The Mini is an excellent hatch, but does it have to be so grown up?
Alfa's rebirth gets off to a flying start. RWD Giulia is a sign of good things to come
Perhaps it isn’t as stirring as Alfas of the past, but this time who knows, you might actually buy one.
Biggest Mini yet is the least fun to drive. But new Countryman has practicality on its side.
The Clubman has charm but, although roomier, it’s not as fun to drive as it was.
A cute, fine little convertible. Although the emphasis is on the little: the boot is tiny and the interior packaging is odd.
A capable machine, but more GT than hot hatch. Think mature rather than arm-wangly Italian
A beautiful, entertaining and fundamentally different hatch.
At a stretch, we can see a point to the 4WD versions, but really though, this is an unnecessary diversion. And not a very pretty one, either.
Italophiles will get some kicks here, but this is an average effort that is easily trumped for comparable money.