Recent articles by Graham Hope

Jaguar C-X75 Bond car

Jaguar C-X75 & Range Rover Sport SVR are latest Bond cars

15 Sep, 2015

Jaguar and Land Rover models shown at the Frankfurt show will appear in new Bond film 'Spectre', in cinemas 26 October


Next Skoda Roomster on hold, but Superb range set to expand

24 Aug, 2015

Skoda's next Roomster MPV has been delayed until 2016, but there will be two new Superb models at Frankfurt

Abarth 500X OPINION

"A new breed of sporty, performance SUVs is on the way"

12 Aug, 2015

There’s another new niche coming your way, says deputy editor Graham Hope

Opinion Ford

“Let’s hope Ford’s halo models light up the rest of the range”

5 Aug, 2015

The Focus RS, Mustang and GT are generating a genuine feelgood factor for Ford, but it needs to filter down the range, says Graham Hope

Ford Mustang V8 action

Ford Mustang 2015: 12-month waiting list, prices and specs

30 Jul, 2015

Ford's Mustang coupe and convertible start at £28,995 for autumn deliveries but there's a 12-month waiting list

SEAT 20V20 drive front

SEAT hybrids on the road by 2020

1 Jul, 2015

SEAT will offer plug-in hybrid versions of its cars by 2020 according to chairman Jürgen Stackmann


"The Land Rover Defender is undoubtedly unforgettable"

25 Jun, 2015

Two recent manufacturing milestones got deputy editor Graham Hope thinking about the most memorable motors

Road rules opinion

"It’s time for the rules of the road to catch up with our hi-tech cars"

3 Jun, 2015

The pace of change in the car industry hasn’t been matched by development elsewhere, says deputy editor Graham Hope

Skoda Funstar - static

Unique Skoda Fabia Funstar pick-up revealed

28 Apr, 2015

The Worthersee tuning festival in Austria will host a special guest - this funky Skoda Fabia pick-up

distracted driver

Next Government urged to issue guidelines on in-car tech safety

22 Apr, 2015

Fears about distracting in-car tech mean the IAM is calling for official action

Volvo XC90 hybrid plug-in

Volvo eyes hybrid expansion

14 Apr, 2015

Surprised at the interest in its new plug-in XC90, Volvo could roll out more hybrids than planned

Election OPINION

"Let’s not forget it’s a key time for the car industry"

8 Apr, 2015

A critical Election is looming - deputy editor Graham Hope asks who is on the side of the motorist

Skoda Superb Estate - long-termer
Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Skoda Superb Estate

26 Mar, 2015

Final report: Launch of new model means some top deals on our car

Citroen C4 Cactus

Citroen C4 Cactus named Carbuyer Car of the Year

9 Mar, 2015

Our sister title honours crossover for its value, low costs and practicality

Smart ForFour front

Smart to stay competitive with in-car tech updates

4 Mar, 2015

Smart aims to stay ahead of rivals with new “facelift by download” concept through smartphone app

Dacia Duster at Geneva 2015

New engine for the new 2016 Dacia Duster

3 Mar, 2015

A new 123bhp, 1.2-litre petrol engine will power the new Dacia Duster 4x4 when it arrives in 2016

Mercedes V-ision-e concept front

Mercedes V-ision-e concept previews V-Class plug-in hybrid

3 Mar, 2015

New V-ision-e concept at the Geneva Motor Show looks ahead to efficient Mercedes V-Class plug-in

DS 5 facelift

DS 5 facelift makes DS brand’s break from Citroen official

16 Feb, 2015

DS is going it alone and the new facelifted DS 5 is the first car to shed the badge of parent company Citroen

Opinion Mazda MX-5

“There’s a lot that other car firms could learn from Mazda”

6 Feb, 2015

Deputy editor Graham Hope thinks Mazda’s constant search for innovation is paying huge dividends, and that others should take note

Mercedes A45 AMG front quarter

Mercedes A45 AMG set for power upgrade

16 Jan, 2015

A more powerful version of the Mercedes A45 AMG hot hatch could reach up to 400bhp, says AMG boss

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