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Thursday, Jul 19

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Hyundai launches warm N Line, starting with the i30

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... ▻ Taking aim at the big German marques ▻ i30 gets N Line first ▻ a warm upgrade. Hyundai's steamroller like approach to the hot-hatch market continues with the N-line, a new warmer series of trim that'll sit in between cars such as the…

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Megane RS Trophy: Renault's hardcore hatch breaks cover

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... ▻ Hottest Megane RS ▻ 296bhp ▻ Reworked chassis, too. We've already driven the Megane RS Sport, and the more extreme Cup edition – but now the French manufacturer has rolled out the most extreme version of its hatch yet: the Megane RS…

Wednesday, Jul 18

13

New 2019 Audi TT revealed: new engines, design and tech

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... ▻ New for 2019 ▻ Design engines and tech upgrade ▻ 20 years since new model. The new, third-gen Audi TT is here, and Ingolstadt believes it's a return to the form for one of the brand's most important cars. Featuring the usual styling…

Tuesday, Jul 17

Updated Civic Type R spotted at the 'Ring

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... ▻ New Type R spotted ▻ Testing at Nurburgring ▻ Possible Type S Our snappers have caught not one, but two iterations of the Honda Civic Type R testing at the Nurburgring – and all signs point to a possible mid-life facelift. The first…

Saturday, Jul 14

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Big Cat Diaries: we celebrate 50 years of the Jaguar XJ

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... ▻ 50 years of the Jaguar XJ ▻ We drive every milestone ▻ From 1968 to today. The Jaguar XJ is 50 years old and to help blow out the golden candles, we've driven the landmark cars in the sports saloon's long and storied history. Despite…

Thursday, Jul 12

18

McLaren: New P1 coming, plus 17 other models by 2025

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... ▻ New P1 ▻ 17 other models... ▻ ...and that doesn't include the 600LT. McLaren has confirmed that it will produce 18 new models up until 2025 as part of a hybrid£1.2bn expansion plan. At the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the British…

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Singer's Dynamics and Lightweighting Study: the lowdown

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... ▻ Singer's DLS cars on show ▻ At Goodwood FoS 2018 ▻ With Williams and partners. Singer's absolutely gorgeous 'Dynamics and Lightweighting Study' is at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed with two brand new 'Reimagined' Porsche 911…

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Big things, small packages: Aston Martin reveals V8 Cygnet

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V8 from Vantage S ▻ Suspension and sub-frame too ▻ One-off to be shown at Goodwood. The Aston Martin Cygnet seems light years away from the company that just unveiled the DBS Superleggera, but it's back at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of…

Wednesday, Jul 11

13

New Ariel Atom 4: a Type R-powered trackday weapon

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... ▻ 0-60mph in 2.8 seconds ▻ All-new car ▻ Type R engine. Ariel has revealed the Atom 4, an all-new track day weapon that harnesses the power of the new Civic Type R engine for even more performance. Announced today, the Atom 4 may look…

Wednesday, Jul 4

17

Manhart MH5 700: the M5 that's as powerful as a 720S

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... ▻ Manhart MH5 700 ▻ It's a 710bhp M5! ▻ Looks menacing, too. Fancy a BMW M5 with far more shove? It's not like it needed it, but Germany-based Manhart Performance has created a monster. The new MH5 700 is based on the latest-generation…

Sunday, Jul 1

01

New BMW X4 review: have your cake and eat it too

Second-gen BMW X4 tested ▻ Has sportier chassis settings than X3 ▻ Can it convince coupe-SUV haters? BMW will not be deflected from its coupe-SUV course. Having created the divisive breed with the, um, 'distinctive' X6 in 2008, its smaller…

Friday, Jun 29

08

GT-R50: Nissan and Italdesign create the ultimate GT-R

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50 years of GT-R and Italdesign ▻ Based on a Nismo GT-R ▻ Coming to Europe in July 2018. How do you celebrate your 50th birthday? If you're Italdesign and Nissan, you team up to create the GT-R50, a prototype that marks five decades of the…

Thursday, Jun 28

15

McLaren 600LT: 570S gets the Longtail treatment

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... ▻ Based on the McLaren 570S ▻ 592bhp, 1247kg, 457lb ft ▻ Longtail configuration for more downforce. You're looking at the new McLaren 600LT, a longer, lighter more powerful version of the 570S that manages to pack in more downforce,…

Wednesday, Jun 27

11

McLaren Senna review: no limit

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McLaren Senna reviewed on track ▻ Flat out at Estoril circuit in Portugal ▻ 789bhp, 590lb ft, £750,000, 500 to be built. If you're going to name a car after Ayrton Senna, it had better be pretty good on a track. Happily, the McLaren Senna…

Tuesday, Jun 26

10

New Ford Focus review: does the techfest hatch deliver?

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New 2018 Ford Focus review ▻ Is the Mk4 Focus any good? ▻ Our first drive has the answer. This new Ford Focus, the fourth generation of Ford's middle-sized hatchback, is nothing less than 'the best car we have ever designed, developed and …

Thursday, Jun 21

15

When can I buy the new Toyota Camry hybrid?

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It's coming to western Europe in 2019 and UK sales are destined to begin at the same time. No prices or specs are available yet, but we'll update our Toyota Camry news as and when we hear more. We know it's based on the company's Toyota…

Wednesday, Jun 20

18

New 2019 MX-5: more power, more revs, more tech

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... ▻ More power for 2018 MX-5 ▻ 7500rpm redline sounds fun! ▻ Mid-life refresh for roadster. The Mazda MX-5 has always enjoyed a reputation for being a drivers' car, and it looks like the next version of the Mazda icon will be even better…

Monday, Jun 18

20

New Audi A1 Sportback revealed: all you need to know

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New 2018 Audi A1 revealed ▻ A smarter, posher VW Polo ▻ Longer, wider, lower techfest. The new 2018 Audi A1 is here - and the first official photographs suggest Audi's smallest car has taken a big leap forwards, stylistically and…

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Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrested in diesel emissions scandal

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... ▻ Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrested ▻ A big scalp in Dieselgate investigation ▻ Held on fears he could impede probe. Police in Germany have arrested Rupert Stadler, the CEO of Audi, in the ongoing investigation into the Volkswagen group…

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Kia Ceed review: the new 2018 hatch 'moves the game on big time'

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New 2018 Kia Ceed reviewed ▻ We test Korea's new Golf rival ▻ Third-gen Ceed from £18,295. The power to surprise is Kia's marketing tagline, and the all-new Kia Ceed hatch pulls a rabbit out of the hat in a way you might not expect: it's…

Wednesday, Jun 13

13

Polestar Engineered: Volvo takes on AMG and BMW's M-division

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... ▻ Available on new S60 first ▻ V60 and XC60 versions next year ▻ C43, M-Sport competitor, but hybrid only. Polestar may now be a manufacturer in its own right, but it's teaming up with Volvo for a new range of high-performance parts.…

Saturday, Jun 9

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The new 2019 Porsche 911 Speedster is here

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The new 2018 Porsche 911 Speedster Concept is a familiar trope: every generation of 911 reaches maturity, and Stuttgart responds in kind with a sea of GT performance derivatives (think madcap GT2 RS) - and then the really special stuff.…

Wednesday, Jun 6

12

Gallic space race: new Peugeot 508 SW revealed

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Peugeot has revealed the new 508 SW estate ahead of its public debut at the 2018 Paris motor show. Peugeot says estates are still a key part of the D-segment market, despite the meteoric rise of the SUV – so much so that the estate still…

Monday, Jun 4

01

BMW Z4 (2018) prototype review

... ▻ BMW's newest sports car ▻ Prototype development drive ▻ Is this the 718 Boxster's nemesis? The 2019 BMW Z4 has come out punching. And it needed to, given its main competition is Porsche's excellent 718 Boxster and the Jaguar F-Type…

Friday, Jun 1

13

Build your own Bugatti: Lego releases a Chiron

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Colin Chapman's famous maxim was 'simplify and add lightness'. By contrast modern Bugatti's is surely 'complicate and speed'. The astonishing Chiron is an engineering powerhouse of bewildering complexity – yet it's the car Lego's chosen to…

Wednesday, May 30

Aston Martin DB11 AMR (2018) review: rules of succession

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... ▻ Ultimate DB11 driven ▻ New AMR brand grows ▻ Priced from £175k. Reviews of the entry-level DB11 V8 must've made for tough reading for its V12 big brother – not only was it cheaper and more economical, but it was plenty quick enough,…

Monday, May 28

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Porsche at 70: a 911 family road trip

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A road trip through the Highlands ▻ We drive 356 to GT2 RS ▻ And bring our own 996. Porsche turns 70 in 2018, and we've marked the occasion in the June 2018 issue of CAR with 36 pages devoted to the Stuttgart marque. But two weekends ago,…

Thursday, May 24

13

Doing their Civic Ute-ey: Honda UK reveals Civic Type R Pickup concept

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... ▻ Honda's Type R pickup ▻ Just a one-off from Swindon ▻ Among the fastest pickups out there. Honda must be bored. It's been a year since the FK8 Civic Type R was launched, and it seems some of the engineers behind Synchro Motorsport at…

Wednesday, May 23

15

Ferrari SP38: Meet Maranello's F40 and 308GTB inspired one-off

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... ▻ One-off model ▻ Based on the F40 and 308GTB ▻ Built on a 488 GTB. Ferrari's One-Off programme doesn't always result in the most visual pleasing bespoke creations, but this latest example is certainly raising a few pulses around here.

Monday, May 21

02

BMW M3 CS (2018) review: the best F80 M3 yet

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New BMW M3 CS road test ▻ More power, torque, cash ▻ Limited to 1500 cars globally. The F80-generation BMW M3 hasn't enjoyed universal critical acclaim in its standard form. For every one of its plus points, there's a drawback, two…