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Renault Clio Renaultsport front corner
In-depth reviews

Renault Clio RS review

Renault has taken its latest Renault Clio RS hot hatch in a different direction, with a turbocharged engine and five-door body

Ford Fiesta ST-3
In-depth reviews

Ford Fiesta ST review

The 180bhp Ford Fiesta ST hot hatch offers a sweet drive, good looks and good value

Renault ZOE front tracking
In-depth reviews

Renault ZOE review

The Renault ZOE EV is now available to buy outright instead of leasing batteries. But is it still a good buy?

Honda CR-V front cornering
In-depth reviews

Honda CR-V review

The fourth-generation Honda CR-V is the best yet, with a practical cabin and comfortable ride

SEAT Leon front cornering
In-depth reviews

SEAT Leon review

The SEAT Leon is one of the best, if not the best, family hatchback blending style, practicality and an excellent drive

Peugeot RCZ coupe action
In-depth reviews

Peugeot RCZ review

With concept car looks and a sporty driving experience, the Peugeot RCZ is a left-field alternative to the Audi TT.

Renault Captur
In-depth reviews

Renault Captur review

The Renault Captur is a compact crossover, combining 4x4 looks with supermini dimensions and running costs

BMW 4 Series 420d M Sport action
In-depth reviews

BMW 4 Series Coupe review

The BMW 4 Series Coupe builds on the success of the 3 Series saloon with stunning looks, powerful engines and a practical interior

Kia Carens 2014 front action
In-depth reviews

Kia Carens review

Kia’s seven-seat Carens MPV is a low-key but capable option in the large MPV class

Volkswagen Passat Alltrack front cornering
In-depth reviews

Volkswagen Passat Alltrack review

The VW Passat Alltrack takes the off-road ability and space of an SUV ands wraps it up in a more conventional package

Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer front action
In-depth reviews

Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer review

The Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer offers a more rugged look and the option of four-wheel drive

Citroen DS3 Cabrio front
In-depth reviews

Citroen DS3 Cabrio review

The Citroen DS3 Cabrio is a strong rival to the MINI Convertible thanks to a good drive and good looks

In-depth reviews

Vauxhall Cascada review

The Vauxhall Cascada convertible offers lots of space and comfort, but it comes at a price

Audi A3 Cabriolet 2014 front tracking
In-depth reviews

Audi A3 Cabriolet review

The Audi A3 Cabriolet is bigger than ever and better to drive, but it’s expensive

Mercedes GLA 220 CDI front static
Road tests

New Mercedes GLA 220 CDI review

25 Mar, 2014

New Mercedes GLA looks sporty in 220 CDI AMG Line trim - but it's still comfortable and practical

Audi S3 Cabriolet 2014 front action
Road tests

Audi S3 Cabriolet review

17 Mar, 2014

Why 296bhp 4WD Audi S3 Cabriolet is summer’s hottest soft-top

Massa Williams 2014

New F1 rules 2014: all you need to know

15 Mar, 2014

New F1 rules have given teams their biggest challenge in years – and we explain the differences

audi s1 2014
Road tests

Audi S1 2014 review

14 Mar, 2014

New Audi S1 gets four-wheel drive and 2.0-litre turbo from the S3, producing 228bhp

Mercedes C-Class 2014 front tracking
Road tests

Mercedes C250 BlueTEC review

10 Mar, 2014

We test new 2014 Mercedes C-Class C250 BlueTEC in AMG Line trim for the first time

BMW 435d front
Road tests

BMW 435d xDrive review

7 Mar, 2014

Four-wheel drive BMW 435d diesel coupe is a surprisingly compelling proposition

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