Long-term tests

Nissan Micra

7 Dec, 2004

The brief was simple: transport two people and their luggage across France cheaply, efficiently and in comfort. Low European diesel prices and high fuel economy meant an oil-burner was the obvious choice - but surely not a Nissan Micra?

Road tests

Cadillac CTS

30 Nov, 2004

When you think of Cadillac, does your mind wander to huge, pink convertibles with gigantic fins? If so, you'd better think again.

Road tests

Citroen C4

30 Nov, 2004

It hardly seems fair! Citroen's stylish three-door C4 grabs all the attention, yet the five-door is expected to do the hard work and become the top seller. We have covered the coup� from every angle recently.

Road tests

Dodge SRT-10

30 Nov, 2004

Snakes alive! One year after it went on sale in America, the Viper has finally wriggled its way into UK Chrysler dealerships. Only it's not called the Chrysler Viper any longer.

Road tests

Smart ForFour

30 Nov, 2004

This is the first-ever hot hatch to come from Smart, and Auto Express is the only British magazine to drive it

Road tests

Mercedes E-Class

30 Nov, 2004

Given some of the recent negative publicity directed at Mercedes, you could be forgiven for thinking the firm had more or less given up on updating its cars.

Road tests

MG Rover ZR-X

30 Nov, 2004

Good news for fans of British hot hatches - there's a new X-rated model in the MG line-up, and Auto Express is first behind the wheel.

Road tests

Range Rover Sport

30 Nov, 2004

It's been five years in the making and has stirred more controversy than any other car. But finally, Range Rover's new 'baby', the Range Rover Sport, has broken cover - and Auto Express has the first official pictures.

Used car tests

Ford Fiesta

30 Nov, 2004

If you're looking for a second-hand supermini boasting the latest design and technology, you can't get much fresher than the Ford Fiesta. Launched in April 2002, the model was brand new from the ground up.

Long-term tests

Honda Accord Tourer

30 Nov, 2004

Those who keep a close eye on the comings and goings of our long-term fleet will notice our Honda Accord Tourer seems to have changed colour. In fact, it's a whole new car - Milano Red this time, rather than Indigo Blue Pearl.