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The range-topping hybrid version of the new XC90 looks promising on paper, but how does it stack up in the real world?

The 400bhp Volvo XC90 T8 Is A Fast SUV People Won’t Hate You For - Features
The 400bhp Volvo XC90 T8 Is A Fast SUV People Won’t Hate You For

For years I've wanted to drive an Aston Martin DB9, but when I finally got my chance with the new GT run-out model, I was concerned it wouldn’t live up to my expectations. I really had nothing to worry about...

I Met My Car Hero And It Definitely Didn't Suck  - Features
I Met My Car Hero And It Definitely Didn't Suck

After spending a week with the 542bhp SVR, I concluded that it was almost entirely pointless. But that might actually be a good thing...

How The Range Rover Sport SVR Proves Pointless Cars Are The Most Entertaining - Features
How The Range Rover Sport SVR Proves Pointless Cars Are The Most Entertaining

For pure driving thrills, the products of AMG have always played second fiddle to BMW's M Division, but that's not the case with the C63

Why I’m Convinced The Mercedes-AMG C63 Is The Super Saloon King - Features
Why I’m Convinced The Mercedes-AMG C63 Is The Super Saloon King

A week with the monstrous Audi RS6 left me wondering: at what point does performance become pointless? 552bhp in a wagon might seem like a genius idea, but does the big Audi make sense once the novelty of all that pace in such a huge package wears off?

The Audi RS6 Is Pointlessly Fast, But I Couldn't Help But Fall In Love With It - Features
The Audi RS6 Is Pointlessly Fast, But I Couldn't Help But Fall In Love With It

With stacks of charm to override its flaws, the Maserati Gran Turismo MC Stradale confirms there's truth in one of the oldest car clichés in the book

Why The Maserati MC Stradale Is The Biggest Motoring Cliché Ever - Features
Why The Maserati MC Stradale Is The Biggest Motoring Cliché Ever

Seat is under pressure from VAG bosses to grow up, but the funky Spaniards are at their best when allowed to go a bit wild. The Ibiza Cupra's a great car, but it's a little bit too much like its Polo brother

The New Ibiza Cupra Finally Gets A Manual Gearbox And Big Power, But Why So Serious?  - Features
The New Ibiza Cupra Finally Gets A Manual Gearbox And Big Power, But Why So Serious?

I was lucky enough to get a drive in a 1958 Skoda 1100 OHC - an exceptionally rare race car I'd never even heard of. Here's what made the experience so incredible...

I Drove The World's Only Working Skoda 1100 Race Car And It Was Incredible - Features
I Drove The World's Only Working Skoda 1100 Race Car And It Was Incredible

The Skoda Octavia vRS 230 comes with a fancy E-diff, so we took a drive to see if it offers up that final bit of spice the regular version is missing

Was A Clever Diff All The Skoda Octavia vRS Needed For Greatness? - Features
Was A Clever Diff All The Skoda Octavia vRS Needed For Greatness?

Audi has achieved the impossible with the new R8, by injecting it with monstrous 'because racecar' DNA while making it easier than ever to live with

The New Audi R8 V10 Is A Beautiful 600bhp Monster You Really Can Use As A Daily - Features
The New Audi R8 V10 Is A Beautiful 600bhp Monster You Really Can Use As A Daily

Out in the searing heat of Abu Dhabi, Gran Turismo racers from countries all over Europe battled it out to win a Nismo racing contract. I joined the final three to find out what really happens at race camp

GT Academy: What It Takes To Go From Gamer To Real-Life Racer - Features
GT Academy: What It Takes To Go From Gamer To Real-Life Racer

In wagon form, Ford's 247bhp ST seems to have it all. But can it stand up to the opposition? We brought it together with our Skoda Octavia vRS longtermer and a Seat Leon ST Cupra to find out

Is The Ford Focus ST Estate The Hot Wagon King?  - Features
Is The Ford Focus ST Estate The Hot Wagon King?

The EP3 was the last truly celebrated Civic Type R, so how does it compare to the brand new, turbocharged 'FK2'? We brought both cars together for a proper showdown

Honda Civic Type R EP3 Vs FK2: How Much Has The Game Moved On? - Features
Honda Civic Type R EP3 Vs FK2: How Much Has The Game Moved On?

Believe it or not, the current Polo GTI is actually the same size as the old hot MkII Golf. So how do these two cars from different eras compare?

How Far Have VW Hot Hatches Come in 25 Years?  - Features
How Far Have VW Hot Hatches Come in 25 Years?

I got my hands on the Ford Focus ST-engined Zenos for a day, and I'm convinced it's one of the best sports cars out there right now

6 Reasons Why The Zenos E10 S Is The Best Sports Car You've Never Heard Of - Features
6 Reasons Why The Zenos E10 S Is The Best Sports Car You've Never Heard Of