2016 Volvo S90/V90 road test review by car finder Nick Johnson: “Scandinavian Smooth”

Volvo S90/V90 review by car finder MyCarCoach

Volvo has always liked to do things differently according to their bigwigs, but in the past, different often seemed to mean cars that could be best described as safe, practical and dependable. Not bad qualities in fairness, but thanks to some hefty investment from Volvo’s Chinese parent, Geely, their latest flagship S90 (saloon) and V90 (estate) now offer additional terms of endearment like sleek, handsome and modern.   This level of progress continues inside too with the offer of suitably futuristic technology Read The Rest...

2016 Jaguar XF review by car finder Nick Johnson: “A Smooth, Stirring and Sparing Operator”

MyCarCoach road test review of Jaguar XF

Back in 2007 when Jaguars still had a whiff of Werther’s Original about them, the first generation XF represented a big change of direction for the company. Out went the yesteryear styling and in came modern designs that proved there was life in the old cat yet. Fast forward to 2016 and there is now a new XF on the prowl.   For 2016 this new Jaguar XF has received a bodywork upgrade, not just in terms of its desirable lines 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...

Maserati Quattroporte S first drive review by Nick Johnson

MyCarCoach review of Maserati Quattroporte

Quattroporte simply means 'four-door' in English and yet, when spoken in Italian, it sounds the height of sophistication. Combine it with the name Maserati and not only have you turned up, but you have arrived. I was a huge fan of the previous generation Quattroporte, so read on to find out whether this new model is a worthy successor:   2014 Maserati Quattroporte S Price from £80,115 (price as tested £83,775) Available: Now Maserati is currently going through something of a re-birth after its parent company, 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...