Long-term tests

Chrysler Crossfire

19 Jan, 2004

For a car to go from concept to showroom in just over two years is pretty remarkable. Yet US giant Chrysler managed it with the Crossfire, and has also kept true to the original script of the vehicle displayed at the Detroit Motor Show in 2001.

Long-term tests

Volvo XC90

19 Jan, 2004

It's no secret we feel rather strongly about the XC90 here at Auto Express

Road tests

Audi A2 TDI Sport

14 Jan, 2004

In the city, one car is streets ahead in the style race. Sales have been slow, but Audi's high-fashion A2 has long been the obvious choice for downsizing executives.

Road tests

Subaru Legacy

14 Jan, 2004

Overkill is a big problem in the motor industry. People drive around in sports cars capable of 150mph when the speed limit is only 70mph.

Road tests

Peugeot 206

14 Jan, 2004

The Peugeot 206 may be showing its age, but it is still a force to be reckoned with. No rival sells as strongly to Britain's private buyers, and last year a whopping 82,667 examples found homes.

Road tests

MG ZT 120

14 Jan, 2004

Want to fill a car showroom with eager buyers? Then introduce an ultra-affordable entry-level machine to bring punters on to the forecourt.

Long-term tests

Ford Focus

13 Jan, 2004

Confession time. I've never been a fan of MPVs. To my mind, cars should allow you to get away from screaming kids - not force you to sit in an enclosed space with them.

Road tests

SEAT Toledo

6 Jan, 2004

Most new car buyers' wishlist reads something like this - bargain price, cheap to run, gutsy performance and plenty of space. Impossible? Well, SEAT could have something that ticks all the boxes with its new flagship diesel Toledo.

Road tests

Hyundai Equus

6 Jan, 2004

Could this be the end of Hyundai's image as a budget manufacturer? With Lexus looks and a luxurious cabin, this is the Equus, the car that shows just what the Koreans are capable of - so Auto Express drove it to see how far Hyundai has come

Road tests

MG ZS+ 110

6 Jan, 2004

With Christmas still fresh in your mind, have a think about how enthusiastic you'd have been if your presents had come in a brown paper bag.