Mazda CX-5 Reviewed

January 26th, 2018

Having reviewed the brand new MX-5 at this time last year, it was time to test a car at the other end of Mazda’s range this January – the larger of their two “SUV” models, the CX-5. Given the only other SUV I’d driven to date was the Porsche Cayenne – that costs almost three[…]

BMW M Driving Experience at Bedford

August 19th, 2017

I recently took up an invitation from BMW to join them for M range driving experience, held at MSV’s Bedford Autordrome circuit and in association with Shell V-Power, who provided their fuel for all of the cars on the day. Apparently there were a total of £4M of cars for us to play with on[…]

Mazda MX-5 Sport Road Test

January 13th, 2017

I’ve had an association with Lodge Garage, an official Mazda dealership near Aylesbury, for a number of years now and they recently gave me a 24 hour loan of the latest release of the Mazda MX-5. This particular car is the top-of-the-range 2-litre Sport Nav version in optional Soul Red Metallic – a colour that[…]

Cayenne e-hybrid Road Test

November 26th, 2015

At the invite of the Porsche dealership in Towcester, and as a stark contrast to the Boxster I am now very familiar with, a 2016 model year Cayenne S e-hybrid was my drive for a damp morning in late November. The face lift for next year is quite minor in comparison to the changes we’re[…]