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Throwback Thursday 1965: the first Japanese car sold in the UK

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The first Japanese car to be sold in the UK was the Daihatsu Compagno in 1965

How Volkswagen broke the Pikes Peak hillclimb all-time record

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Extreme weather posed a threat to the VW’s batteries

More extreme Renault Mégane RS Trophy revealed with 296bhp

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Most potent Renault Sport model yet gets chassis upgrades for even sharper performance

Wednesday, Jul 18

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Audi TTS Coupe 2018 review

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As talented as it’s always been, the TT covers every base as well as you would expect – even if it could be a little more exciting

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JE Motorworks converts Land Rover Defender to Ford Ecoboost power

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JE Motorworks has plenty of experience with Land Rover Defenders

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Mazda 6 2.5 GT Sport Nav+ 2018 UK review

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Refreshed saloon is much more convincing inside, but range-topping 2.5-litre petrol engine makes concessions not seen lower down the range

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Autocar magazine 18 July – out now

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This week: Jaguar I-Pace faces Tesla Model S; Radical new Vauxhall Corsa; 30 great cars for £300 a month

2018 Audi TT now exclusively 2.0-litre petrol-powered

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Updated two-door gets streamlined engine line-up and more standard kit, as well as a sportier appearance

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Pininfarina-designed Vinfast SUV and saloon models due at Paris show

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First Vietnamese car maker will present two cars in October before sales kick off in its domestic market in 2019

Lego creates James Bond Aston Martin DB5 model

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New 1:8 model is based on Goldfinger's iconic car and comes complete with 007's gadgets

Lego creates James Bond Aston Martin DB5 with 1290 pieces

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New 1:8 model comes complete with Bond’s gadgets

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2019 Audi RS Q8: new pictures of 670bhp hybrid V8 SUV

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Most potent Audi will share electrified heart with Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid

Skoda Octavia vRS long-term review

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We’ve just had a diesel vRS for three months. Next up: a petrol vRS for three months. Which makes the better buy?

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How to break the Nurburgring lap record

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Porsche 919 Evo has been modified from its racing spec

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2019 Volkswagen T-Cross to hunt down Juke

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The T-Cross shares its platform with the Polo

Tuesday, Jul 17

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2018 Audi TT facelift leaks online

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Two-door TTS gets sportier styling; earlier sightings show lower variants are also due with sportier styling

Maserati Levante S GranSport 2018 UK review

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Minor updates make a big impact on high-riding Levante's refinement, even if outright performance still falls shy of rivals

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UK joins project for autonomous vehicle platform that can find potholes

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Autonomous cars could one day inform authorities of potholes

James Ruppert: how to avoid odometer fraud

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A diesel engined Volvo S40 should just run and run

Honda Civic Type R to be refreshed next year in hot hatch title defence

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Class-leading hot hatch will get minor exterior changes and updated infotainment to fend off new rivals

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2018 Mazda 6 on sale this month from £23,195

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Updated rival to Volkswagen Passat will arrive on British road in saloon and estate forms

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Porsche Taycan: interest in brand's first EV already building

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Customers are joining the waiting list for Porsche’s first all-electric car despite it not yet being revealed

V8 Ares Land Rover Defender deliveries commence

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Limited-run 4x4 model was conceived by ex-Lotus and Formula 1 manager Dany Bahar’s design company

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Autocar confidential: Electric car makers, Audi e-tron to get a royal reception & more

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Volkswagen intends to make the American production versions of its ID Buzz and Crozz EVs in the US

Monday, Jul 16

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Maserati Levante gains 345bhp petrol V6 engine

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Entry-level petrol model starts from £61,425; same unit is added to Quattroporte to create new £78,120 starting price

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What it's like to drive an Alfa Romeo GTAm at Goodwood

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The GTAm was one of the prettiest cars at Goodwood, no doubt about it

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Interview: Romain Dumas on Pikes Peak and Goodwood

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Romain Dumas set a new electric hill record at Goodwood in the ID R Pikes Peak

Tesla Model S 75D 2018 UK review

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New starting point for revised Model S line-up is still the electric saloon to beat

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Transport experts call for tougher rules to slow petrol and diesel sales

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The government must introduce stricter regulations on sales of petrol and diesel cars to meet its 2040 pollution pledge, say industry figures

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Ford Fiesta ST 2018 UK review

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Latest Fiesta to wear red ST badge is more refined than predecessor and more satisfying to drive over a range of speeds than any of its rivals