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Ben Hodges

Ben is the deputy web editor of Carbuyer, and responsible for ensuring the site is continually updated with the latest car reviews, best car lists, advice and news while also working behind the scenes on the videos for our YouTube channel. He has owned various cars over the years including an Alfa Romeo 159 and a Subaru Outback, with his current car choices being a Skoda Octavia and a BMW 523i (E39). He has been road testing cars for over four years, having worked as a freelancer for various websites before joining Carbuyer in early 2019. 

New BMW M3 and M4 xDrive models storm in
2021 BMW M3 and M4 xDrive
BMW M3 saloon

New BMW M3 and M4 xDrive models storm in

For the first time in their history, the M3 and M4 are now available with all-wheel drive
18 Apr 2021
Revised 2021 Toyota Camry starts from £32,260
2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid
Toyota Camry Hybrid saloon

Revised 2021 Toyota Camry starts from £32,260

Updated Toyota Camry gets styling tweaks, the latest technology and additional safety features for 2021
15 Apr 2021
New 2021 Audi Q4 e-tron: prices, specs and release date
2021 Audi Q4 e-tron SUV - front 3/4 dynamic
Audi

New 2021 Audi Q4 e-tron: prices, specs and release date

Audi’s new Q4 e-tron offers over 300 miles of range, and will be available as standard SUV and Sportback models
15 Apr 2021
2021 Volkswagen ID.3: new Pure Performance model joins range
2021 Volkswagen ID.3 Tour pro
Volkswagen ID.3

2021 Volkswagen ID.3: new Pure Performance model joins range

The ID.3 Pure Performance has a price of £28,370 and a range of up to 217 miles
15 Apr 2021
Range Rover Evoque SUV review
Range Rover Evoque
Range Rover Evoque

Range Rover Evoque SUV review

“Boasting similar styling to the previous model, the new Range Rover Evoque features an array of new technology and is one of the most luxurious small…
14 Apr 2021
Range Rover Evoque owner reviews
Range Rover Evoque
Range Rover Evoque

Range Rover Evoque owner reviews

“Boasting similar styling to the previous model, the new Range Rover Evoque features an array of new technology and is one of the most luxurious small…
14 Apr 2021
New Skoda Kodiaq unveiled for 2021
2021 Skoda Kodiaq Sportline static
Skoda Kodiaq

New Skoda Kodiaq unveiled for 2021

Skoda Kodiaq SUV gets a facelift and a new petrol-powered hot vRS model
13 Apr 2021
Sporty 2021 Hyundai Tucson N Line starts from £31,110
Hyundai Tucson N Line front
Hyundai Tucson

Sporty 2021 Hyundai Tucson N Line starts from £31,110

New Hyundai Tucson N Line gets styling borrowed from ‘N’ performance models
12 Apr 2021
Car showrooms reopen in England and Wales
Car showroom
News

Car showrooms reopen in England and Wales

New and used car dealerships reopen on 12 April with safety measures in place
12 Apr 2021
Ford Fiesta owner reviews
Ford Fiesta Best Buy cutout
Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta owner reviews

"The economical and fun Ford Fiesta is a more complete package than ever before"
8 Apr 2021
Ford Fiesta hatchback review
Ford Fiesta Best Buy cutout
Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta hatchback review

"The economical and fun Ford Fiesta is a more complete package than ever before"
8 Apr 2021
UK road tax rules for 2021 explained
2021 Road Tax explained
Tips and advice

UK road tax rules for 2021 explained

We explain how the current Vehicle Excise Duty system works and what it means for UK motorists
8 Apr 2021
New 2021 DS 9 saloon gets price tag of £40,615
2021 DS 9 saloon - front 3/4 dynamic
DS

New 2021 DS 9 saloon gets price tag of £40,615

Flagship DS 9 saloon will get petrol and plug-in hybrid powertrains
7 Apr 2021
Facelifted 2021 Mercedes CLS breaks cover
2021 Mercedes CLS AMG 53 - front 3/4 driving
Mercedes CLS

Facelifted 2021 Mercedes CLS breaks cover

New Mercedes CLS coupe revealed with refreshed design and updated tech
7 Apr 2021
BMW Z4 roadster review
BMW Z4 Roadster
BMW Z4

BMW Z4 roadster review

"The latest BMW Z4 offers good, old-fashioned fun but lighter rivals are more exciting"
6 Apr 2021
BMW Z4 owner reviews
BMW Z4 Roadster
BMW Z4

BMW Z4 owner reviews

"The latest BMW Z4 offers good, old-fashioned fun but lighter rivals are more exciting"
6 Apr 2021
New Toyota GR86 unveiled
2021 Toyota GR86 - front 3/4 view
Toyota

New Toyota GR86 unveiled

The new Toyota GR86 replaces the GT86 sports car
6 Apr 2021
Land Rover Discovery Sport owner reviews
Land Rover Discovery Sport SUV
Land Rover Discovery Sport

Land Rover Discovery Sport owner reviews

"The Land Rover Discovery Sport is a hugely capable and surprisingly good value for money, family-friendly SUV"
1 Apr 2021
Land Rover Discovery Sport SUV review
Land Rover Discovery Sport SUV
Land Rover Discovery Sport

Land Rover Discovery Sport SUV review

"The Land Rover Discovery Sport is a hugely capable and surprisingly good value for money, family-friendly SUV"
1 Apr 2021
Ford Focus hatchback review
Ford Focus hatchback
Ford Focus

Ford Focus hatchback review

"The latest Ford Focus hatchback fuses sporty road manners with comfort, safety and style"
1 Apr 2021
Ford Focus owner reviews
Ford Focus hatchback
Ford Focus

Ford Focus owner reviews

"The latest Ford Focus hatchback fuses sporty road manners with comfort, safety and style"
1 Apr 2021
2022 Ferrari Purosangue SUV spotted testing
2022 Ferrari Purosangue SUV prototype - front 3/4 view
Ferrari

2022 Ferrari Purosangue SUV spotted testing

New Ferrari Purosangue is the brand’s first ever SUV and will rival the Lamborghini Urus and Aston Martin DBX
31 Mar 2021
New Fiat 500 Hey Google range unveiled
Fiat 500, 500X and 500L Hey Google models
Family cars

New Fiat 500 Hey Google range unveiled

Fiat introduces new Hey Google technology to the 500, 500X and 500L models
31 Mar 2021
2021 Volkswagen Caddy California camper starts from £29,965
2020 Volkswagen Caddy California camper - driving
Volkswagen Caddy Life

2021 Volkswagen Caddy California camper starts from £29,965

The Caddy California Mini-camper will sleep two and sit beneath the full-sized California
31 Mar 2021
Audi Q3 owner reviews
Audi Q3 SUV
Audi Q3

Audi Q3 owner reviews

"The latest Audi Q3 is smart outside, clever inside and a pleasure to travel in"
30 Mar 2021
Audi Q3 SUV review
Audi Q3 SUV
Audi Q3

Audi Q3 SUV review

"The latest Audi Q3 is smart outside, clever inside and a pleasure to travel in"
30 Mar 2021
New Toyota Yaris Cross launch models announced
Toyota Yaris Cross Dynamic - front 3/4 view
Toyota Yaris Hybrid hatchback

New Toyota Yaris Cross launch models announced

New hybrid four-wheel-drive Toyota Yaris Cross is the firm’s smallest SUV
29 Mar 2021
Kia Sorento SUV review
Kia Sorento SUV
Kia Sorento

Kia Sorento SUV review

"The big Kia Sorento is a versatile SUV that's nipping at the heels of premium rivals"
25 Mar 2021
Best car foot pumps to buy 2021
Best car foot pumps
Tips and advice

Best car foot pumps to buy 2021

Keep your tyres at the correct pressure with these affordable foot pumps
24 Mar 2021
2021 Hyundai Kona N spotted ahead of summer reveal
2021 Hyundai Kona N
Hyundai Kona

2021 Hyundai Kona N spotted ahead of summer reveal

New 247bhp Kona N SUV will be a rival to the VW T-Roc R and have an automatic gearbox as standard
24 Mar 2021
Electric Cupra Tavascan crossover confirmed for production
Cupra Tavascan concept
Cupra

Electric Cupra Tavascan crossover confirmed for production

New Cupra Tavascan will arrive in 2024 as the firm’s second pure-electric model
22 Mar 2021
Facelifted 2021 Vauxhall Grandland SUV coming soon
Facelifted 2021 Vauxhall Grandland SUV
Vauxhall Grandland X

Facelifted 2021 Vauxhall Grandland SUV coming soon

Vauxhall’s family SUV will get a refreshed design inspired by the smaller Mokka SUV
22 Mar 2021
Mercedes E-Class saloon review
Mercedes E-Class saloon - front 3/4 dynamic
Mercedes E-Class

Mercedes E-Class saloon review

"The Mercedes E-Class majors on superb refinement and technological innovation in the large executive car class"
18 Mar 2021
Mercedes E-Class owner reviews
Mercedes E-Class saloon - front 3/4 dynamic
Mercedes E-Class

Mercedes E-Class owner reviews

"The Mercedes E-Class majors on superb refinement and technological innovation in the large executive car class"
18 Mar 2021
2021 BMW iX: xDrive40 and xDrive50 models announced
2021 BMW iX SUV
BMW

2021 BMW iX: xDrive40 and xDrive50 models announced

New BMW iX will go on sale later this year with a price of £69,000; ranges of 249 miles and 373 miles available
16 Mar 2021
BMW 5 Series owner reviews
BMW 5 Series saloon front 3/4 tracking
BMW 5 Series

BMW 5 Series owner reviews

"The BMW 5 Series has reclaimed its place at the top of the executive saloon class"
15 Mar 2021