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Wednesday, Jan 17

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Look who's back: video and details of new 400bhp Land Rover Defender Works V8

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Look what's back from the dead, Lazarus-like: the Land Rover Defender, relaunched as a low-volume, high-performance birthday special to mark the mud-plugging company's 70th anniversary. The new Land Rover Defender Works V8 70th Edition is…

Wednesday, Jan 3

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The 2018 Alpina B5 is the stretched M5 you've been waiting for

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Meet the new world's fastest production estate, the Alpina B5. Designed to hit in excess of 200 mph, capable of 0-60mph in just 3.5 seconds and available for a reasonable £91,000 in the UK, the new B5 is basically the stretched M5 you've…

Monday, Jan 1

09

Can a Tesla Model S be a viable everyday car in 2018?

Well, this is shaping up to be one of the most intriguing long-term tests we've ever conducted. We're fortunate that our daily driver fleet has numbered McLaren supercars, Aston Martin coupes and a pukka Porsche 911 in its number, but…

Monday, Dec 18

13

Disco van ahoy! It's the new Land Rover Discovery Commercial

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Land Rover Discovery not quite versatile enough for you? Then check out the new 2018 Discovery Commercial, the country-set's go-to van option which adds further load-lugging creds to the Disco's all-wheel drive mud-plugging, family…

Monday, Dec 11

02

Subaru XV (2018) review

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Hot on the heels of the new Impreza, now it's time to try the second car built on the Subaru Global Platform (SGP) – the 2018 XV. We're driving it around Riga in Latvia, so it's cold, slippery and there isn't a lot of daylight. Ideal. It's…

Sunday, Dec 10

Senna name for 789bhp McLaren P15

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So the artist formerly known as P15 now has a proper name instead of a number: the McLaren Senna. Is this McLaren trying to show an emotional side? Well they don't come with more emotional baggage than the Senna name. The smooth Brazilian…

Thursday, Dec 7

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VW Polo GTI (2018) review

We signed-off our first online review of the sixth-generation VW Polo by suggesting the imminent arrival of the GTI hot hatch version had the potential to turn a good car into a great one. Well, folks, here is the new Polo GTI – and it's……

Wednesday, Dec 6

02

Five things we learned riding in the 2018 Jaguar I-Pace

One year ago, Jaguar's I-Pace concept blindsided the automotive world, appearing without warning to banish the notion that the storied British marque – around which history can hang heavy like Dickensian fog – might be a little tardy to…

Tuesday, Dec 5

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BMW's electric offensive: 25 hybrids and EVs by 2025

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BMW has paved the way for a series of i-badged crossovers and two more luxury SUVs, by trademarking a host of potential model names. The company has registered iX1 to iX9, meaning the company's next i electric car, a crossover with…

Monday, Dec 4

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BMW M5 (2018) review

It had to happen sooner or later. Ever since the launch of the first BMW M5 in 1984, the ultimate 5-series has always been resolutely rear-wheel-drive, but as the super-saloon power war hikes on past the 600bhp waypoint, the new, sixth…

Sunday, Dec 3

Mercedes S-class Cabriolet (2018) review

Everything that Mercedes-Benz knows about open-top motoring is squeezed into this new range-topper. The two-door Mercedes-Benz S-class Cabriolet and Coupe twins are being upgraded in line with the 2018 S-class four-door - bringing a host…

Friday, Dec 1

10

Range Rover P400e PHEV prototype (2018) review

The current Range Rover, on sale since 2012, stands as proof of Land Rover's ability to sensitively and completely reinvent its icons – and Land Rover has a few icons. For 2018, the only chink in the Range Rover's armour – an interior that…

Wednesday, Nov 29

13

Watch: Jaguar XE Project 8 becomes fastest four-door around the Nurburgring

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Jaguar has announced its upcoming XE Project 8 has become the fastest four-door saloon around the Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit. The 592bhp all-wheel-drive super-saloon has recorded a laptime of 7min 21.2sec, albeit on a layout that…

Tuesday, Nov 28

Smug Utility Vehicle: 2018 Range Rover SVAutobiography revealed

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This is the most luxurious modern Range Rover money can buy: the brand new 2018 SVAutobiography model. Quite a lot of money, in fact – it starts at £167,850. What is the Range Rover SVAutobiography? This isn't the first SVAutobiography…

Sunday, Nov 19

02

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

12

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

13

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,…

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…