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BMW 2002 Hommage - Goodwood FoS

Retro BMW 2002 Hommage concept on show at Goodwood

23 Jun, 2016

After a stunning debut at Villa d’Este car show in Italy, BMW has shown off the 2002 Hommage concept at the 2016 Festival of Speed


Fresh-faced new 2016 Audi A3 gets 3cyl turbo

17 May, 2016

Facelifted Audi A3 will get sleeker new look and more technology when it goes on sale in May

Mercedes-AMG SLC 43
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Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 review

12 Apr, 2016

With the roadster market hotting-up for summer Mercedes has unleashed something with real fire in its belly - the Mercedes-AMG SLC 43

Alfa Romeo Stelvio spies front

New Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV spotted out and about

8 Apr, 2016

Alfa's first SUV has been confirmed with the name Stelvio, and is spied in disguise ahead of 2017 release

Audi Q2

Audi snaps up Q4 and Q2 names from Fiat

19 Jan, 2016

FCA finally agrees to let Audi use its trademarked names opening the way for new Audi SUV and crossover models

BMW 225xe - nose

BMW 330e and 225xe plug-in: UK prices revealed

11 Nov, 2015

BMW's new 2-Series Active Tourer and 3-Series plug-in hybrid range priced from £35,005 and £33,935 respectively

BMW i3 hatchback 2013 main front tracking

Production fuel-cell BMW by 2020

11 Jun, 2015

BMW confirms it will build a mass-production fuel-cell car by 2020, likely under the ‘i’ brand

BMW M Power engine

Turbo takeover: is this the end for naturally aspirated engines?

10 Feb, 2015

As the seemingly unstoppable march of the turbo continues, we chart the decline of the much loved ‘atmo’ engine

Skoda Roomster

New Skoda Roomster confirmed

29 Oct, 2014

The will-they, won’t-they saga surrounding the new Skoda Roomster is settled

Audi RS6 Avant side view

Audi RS range to go hybrid

27 Oct, 2014

Legislation will force future Audi performance cars into using hybrid power

Audi R8 LMX front lights
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Audi R8 LMX review

29 Jul, 2014

New Audi R8 LMX is the fastest R8 ever and only 99 will be built


Audi R8 LMX revealed

9 May, 2014

Audi beats BMW with first laser lights in production car, special edition is most powerful R8 ever


Jaguar F-Type Club Sport planned

28 Mar, 2014

Jaguar eyeing up a lighter, faster and more extreme version of the F-Type Coupe

Jaguar F-Type R Coupe front tracking

Jaguar considers four-cylinder F-Type

28 Mar, 2014

Senior Jaguar officials are open to fitting a four-cylinder engine, providing performance is sufficient


Next BMW X1 set to go big on efficiency

1 Mar, 2014

Exclusive image reveals 2015 BMW X1, which will use the front-wheel drive architecture of the MINI

Volkswagen Polo R white front
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Volkswagen Polo R: 250bhp 4WD prototype driven

28 Feb, 2014

Volkswagen Polo R is confirmed, and we get behind the wheel of 250bhp four-wheel drive prototype

BMW carbon wheel

BMW carbon fibre wheels close to producion

20 Feb, 2014

BMW is only a year or two away from making the word “alloys” outdated in the car industry

Road tests

Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet R: new prototype driven

24 Jan, 2014

We test prototype VW Beetle Cabriolet R with 4WD and 278bhp 2.0-litre turbo

2015 Audi R8

Audi quattro under new management

22 Jan, 2014

Heinz Hollweger to manage Audi quattro brand and oversee new RS and R8 models

MINI sports car

MINI planning sports car to rival MX-5

14 Aug, 2013

The new MINI sports car will replace slow-selling Roadster and Coupe

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