-Benz went a little more mainstream with the most recent A-Class , departing from…

Maserati Quattroporte 3.0 V6 S Review

Maserati Quattroporte 3.0 V6 S Review

  • Matt Joy •

Matt Joy reviews the Maserati Quattroporte V6 S, a fast, refined four-door cruiser with a sporty side. The famous Italian manufacturer Maserati is aiming high in 2014, attempting to…

VW e-Up first drive review

VW e-Up first drive review

  • Cat Dow •

Cat Dow road tests the new Volkswagen e-Up, an electrified version of the popular city car. Volkswagen isn’t the first company that springs to mind when one considers green motoring,…

Rara for BMW streaming music service hands on

Rara for BMW streaming music service hands on

  • Cat Dow •

Streaming on-demand music in your BMW, anyone? Cat Dow goes hands on with the Rara service. Remember Rara , the swanky streaming audio app for the BMW 5 Series ? Well, good news for…

BMW i3 Review

BMW i3 Review

  • Rory Reid •

Rory Reid Reviews the BMW i3 in both battery electric and range extender forms, and finds it's probably the best electric car on the road today. Electric cars are supposed to be the…

Honda Civic Type-R First Drive Review

Honda Civic Type-R First Drive Review

  • Matt Joy •

Honda invited us to a very early road test of its prototype Civic Type-R, which goes on sale in 2015. We accepted. This is a real peek into the future. Honda has been very nice to…

Porsche 911 Turbo S Review

Porsche 911 Turbo S Review

  • Matt Joy •

Matt Joy went in search of the ultimate 911 and may just have found it during his review of the new 911 Turbo S. You can’t go five minutes without a new Porsche 911 variant appe…