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Autocar magazine 18 October - out now

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This week: BMW X3 driven, Volvo’s Aston Martin rival, T-Roc, 6 Series GT review and Seat Arona driven and much more

Wednesday, Oct 18

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Kia Stonic 1.0 T-GDI 2 2017 UK review

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Handsome entrant into the bulging small crossover market has a strong engine and agile handling, but isn’t as comfortable or complete as rivals

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Volkswagen to make motorsport return with electric prototype

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German brand will reveal a car with a large fixed rear wing, as shown by two preview pictures

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BTCC to host special 60-mile race at Snetterton in 2018

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Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship will celebrate its 60th anniversary with extended double-points event at Norfolk track

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Hyundai Kona 1.0 T-GDi Premium SE 2017 review

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Hyundai's funky-looking Kona crossover with a peppy three-cylinder engine makes all the right noises for the car to be a success in a crowded segment

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McLaren P15 confirmed as the brand's most extreme supercar yet

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The P15 should weigh 250kg less than the P1

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2017 Tokyo motor show - preview

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The biennial Tokyo motor show opens its doors on 27 October; latest additions - Toyota Fine Comfort Ride concept, Mitsubishi Electric Emirai 4

Life with a 1974 Lancia Fulvia 3 1.3S: driving this classic back from Italy

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We travel to Naples to buy a pale blue classic Italian coupé and then drive it from the Netherlands to home in Edinburgh

LEVC TX London black cab now testing on the capital's roads

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Up to 90% of buyers expected to opt for £177 per week finance deal; range-extender black cab is capable of zero-emissions driving

Toyota reveals hydrogen-powered Mercedes S-Class rival

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Toyota Fine-Comfort Ride shows how a zero-emissions luxury car of the future could look

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New Jaguar XK: design boss wants 2+2 GT to return

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New four-seat sports GT would be based on the F-Type platform

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Citroën C3 Aircross UK 2017 review

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The Citroen C3 Aircross has got funky looks and a charming interior, but it's another small SUV, and another dynamic miss. Numb steering is just one thing keeping it from class best

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Shell Recharge electric car service launches first in UK forecourts

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Shell is introducing a new Shell Recharge service in the UK

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Porsche 718 Cayman GTS and Boxster GTS revealed with 361bhp

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Most focused version of mid-engined pairing gets extra power and sharper chassis

Tuesday, Oct 17

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Citroën C3 Aircross UK review

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It's got funky looks and a charming interior, but it's another small SUV, and another dynamic miss. Numb steering is just one thing keeping it from class best

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China's copycat cars are reducing Land Rover’s use of concepts

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Land Rover sued Landwind over Evoque copycat

2018 Audi A7 Sportback to be revealed on Thursday

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New luxury liftback model will get Audi's most advanced Virtual Cockpit system

This is why Polestar 1 won't come in right-hand drive

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After an explanation from Polestar's British COO, we're willing to forgive…

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UK low-volume car sector to skyrocket by 60% in ‘right’ Brexit conditions

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The Aston Martin Valkyrie will be one of Britain's fastest hypercars

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Jaguar XE with 100mm longer wheelbase confirmed for China

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Chery Jaguar Land Rover’s latest model will offer more rear cabin space for Chinese executives who prefer to be chauffeured

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Mitsubishi Electric Emirai 4 gets next-gen human machine interface tech

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Japanese tech specialist will demonstrate systems due to make production in the coming years

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Unused 1997 McLaren F1 to break sales price record

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Factory-fitted protective wrapping and delivery miles make this F1 a time warp back to the 1990s

Polestar to take on Tesla with Model 3 rival and SUV by 2019

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Polestar 2 (top) and 3, as imagined by Autocar

Will Polestar's subscription system work?

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Four-seat Polestar 1 is 0.5m shorter than the Volvo S90

Polestar 1 coupé revealed with 592bhp hybrid drivetrain

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Sleek GT to be Volvo-owned firm’s flagship; Polestar sales online by subscription only

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Unused 1997 McLaren F1 to become world’s most valuable example

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Factory-fitted protective wrapping and delivery miles make this F1 a time warp back to the 1990s

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Electric car sales in China set to reach record-breaking 700,000 units in 2017

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The world's biggest car market has bucked global trends with an 80% growth in EV sales year-on-year

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Polestar 1 rear shown before today's reveal

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Volvo's standalone brand will reveal its first model, the Polestar 1, today Snippets shown suggest a striking similarity to 2013's Volvo Concept Coupé

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Citroën still working on WRC-inspired C3 hot hatch

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Citroen wants to capitalise on its WRC involvement

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Autocar confidential: Jaguar CX75, range lies, no hot Kia Stonic, personal data concerns

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Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up this week's gossip from across the automotive industry