Recent articles by Jack Rix

Vauxhall Astra ES Tech
News

Vauxhall kits out the Astra

1 Feb, 2011

New ES Tech trim level delivers loads of extra kit compared to equivalent key rivals.

Chevrolet Cruze hatchback
News

Chevrolet Cruze hatchback revealed

1 Feb, 2011

Five-door version of Cruze ups style and practicality at the same time.

New Ford GT front
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Ford GT returns as hybrid!

31 Jan, 2011

Ford's new supercar features V8 hybrid drivetrain and will take on McLaren and Ferrari - but cost less than both.

Ford Focus 2.0TDCi front
Road tests

Ford Focus 2.0 TDCi

28 Jan, 2011

We give our verdict on the top-spec diesel version of Ford's new Focus -this time with a manual gearbox.

Ford F-150 Ecoboost front
Road tests

Ford F-150 Ecoboost

28 Jan, 2011

Ford's massively popular US pick-up gets all new high-tech petrol engine - we head to Detroit to try it out

Mercedes C63 AMG
News

Mercedes C63 facelift revealed

28 Jan, 2011

First pictures of saloon and estate versions of Merc's M3-killer released.

VW XL1
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VW worldbeater hits 313mpg

25 Jan, 2011

Two-seater XL1 sets efficiency benchmark, diesel-hybrid drivetrain and hi-tech chassis.

Porsche 911 Black Edition
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Porsche 911 Black Edition

25 Jan, 2011

Limited addition coupe and cabriolet available in any colour you like, as long as it's black.

Peugeot 508 1.6 THP ft
Road tests

Peugeot 508 1.6 THP

21 Jan, 2011

Petrol turbo expands family car’s appeal

Ford F-150 Raptor
News

Detroit Motor Show Gallery pt.1

11 Jan, 2011

Check out the best of the rest in our extensive photo gallery from the 23rd Detroit Motor Show.

Tesl Model S
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Tesla Model S to be 7-seater

11 Jan, 2011

US firm's first purpose built electric saloon will seat seven when it arrives next year.

Prius C
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Toyota Prius C concept shocks Detroit show

10 Jan, 2011

Compact hybrid concept takes Prius family tally to four, and previews production model for 2012.

Focus Electric
News

120mpg Focus is plugging in

7 Jan, 2011

Wraps are off amazing Electric hatch – Ford’s first battery-powered car, takes fight to Nissan Leaf with 84mph top speed and 100-mile range

Toyota Prius MPV
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Prius MPV new pictures

7 Jan, 2011

Trio of teaser pics build anticipation ahead of Detroit debut.

Smart Crossblade
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Smart Crossblade returns

4 Jan, 2011

Leaked patent drawings reveal Smart is working on a successor to its wacky 2001 roadster.

New Veyron gets extra bite
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New Veyron gets extra bite

4 Jan, 2011

Next version of supercar will be faster and lighter than ever, top speed of 270mph on the cards as Bugatti hits new heights

Porsche 918 Coupe
News

Porsche 918 Coupe in Detroit

4 Jan, 2011

Reports suggest race-specific 918 Coupe is Porsche's 'spectacular' surprise for Detroit show.

Mercedes CL63 AMG static
Road tests

Mercedes CL63 AMG

17 Dec, 2010

Mercedes has given its fire-breathing coupé a mid-life facelift, with the twin-turbo V8 engine now boasting efficient technology updates.

VW UP! front static
News

VW's new electric UP! taxi

14 Dec, 2010

VW’s latest up! concept is inspired by London taxis, with the production-ready city car set to be unveiled next summer.

Renaultsport Megane N4
News

Renaultsport Megane goes rallying

7 Dec, 2010

Boost in power and a more focused chassis for rally-spec Megane.

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