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Mercedes E400 Coupe 2014 front
Road tests

Mercedes E-Class Coupe 2014 review

16 Apr, 2014

New Mercedes E400 Coupe AMG Sport Plus now has substance to match its style

Vauxhall Astra BiTurbo front view
In-depth reviews

Vauxhall Astra review

A plush cabin and sharp looks help the latest Vauxhall Astra keep pace with family hatch rivals.

Vauxhall Insignia head on
In-depth reviews

Vauxhall Insignia review

The Vauxhall Insignia hatchback offers plenty of style and comfort to rival the Ford Mondeo

MINI Cooper D 2014 front
Road tests

MINI Cooper D 2014 review

14 Mar, 2014

Petrol models have impressed. Now we try diesel MINI Cooper D on British roads

Jaguar XKR-S GT coupe tracking
Road tests

Jaguar XKR-S GT review

11 Mar, 2014

The Jaguar XKR-S GT is a track-focused monster with a roaring V8 and outlandish looks

Car group tests

Top 10 greatest Skoda cars ever

9 Mar, 2014

Skoda Special: The Skoda story goes back long before its tie-up with VW. We drive the 10 best cars from the brand's entire 100-year history.


Italdesign Giugiaro Clipper revealed

5 Mar, 2014

VW-owned design house takes the wraps off its hi-tech MPV concept at Geneva

Abarth 695 biposto Geneva show 1

Abarth 695 biposto revealed at Geneva show

4 Mar, 2014

Stripped-out Fiat 500 Abarth 695 biposto with 187bhp appears at Geneva show

Mercedes E-Class front tracking
In-depth reviews

Mercedes E-Class review

The Mercedes E-Class is a comfortable and refined rival to the BMW 5 Series – but it's expensive

In-depth reviews

Porsche Cayman review

The Porsche Cayman is faster, more agile, and cheaper to run than before - It won the Best Coupe of 2013 at the Auto Express awards

Skoda Citigo Sport front corner
In-depth reviews

Skoda Citigo review

Crowned the Auto Express Best City Car of 2013, the Skoda Citigo is as spacious as the VW up! - and cheaper

Ferrari 458 Speciale front action
Road tests

Ferrari 458 Speciale

11 Nov, 2013

Our Ferrari 458 Speciale review, the most extreme road-going Ferrari yet

Mercedes C-Class front tracking
In-depth reviews

Mercedes C-Class review (2007 - 2014)

Recently revised Mercedes C-Class compact executive leads the way for comfort and refinement

In-depth reviews

Citroen DS4 review

The sleek Citroen DS4 promises to mix desirable coupe style, family hatch practicality and premium cabin quality

Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake
Long-term tests

Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake: First report

3 Apr, 2013

Your name’s not down... Our man doesn’t feel posh enough to be driving the classy new Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake

Vauxhall Corsa front cornering
In-depth reviews

Vauxhall Corsa review

The Vauxhall Corsa looks the part, but falls behind rivals like the Ford Fiesta for dynamics and efficiency

Mercedes E-Class Estate front tracking
In-depth reviews

Mercedes E-Class Estate review

Vast Mercedes E-Class Estate is one of most practical and classy load-luggers money can buy

Porsche Cayman front tracking
Road tests

New Porsche Cayman

28 Feb, 2013

The entry-level version of the all-new Porsche Cayman is just as beguiling as the faster Cayman S

Suzuki Swift Sport front cornering
Long-term tests

Suzuki Swift Sport: Final report

18 Feb, 2013

After nine months of thrilling driving, we say goodbye to our Swift Sport

Porsche Cayman S front tracking
Road tests

New Porsche Cayman

14 Feb, 2013

We try out the stunning new Porsche Cayman ahead of first customer deliveries later this year

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