Car Reviews

Volvo V90 Cross Country
Yahoo UK Motoring

We’re now familiar with the concept of jacked-up, soft-roading estate cars, but the craze only really set in when Volvo launched the V70 Cross Country in the 1990s. Fast-forward to the present day and the Swedish brand is now offering the Cross Country treatment on most of its estate and hatchback models. The latest to undergo surgery is the stylish and spacious V90… (more…)

Maserati Levante
Irish Examiner

Despite having been presenting 4×4 concepts since the early 2000s, Maserati has taken its time in coming to the ever-growing SUV market. The Levante, though, has finally arrived, ready to wade into battle with the Range Rover Sport and Porsche Cayenne… (more…)

BMW M240i
Yahoo UK Motoring

Engines form the beating heart of a car. Its character, its soul is defined by the iron lung that powers it. Calling the BMW M235i’s engine an iron lung, though, would have been harsh in the extreme. It was more like a heart of gold. Most car manufacturers would kill to have an engine that’s anything like as good as the M235i’s 3.0-litre straight six. Now, though, it’s been improved… (more…)

McLaren 570S Spider
The Cheshire Magazine

They say that when the Ferrari F1 team is struggling, the road cars are brilliant, and when the racing is going well, the road cars suffer. Whether that’s true is a matter for debate, but the current F1 standings may well give McLaren hope that its new supercar – the 570S Spider – has arrived at just the right moment. But can the British newbie really take on the established Italians? (more…)