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Jaguar E-Pace SUV (2017) review

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The world domination of the SUV continues apace – or E-Pace, in this instance – with a new Jaguar off-road-alike that slots below the F-Pace both physically and alphabetically. Rather than stealing sales from the larger car Jag reckons the…

Wednesday, Nov 15

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Lotus Exige Cup 430 (2017) review

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You'd be forgiven for feeling a little bit cynical about this car. Because it's only a matter of weeks since Lotus last released a car it said was its quickest and most powerful road-going model ever – the Evora GT430. Now here's another…

Tuesday, Nov 14

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Black and gold: latest MSO 720S inspired by Bruce McLaren

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McLaren's Special Operations department has been at it again. Not long after creating the MSO R twins, the brand from Woking has wheeled out a new bespoke creation, first revealed at the 2017 Dubai motor show. The MSO Bespoke division…

Thursday, Oct 26

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BMW X2 SUV: new crossover dubbed 'the cool X' revealed

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Had enough of SUVs yet? BMW definitely hasn't. This is the new BMW X2, the latest crossover from Munich that fits into the brand's nomenclature of giving even-numbered models swoopier designs. As you'd expect, the X2 sits between the more…

Wednesday, Oct 25

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Honda reboots the classic '60s sports car with its EV Sport Concept

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Honda has followed its show-stealing Urban EV Concept city car with a gorgeous two-seat EV sports car, the logically named Sports EV Concept. Developed at breakneck speed in the last few months following an internal competition between…

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Mazda goes subtle with Vision Coupe at Tokyo 2017

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Mazda rolled out its latest concept – the Vision Coupe – at a preview night before the Tokyo motor show proper, to express its current design thinking (spoiler alert: it's elegant, arty and subtle). The threat of a typhoon taking out Tokyo…

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Jaguar XJR575 (2017) review

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If you were expecting full-on SVO fireworks, the Jaguar XJR575 may come as a disappointment. While the new range-topping XJ may have the same 567bhp as the F-Type SVR, and feature a couple of bespoke Special Vehicle Operations paint…

Monday, Oct 23

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Time for T? New Porsche 911 Carrera T for 2018

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Ready for another Porsche 911 variant? This one's the new Porsche 911 Carrera T, described as a 'pure' car with less weight and more mechanical goodies. What does the T stand for? Touring – the name takes its inspiration from the 1968…

Friday, Oct 20

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First look: 2018 Audi A7 – the A8's sleek and sporty new sibling

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Audi has just unveiled the 2018 A7, an elegant five-door coupe-shaped hatchback grand tourer that's much more different under than skin than it appears from a glance at its strictly evolutionary exterior design changes. The new car shares…

Wednesday, Oct 18

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McLaren's next Ultimate Series car confirmed: P1 successor is go

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McLaren Automotive has announced a new 'Ultimate Series' model for 2018, succeeding the P1 as the Woking firm's fastest and most intense road-legal model. The next model to be introduced as part of the company's 'Track 22' business plan,…

Tuesday, Oct 17

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Gran Turismo Sport (2017) review

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Gran Turismo has returned. It's been a long four years since a GT racing game last hit shelves - now it's back and, for the first time, it's on the PlayStation 4. Sony and Polyphony Digital's latest racing game has to take the fight to…

Friday, Oct 6

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New Toyota Century limo brings old-school class to Tokyo 2017

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Absolutely. The first-gen Century was in production for thirty years between 1967 and 1997, while the second one was on sale from 1997 and only stopped rolling off the production line in October 2016.

Thursday, Sep 28

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Dive, dive dive! Aston Martin's Project Neptune is a Valkyrie of the deep

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Weirdest motoring news of the year? This is surely up there. Aston Martin has joined forces with Triton Submarines to design a luxury submarine. Yes, really. The submersible project is codenamed Project Neptune, and Aston says that the…

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 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…