The once-radical Focus has slowly drifted into irrelevance. Can Ford recapture the spirit of the original with the new Mk4? By James Dennison
IT'S BEEN 20 years since the launch of the original Ford Focus and we’re pretty much back to square one.
A 1000-mile charge through the Alps reveals the striking new Q8's appetite for distance - but also some issues. By Georg Kacher
THE MIDDLE-AGED Italian businessman pulls alongside in his Benz, adjusts his iPhone and starts filming. ‘This is the prettiest Audi - ever,’ he insists.
'Que bellal The colour, the proportions, everything. Quanta costal’ Around £67,000 without extras, at least £97,000 in our all-options-ticked test car.
The SUV from Renault's budget brand used to be so cheap you'd forgive its flaws. Now it's still cheap, and the flaws have gone. By Colin Overland
The real question isn’t whether the new Dacia Duster is any good. Here’s your answer to that one: yes, it is good - very good in some ways, and extremely good value.
Turns out Kia's new-found dynamic prowess isn't confined to its lairy coupe. By Phil McNamara
KIA'S FULL OF surprises these days. First the enjoyable, ambitious Stinger. Now this: the third-gen Ceed is really sharp to drive, with accurate, progressively weighted steering.
Just four years after the first X4 arrived as a marginally more sporty X3, here's its equally baffling replacement. By Tom Goodlad
PICKING A BMW used to be a simple task. A saloon, estate, perhaps a coupe or convertible would do the job. Oh, how times have changed.
YOU KNOW THE type - people who can get by on their looks alone. Jeep’s Renegade is a bit like that, too. This facelifted update includes a design nip and tuck to keep the crossover in line with the new Wrangler, and the engine range has been revised, most significantly with the arrival of a 1.0-litre boosted triple.
Pick 'n' Macs 570GT roofline, 570S sharpness. The Sports Series' sweet spot?
OF THE THREE siblings in McLaren’s Sports Series junior supercar family (570S, 570GT and 570 Spider), the GT is intended to be the most rounded and easiest to live with.