2016 Jaguar F-Pace road test review: “Grace, Space, Pace……it’s Ace”

MyCarCoach review of Jaguar F-Pace

The premium SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle) market is for luxury car makers what the Oscars after-party is to celebrities: each is desperate to get in on the action. When Porsche launched their Cayenne SUV fifteen years ago they went from zero (profit) to money-making hero. Just making sports cars is like owning a selection of race horses, they may look impressive but are extremely difficult to make money from. SUVs on the other hand, can be a licence to print 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 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...

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...