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Volkswagen Golf R 2014 front action
In-depth reviews

Volkswagen Golf R review

New Volkswagen Golf R is incredibly fast, but is it better value than a GTI?

Jagaur F-Type Coupe 2014 front action
In-depth reviews

Jaguar F-Type Coupe review

The Jaguar F-Type Coupe's breathtaking looks and performance make it a real 911 alternative

What is a BMW 3 Series GT like

BMW 3 Series GT: what's it like to live with?

27 Mar, 2014

Our man’s a big fan of the BMW 3 Series GT, and is sorry to see star player leave

Jagaur F-Type Coupe 2014 action
Road tests

Jaguar F-Type Coupe V6S 2014 review

19 Mar, 2014

New Jaguar F-Type Coupe looks great – and V6S model is brilliant to drive, too

Mercedes GLA front
In-depth reviews

Mercedes GLA review

Mercedes GLA takes on the BMW X1 and Audi Q3, but it's much smaller. Can it compete?

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi to publish real-world mpg figures for its cars

5 Mar, 2014

Japanese firm wants to be more open with customers about achievable economy figures


Car vs bike: Ed Clancy takes on Skoda Rapid Spaceback

3 Mar, 2014

Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Ed Clancy races Mat Watson in a Skoda Rapid Spaceback

Mercedes GLA 45 AMG
Road tests

Mercedes GLA 45 AMG 2014 review

10 Feb, 2014

The Mercedes GLA 45 AMG is more practical, more comfortable and more distinctive than ever

Mercedes GLA diesel 2014 tracking
Road tests

Mercedes GLA 2014 review

10 Feb, 2014

Mercedes GLA 2014 takes fight to Audi Q3 and BMW X1. But is it really an SUV?

New Toyota Land Cruiser 2014 front
Road tests

New Toyota Land Cruiser 2014 review

1 Feb, 2014

Tweaked Toyota Land Cruiser 4x4 for 2014 aims to keep pace with upmarket rivals

Road tests

Toyota FCV Concept review

16 Dec, 2013

We try the Toyota FCV fuel cell prototype in Lexus body


New Toyota accident prevention system

21 Nov, 2013

Toyota has unveiled a new accident prevention system which will automatically steer a car to avoid hitting pedestrians

Lexus CT 200h 2014

Lexus CT 200h 2014 revealed

21 Nov, 2013

Updated Lexus CT 200h on sale March 2014. Price starts at around £22,000

Toyota autonomous driving systems

Toyota autonomous driving systems revealed

19 Nov, 2013

We review latest Toyota safety kit, which will be on production cars by 2015

Land Rover Range Rover hybrid

Land Rover completes world's first hybrid expedition

14 Oct, 2013

The all-new Range Rover Hybrid completes the world's first hybrid expedition from the UK to India

Honda Yuasa Civic vs Mean Mower

Honda Mean Mower vs BTCC Honda Civic

8 Oct, 2013

The Mean Mower, based on the Honda HF2620 lawn mower, takes on the BTCC Honda Civic

Mercedes S350 corner
Road tests

Mercedes S-Class S350 review

4 Oct, 2013

We review Mercedes S-Class with BlueTEC diesel engine on UK roads

Road tests

Mercedes E63 AMG S Estate review

20 Sep, 2013

We get behind the wheel of an even hotter version of the Mercedes E63 AMG estate

Infiniti Q30

Infiniti plans 2018 assault on Europe

9 Sep, 2013

Infiniti to focus growth in USA and China ahead of chasing sales in Europe

Infiniti Essence

Infiniti plans high performance coupe

9 Sep, 2013

Infiniti to make high performance coupe, with a saloon to follow

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