Articles about Premium Drives

The 991’s last hurrah
Very well spotted. The new 992-generation Porsche 911 may currently be melting our expectations of how well-rounded a sports car can be, but the outgoing 991-gen hasn't quite retired yet. This 911 Speedster is its spectacular send-off-
Is Merc’s 2.0-liter turbo-four diesel up to the task of moving such a big car?
Nope. They might look tiny beneath the Mercedes-Benz GLE's bulbous wheel arches, but they're actually a whopping 20 inches in diameter. That's just how big this car looks, how hulking its presence. The GLE's actual dimensions aren'
“It’s ‘how did mere humans build something this brutal’ fast”
An artillery division made of fireworks, aimed at your senses. The Pagani Huayra Roadster would still drop jaws and stop traffic if it had the engine from a VW Polo, but thanks to a 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 from AMG
How good a car this is depends on how you spec it
The A-Class has become a huge seller for Mercedes-Benz in certain markets, so this replacement matters. It'll do well-the old one certainly had issues, but that didn't stop it.This is pretty much an all-new platform,
“The way Jag finds a way of balancing ride and handling is simply unmatched“
So much praise was lavished upon the Jaguar XE when it launched back in 2015. Its brand-new, lightweight mechanicals endowed it with a deft driving experience that embarrassed every single one of its rivals, but take a swift look at the
“It shocked us with its extraordinary ability to get into and out of some locations”
The new Jeep Gladiator might look like just a Wrangler with a pickup bed attached. But it's quite a bit more than that-it's the beginning of your adventures. It's been over 27 years since the last true Jeep
“This is the most compelling E-Class wagon out there”
This is a Mercedes E-Class wagon with extra ride height, some body cladding, 4WD, and a new name: All-Terrain. It comes with a choice of two diesel engines and expands the E-Class portfolio beyond the regular sedan and wagon.
“It’s street-fight-quick—brutal and disorienting”
This is a convertible Ferrari Pista, which means it's the droptop version of the Pista Coupe, itself a limited-run, track-biased über-488-'Pista' literally translating as 'track.' Or 'dance floor' depending on who you talk to, but that's
Yes, it’s all about that stunning engine
Pessimistic start, but fair point. Audi's supercar has an uncertain future, for sure. It's not as profitable as its Lamborghini cousin, the Huracan, because the Audi R8 wears a badge also fitted to diesel hatchbacks and some forgettable crossovers, so
Why you don’t really need a 395hp quad-turbo diesel SUV
Not yet, it doesn't. But it will. Should be here early next year with the M5's 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 and 600-odd horses. To take on the Porsche Cayenne Turbo and Merc's inevitable GLE63.Anyone else
“There’s no getting away from the fact that it’s spectacularly well-engineered”
The new 992-generation Porsche 911, with a folding fabric roof that retracts in 12sec. It is, to be honest, a pretty known quantity in the car world. Porsche builds eleventy thousand versions of each 911-roofless ones, lighter ones, faster ones.
“Absurdly tactile for a car that sends over 500hp to just the rear wheels”
Wow, that looks mean.Yup. A Mercedes-AMG C63 has never been a cuddly, friendly car to behold, and with this midlife update, it's gained a horror film-strength grille whose fury is only accentuated by this black-on-black color
“For a borderline supercar, practicality is the 911’s key trick”
What is it?The Porsche 911 has shown an amazing resilience to the fashions of more than five passing decades. Its look, its dynamics, and its very purpose have been steadfast and yet adaptive. Now it's time for the next step,
Thanks to powerful computers
What is it?There has never, ever been a boring Lamborghini, but the original Huracan was arguably just too competent for its own good. In the realm of the super sports car, this might sound like heresy, but somewhere in the matrix
“To drive, it just feels like logical evolution of the 991”
Yep, you're correct-it doesn't look much different from the last one. Which itself was quite clearly related to the one before it, and now you come to mention it, wasn't dissimilar to the one before that.There were
We test the Italian firm’s first production supercar
What the heck is this?A little bit of history first. Italdesign, wholly owned by the VW group since 2015, was founded 50 years ago by Giorgetto Giugiaro and his business partner Aldo Mantovani. The car you're looking at here is
What’s it like living with a stupendously fast super-sedan? Hint: It’s wonderful
We recently did a drag race between the M5, the Merc-AMG E63 S, and the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid. If you want a surprise, watch the film online before you read any further.Done that? Good. The M5 walloped 'em.
“It might be the definitive fast car for people who don’t like fast cars very much”
SUVs are fast becoming the default replacement for sedans, hatches, and wagons. They are the Swiss Army knives of the car world that also happen to be on trend. Fortunately, not everyone wants a 'commanding' driving position or to sacrifice their center
“What’s more premium, really plush leathers and plastics...or lots of tech?”
How much?Thirty grand. Oh, all right: £29,930 (P2 million) as tested.For an Audi A1? Isn't that just a VW Polo with a chainlink-fence face?Plenty of the A1 is pinched straight from VW's less-streetwise supermini.
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