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Mitsubishi Evo

3 Nov, 2004

What's the fastest-accelerating four-door saloon produced by a major motor manufacturer? Surely it comes from BMW, Mercedes or maybe even Subaru? No.

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Audi A6

3 Nov, 2004

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Audi A6

3 Nov, 2004

The A6 S line isn't the only hot four-ringed model to arrive this week.

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Vauxhall Astra

3 Nov, 2004

For a car giant, Vauxhall has been without a top-class diesel for too long.

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Mitsubishi Colt

3 Nov, 2004

With its mighty Lancer Evo established in motoring folklore, Mitsubishi's latest addition to the Colt stable has a reputation to live up to.

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Mazda RX-8

2 Nov, 2004

Take a look at the wildest Mazda ever! These shots reveal the RX-8 Extreme - a turbocharged version of the firm's innovative rotary-engined coupe It offers 125bhp more power and 139Nm more torque than standard

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BMW 3-Series

27 Oct, 2004

A diesel convertible? A rag-top launch in autumn? Has BMW gone mad? Or is the company trying to remind us that, in all the fuss surrounding its new 3-Series, the existing soft-top won't be replaced for a while yet?

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Renault Modus

27 Oct, 2004

Saving the pennies is essential to family motorists on a budget, so finding a model that offers all the economy of a diesel supermini along with the practicality of an MPV is a huge bonus.

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Volvo XC70

27 Oct, 2004

With traditional SUVs under fire from governments and environmentalists, cars such as the Volvo XC70 could be the future of 4x4s.

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Kia Sportage

27 Oct, 2004

Believe it or not, Kia is the fastest growing car company in Britain - but bosses have no time to celebrate. They're too busy hoping to cash in on the compact SUV market with an all-new Sportage, which goes on sale in the New Year.