Ed Coles

Ed Coles
Land Rover Discovery 5

The mighty ‘Disco’ has gained many followers over the past three decades, most sporting some sort of country attire rather than looking like an extra from Saturday Night Fever. The…

Volkswagen Touareg

As the sleek Volkswagen Touareg pulled up, I thought: “This looks like a proper big-boy motor.” We’re taking a look at Volkswagen’s Black Edition, a three-litre TDI V6, and I’m…

Nissan Navara N-Guard

While waiting for the latest incarnation of the Nissan Navara to turn up, I couldn’t help thinking it’s a shame that it may well be the last. Apparently, we will…

Jeep Renegade 4xe Trailhawk

Jeep’s baby SUV burst on to the scene in 2015 and has become a popular little runaround for town and country. So much so that I know of someone who’s…

Jeep Wrangler

The Jeep Wrangler doesn’t need much of an introduction — there’s no mistaking the legendary looks. It has been on the roads and off the beaten track in various guises…

Hyandai Sante Fe front

Hyundai was once known as a cheap and cheerful manufacturer, but things have changed in recent years. The South Korean outfit has upped its game considerably and that progress is…

Volvo XC90

I was surprised when I learned that the Volvo XC90 has been on our roads for 18 years. The overall silhouette hasn’t changed dramatically in two decades, but it is…

Audi Q3 Sportback

I wasn’t sure what to expect as I waited for the Audi Q3 Sportback, Audi’s latest Q range model, to arrive. As it pulled down the driveway, the first impression…

Audi SQ8

I was eagerly awaiting delivery 
of the Audi SQ8, not least because it was the sporty version that was being dropped off. Black, sleek bodywork, blacked-out windows and 22in wheels…

Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Mercedes launched the G-Class — also known as the G-Wagen — in 1979, and it’s the longest-running line out of Stuttgart. Synonymous with oligarchs and footballers, the G-Wagen is a…

Toyota RAV4 hybridge Excel AWD

Toyota has been at the forefront of hybrid vehicles for a while and is starting to use the technology and green credentials from the Prius over more of its range.…

Toyota Hilux

The Toyota Hilux has been shifting loads for 52 years and its latest incarnation lives up to that workhorse reputation