2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport review by car finder Nick Johnson: All singing, all (Disco) dancing.

My Car Coach review of Land Rover Discovery Sport by car finder Nick Johnson

Think of a Land Rover Discovery and you will no doubt think of the big, bulky off roader with a front as sleek as the White Cliffs of Dover and lines that could only have been inspired by a ruler. It is quite possibly all the car you could ever need, but now there is a new addition to the family: Discovery Sport. Is it worthy of the name? We find out.   The Discovery Sport replaces the Freelander model but this Read The Rest...

2015 Jaguar XE: “Putting the cat among the Germans” by car finder Nick Johnson

My Car Coach review of Jaguar XE by car finder Nick Johnson

Every time Jaguar releases a new model there is always talk that it is the most important yet, but with the launch of their new small saloon, XE, this really is the big one. Like any good parent, Tata Motors has been patient in nurturing its child, stumping up the necessary cash to give it the best start in going from bespoke manufacturer to proper premium player.     Hence Jaguar now have a new factory (within Land Rover’s existing site in Solihull), Read The Rest...

2016 BMW 7 Series : “If Carlsberg did Uber rides” by car finder Nick Johnson

My Car Coach review of BMW 7 Series by car finder Nick Johnson

When you hear of BMW’s 7 Series model, what do you think of? Pampered rear passengers? Or, perhaps the car from the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies?  In that movie, a 7 Series was famously used to avoid the bad guys by being driven remotely via mobile phone.  Fast forward to 2016 and in both cases you could well be talking about this latest version of BMW’s flagship.     Model tested: BMW 730d (Standard wheelbase, CO2 of 124g/km, 60 mpg and Read The Rest...

2015 BMW 3 Series launch: “Frugal thrills” by car finder Nick Johnson

MyCarCoach review of the 2015 BMW 3 Series

As parties go being flown out to the Rioja region of Spain to celebrate the 40th birthday of BMW’s 3 Series is a fine way to start. The first model launched back in 1975, the same time incidentally as new tech upstart Microsoft. This revised sixth-generation car is the result of BMW sending its best Bavarian boffins to tinker and improve the 3 Series.     Priced from: £24,975 for the 318i petrol model (52.3 mpg, 124 g/km) or the diesel pick, Read The Rest...

Range Rover Long Wheelbase: “Master of all trades” by car finder Nick Johnson

MyCarCoach review of 2015 Range Rover Long Wheelbase

For those who are used to turning left when they board a plane, the new Range Rover Long Wheelbase aims to bring business-class travel to the road, with an interior that cossets and offers limousine room for those lucky enough to ride in the back.    Range Rover Long Wheel Base TDV8 Priced from: £110,150 (as tested £143,400 Autobiography Black) Statistics: 0-60 MPH in 6.9 seconds, 32.5 MPG Combined, 339 PS, 229g/km. Available: Now The standard Range Rover for all its girth never quite managed to Read The Rest...