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The new MINI Electric: British. Racing. Green.

As the electric car revolution continues, MINI is the latest of the big brands to go high voltage. Graham Courtney gets behind the wheel to see if the future is bright – and green

When it comes to the new Mercedes GLS, size is everything

The latest SUV from Mercedes is a whole lot of SUV, says Graham Courtney. But that’s no bad thing if you're prepared for it…

The Volvo XC90 T8: the perfect family holdall

One week before lockdown, Graham Courtney managed one last family getaway – and had just the car for the job: the new seven-seat Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine

Five of the best motorbikes of 2020

Dreaming of the open road? Riding for the sake of riding? Us, too. Here’s our pick of five best motorbikes on the market for when self-isolation is no longer restricted to your home

The top ten car launches of 2020 so far

From a 1,233bhp hybrid hypercar to Fiat's new electric city commuter, we round up the best new cars of 2020

The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé is more than just a number

We get behind the wheel of the brand new BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé. Yes, it might be one of many – but that doesn’t mean it’s any less accomplished

The new Cooper S – it's a Mini marvel

The MINI Cooper S has always offered a heady combination for drivers – plenty of poke and excellent handling. Yet it’s still come a long way in the last 60 years, says life-long fan Graham Courtney

The Alpine A110S is the best car to come out of France for years. Allez-y!

Civilised, stylish and full of fun, the new Alpine A110S isn’t just a cool car – it’s a stone-cold classic, says Graham Courtney

The Bentley Mulsanne Speed: chauffeurs need not apply

The Bentley Mulsanne was already one of the best cars to be driven in. With the Speed version, you'll want to get behind the wheel, too

The 10 best electric cars on the road

The tug of war between fossil fuel motors and their electric counterparts continues apace, but is it finally time to make the switch? Graham Courtney looks at the best options

The best new cars of 2019

Geneva is renowned as a key occasion in the motor show calendar, and the 89th edition was no different. Graham Courtney selects the most remarkable releases at this year’s event

Jaguar's XF Sportbrake is the consummate all-rounder – even with a diesel under the hood

The diesel engine may not be in vogue, but when it's Jaguar's 3.0-litre powerplant married with its accomplished Sportbrake, that's a hard combination to turn down

The Maserati Levante has found its sweet spot

A new 3.0-litre V6 petrol powerplant has been added to Maserati’s best-selling SUV range – and it’s the perfect combination of power and economy

The Aston Martin DB11 has gone topless for the summer

We put the brand new Aston Martin DB11 Volante to the test – and it proves a mightily accomplished convertible grand tourer

The new Mercedes-AMG G63 is downright irresponsible – and that’s why we love it

Graham Courtney gets behind the wheel of the new Mercedes-AMG G63 and falls for it, even though he knows he shouldn’t

The Lexus LC500 is a real head turner

As a seriously good, fast yet comfortable mile muncher, the Lexus LC500 takes some beating

Is the Mercedes CLS is as exciting as it looks?

The new version of the Mercedes CLS looks as distinctive as ever. Graham Courtney gets behind the wheel

Throwback: eight awesome cars from Geneva Motor Show 2016

Fancy a hot pair of wheels? Course you do. Feast your eyes on these beauties from the 2016 Geneva Motor Show

The Kia Stinger is the best-looking car that Kia has ever produced

The Kia Stinger is an incredibly bold move by the South Korean manufacturer but, if this is what its first attempt at a sporty, grand tourer, 5-door saloon is like, then bring it on

The best cars of the Geneva International Motor Show 2018

If it’s a new car worth its salt, then it’s on display at the Geneva International Motor Show. Graham Courtney selects this year’s finest offerings