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Tuesday, Sep 12

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Jaguar goes one-make racing with i-Pace eTrophy

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Remember Procar, the short-lived support series in which F1 drivers did battle in identical BMW M1 racecars? Niki Lauda won the first Procar series way back in '79 but the concept still resonates, and Jaguar's hoping to dust its i-Pace BEV…

Honda Urban EV Concept previews all-electric supermini at Frankfurt 2017

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Meet the Honda Urban EV Concept, a starkly striking preview of an all-electric supermini that's set to go on sale in 2019, just announced at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show. Honda's not saying too much about what powers it, instead…

Monday, Sep 11

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Mercedes-AMG Project One revealed: the ultimate hypercar?

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If your brand's cars are dominating the world's Formula 1 circuits, it makes sense to celebrate. Timed to coincide with AMG's 50th anniversary, this one hell of a celebration from Mercedes. This is the Mercedes-AMG Project One hypercar,…

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Audi R8 goes rear-wheel drive at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show

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As other supercar makers continue to add complexity, Audi seems determined to keep going the opposite way. Non content with keeping the R8 as a non-turbo 5.2-litre V10, it's now gone and binned the four-wheel drive. That's right – for the…

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Rebooted Ford Mustang gets neighbourly at 2017 Frankfurt show

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On first impressions this new Ford Mustang seems uncharacteristically grown up, like when one of your friends suddenly starts bringing a briefcase to school. There's a raft of new safety kit and a quieter 'Good Neighbour' start-up…

Sunday, Sep 10

14

Bringing Ferrari to the Tifosi: 70th birthday bash in Maranello

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It was almost as if Enzo had arranged for the skies to light up in his honour. Moments before the big ending of the first day's celebration – an operatic outdoor stage show featuring the music and cars of Ferrari – had begun, the heavens…

Friday, Sep 8

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Coming to a posh school run near you: new BMW X7 concept is here

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In the not-too-distant future, you'll be seeing this car clogging up the school run, sitting outside executive airport drop-off zones and probably the golf club. It's the new BMW X7, or at least the concept version of BMW's newest SUV,…

Thursday, Sep 7

11

A new meaning to E-Type: Jaguar reveals electric classic

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The powertrain of the future has met one of motoring past's most iconic cars as Jaguar has created the E-Type Zero. Yes, one particular model of what was called 'the most beautiful car in the world' by Enzo Ferrari has been electrified as…

Monday, Sep 4

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Meet Jaguar's new connected Sayer steering wheel of the future

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Jaguar is showing off its vision for how the steering wheel could evolve in future: dubbed Sayer, it's a 'concept wheel' designed to showcase how humans will increasingly interact with their cars in this digital age. It'll be deployed on…

Friday, Sep 1

16

Renault's 'Iconic' Special Edition Twingo goes on sale

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A special edition of Renault's flawed but charismatic Twingo city car is open for orders. Dubbed the 'Iconic' this new-edition nipper will be packed with additional gear and upgrades inside and out. Throwing it right in at the top of the…

Thursday, Aug 31

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Skoda: the Yeti lives after all, as small SUV leads product splurge 2018-2019

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Thought the Czechs had cocked up by binning the bijou and brilliant Skoda Yeti? So did we. But it turns out they're planning to replace the characterful small SUV with a replacement in 2018, as part of a new product offensive. In the wake…

Wednesday, Aug 30

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This is the new Dacia Duster – honest!

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The same but better. That's what Dacia's customers said they wanted in a new Duster, and that's what Renault's big-value Romanian brand has set out to give them. On sale in the UK in summer 2018 (and earlier the same year in left-hand…

Friday, Aug 25

16

Semi-autonomous lorry platooning comes to UK roads

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The UK government has green-lighted trials of semi-autonomous lorries, running in connected 'platoon' convoys, on public roads. Tests are set to begin in 2018, in conjunction with operator DHL. Real goods will be transported in lorries…

Sunday, Aug 20

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The weird, wild and downright awful at the 2017 Concours d'LeMons

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Had enough of the over-the-top luxury, champagne breakfasts and wealthy car collectors? Well, as it turns out, the Monterey Car Week has just the event for you. The Concours d'LeMons, also known as the LeMons Rally, is a celebration of the…

Wednesday, Aug 16

12

Oil-burning Civics: Honda introduces diesel engine to 10th-gen hatchback

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Honda's Civic hatch is about to get dieselified. The 10th generation Civic will have a 1.6-litre diesel engine join the range in 2018. The new diesel offering is a 'comprehensively revised' i-DTEC diesel, which produces 118bhp and 221lb ft…

Monday, Jul 31

BMW Z4 teased ahead of August reveal

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This shadowy image is our first look at BMW's next-generation Z4 roadster. BMW has revealed the teaser pic on Twitter and although it doesn't give away a huge amount, we can see some of the drop-top sports car's lines. The super-long…

Wednesday, Jul 26

Renault Zoe e-sport concept (2017) review

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Are you in there, Zoe? Trust us, there's a little bit of Renault's charming EV in here. But not much. This is the Renault Zoe e-sport, primarily built to boost interest in the company's Formula E programme and to possibly get you excited…

Wednesday, Jul 19

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The GSi badge is back! New Vauxhall Insignia GSi confirmed for Frankfurt 2017

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Vauxhall is going old-school with its new performance-orientated family car's badging: this is the new Vauxhall Insignia GSi. Luton's new top-of-the-range Insignia will take pride of place on the Vauxhall (or, technically, Opel) stand at…

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Mercedes S-class (2017) review

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The luxury saloon market may be small but it's hugely important as the place where a lot of new technology makes its debut, especially self-driving features. So with a new Audi A8 freshly unveiled, a new Lexus LS model imminent and the BMW…

Monday, Jul 17

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Toyota Yaris GRMN prototype (2017) review

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Just 400 are coming to Europe in left- and right-hand drive, with the UK likely to account for 90-100 of the volume. The name compresses 'Gazoo Racing tuned by Meisters of the Nürburgring' (don't think they customer clinic'd that one), in…

Thursday, Jul 13

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Double whammy: Hyundai unveils new 271bhp i30 N hot hatch and Fastback

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Determined to get its money's worth out of its latest launch event, Hyundai has simultaneously unveiled not one but two all new models in the shape of the 271bhp i30N hot hatch, and its swoopier i30 Fastback sister car. Both are treading…

Wednesday, Jul 5

09

5 things we learned riding in the new Alpine A110

Talk about a tease. Ok, so the resurrection of a defunct marque isn't the work of a moment, but the wait to get our hands on Alpine's gorgeous, aluminium-intensive re-interpretation of the classic A110 has been a painfully long one.…

Wednesday, Jun 28

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Jaguar XE SV Project 8: the £150k saloon that thinks its a supercar

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We've been waiting a couple of years for Jaguar to announce a hot version of its XE saloon, but we didn't expect this. It's called the Jaguar XE SV Project 8, follow-up to the F-type Project 7 and the latest offering from JLR's now three…

Monday, Jun 26

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Seat Arona revealed: a supermini on stilts

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A supermini-on-stilts, it's designed to take the fight directly to the Nissan Juke and Renault Captur, two cars which have enjoyed unprecedented success from launch. The Arona is based on the same MQB A0 platform as the upcoming Ibiza (and…

Wednesday, Jun 21

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Volvo's Polestar spun into standalone electrified sports car range

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Volvo has been gradually ramping up the focus on its Polestar sports division but today took that one step further - by spinning it off as a standalone performance arm specialising in electrified, go-faster cars. In future Polestar cars…

Tuesday, Jun 20

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Ferrari 812 Superfast (2017) review

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Measured in Brexit imperial it's not quite there but for the sake of argument let's give this one to them: the new 800hp Ferrari 812 Superfast is here, the most powerful series production car ever to come from the Italian legends – and we…

Friday, Jun 16

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New VW Polo officially revealed: mini Golf, anyone?

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'Good lord, the new Volkswagen Polo looks just like a miniature Golf' – perhaps the most predictable sentiment you'll come across in ages. But having witnessed the reveal of this all-new, sixth-generation Polo at a fancy standalone event…

Wednesday, Jun 14

15

New McLaren 570S Spider: top down thrills, Woking style

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Take one McLaren 570S, rip the roof off and voilà: the new McLaren 570S Spider is born. This is McLaren's latest drop-top sports car after the 675LT Spider and it's on sale now. Big Mac's pathological obsession with efficiency and weight…

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Aston Martin Vantage AMR: more money, more motorsport vibes

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Harnessing a little of the marketability of Aston Martin's considerable success in international GT racing, CEO Andy Palmer confirmed that every model in the Aston range would be made available as a factory-tuned AMR version. First of the…

Monday, Jun 12

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New Citroen C3 Aircross: funky crossover is Gallic take on SUV formula

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If your first thought was 'hmm, that looks a bit familiar', you'd be right! This is the all-new Citroen C3 Aircross, the French brand's new baby SUV that has brought the C-Aircross Concept shown at Geneva 2017 to life. The new baby SUV was…