Car Write Ups features links to car reviews and news by Tim Barnes-Clay, a British freelance motoring journalist.


The road-tests are carried out for Tim’s clients, via his access to press cars and new car launches. Tim doesn’t just supply words, though – he can also send images, videos and voice overs.

Email if you need motoring content for your website or publication.

You can also follow and interact with Tim on Twitter or on Facebook.

See the latest reports in the column on the right, as well as examples of articles below:

Hyundai Santa Fe, posted on, 17 March 2017

Fiat 124 Spider –, 3rd March 2017

Toyota Prius PHV cover story – Professional Driver, March 2017

The New Citroen C3 – Sorted Magazine, March/April 2017

A Massive Review of the Kia Optima PHEV

Tim Tests It: The 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

All-new 2017 Honda Civic – published in Lincolnshire Life, March 2017

Audi TT Coupe 2.0 TFSI – published in Lincolnshire Life, March 2017

Kia Sorento – posted on 20 February 2017, see below:

A Massive Review of the Kia Sorento

Nissan Micra – Scene Magazine, March 2017

Toyota Prius-plug-in-hybrid, posted on, February 2017


Audi TT Coupe 2.0 TFSI Quattro S Line S Tronic – Fine City Magazine, February 2017, see below :

2017 Suzuki Ignis – Fine City Magazine, February 2017, see below:

Professionl Driver – 1st Feature The The Renault Grand Scenic Dymanique S Nav dCi  130 / 2nd Feature ‘Buying Approved Used Cars’, February 2017

‘The Company Car Conundrum’ – Lincolnshire Life, February 2017

Bentley Flying Spur – Lincolnshire Today, January 2017

New Mercedes C-Class Coupe C250d AMG Line – Sorted Magazine, January/February 2017

Peugeot 3008 SUV – Professional Driver Magazine, January 2017

The All-New Renault Scenic – Lincolnshire Today, January 2017

Lexus RX450H – Waterfront Magazine, December 2016

DS3 – posted on, 28 November 2016

Hyundai Ioniq –, 18thNovember 2016

Peugeot 2008 –, 17th November 2016

Jaguar XF Portfolio 2.0 I4 180PS – Fine City Motors, November 2016 :

The New Ford Kuga –, 4th November 2016

The 2017 Maserati Quattroporte GranSport GTS

Hyundai Tucson –, 24th October 2016

The All-New Peugeot 3008 SUV – perry’s, 21st October 2016

2017 Mazda 3,, 6th October 2016

Kia Optima Sportswagon 3 1.7 CDRi – Professional Driver Magazine, October 2016

All-new Kia Optima Sportswagon – review posted on, August 2016

Fiat 500 1.2 Lounge – posted on, August 2016

Peugeot 308 SW Blue HDi 180 G, posted on, August 2016

Fourth Generation Mazda MX-5, posted on, August 2016

The All-New Kia Niro, posted on perry’, August 2016

Tim Tests The All-New Renault Mégane GT 205 for Perrys, July 2016

Professional Driver – Karhoo Leads The Fightback, July 2016

Mercedes-Benz GLC 250d Video Review – DS3 Performance, March 2016

Bury & West Suffolk Magazine – Renault Kadjar – April 2016

AutoVolt Magazine – Toyota Prius 2016

Waterfront Magazine – Tesla Model S P90D, April 2016

Professional Driver Magazine – Insurance: Issues and Implications, March 2016

Waterfront Magazine – Mercedes-Benz GLE 350D Coupe 4Matic AMG Line, March 2016s



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