Recent articles by Andrew English

Ovik Crossway

Ovik Crossway review: we test the UK's toughest SUV

2 Jan, 2016

Family-owned Brit firm Ovik has just launched the Crossway - a 'fortress-like' 4x4 - and we got behind the wheel to try it out

New Renault Twingo automatic front
Road tests

New Renault Twingo automatic review

20 Feb, 2015

New twin-clutch automatic box is big news in tiny Renault Twingo city car

Toyota NS4 concept

Toyota to use new TNGA platform

11 Oct, 2013

Toyota will use new architecture to underpin its cars, starting with the new Prius in 2015

Toyota iROAD
Road tests

Toyota i-ROAD

11 Oct, 2013

We drive tilting, rear-steering electric three-wheeler rival to Twizy

Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion front cornering
Road tests

New VW Golf BlueMotion

20 Feb, 2013

The VW Golf BlueMotion adds astounding fuel economy to the hatchback’s long list of talents

Kia Cee'd GT teaser

Kia expands GT plans

7 Dec, 2012

The new Cee’d GT will herald the start of a ‘hot’ brand for Kia when it debuts at the Geneva Motor Show

Kia Pro_cee’d GT front action
Road tests

Kia Pro_cee’d GT

6 Dec, 2012

We drive a prototype version of the Kia Pro_cee’d GT, which will be the company’s first-ever hot hatch

Toyota GT 86 prototype front action
Road tests

Toyota GT 86 prototype

16 Nov, 2012

We drive a development version of the Toyota GT 86, which trials new tech for the coupe


Hybrid Toyota GT 86

16 Nov, 2012

Toyota is developing a petrol-electric system that will increase the GT 86 coupe’s pace

Ford Focus ST Estate front tracking
Road tests

Ford Focus ST Estate

12 Jun, 2012

The all-new Ford Focus ST is available as an estate for the first time. We drive it

Volvo V40 front tracking
Road tests

Volvo V40 D2 ES

25 May, 2012

We get behind the wheel of the new Golf-rivalling Volvo V40 ahead of its UK launch in September

Rolls-Royce Phantom II front tracking
Road tests

Rolls-Royce Phantom II

14 May, 2012

Updates to the Rolls-Royce Phantom aim to make the best car in the world better. Do they succeed?

Ford Focus BEV front tracking
Road tests

Ford Focus BEV

27 Apr, 2012

Our verdict on the all-electric version of the big-selling Ford Focus

Toyota FT-Bh front three-quarters

Toyota FT-Bh: exclusive pictures

28 Mar, 2012

Ultra-lightweight Toyota FT-Bh Concept claims sub-50g/km CO2, and previews the next-generation Yaris

Ford Focus 1.0-litre EcoBoost front three-quarters
Road tests

Ford Focus 1.0-litre EcoBoost

8 Feb, 2012

We get behind the wheel of the all-new, three-cylinder Ford Focus EcoBoost

Toyota Yaris HSD front tracking
Road tests

Toyota Yaris HSD

16 Dec, 2011

We try the petrol-electric Yaris that promises to deliver 80mpg

Toyota iQ EV front cornering
Road tests

Toyota iQ EV

12 Dec, 2011

We get behind the wheel of the electric Toyota iQ ahead of its launch next year

Lexus GS 450h F Sport front tracking
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Lexus GS F Sport review

29 Nov, 2011

We get behind the wheel of the new Lexus GS F Sport - does the luxury hybrid deliver?

VW up!

Get a VW up! for £82 a month

18 Nov, 2011

Euro-only, three-year VW up! deal covers all but fuel costs and is open to all ages

Hyundai ix35 fuel cell prototype front tracking
Road tests

Hyundai ix35 fuel cell prototype

2 Nov, 2011

We hit the road in pioneering hydrogen-fuelled crossover

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