BMW 3 Series, Jaguar XE and Volvo S60: Are these real options for the Audi A5 Sportback?

BMW 3 Series

Mid-size sedans are the entry into the automotive luxury world, in the segment of sophisticated automobiles. Audi is represented in this class in several ways: with the A4 and A5 – that’s what the Ingolstadt-based company has been calling the coupé and cabriolet versions of the A4 since 2007. Also, in 2009, the four-door hatchback … Read more

Mitsubishi Space Star 2020 Review, Specs, Performance Test

Mitsubishi Space Star 2020 in the test: What does the second facelift bring to the city runabout?

A good twenty years ago, Mitsubishi had the first Space Star in its range: a four-meter-long minivan. Since 2012, the Space Star has been one size smaller at around 3.8 meters – but at the same time it is an order of magnitude more popular. The Mitsubishi Mini looks cute, is practical – and particularly … Read more

Ford Focus Turnier 2022 Review, Specs, Performance Test

Ford Focus Turnier 2022 Review

When developing the Focus No. IV, Ford started from scratch: with the much-cited blank sheet of paper. The last time the compact experienced such a fundamental reorientation was when it replaced the Escort in 1998. Meanwhile, the 4th generation has four years under its belt. The VW Golf, the Opel Astra and the others have … Read more

Renault Megane E-Tech Plug-in Hybrid 2022 review, Specs, Performance Test: is there still a place for it?

Renault Megane E-Tech Plug-in Hybrid 2022 review

When testing the battery-electric crossover Megane E-Tech Electric, we already complained: Renault’s compact range can cause confusion. An example: The classic compact sedan is also advertised with the addition “E-Tech”. In your case, however, the supplement does not refer to a fully electric drive, but to a plug-in hybrid: the E-Tech Plug-in 160. We want … Read more

Cupra Formentor VZ5 2022 review, Specs, Performance Test

Cupra Formentor VZ5 review

Positive, comparative, superlative are the comparative forms of the adjective. Cupra’s compact sports SUV Formentor also knows three forms of increase. They are called Formentor, VZ and VZ5. VZ stands for “veloz”, fast. The Formentor VZ is faster than the Formentor. But the fastest is the Formentor VZ5 – thanks to its 390 hp five-cylinder. … Read more