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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 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

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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…

Thursday, Jun 1

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New Rolls-Royce Phantom: what we know so far

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The all-new eighth-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom is coming and we have all you need to know about what the posh British brand claims is 'The Best Car in the World.' Roller's new Phantom will be officially unveiled at an exhibition in…

Wednesday, May 31

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New 3.0-litre V6 petrol engine

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Place this second-generation Audi SQ5 alongside its predecessor and you'd be hard pushed to distinguish the two. It's slightly longer, a tad narrower and taller, and the wheelbase has been eked out a few millimetres. Meanwhile, the boot…

Sunday, May 28

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Rolls-Royce Sweptail: 'Probably the most expensive car... ever'

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The world of luxury motoring and racing yachts have collided, thanks to Rolls-Royce. This one-off, coachbuilt car is called the Sweptail, which is not only inspired by racing yachts but of the grand '20s and '30s cars built by the über…

Saturday, May 27

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BMW M8 confirmed in Nurburgring promo stunt

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BMW's new 8-series luxury coupe will be joined by a high-performance BMW M8 model in 2018, BMW has confirmed. A disguised BMW M8 prototype has been revealed at the 2017 Nurburgring 24hr race today (27 May), with the camo'd-up car…

Friday, May 26

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Monstrous new XE SV Project 8 is Jaguar's 'most extreme performance road car' ever

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Say hello to the most extreme Jaguar XE ever. This is the XE SV Project 8, a V8-powered exec saloon that steals the F-Type SVR's title as the most powerful road legal Jag ever made. The Project 8 is a be-winged XE with a 592bhp 5.0-litre…

Wednesday, May 24

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Amped-up VW Golf GTI First Decade goes hybrid for Wörthersee 2017

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The Golf R400 hyper hatch may be dead and buried but the apprentices at Wörthersee have other ideas. This beast is the VW Golf GTI First Decade, built for the annual VW event and comes with 404bhp. The days of the chav-tastic Max Power…

Friday, May 12

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Ford GT supercar (2017) review

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Almost a year after it won its class at Le Mans, over two years since the road car debuted at the Detroit show, we've finally driven the Ford GT on track at the Ford Performance Racing School in Utah, and on twisting public roads. The…

Friday, Apr 28

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Skoda Karoq (2017) pre-production car review

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Do not adjust your monitor – Mario Balotelli has not camo-wrapped a Skoda Kodiaq – this is a brand new SUV behind driven under wraps. Behold, the Skoda Karoq. Ka…what now? Right, bear with because this needs a bit of explaining. Skoda's…

Wednesday, Apr 26

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Quad-turbo BMW M550d xDrive is ultimate diesel Q car

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Say hello to the fastest diesel-powered BMW 5 Series yet: the BMW M550d xDrive. It's an oil-burning Q car with a quad-turbo six-cylinder diesel engine and a 0-62mph launch time that's enough to make sports cars flinch. The M Performance…

Tuesday, Apr 18

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Citroen C5 Aircross (2018) revealed in Shanghai: news and pictures

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Citroen is getting its mojo back exhibit C – or more appropriately exhibit C5 Aircross, a handsome and distinctive mid-size SUV due on European sale in 2018. After exhibits C3 supermini and C4 Cactus comes a flagship SUV that builds on…

Wednesday, Apr 12

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New 2.0 4-cyl Jaguar F-type

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Until now, the Jaguar F-type has packed a choice of rasping 3.0 V6 or burbling 5.0 V8 under its generously sized bonnet. Now Jaguar has announced another, more modest option: a new 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder, from Jaguar Land…

Monday, Apr 10

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Aston Vanquish takes flight with Red Arrows Edition

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The latest limited-run Aston Vanquish is trooping the colour of the UK's finest pilots: the Red Arrows. The Aston Martin Vanquish S Red Arrows Edition is the newest creation from Q by Aston Martin, the brand's personalisation arm. Just ten…

Thursday, Mar 23

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Bugatti Chiron (2017) review

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The Bugatti Chiron is the replacement for the Veyron, the 250mph missile that rewrote the hypercar rulebook back when we first drove it back in 2005. Compared to that original mould-breaking Veyron, the Chiron has half as much power again,…

Friday, Mar 17

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Lotus Elise Sprint: even lighter weight Elise slims down to 798kg

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If ever a car didn't really need to go on a diet, it was the Lotus Elise. But that's not the Hethel mentality - and so they've sent their entry sports car off on a Weight Watchers course. The result? The new 2017 Lotus Elise Sprint, with a…