Suzuki Jimny SZ5

Everyone’s favourite little SUV is back. Charlie Flindt finds himself slightly alarmed by the Suzuki Jimny SZ5 at first sight, but is pleased to find that all the best bits are still there – or have been improved. For something a little more luxurious, there’s nothing diminutive about Audi’s new…

Audi Q7 50 TDI

Whether standing in the farmyard or in the driver’s seat, the Audi Q7 50 TDI is, put simply, enormous. Have we reached peak SUV, wonders Charlie Flindt. For a SUV with the last word in luxury and now potentially the perfect shoot wagon, read Charlie Flindt’s review of the Bentley…

Alfa Romeo Stelvio

If you can live without noise-based nostalgia, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio is an SUV that was worth the wait, says Charlie Flindt. For more on Alfa Romeo, read Charlie Flindt’s review of the Alfa Romeo Giulia. ALFA ROMEO STELVIO It took some time for Alfa Romeo to jump on the…

Mazda 6 Tourer

Charlie Flindt finds himself impressed by the Mazda 6 Tourer, even recreating some of the thrills of the MX-5. But what is pleasing to the eye turned out to be less appealing to the ear… For more on Mazda, read Charlie Flindt’s review of the Mazda CX-3 – a gun…

Dacia Duster

The Dacia Duster has done fantastically well, as a competent, cheap’n’cheerful off-roader. Now it has undergone a revamp. Charlie Flindt finds the ride comfortable and looks sophisticated – but could the fancy tech spell trouble? For more on the Dacia Duster, Charlie Flindt was so impressed by the Dacia Duster…

SsangYong Rexton

Charlie Flindt is pleased to discover that the SsangYong Rexton can no longer be considered a joke. The latest for the Korean car maker is no-nonsense, straightforward, old-school simplicity. For more motoring reviews, could the ISUZU D-Max Huntsman fill a Defender-sized hole in the market? SSANGYONG REXTON When we tested…

Isuzu D-Max Huntsman

Charlie Flindt is so impressed by the ISUZU D-Max Huntsman that he has gone all Henry Higgins. Has the Defender-sized hole in the market finally been filled? For more on which motors could replace the Defender in the countryside, read Charlie Flindt’s review of the Dacia Duster Commercial. ISUZU D-MAX…

Mercedes Benz E-Class All-Terrain

Few cars will be greeted with as much joy as an estate car with off-road ability. The Mercedes Benz E-Class All-Terrain ticks all of these boxes. But Charlie Flindt will be hanging on to his farm truck for a little while longer. For more cars that prove useful on the…

Skoda Karoq

Charlie Flindt looks past the silly spelling and two-wheel drive, and finds he quite likes the new SUV on the block. But is the Skoda Karoq really an SUV? Part of the Karoq’s appeal is its similarity to the Skoda Kodiaq. Read our review of the Skoda Kodiaq, which even…

Suzuki Ignis Allgrip

Charlie Flindt is impressed by the Suzuki Ignis Allgrip, and finds it could fill a gap that countryfolk of the shires have been waiting for – but, no, not the Defender. For another runaround that, though bottom of the range, proves itself a fun drive, read our review of the…