Say Hello To The New(ish) Skoda Octavia vRS

The Golf GTI's stupidly practical brother has received a little update, with refreshed looks, more power and some chassis tweaks

The 7-Seater Skoda Kodiaq SUV Is Here To Make The Volvo XC90 Look Stupidly Expensive

Lots of space and a boot in which you could hide the Death Star: it can only be Skoda's first attempt at a large SUV, and we've got the lowdown

Old Sporty Skodas Are Terrible, But Amazingly Lovable

A little while ago, I found myself at the wheel of a Skoda 136 Rapid. In a lot of ways it’s an awful car, but it has a little something that modern Skodas are missing

What We Learned About The Skoda Octavia vRS After 8 Months Of Motoring

After spending much of the year running spicy Skodas, we're looking back at what we discovered after covering over 8000 miles in two different versions of the car

How Much Quicker Is The 552bhp Audi RS6 Compared To A 'Normal' Fast Estate?

We all know the 552bhp Audi RS6 is fast, but how do you put that pace into context? We pitted the German uber-wagon against a car that would normally be considered pretty quick to see if there is much of a difference... there most certainly is

Do You Really Care That VW Cheated And Lied About Its Emissions?

The momentum behind the VW scandal has gathered pace again after allegations that Porsche and Audi's 3.0-litre V6 diesel engines are fitted with the 'defeat device'. But do you really care about the scandal? Take a look at the two polls below so we can see exactly what you're thinking!

Call Me Childish, But I Love Obnoxiously Big Alloy Wheels

We recently had our Skoda Octavia vRS upgraded with a set of stupidly in-yer-face 19-inch wheels, and although they're dividing opinion, I like 'em

Living With An Auto Made Me Love Manual Gearboxes More Than Ever

After a long stint in a dual-clutch-gearbox-equipped Skoda Octavia vRS, going back to a stick shifter was glorious

An Idiot's Guide To The Stupidly Complicated Fast VAG Range

With four brands and multiple versions of the same car, Volkswagen A G's range of fast cars can be tricky to navigate. Our handy flow chart should help clear things up!

10 Things I Learned On A 2000-Mile European Road Trip

Earlier this month I embarked on an epic road trip around Europe in CT's trusty Skoda Octavia vRS longtermer - seven countries, 2134 miles, and some epic scenery later, I'd give anything to get back on the road

We Just Swapped Our Skoda Octavia VRS Longtermer For An Estate, Because Wagons Are Awesome

After living with a DSG-equipped Octavia vRS hatchback for three months, we've just switched to an estate with a manual 'box