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BMW i8 UK front
Road tests

New BMW i8 2014 review

13 Jul, 2014

BMW i8 supercar has arrived here at last. We test its mettle on some of Scotland’s most exciting roads

BMW 3 Series front tracking
Car group tests

Best automatic cars

17 Jul, 2014

Easy to drive and great for commuting, we list the best automatic cars to buy

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

2014 Porsche Cayman front
In-depth reviews

Porsche Cayman review

The Porsche Cayman is faster, more agile, and cheaper to run than before, and it's one of the best sports cars available

New Mercedes CLS 2014 action
In-depth reviews

Mercedes CLS review

The sleek and stylish Mercedes CLS combines head-turning coupe looks with sensible saloon practicality

In-depth reviews

Volkswagen Jetta review

The Golf-based Volkswagen Jetta saloon is practical and economical, but it's getting on a bit now

Aston Martin V8 Vantage N430 - action
Road tests

Aston Martin Vantage N430 review

23 Jun, 2014

Special Aston Martin Vantage N430 celebrates the brand's racing success

Mercedes E-Class front tracking
In-depth reviews

Mercedes E-Class review

The Mercedes E-Class is a high class executive saloon let down slightly by big asking prices.

Volkswagen Golf GTI
Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Volkswagen Golf GTI

1 Jun, 2014

The iconic Volkswagen Golf GTI hot-hatch is handling the weight of expectation well

Mercedes GLA 200 CDI front
Road tests

Mercedes GLA 200 CDI review

5 May, 2014

A rough diesel engine spoils this entry-level Mercedes GLA 200 CDI

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 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 Insignia head on
In-depth reviews

Vauxhall Insignia review

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

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.

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.

News

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
News

Abarth 695 biposto revealed at Geneva show

4 Mar, 2014

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

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

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