MINI has taken its youthful retro persona to the crossover 4x4 market with the Countryman. Jonathan Crouch takes a look at the latest much improved version with its cleaner engines and smarter interior.
It might not delight MINI purists, but the the Countryman is going down well with UK buyers and the Cooper SD versions are the pick of the bunch. Andy Enright tries one.
The Countryman is the largest car ever to wear a MINI badge, but is there room for improvement? Jonathan Crouch reports.
The latest in a line of steroidal M-Class models, the ML63 AMG is cut from subtly different cloth. Andy Enright reports.
Mercedes-Benz's latest generation M-Class demonstrates that the big SUV can still be a responsible choice. Andy Enright reports on the ML350 BlueTEC diesel model.
Mercedes took its time in launching a compact crossover in the UK, but the company is marking its territory in no uncertain terms with the powerhouse GLA 45 AMG. Andy Enright reports.
Mercedes-Benz's has finally created the kind of M-Class luxury SUV we all knew it was capable of. Jonathan Crouch drives it
It's taken a long time for Mercedes to launch a compact SUV in the UK, but the GLA could be the car that finally puts one over some really talented rivals. Andy Enright reports.
The powerhouse Mercedes-Benz GL 63 AMG delivers seven seats, 550bhp and goes large on road presence. Andy Enright drives it.
For such a big vehicle, the Mercedes GL-Class carries a surprisingly low profile. And the obvious version to go for is the GL350 BlueTEC diesel variant. Jonathan Crouch drives it.
For such a big vehicle, the Mercedes GL-Class carries a surprisingly low profile. Jonathan Crouch tries the second generation car.
The indestructible Mercedes G-Class soldiers on with a round of revisions. Andy Enright gazes in awe.
It's no sports car, but the all-new, tech-packed CX-5 could be the most exciting Mazda for years. David Vivian checks it out in 2.2 150PS form.
Mazda's CX-5 sets a new standard in the market for Crossovers and compact 4x4s, reckons Andy Enright. For proof, check out the entry-level 2.0-litre 163PS 2WD model
Mazda's CX-5 may be late to the party when it comes to compact SUVs and Crossover models but it may very well be the best car of this kind you can buy, especially in revised form with slicker suspension. Jonathan Crouch checks it out.
The Range Rover Sport shows its capabilities to their best in SDV8 form. Andy Enright reports.
If you thought the Range Rover Sport was just a Discovery in posh togs, you need to take a look at this latest generation model. It's something quite special. Jonathan Crouch drives the SDV6 variant.
The second generation Range Rover Sport is a very different proposition from its predecessor. Jonathan Crouch drives it.
In you want a fourth generation Range Rover - and if you're in the market for a top luxury SUV, then you probably will - then the potent diesel SDV8 is the one you'll have your eye on. Jonathan Crouch tries it.