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60 Second On Test Report – 2015 BMW 640d M Sport Convertible Automatic

As a motor noter, it’s often difficult to keep up-to-date with all the latest developments from the German brands thanks to a constant flow of new models. BMW in particular has announced an all-new 7 Series, 2 Series Gran Tourer

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Long Term Test – 2015 Audi A4 Avant SE Technik 2.0 TDI ultra

Honda created a whole advertising campaign around the fact that when something works as it should, you take it for granted – but when it fails to deliver, it really grates. That’s human nature for you. Whenever a new long-term

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Long Term Test – 2014 Citroën Grand C4 Picasso Exclusive+ 2.0 BlueHDi 150 Automatic

An overnight trip to France felt like a fitting way to bid bon voyage to the Grand C4 Picasso. After close to ten months and 12,500 miles in my care, the flagship Citroën has flown back to the mothership. With

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Long Term Test – 2014 Volvo V40 Cross Country D4 SE Nav Automatic

This situation is a bit of an odd one for the Volvo and I, with this being the V40’s final goodbye report, yet my first time putting anything to paper about the car. And there’s much to say, cramming what

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60 Second On Test Report – 2015 Jaguar XJ 3.0 V6 Diesel Portfolio LWB Automatic

The unveiling of a facelifted edition of the Jaguar XJ coincides nicely with an opportunity for Diesel Car to complete a farewell test of the current car. And far from being off the pace, despite having been on sale for

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Long Term Test – 2014 Kia Soul Maxx 1.6 CRDi

Afew long journeys have got us entirely used to the Soul, and even the irritating chimes now cause only a raising of the eyebrows rather than full-on comment. There has been one unwanted happening though, to the windscreen, which one

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Long Term Test – 2015 Toyota Verso Excel 1.6 D-4D

Landing on my drive on Election Day, the Toyota Verso is eager for family votes. By coincidence though, I was expecting a fridge to be delivered from Curry’s at the same time, so the comparison with large white goods was

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Long Term Report – 2015 SEAT Leon X-PERIENCE 2.0 TDI DSG Automatic

The month started so well. Having an estate car fits perfectly with my natural inclination to carry a lot of kit around with me ‘just in case’. I blame my father for this deeply ingrained habit. He always took a

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Long Term Test – 2014 Renault Clio Dynamique MediaNav dCi 90

After 18,000 miles in just 10 months, our Clio has gone to meet its maker – or back to Renault UK to be precise, and I had more than a tinge of sadness as the collection driver made off down

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Long Term Test – 2015 Ford Mondeo Estate Titanium X 2.0 TDCi Automatic

As Glenn Frey once sang, the heat is on, and that’s certainly been the case in recent weeks. Let’s just hope that the weather lasts out, or maybe I’ve spoken too soon. There’s no doubting, though, that a dash of

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60 Second On Test Report – 2015 Peugeot 308 SW GT BlueHDi 180 Automatic

Peugeot has a long, rich history of producing entertaining hot hatches, but all of them have been petrol powered. Now the French firm is hoping that it can garner a reputation for hot diesels, too, and this good looking 308

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60 Second On Test Report – 2015 Ford Kuga Titanium X Sport 2.0 TDCi AWD (180)

The race continues for car makers to bring their cars up to the latest emissions standards ahead of the September deadline, and Ford has not only cleaned up the powerplants in its Kuga crossover vehicle, but also given them a

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Long Term Report – 2015 Ford Mondeo Estate Titanium X 2.0 TDCi Automatic

There’s been plenty of pacing up and down while waiting for the latest addition to the Diesel Car long-term test fleet to turn up. Ian Robertson welcomes the new Ford Mondeo into the fold.

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Long Term Report – 2015 SEAT Leon X-PERIENCE 2.0 TDI DSG Automatic

Time for change, and an interesting newcomer to the long-termer fleet is this four-wheel-drive SEAT Leon X-PERIENCE. Sue Baker sharpened her elbows to bag the keys.

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Long Term Test – 2015 Audi A4 Avant SE Technik 2.0 TDI ultra

Diesel Car’s resident Audi fan welcomes one of the latest additions to the long-term fleet. Give a round of applause for the A4 Avant ultra.