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...

2014 Land Rover Discovery: “The ultimate family machine” road test review by Nick Johnson

MyCarCoach review by Nick Johnson on Land Rover Discovery

The Land Rover Discovery often has to play second fiddle for attention after its more glamorous Range Rover brothers, so this week we thought we would do our little bit for Solihull’s finest and restore some balance to proceedings by reviewing the recently updated 2014 model year Discovery.         2014 Land Rover Discovery Price: From £39,990 (as tested £59,450) Available: Now This review ties in nicely with Land Rover’s current plans for the ‘Discovery’ name which is set to become a sub-brand itself, which is Read The Rest...

2014 Range Rover Sport – “Worthy of the name” road test review by Nick Johnson

MyCarCoach review of Range Rover Sport

  The Range Rover Sport was one of those marmite cars when first launched. Many loved it as demonstrated by the sheer number you see cruising about town but for others it ruined the good name of the Range-Rover brand and was seen by these individuals as a car of choice for ‘those unsavoury types’.   2014 Range Rover Sport Price: £51,550 (£81,550 as tested) Available: Now But no matter what side of the fence you were on, there was still the awkward matter of the Read The Rest...

Suzuki SX4 S-Cross Crossover SUV Launch – First Drive

Suzuki SX4 S-Cross crossover SUV UK launch review Petroleum Vitae Keith Jones Oliver Hammond - petrol CVT

Our northern England car finder Oliver attends several car launches each year and this September was invited down to the stunning Fawsley Hall near Northampton for the Suzuki SX4 S-Cross SUV launch, heralding the firm’s first toe in the lucrative waters of the crossover SUV market here in the UK.   Aiming For a Large Slice of a Sizeable Cake The crossover trend was largely started by the now ubiquitous Nissan Qashqai back in 2007, in which year total UK crossover sales totalled Read The Rest...

2012 Range Rover Evoque – “To see one is to want one” test review by Nick Johnson

MyCarCoach review of Range Rover Evoque by Nick Johnson

The Range Rover Evoque has been around now for a couple of years and some, but only some, of the hype has died down. So the question now is, what are we left with? Is it a car that Victoria Beckham designed and is it even a proper Range Rover? Well, the answers to those questions can be summed up by a No and a Yes. Allow me to explain: 2012 Range Rover Evoque 2.2 SD4 Dynamic Price: From £29,200 (£46,895 as Read The Rest...