Recent articles by Lesley Harris

Ford Fiesta Titanium front
Road tests

Ford Fiesta Titanium review

28 Mar, 2014

The top-spec Ford Fiesta Titanium is great to drive and comes with plenty of kit

Range Rover Vogue cornering
Road tests

Range Rover Vogue review

24 Mar, 2014

The entry-level Range Rover Vogue still feels a cut above the luxury SUV norm

Fiat 500 front cornering
Road tests

Fiat 500 Lounge review

11 Apr, 2014

Fiat 500 Lounge offers lots of Italian flair and style, with air-con and Bluetooth as standard

Mazda CX-5 front static
Long-term tests

Mazda CX-5: Fourth report

13 Feb, 2013

Our efficient and fun Mazda CX-5 crossover has proved itself as a practical and versatile family car

Mazda CX-5 profile header
Long-term tests

Mazda CX-5: Third report

21 Nov, 2012

Our long-term Mazda CX-5 crossover proves its worth as a track test support vehicle

Skoda Rapid 1.2 TSI front cornering
Road tests

Skoda Rapid 1.2 TSI

13 Nov, 2012

We get behind the wheel of the top-value Skoda Rapid hatch on British roads for the first time

Mazda MX-5 racer and Mazda CX-5
Long-term tests

Mazda CX-5: Second report

19 Sep, 2012

We take our CX-5 crossover to Snetterton to meet its racing cousin

Audi S8 front
Road tests

Audi S8

2 Aug, 2012

New flagship Audi S8 gets a 513bhp twin-turbo V8, for a 0-62mph time of just 4.2 seconds

Audi S6
Road tests

Audi S6

2 Aug, 2012

It doesn't look like it, but the latest Audi S6 has the performance of a true thoroughbred supercar

Mazda CX-5 header
Long-term tests

Mazda CX-5: First report

11 Jul, 2012

We’ve picked up the keys to our new CX-5 crossover – and it’s made a really strong first impression

Suzuki Swift
Long-term tests

Suzuki Swift: Final report

11 Jun, 2012

Supermini has proven easy to live with, and even organising a service is straightforward

Suzuki Swift header
Long-term tests

Suzuki Swift: Fourth report

25 Apr, 2012

Nippy little supermini is the perfect option for park and ride exercise regime

Fiat Panda front tracking
Road tests

Fiat Panda UK drive

23 Feb, 2012

We try the all-new Fiat Panda on British roads for the first time

Suzuki Swift front cornering
Long-term tests

Suzuki Swift: Third report

20 Feb, 2012

Small car is making big impression as a family runaround

Suzuki Swift header
Long-term tests

Suzuki Swift: Second report

12 Dec, 2011

Our roving reporter has been canvassing opinion on the Swift – and it’s been proving popular with the Auto Express jury

Suzuki Swift 1.3 DDIS header
Long-term tests

Suzuki Swift 1.3 DDIS: First report

3 Oct, 2011

Five-door supermini is proving a hit as family transport – and the diesel engine is impressing, too

Citroen DS3 header
Long-term tests

Citroen DS3: Final report

7 Sep, 2011

Not even heavy rain can put a dampener on our farewell to the stylish French hatch after a year of super service

Citroen DS3
Long-term tests

Citroen DS3: Fourth report

1 Aug, 2011

Long injury lay-off brought enforced break from our hot hatch. So has absence made the heart grow fonder?

Citroen DS3 corner
Long-term tests

Citroen DS3

1 Apr, 2011

Regular driver has taken enforced break. But everyone else loves hatch!

Citroen DS3
Long-term tests

Citroen DS3

12 Nov, 2010

Whether in town, on twisty B-roads or on the motorway, premium supermini is proving to be an excellent companion

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