The Dacia Duster lacks sophistication but at £8,995 it is Britain's most affordable new SUV and is certainly value for money, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.
Aged 25-35? No children to cart around? The new Kia pro_cee'd GT could be the hatchback for you with its good looks and great value at £20,000, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.
The Volvo S80 is an unpretentious set of wheels: safe, discreet, sensible, comfortable and elegant, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay who took it for a test drive.
What would make you give up your motorbike? For motoring writer Tim Barnes-Clay it was crashing, and becoming a dad. But he still misses life on two wheels.
Land Rover aficionados will love the latest Freelander 2, but there are cheaper and just as capable compact sport utility vehicles on the market, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.
The sporty Alfa Romeo Giulietta is the perfect family hatchback for a very cool mum or dad, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.
The Volkswagen Touran isn't pretty, but it's practical. So if you have a large family this MPV is an admirable choice, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.
Automatic versus manual cars: Which do you prefer? Motoring writer Tim Barnes-Clay explores why clutchless motors have never become the norm in the UK.
The Maserati GranCabrio Sport: a sports car you can use every day - if you have a spare £100,000 that is. It's a price worth paying, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.
The seven-seater Peugeot 5008 is a people carrier for parents whose children have busier lives than they do, writes father-of-three and car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.
Tim is an experienced motoring writer with a background in radio and TV journalism. He puts his pedal to the metal each week with his must-read car reviews.Read more from Tim
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