Performance cars

New Aston Martin V12 Vantage: hardcore coupe set for 2023 release
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Aston Martin Vantage Coupe

New Aston Martin V12 Vantage: hardcore coupe set for 2023 release

The Aston Martin V12 Vantage is set to return, with the track-focused variant spied at the Nurburgring
24 Aug 2021
New Range Rover Sport SVR Ultimate Edition unveiled with 567bhp
Range Rover Sport SVR Ultimate Edition - front
Land Rover Range Rover Sport

New Range Rover Sport SVR Ultimate Edition unveiled with 567bhp

The exclusive Range Rover Sport SVR Ultimate Edition is assembled by Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations team, and gets a new vented carbon-fibre …
23 Aug 2021
New Radford Type 62-2 unveiled as homage to Lotus Type 62 racer
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New Radford Type 62-2 unveiled as homage to Lotus Type 62 racer

Radford has finally unveiled its modern interpretation of the Lotus Type 62, which has up to 600bhp depending on the spec
18 Aug 2021
Best used sports cars 2021
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Best used sports cars 2021

Our top used sports cars for those looking for a fun but usable second-hand car
18 Aug 2021
New Hyundai Kona N 2021 review
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Hyundai Kona SUV

New Hyundai Kona N 2021 review

The new Hyundai Kona N small SUV is the latest performance model from the Korean brand, but what's it like on the road?
17 Aug 2021
New Morgan Plus Six 2021 review
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Morgan

New Morgan Plus Six 2021 review

With a turbocharged BMW engine under the bonnet, is the Morgan Plus Six a real alternative to the sports car norm?
13 Aug 2021
Pininfarina Battista unveiled in production form at Pebble Beach
Pininfarina Battista
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Pininfarina Battista unveiled in production form at Pebble Beach

The covers have finally come off the first production-ready Pininfarina Battista hypercar at the 2021 Monterey Car Week
13 Aug 2021
New 395bhp Audi RS 3 hot hatchback priced from £50,900
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Audi RS3

New 395bhp Audi RS 3 hot hatchback priced from £50,900

The latest Audi RS 3 giant-slaying hyper hatch can sprint from 0–62mph in 3.8 seconds and has claimed the Nurburgring lap record for compact cars
9 Aug 2021
New Czinger 21C hypercar breaks Laguna Seca lap record
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New Czinger 21C hypercar breaks Laguna Seca lap record

The 1,233bhp Czinger 21C beats the McLaren Senna by over two seconds at WeatherTech Raceway
6 Aug 2021
New 2022 BMW M2 to blast in with over 400bhp
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BMW 2 Series Coupe

New 2022 BMW M2 to blast in with over 400bhp

The new BMW M2 will feature a detuned version of the M3’s 3.0-litre straight-six engine, and our exclusive image previews how it could look when it ar…
4 Aug 2021
Aston Martin Valkyrie set for reveal in road car form at Pebble Beach
Aston Martin Valkyrie
Aston Martin Valkyrie

Aston Martin Valkyrie set for reveal in road car form at Pebble Beach

Aston Martin looks set to unveil the road-going Valkyrie at Pebble Beach, where it’ll feature alongside a roster of special edition cars
2 Aug 2021
New Hyundai i30 N Performance DCT 2021 review
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Hyundai i30 N

New Hyundai i30 N Performance DCT 2021 review

Can the addition of an automatic gearbox turn the Hyundai i30 N DCT into a hot hatch champion?
28 Jul 2021
Audi RS Q e-tron to hit the 2022 Dakar Rally
Audi RS Q e-tron to hit the 2022 Dakar Rally
Audi

Audi RS Q e-tron to hit the 2022 Dakar Rally

The Dakar Rally Audi RS Q e-tron uses electric motors and an RS 5 DTM petrol engine
28 Jul 2021
New 2021 Mercedes SL spied in lighter camouflage
Mercedes SL spy shot
Mercedes SL

New 2021 Mercedes SL spied in lighter camouflage

Fresh spy shot images give a little more away about the new Mercedes SL’s design
27 Jul 2021
New Porsche 911 Turbo hybrid spied at the Nurburgring
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Porsche 911

New Porsche 911 Turbo hybrid spied at the Nurburgring

Development of the first electrified 911 is well underway, with a prototype spied testing at the Nurburgring
26 Jul 2021
New Land Rover Defender V8 2021 review
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Land Rover Defender

New Land Rover Defender V8 2021 review

The new rapid Land Rover Defender V8 flagship dishes up a supercharged soundtrack
20 Jul 2021
New Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 2021 review
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Lamborghini Aventador

New Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 2021 review

Can the track-only Lamborghini Essenza give the departing Aventador a worthy send-off?
20 Jul 2021
Best performance cars 2021
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Best performance cars 2021

We run through the top ten performance cars on sale in the UK right now
20 Jul 2021
New 286bhp Hyundai Kona N on sale now priced from £35,395
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Hyundai Kona

New 286bhp Hyundai Kona N on sale now priced from £35,395

The Korean brand’s first performance SUV has arrived with up to 286bhp, launch control and a 0–62mph time of 5.5 seconds
16 Jul 2021
New Cupra Formentor V1 2021 review
Cupra Formentor V1
Cupra Formentor

New Cupra Formentor V1 2021 review

Is the entry-level Cupra Formentor V1 the pick of this sporty SUV's range?
14 Jul 2021
New Marc Philipp Gemballa Marsien unveiled as 740bhp dune-bashing supercar
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New Marc Philipp Gemballa Marsien unveiled as 740bhp dune-bashing supercar

The Marc Philipp Gemballa Marsien is based on the current-generation Porsche 911 Turbo S, but it has even more power and a host of off-road ready modi…
14 Jul 2021
Hot new Volkswagen ID.4 GTX electric car on sale now from £48,510
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Hot new Volkswagen ID.4 GTX electric car on sale now from £48,510

Volkswagen’s performance-edged ID.4 GTX has a 295bhp four-wheel drive electric powertrain and a maximum range of 301 miles
8 Jul 2021
Performance Car of the Year 2021: Toyota GR Yaris
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Toyota GR Yaris

Performance Car of the Year 2021: Toyota GR Yaris

The Toyota GR Yaris is the 2021 Auto Express Performance Car of the Year, with the Ferrari Roma and Porsche 911 commended
7 Jul 2021
Coupe of the Year 2021: Alpine A110
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Alpine A110

Coupe of the Year 2021: Alpine A110

The Alpine A110 is the 2021 Auto Express Coupe of the Year, with the BMW 4 Series and Porsche 718 Cayman commended
7 Jul 2021
New Volkswagen Arteon R Shooting Brake 2021 review
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Volkswagen Arteon

New Volkswagen Arteon R Shooting Brake 2021 review

Does the new Volkswagen Arteon R Shooting Brake have the performance to match its looks? We find out...
7 Jul 2021
New load-lugging Volkswagen Golf R Estate packs 316bhp
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Volkswagen Golf R

New load-lugging Volkswagen Golf R Estate packs 316bhp

The rapid Mk8 Volkswagen Golf R Estate will hit showrooms this August
6 Jul 2021
New 2021 BMW 2 Series Coupe launched with 369bhp M240i variant
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BMW 2 Series Coupe

New 2021 BMW 2 Series Coupe launched with 369bhp M240i variant

The BMW 2 Series Coupe is aimed at keen drivers – and the line-up includes a four-wheel drive, straight-six-engined M240i model
6 Jul 2021
New 2021 Cupra Leon: prices and specifications
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Cupra Leon

New 2021 Cupra Leon: prices and specifications

The Cupra Leon is available with a plug-in hybrid powertrain or a 296bhp 2.0-litre petrol engine; prices start from £31,555
2 Jul 2021
New Porsche Cayenne Coupe Turbo GT range-topper arrives
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Porsche Cayenne Coupe

New Porsche Cayenne Coupe Turbo GT range-topper arrives

The top-spec Turbo GT comes in Cayenne Coupe form with a 631bhp V8 and plenty of performance tweaks
29 Jun 2021
New 2021 Toyota GR86 to make UK debut at Goodwood
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Toyota GR86

New 2021 Toyota GR86 to make UK debut at Goodwood

Toyota’s new GR86 rear-wheel drive sports car will head up the hill at this year’s Festival of Speed
24 Jun 2021
Fan-designed Ford Puma ST Gold Edition revealed
Fan-designed Ford Puma ST Gold Edition
Ford Puma

Fan-designed Ford Puma ST Gold Edition revealed

Ford unveils a special edition Puma ST, with a black and gold colour scheme chosen by Ford fans over social media
18 Jun 2021
New Mercedes-AMG S 63 spied in minimal camouflage
Mercedes-AMG S 63
Mercedes S-Class

New Mercedes-AMG S 63 spied in minimal camouflage

AMG will soon launch a tuned version of Mercedes’s flagship limousine, probably powered by a 603bhp twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 engine
18 Jun 2021
New Porsche 911 GT3 Touring tones down the styling
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Porsche 911

New Porsche 911 GT3 Touring tones down the styling

The optional Touring package aims to bring a few creature comforts to the track-focused Porsche 911 GT3
15 Jun 2021
Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door coupe gets a facelift for 2021
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Mercedes

Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door coupe gets a facelift for 2021

A small selection of visual and technological updates for the six-cylinder 53 and 43 variants of the AMG GT 4-door have been announced by Mercedes
14 Jun 2021
Prototype electric Maserati GranTurismo spotted ahead of 2022 debut
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Maserati GranTurismo

Prototype electric Maserati GranTurismo spotted ahead of 2022 debut

The new Maserati GranTurismo will make its debut next year with a freshly designed pure-electric powertrain
14 Jun 2021
New Porsche Macan facelift prototype review
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Porsche Macan

New Porsche Macan facelift prototype review

We get behind the wheel of a prototype version of the facelifted Porsche Macan SUV
13 Jun 2021