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Land Rover Discovery front
In-depth reviews

Land Rover Discovery review

Luxurious Land Rover Discovery is fantastic all-rounder that's big, bold and brilliant to drive on and off-road

New Audi A1 2015 front
In-depth reviews

Audi A1 review

Classy Audi A1 supermini packs good looks, a great-quality finish and top-notch refinement into a compact body

Audi RS4 Avant review front
In-depth reviews

Audi RS4 Avant review

The storming new Audi RS4 Avant comes with a 444bhp 4.2-litre V8, four-wheel drive and masses of space

Audi A4 driving front
In-depth reviews

Audi A4 review (2008-2015)

Audi's popular A4 is a stylish and well specced alternative to BMW's 3 Series

Ford Galaxy
In-depth reviews

Ford Galaxy 2006-2015 review

The Ford Galaxy is bigger, more practical and slightly more luxurious than the S-MAX

Land Rover Freelander front tracking
In-depth reviews

Land Rover Freelander 2 review

The compact Land Rover Freelander 2 has a comfortable drive, a strong diesel engine and excellent off-road ability

Ford S-MAX front tracking
In-depth reviews

Ford S-MAX review (2006-2015)

The Ford S-MAX is a seven-seat MPV that’s great to drive and comes with loads of standard kit

Audi S5 front tracking
In-depth reviews

Audi S5 Coupe review

The Audi S5 coupe is a smart two-door coupe offering big performance in an understated package

Jaguar XKR Coupe front cornering
In-depth reviews

Jaguar XKR Coupe review

Sensational supercharged V8-powered Jaguar XKR mixes sports car handling with true GT abilities

Audi RS5 front action
In-depth reviews

Audi RS5 review

The Audi RS5 offers masses of performance and four-wheel drive, but a BMW M4 is faster in the corners

Volvo S80 Front action
In-depth reviews

Volvo S80 review

The Volvo S80 is a comfortable, spacious and safe saloon, but it’s showing its age despite a facelift

BMW 5 Series GT front
In-depth reviews

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo review

The BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo offers more space and a higher ride hight to rival premium SUVs

Mercedes CLS 63 AMG front cornering
In-depth reviews

Mercedes CLS 63 AMG review

The Mercedes CLS 63 AMG adds a healthy dose of performance to one of most desirable saloons money can buy

Lotus Evora front tracking
In-depth reviews

Lotus Evora review

The British-built Lotus Evora is a sharp-handling mid-engined sports car that rivals the Porsche Cayman

Audi TT RS front cornering
In-depth reviews

Audi TT RS review

The classy Audi TT coupe is turned into a mini supercar thanks to a turbocharged five-cylinder engine

Mercedes SLS AMG front tracking
In-depth reviews

Mercedes SLS AMG (2010 to 2015) review

The flagship Mercedes SLS AMG supercar has a thumping V8 engine and gullwing doors that add a sense of occasion to every drive

Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster front
In-depth reviews

Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster (2011 to 2015) review

The Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster does away with the coupe's gullwing doors, letting you hear the rumble from the 6.3-litre V8

Audi R8 at the Moscow Motor Show

Facelifted Audi R8 debuts at Moscow

29 Aug, 2012

The new-look Audi R8 has been unveiled at the Moscow Motor Show

Nissan Leaf front
Long-term tests

Nissan Leaf: Final report

6 Aug, 2012

During its 10 months on our fleet, there’s been a clutch of staff waiting to drive our Nissan Leaf

BMW 750i front action
Road tests

BMW 750i

21 Jul, 2012

BMW has refreshed its flagship 7 Series, but are the updates enough to keep it competitive with rivals from Audi and Mercedes?

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