Ford's first generation S-MAX demonstrated that larger MPVs don't have to be boring. The latest model reinforces that point. Jonathan Crouch drives it.
Volvo has a very credible premium family hatch in the shape of its V40. But how will it stack up in T3 petrol guise? Jonathan Crouch reports
If the V40 premium compact hatch, Volvo has at last produced a properly sporty car. Specify it in R-Design trim and it can look exactly that. Jonathan Crouch reports
Volvo's handsome V40 is even better looking in Cross Country guise. Just make sure you know what you're getting. Andy Enright reports.
The Volvo S60 never needs too much incentivisation but coupling it with minuscule running costs can't fail to appeal. Andy Enright reports on the entry-level D2 diesel variant.
With the up!, Volkswagen can offer small car buyers a very competitive proposition indeed. Jonathan Crouch checks it out
The Tiguan R-Line offers a sportier look and the pick of the best engines from Volkswagen's compact SUV. Andy Enright reports.
The Golf Mk VI bows out with a barnstorming 261bhp open-top model. But can it justify its enormous price tag? Andy Enright reports.