Car Reviews

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport

Known as the i30 across the pond, the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport has the Volkswagen Golf GTI in its sights. Drawn under the watchful eye of Hyundai’s chief design officer Peter Schreyer, the compact hatchback’s sporty bodywork, clean lines, and attractive proportions make it far more fashionable than both its funky-looking predecessor and its dowdier sedan counterpart.   GTI of the Beholder ... Read More »

Dodge Challenger SRT Demon review: 840bhp muscle car tested

The world’s fastest production car right? That’s what the paperwork says, and having experienced what 840bhp does on a drag strip I have no cause to doubt it. 0-60mph in 2.3secs is the claim, with the quarter mile dealt with in 9.65secs at 140.09mph. Now, I’ll come on to discuss this further a bit later, because obviously not everyone sets their ... Read More »

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

Home / Reviews / 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon – First Drive Review VIEW 51 PHOTOS FIRST DRIVE REVIEW 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Bang! It’s over. JUL 2017 BY K.C. COLWELL  SHARE  TWEET “Come to Indy and drive this purpose-built, street-legal drag-racing car,” they said. The lawn isn’t getting mowed. Floors aren’t being mopped. Dishes remain piled up. We ... Read More »

Car Review: Mercedes SL450 Roadster, a mix of sport and luxury for 2017

WTOP car guy Mike Parris calls the 2017 Mercedes SL450 Roadster “a luxury treat for two” that doesn’t compromise the driving experience.  WTOP car guy Mike Parris calls the 2017 Mercedes SL450 Roadster “a luxury treat for two” that doesn’t compromise the driving experience. (WTOP/Mike Parris) The SL450 has a folding hard top, so it looks like a regular sport ... Read More »

Tata Tiago Detailed Expert Review

The Tiago has been a game changer for Tata. It helped the company get volumes and that will keep the production line busy for a while. Now, almost after a year of its launch, Tata has introduced the AMT version of this compact hatchback. The ever growing vehicles in the metros and the space crunch is making a lot of ... Read More »

Tata Tiago Petrol AMT Review

HIGHLIGHTS Tata Tiago AMT gets a 5-speed AMT unit with ‘sport’ mode Tata Tiago AMT comes only in the XZA variant Tata Tiago AMT is a great car for a first time automatic buyer Launched in January 2016, the Tata Tiago saw some difficult early days. With a name change at the last minute from the now infamous ‘Zica’ and the aura ... Read More »

Car Review: Subaru Outback 2.5i Touring adds touch of luxury for 2017

WASHINGTON — Want the capability of a SUV but don’t want to pay the price at the dealer and at the gas pump? That usually means you need a station wagon, and most often they are just not as cool. Luckily, Subaru has taken on the challenge of making the humble station wagon cool again; in some parts of the ... Read More »

Toyota Auris Hybrid Touring Sports (2017) review

Is this the most boring car in the world you can buy right now? Quite possibly. Say the words ‘Toyota’, ‘Auris’, ‘Hybrid’ and ‘estate’ in a row and you’ll have to be admitted to hospital for sudden-onset narcolepsy. It’ll make you so devoid of excitement that it should come with a warning for you not to operate heavy machinery after ... Read More »

First drive: Peugeot 308 company car review

Review The technology industry moves faster than the automotive world in terms of product lifecycles, and it’s perhaps surprising what Peugeot has now added to the 2014 European Car of the Year to ensure it remains competitive. Rear ‘claw effect’ lights are now standard, while the front and rear bumpers and headlights have been re-shaped to echo the family look ... Read More »

2017 Fiat 500e

Overview: The Fiat 500e is the black sheep of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles family. Built to appease the state of California and its zero-emission mandates, the 500e electric car has been a thorn in FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne’s side.  “I hope you don’t buy [the 500e],” Marchionne famously told attendees at a 2014 conference, “because every time I sell one it costs ... Read More »