The new Mercedes C-Class Coupé hopes to add spice to Stuttgart’s line-up. We choose from across the two-door booted market to find the best combination of sportiness, comfort, cost and desirability
Where the drive down to Electric Avenue all began
The magic carpet ride
Every now and again a few motor manufacturers let their engineers have free rein to come up with a model that makes the public really sit up and take notice
Once all-conquering, the Tucson returns to win our hearts. One tiny issue – the segment has undergone something of a revolution in the meantime.
It’s never been a better time to buy a mid-sized sedan – and for once there’s a degree of excitement in the market.
In the pursuit of improved efficiency, cars with one-litre engines and three cylinders are all the rage.
It’s the toughest segment and Opel knows it. Cue the new Astra, lighter, faster, more beautiful and – fingers crossed – affordable.
The most influential car of the 20th century
Toyota wants to wrestle back its bakkie crown from Ford. Cue the new warrior Hilux, dressed to kill, smelling blood.