Author Archive | Dean Gibson

Audi Q2

Audi Q2 first drive review

The popularity of crossovers and SUVs means car makers are racing to fill every niche possible, and the Audi Q2 is the latest crossover from the German maker. The Q2 is the smallest crossover Audi makes, although it’s one of the larger cars in the class. It’s based on the VW Group MQB platform, as […]

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VW Passat GTE

Volkswagen Passat GTE plugin hybrid review

The Volkswagen Passat GTE plugin hybrid arrives at a difficult time for VW. The Dieselgate emissions scandal is hanging over it, which has caused distrust for buyers. But VW is expanding its portfolio by launching plug-in petrol-electric hybrids and pure electric vehicles to improve its eco reputation. So where does the VW Passat GTE fit in? I spent a week […]

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Ferrari California T Handling Speciale

Ferrari California T Handling Speciale review

If you’re in the envious position of buying your first Ferrari, then the Ferrari California T Handling Speciale is a great introduction to the marque. The Ferrari California isn’t regarded very highly by Ferrari fans, but it’s a mistake to dismiss the car. The folding hard top means it’s great in all weathers, while the front-engine, rear-wheel drive layout delivers crisp handling. Adding the optional […]

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