Road tests

Aston Martin

8 Jun, 2005

No wonder James Bond had his DB5 kitted out with gadgets to beat the baddies. If ever there was a car to make a secret agent stand out rather than blend in, it is a new Aston Martin.

Road tests

Volkswagen Polo

8 Jun, 2005

The Polo's freshened up! Volkswagen is set to celebrate the car's 30th birthday by giving it a new look and a revised engine range

Road tests

Peugeot 107

8 Jun, 2005

While Citroen's C1 is tempting buyers with three specs and a low price, the Peugeot 107 is banking on a simple gameplan. When sales of the little Lion start this week, there will be only one trim on offer.

Road tests

Citroen C1

8 Jun, 2005

At last! Citroen's C1 has hit UK roads, and at £6,495 the three-door 1.0-litre petrol Vibe is the cheapest of the new family of PSA-Toyota-built city cars.

Road tests

Jeep Grand Cherokee Ltd

8 Jun, 2005

Tough looks and a mighty engine show Jeep's Grand Cherokee really does believe that bigger is better in the battle for luxury 4x4 sales.

Road tests

MINI

8 Jun, 2005

It is no 'Moke'! But that has not stopped Italian coachbuilder Castagna tapping into the heritage of one of the most famous Minis ever built to make the most of the summer sun.

Long-term tests

Nissan Micra 1.5 DCI SX LT

7 Jun, 2005

I am starting to feel sorry for my Nissan Micra. If you've read any of the previous long-term reports on the supermini, you'll know that it's been giving me a lot of trouble. But the latest hiccup was hardly the car's fault.

Long-term tests

Skoda Fabia vRS

7 Jun, 2005

Skoda has a rich rally heritage and Auto Express's road test editor, Oliver Marriage, has sampled it for himself, campaigning a Group A Fabia last year.

Road tests

BMW M5

1 Jun, 2005

The BMW M5 has landed! Claimed to be the world's ultimate sports saloon, BMW's new 205mph four-door has just arrived in the UK, but is Britain ready for it?

Road tests

Saab 9-3

1 Jun, 2005

Given that Saab has not launched any new cars in the UK for nearly two years, you could be forgiven for thinking the Swedish firm might be going the same way as MG Rover.