UK Drive: The Mazda 3 has premium rivals in its sights

May 17 2019

What is it? Mazda has been on a hot streak of late. There’s been the 6, the CX-3 and CX-5 SUVs and, of course, the ever-present MX-5. But while those cars have been successfully updated – and made their mark in their respective segments – the firm hasn’t actually had an all-new model in quite some time.


UK Drive: The BMW i8 Roadster is an eco-friendly alternative to a drop-top sports car

April 26 2019

What is it? BMW’s futuristic i8 has been around for a little while now, but this – the i8 Roadster – is an entirely new take on the firm’s hybrid sports car. In truth, it’s taken some time to arrive, coming seven years after the initial concept was revealed, and now we’ve had a chance to see how it deals with UK roads having first driven it out in Spain last year.