The 2024 Toyota Grand Highlander Hybrid Max Makes Life Easy

I don’t have kids, but I can relate to parents eyeing the new Toyota Grand Highlander for its combination of interior space and versatility. In this business, we do all sorts of big tests, from multi-car comparisons to end-of-the-year blowouts. These exercises always require a support vehicle to haul people and things. The best support […]

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Subaru Impreza 2024 Video Review

The 2024 Subaru Impreza has arrived in Australia brandishing a subtle new look outside and in, including a big 11.6-inch central touch-screen with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, plus upgraded driver assistance systems. But with a carryover engine, transmission and underpinnings, the sixth generation of the Japanese brand’s iconic small car – first revealed […]

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2024 Polestar 2 Review: Subtle Scandinavian Charm

When is a Volvo not a Volvo? It’s not a riddle or a trick question—it’s the 2024 Polestar 2’s existential crisis. “Since 1959” is still proudly emblazoned on its seatbelt buckles (the year Volvo pioneered three-point belts) and the five-door hatchback shares its basic architecture with the Volvo C40 and XC40 crossovers, but nowhere is […]

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BYD Dolphin (2024) review: punching above its price

► BYD’s second offering in UK is MG4-sized EV hatch► 265-mile range on top models, excellent efficiency► Priced from just over £25k After being impressed on the Continent, we’ve now got our hands on the production version of the all-electric BYD Dolphin in the UK. With an exceedingly keen starting price of around £25,000, or around £30,000 with […]

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2024 VinFast VF 3: Review, Trims, Specs, Price, New Interior Features, Exterior Design, and Specifications

Tiny cars like these are in no way designed to seat the growing family – or even particularly large adults, for that matter. Like the Fiat 500e, the VF 3 seats just four, although some have suggested a fifth person would fit in a pinch – we disagree, but we haven’t seen any pictures to […]

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Mini Countryman John Cooper Works (2024) review: hot 296bhp SUV is fast but firm

► New Mini Countryman JCW tested► Bigger and faster than before► Can it capture that Mini character? That thudding noise you just heard is the sound of the few remaining purists falling over in disgust – this is the new third-generation Mini Countryman, and it is very much not mini anymore. The brand’s largest ever model, the Countryman […]

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