2014 Rolls-Royce Phantom Series II first drive by Nick Johnson

MyCarCoach review of Rolls Royce Phantom

It seems churlish to write a review on the Phantom like you would do for any other car, because it is quite unlike any other car you could ever drive or ride in. Conventional measures about performance and handling seem irrelevant with these land yachts, perhaps it would be better instead to compare it with a nice French Château perhaps? At nearly six metres in length and 1.6 metres in height it’s a proper monster. Thankfully it does not drive like Read The Rest...

2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid first drive by Nick Johnson

MyCarCoach road test review of Porsche Panamera Hybrid

The automotive world is currently going bananas for hybrids (combustion engine twinned with electric motor) and if you associated the term just with Toyota’s Prius model then where have you been hiding?! Look no further than Porsche’s latest supercar below, the 918 Spyder to see how far hybrids have come and are going. From: £88,967 (price as tested £100,876) Available: Now But what is all the point in this alchemy you may ask, well look at this way, this Panamera offers performance of Read The Rest...

2014 Audi RS7 first drive review by car finder Nick Johnson

MyCarCoach road test review of Audi RS7

For those of you unfamiliar with Audi’s RS models, these are what AMG are to Mercedes or ‘M’ to BMW. The recipe is a familiar one, take one of Audi’s premier models and garnish with a whacking great engine to provide rocket-ship performance. Price: From £82,010 (as tested £115,425) Available: Now In the case of the RS7, the donor car unsurprisingly is Audi’s A7 which is a rather glamorous interpretation of a five door luxury coupe. Replacing the ‘A’ and morphing into ‘RS’ Read The Rest...

SMMT Test Day 2014: “Not even the weather could dampen our smiles”

MyCarCoach review of SMMT

SMMT test day is what candy stores are to kids, providing the opportunity for motor journalists and reviewers like me to sample all the latest exciting cars on sale in the UK. From Dacia to Rolls-Royce, you pays no money and make your choice! It also conveniently takes place around Millbrook's infamous Proving Ground, so you can sample each car in a testing environment of your choice. Paradise!    This was my first invitation to a Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Read The Rest...