Recent articles by Mat Watson

VW Golf SV (Sportsvan) front
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Volkswagen Golf SV (Sportsvan) 2014 review

29 Jul, 2014

Practical and economical Volkswagen Golf SV lacks sparkle but is a sensible buy

Mercedes GLA 45 AMG 2014 action
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Mercedes GLA 45 AMG 2014 review

25 Jul, 2014

The Mercedes GLA 45 AMG is a 355bhp coupe SUV that blends pace and good looks

Jaguar F-Type Coupe V6 front
In-depth reviews

Jaguar F-Type Coupe review

The Jaguar F-Type Coupe's breathtaking looks and blistering performance make it an instant classic


Volvo V40 Polestar targets Focus RS

8 Jul, 2014

Volvo planning a storming 320bhp V40 mega-hatch to take on the likes of the Ford Focus RS and Audi RS3

Road tests

Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe review

2 Jul, 2014

Is luxurious new two-door Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe worth the extra cash over the excellent S500?

SEAT Leon SC FR long-termer: with old Leon
Long-term tests

Long-term test review: SEAT Leon SC FR

2 Jul, 2014

Our three-door SEAT Leon SC FR meets up with original Leon

Mercedes S-Class Coupe front tracking
In-depth reviews

Mercedes S-Class Coupe review

The Mercedes S-Class Coupe is one of the most comfortable and elegant coupes around

BMW M4 front cornering
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BMW M4 Coupe 2014 review

13 Jun, 2014

The UK-spec BMW M4 Coupe makes a compelling case for itself

Bentley Continental Flying Spur V8 front tracking
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Bentley Flying Spur V8 review

8 Jun, 2014

The Bentley Flying Spur is now available with the excellent V8 from the Continental GT

Mercedes GLA front
In-depth reviews

Mercedes GLA review

Mercedes GLA takes on the BMW X1 and Audi Q3, but it's much smaller. Can it compete?

BMW 4 Series 435i Convertible tracking front
In-depth reviews

BMW 4 Series Convertible review

BMW 4 Series Convertible is a great cruiser that looks great and is reasonably efficient

Porsche Boxster GTS 2014 front action
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Porsche Boxster GTS review

16 May, 2014

Porsche Boxster GTS range-topper is superb to drive, but is it worth premium over Boxster S?

Jaguar F-Type Coupe V6 front
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Jaguar F-Type Coupe V6 review

10 May, 2014

Stunning new Jaguar F-Type Coupe V6 is classy drive but lacks fizz

Porsche Cayman GTS
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Porsche Cayman GTS review

8 May, 2014

Porsche adds extra bite to its Cayman coupe with a 335bhp Cayman GTS version

Volkswagen Golf R 2014 front action
In-depth reviews

Volkswagen Golf R review

New Volkswagen Golf R is incredibly fast, but is it better value than a GTI?

What is a BMW 3 Series GT like

BMW 3 Series GT: what's it like to live with?

27 Mar, 2014

Our man’s a big fan of the BMW 3 Series GT, and is sorry to see star player leave

Jagaur F-Type Coupe 2014 action
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Jaguar F-Type Coupe V6S 2014 review

19 Mar, 2014

New Jaguar F-Type Coupe looks great – and V6S model is brilliant to drive, too

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi to publish real-world mpg figures for its cars

5 Mar, 2014

Japanese firm wants to be more open with customers about achievable economy figures


Car vs bike: Ed Clancy takes on Skoda Rapid Spaceback

3 Mar, 2014

Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Ed Clancy races Mat Watson in a Skoda Rapid Spaceback

Mercedes GLA diesel 2014 tracking
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Mercedes GLA 2014 review

10 Feb, 2014

Mercedes GLA 2014 takes fight to Audi Q3 and BMW X1. But is it really an SUV?

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