Long-term tests

Vauxhall Astra

13 Jul, 2005

As anyone with children will know, regardless of your occupation you always have a secondary job: as a taxi driver. And thanks to my sports-mad 11-year-old daughter, our long-term Astra is certainly being kept busy.

Road tests

Kia Rio

13 Jul, 2005

When you are keen to make the jump from little known budget brand to class pacesetter, every new car has to hit the bullseye. And that's exactly why the Kia Rio needs to be so good.

Long-term tests

MINI

13 Jul, 2005

Driving a MINI Convertible is a treat in more ways than one. Not only is it great fun, but it can get you discounts at trendy restaurants!

Road tests

Subaru Legacy

13 Jul, 2005

Why produce one facelifted model when you can do two? Not con- tent with overhauling its Forester, Subaru has found time to tweak the Legacy line-up, too.

Road tests

Subaru Forester

13 Jul, 2005

You could never accuse Subaru of rushing into things.

Road tests

Bentley Continental

13 Jul, 2005

Thinking of joining the jet-set? Then you will need a Flying Spur... The eagerly anticipated Bentley saloon has finally hit the UK's roads - and Auto Express was the first magazine behind the wheel.

Road tests

Chrysler Crossfire

6 Jul, 2005

When it comes to hot versions of existing machines, Toyota's warmed-up Celica is not alone.

Road tests

Toyota Celica

6 Jul, 2005

Coupe buyers love to be noticed - but if you want to be looked at, nothing less than dramatic styling, a ground-hugging stance and aerodynamic extras will do.

Road tests

Audi A3

6 Jul, 2005

Despite healthy sales, there is something about the three-door Audi A3 that has obviously been irritating company top brass since its launch in 2003.

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Subaru Forester

6 Jul, 2005

It was only after years of losing customers to specialist importers that Subaru decided to make its Impreza STi available in the UK.