28 October 2013
Mini's all new Paceman John Cooper Works All4 might look like a set of contradictions, but in fact is a clever, fun and capable car. Some call it a hot hatch crossover coupe, others a sport activity coupe; we say it is a fresh new way of shaping the leaders of the premium compact car segment, with a little help from John Cooper Works!
27 October 2013
Iconic British sports car maker Lotus comes to our shores, kicking off its Middle Eastern innings with the delicious looking Evora. We get behind the wheel of the supercharged S variant to see how it fares against the likes of the popular Porsche Cayman.
14 September 2013
Nissan’s hugely popular Tiida gets reborn in hatchback-only form, and gets a proper makeover inside and out. We get behind the wheel to see if the C12 is any more desirable over its predecessor.
30 July 2013
Good things come to those who wait. We waited a while to get our hands on the GT Speed and the opportunity to experience Bentley's "speediest" model. This polished gentleman racer is like fine wine, it matures with grace. Top Performance has a few sips!
29 July 2013
Massive hopes as I walk towards the Vanquish for my first-ever Aston Martin drive. Will it drive as beautifully as it looks? Or is it just an old-school looker that struggles against modern-day competitors? Only one way to find out!
25 July 2013
Audi's razor-sharp RS4 wagon knocked us off our feet with its combination of performance, looks, versatility and quality. That's pretty much game over in the performance station wagon department, the competition can feel free to pack up and go. And, on another note, are you sure you still want that Carrera?
22 July 2013
Mercedes-Benz take the W212 E-Class and give it a major visual update in an attempt to shed the formal German character and endow it with a more relaxed demeanour. We get behind the wheel of the gutsy E500.
22 July 2013
Good things come to those who wait. We waited a while to get our hands on the GT Speed and the opportunity to experience Bentley's "speediest" model. This polished gentleman racer is like fine wine, it matures with grace. Top Performance has a few sips.
15 June 2013
Once again, Alfa Romeo returns to our shores, this time around with the Giulietta, its strongest contender to date. Will the new model live up to its legendary name? Is it capable of taking on a category dominated by the VW Golf? Here's what we think!
13 June 2013
Premium SUV, along with the brutish SRT variant, gets a raft of upgrades inside and out, including a new 8-speed automatic transmission. Top Performance was on hand to check out Jeep's new baby.
10 June 2013
The Scandinavian car maker comes out with a spanking new model after quite some time, and we get behind the wheel of the sportiest variant to find out if it is really what they claim it is.
15 May 2013
Porsche's Cayenne GTS takes the Turbo's body and marries it to a higher output version of the naturally aspirated V8 motor from the Cayenne S. Devoid of blingy bits and slathered in a vibrant green hue, it sure looks the part. But is it the purest Cayenne yet?
12 May 2013
Volkswagen's all-new seventh generation Golf arrives to our shores with a great reputation and an even greater challenge to set new benchmarks in the über-competitive compact segment. Can it better its nearly-perfect predecessor? We have the verdict!
10 May 2013
BMW's near flagship 7 Series, the 750Li gets a performance hike as well as other improvements across the board. We get behind the wheel to find out if the big Bee Em can really impress us.
20 April 2013
MP4 used to be the chassis designation for McLaren's F1 cars back in the Eighties, till they launched the spectacular MP4-12C road car back in 2011. Now they're back with a topless variant to take on similar machines from the likes of Ferrari, Lamborghini et al. Is the new Brit supercar worthy of the glorious name tag? Read on!