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The Power to Love

Danny Cobbs plugs in the new Volkswagen Golf GTE Hybrid By the time you read this Apple would have launched the iPhone 6. Fanatics, nerds and techy-types have been camping outside the Apple store in London for...

Win Tickets to the Goodwood Revival

Win hospitality for two to the Goodwood Revival*! There is no better way to enjoy the Revival than in the comfortable surroundings of the Goodwood Mess, where you will live and breathe Goodwood in an exciting ...

Died And Gone To Heaven

Bentley Continental GT V8 S When the call came from Simon Elkin of Harwood’s Bentley in Pulborough, with an offer to test the new Bentley Continental V8 convertible, l struggled to think of a better way to spe...

Brands Hatch Hero

By Maarten Hoffmann There are certain drawbacks to this job and having to find time in a busy diary to accept an invitation from Tony Rice at Coulsdon Audi, to travel to Brands Hatch and test all the latest hi...

Review – Volkswagen Golf

By Maarten Hoffmann The Volkswagen Golf seems to have been around since the stone age and there cannot be a person in the country that has not owned one, or at least driven one, at some point in their lives. ...

Review – Audi A5… Convertible

If Audi were at school, the teacher’s report card would read ‘has made very good progress over the last academic period and if he keeps up this rate of improvement, he will begin to seriously trouble his friend...

The Chinese Can Build Anything… Not!

When the iconic MG badge was rescued by the Chinese, there was a sigh of relief that the name would live on and with the Chinese reputation for being able to build anything cheaper, and better, than anyone else...

A Report From The Geneva Motor Show

It is that season again when the world’s motor manufacturers get set to reveal their wares, complete with flashing lighting, motorised turntables and, for some archaic reason, girls draped across the bonnets. ...

Built In Surrey, Powered In Sussex

Words by Maarten Hoffmann Until very recently, if you wanted a beautifully crafted supercar that was a rock solid financial investment, you sent your Euro cheque off to Italy. But no more, as there is an upsta...

Range Rover… Somerset here I come

Words by Maarten Hoffmann I have always loved the Range Rover although never for reasons based on common sense. It never really made sense – it was huge, thirsty, not very reliable and the engine used to age a...