Test Drives


Should You Buy A Tesla Model S 100D?

Autocar calls the Tesla Model S 100D the perfect choice for range anxiety, but it will put a deep dent in your wallet. If you’re looking for a long-range electric car, the Tesla Model S 100D is a top choice. In fact, it’s the longest range EV on the market…

4 months ago by Steven Loveday 21

Exclusive: BMW 530e iPerformance Extended Test Drive

Plug in Hybrid options are beginning to cascade across the entire lineup of BMW’s core offerings. BMW designates these PHEVs as the iPerformance line with the marketing tag line; “Charging is optional, thrilling is not”. The X5-40e was the first to market in October 2015, then came the 330e in…

4 months ago by Tom Moloughney 22

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTE Put Through Its Paces – Video

The latest Volkswagen Golf GTE, after a recent facelift and price reduction (full details), gets a casual 2 minute once-over detailed walk-through and test drive by Autogefühl. According to the comprehensive review, it’s a smooth and trouble free Golf, one that combines the best of all the model’s lineup (Golf,…

4 months ago by Mark Kane 4

Hyundai IONIQ Plug-In Hybrid Test Drive Review Nets 3 Of 5 Stars

The Hyundai IONIQ Plug-in received the worst rating among the three IONIQ versions offered (conventional hybrid received four stars, while all-electric three-and-a-half star) by Autocar, netting just 3 of 5 stars. The all-electric version, reviewed eight months ago, did not impress in terms of excitement, but it was deemed a solid…

5 months ago by Mark Kane 36

Tesla Model S

2017 Tesla Model S P100D In Australia – Video Review

The top of the line Tesla Model S P100D has finally reached Australia, but is damn expensive there – retailing from around $250,000. PerformanceDrive.com.au noted that latest Tesla Model S is: the most powerful sedan currently on the market (580kW and 1250Nm) quickest production sedan the largest cabins in the…

5 months ago by Mark Kane 5

1-Month Tesla Model X Review – Video

Jon Rettinger (TechnoBuffalo) recently leased a Tesla Model X 75D. In just over a month, he has had no issues with the falcon wing door sensors, and he states that the early “fit and finish” issues are no longer present. One issue that Jon points out is that the white…

5 months ago by Steven Loveday 0