When the brand new Land Rover Defender was revealed, some bemoaned that it had gone comfortable. The Grenadier, dreamt up by Ineos boss Sir Jim Rattcliffe, was supposed to select up the place the unique, bare-bones Defender had left off when manufacturing resulted in 2016. We headed to Austria to drive a growth prototype of the Grenadier and had been taken by its off-road means, boxy appears and rugged appeal.
To name the Hongqi e-HS9’s styling daring could be the understatement of the century. Designed by the identical man who styled the Rolls-Royce Cullinan, this luxurious SUV marks the start of the Chinese language model’s European enlargement. Our tester thought it labored effectively as an opulent barge, however low-quality inside supplies and a boring drive stopped it from getting above three-and-a-half stars.