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 Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion review by car finder Nick Johnson: “Lean, keen and green”

Ask people for ideas on what car to buy and they will often reply: “just buy a Golf”. They do this not because it is the only car they think of when put on the spot, but because it does everything you ask of it so well.  However, after the recent industry-wide diesel scandal, perhaps it is time to take another look at petrol, which leads me on to this latest Golf that is powered by a tiny 1.0 litre Read The Rest...

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan by car finder Nick Johnson: “Keep calm and get connected”

MyCarCoach review of Volkswagen Tiguan

You cannot keep a good man (or women) down so the saying goes and Volkswagen has certainly been knocked hard after its emission scandal.  To borrow famously from Her Majesty the Queen, it has undoubtedly been Volkswagen’s annus horribilis.  Nevertheless Volkswagen being the second biggest car company in the world after all, have decided to fight back with a raft of new products. This second generation Tiguan (pronounced Tig-wan) forms part of this new product offensive and follows the original Tiguan Read The Rest...

Driven – Audi A3 1.4 TFSI CoD S-Line

A3 1.4 TFSI CoD S line 150 PS manual full road test blogger review - photo - front 34a

The latest version of Audi’s A3 hatchback is proving immensely popular and has a solid, expensive image, providing refinement normally associated with much larger cars. Factors like these have resulted in the third generation Audi A3 triumphing in the Best Small Hatch category at the UK Car of the Year awards, and it was additionally voted World Car of the Year for 2014. Throw in an engine fitted with CoD (Cylinder on Demand) technology and things get even more interesting. Read The Rest...

McLaren 650S Spider first drive review by Nick Johnson

MyCarCoach review of McLaren 650S

As days go, being offered a drive in McLaren's latest and fastest convertible up and around God's Own Country, or Yorkshire to us non-natives, is a very big tick in the life box. At this point I would love to say that it all took place under crystal blue skies, but you cannot have it all, or can you? After driving McLaren's new 650S, I think it is entirely possible and yes the roof stayed down regardless of the fifty shades of Read The Rest...