Retro Road Test reviews by Motoring Research. We drive old cars on modern roads to discover just how some of the most popular classic cars stack up today.

Renault 5 GT TurboMotoring Research

Renault 5 GT Turbo review: hot hatch hero still excites

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The Renault 5 GT Turbo is an icon of its era – a pocket rocket that's just as exciting in 2019 as it was three decades ago.
Porsche 914 reviewRichard Gooding

Porsche 914 retro review: unloved sports car at 50

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The original entry-level Porsche turns 50 in 2019. To celebrate, Richard Gooding takes a trip down memory lane with an immaculate Porsche 914.
Vauxhall Calibra

1997 Vauxhall Calibra V6 review: a classic coupe that still turns heads

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Is the Cavalier-based Vauxhall Calibra as good as it looks? We set off for France in a V6 borrowed from Vauxhall UK's heritage fleet
Volvo P1800

Volvo P1800 review: driving the best looking Volvo ever

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We try an Italian-inspired, British-built Swedish car that proves old Volvos can be sexy
Ferrari 328 GTS

Audi 80 GT review: Retro Road Test

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We drive the 80 GT – one of the first modern Audis and a forerunner to the VW Golf GTI
Retro Road Test: I’ve bought one

Retro Road Test: I’ve bought a Toyota MR2

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Our man puts his money where his mouth is and buys a third-generation Toyota MR2 after last year's Retro Road Test summer special
Toyota Prius Mk1 review: Retro Road Test

Toyota Prius Mk1 review: Retro Road Test

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We drive the unassuming little saloon that kick-started the hybrid car revolution: meet the original 2000 Toyota Prius
Land Rover Discovery: Retro Road Test special

Land Rover Discovery: Retro Road Test special

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We've driven the latest fifth-generation Land Rover Discovery – but how does it compare to its predecessors? We head to Eastnor to find out
Retro Road Test: SEAT Leon Cupra R

SEAT Leon Cupra R review: Retro Road Test

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Prices for the 2010 SEAT Leon Cupra R now start at close to £10,000, but should you buy one over a Volkswagen Golf R or Honda Civic Type R?
Ferrari 328 GTS

Ferrari 328 GTS review: Retro Road Test

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We drive a classic Ferrari 328 GTS, then look at the practical stuff – such as what goes wrong and how much you should pay