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 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...

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...

2014 Suzuki Swift Sport 5-door – “The Grin Factor” by car finder Nick Johnson

MyCarCoach review of Suzuki Swift Sport

The Suzuki Swift Sport is a little gem of a car that harks back to a golden era where hot hatches were all about driver enjoyment rather than outright power.  There's no turbocharging to be found here and you won't win any top trump matches with its vital statistics, but what you will be doing however, is grinning from ear to ear:    2014 Suzuki Swift Sport 5-door Price from £13,999 (3-door) or £14,499 (5-door as tested) Available: Now The second generation Swift Sport was Read The Rest...