Lexus LC 500h
Aug01

Lexus LC 500h

The Lexus LC 500h is a classic grand tourer with a very green twist writes Geraldine Herbert What is it?  Some cars should come with a health warning sticker, and the Lexus LC 500h is one. Smart, classy and sexy – it oozes sophistication but potential owners should also know this is not a car for shy, reserved types. Every trip, no matter how short, will leave a trail of pointing fingers, gaping mouths and wagging tongues. Passers-by...

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Honda Civic Type R
Mar20

Honda Civic Type R

Hannah Gordon checks out Honda’s hottest hatch the Civic Type R What is it? The ‘demonic’ looking hot hatch is back and carrying with it a big haul of awards naming it as the best in its class. Who is it aimed at? It may have five-doors and a decent size boot but this car is all about power and driver enjoyment whilst pushing it to its limits, it does settle down enough to enable sensible family outings but make sure the kids...

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First Drive: Renault Mégane RS
Mar20

First Drive: Renault Mégane RS

  The Renault Mégane RS is the most fun I had, on track and off, in a long time writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? Sitting lower to the ground than the regular Mégane, the RS 280, the latest hot hatch to be unleashed by the French marque, is low, orange and racetrack-ready. Its predecessor was revered by hot hatchback aficionados, so much is expected of it.  First impressions of the new Renault Mégane RS? Despite being painted...

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Peugeot 208 GTi By Peugeot Sport
Nov29

Peugeot 208 GTi By Peugeot Sport

Is the 208 GTI by Peugeot Sport good enough to remind us of Peugeot’s glory days? Hannah Gordon finds out  What is it? Finally a decent small hot hatch from Peugeot, after the highly forgettable 206 and 207 GTi versions Peugeot Sport have got hold of the 208 and given it a proper sport makeover. Who is it aimed at? This is a car squarely aimed at the hot hatch market, it does have a slightly practical side but with all the...

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Honda Civic Type R
Oct22

Honda Civic Type R

Hannah Gordon gets behind the wheel of the much anticipated Honda Civic Type R What is it? Imagine the cars you see on the Fast and Furious films and you won’t be far off the mark. The Type R is a mental looking machine with outrageous styling, but underneath its showy exterior is a 5-door hatchback with a plentiful boot space.   Who is it aimed at? The performance the Type R offers is extremely fast but with the price, running costs...

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First Drive: Ford Focus RS
Feb09

First Drive: Ford Focus RS

We get behind the wheel of the much anticipated and truly fabulous 2016 Ford Focus RS writes Aimee Woods What is it? The legendary RS brand has returned with a cracker in the form of the highly anticipated third-generation Ford Focus RS, a high performance hatchback. It is the first RS model to be distributed to markets around the world. It’s defining features include All Wheel Drive (AWD), Dynamic Torque Vectoring, Launch Control and...

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