Graham Courtney


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The legendary Mercedes-AMG SL 55 gets a reboot

The new Mercedes-AMG SL 55 4MATIC is a fitting tribute to the original SL glory years

The Audi e-tron GT: an EV with personality

Electric vehicles may be the future, but that doesn’t mean they’re all exciting. Fortunately, Audi’s e-tron GT gives us plenty to get on board with

This is the fastest Bentley ever. Buckle up!

Bentley is always happy to remind us that luxury doesn’t have to come at the sacrifice of speed. Introducing the new Bentley Continental GT Speed – the fastest Bentley yet…

Jaguar’s new F-TYPE P300 proves small is beautiful

In 2021, a growling V8 may seem a little gauche for some. Just as well Jaguar has the perfectly formed solution

The Bentley Blower – 90 years young

Bentley has unveiled a brand new Bentley Blower – the first one fresh from the factory in 90 years – and serves as the prototype for the Blower Continuation Series

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