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Volvo XC90 hands-on: The safest Volvo ever is packed full of tech treats
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Volvo XC90 hands-on: The safest Volvo ever is packed full of tech treats

By 26 August 2014

"This is one of the most important days in our history. We are not just launching a car, but re-launching our brand," says Hakan Samuelsson, President and CEO of Volvo, as the cover is drawn off the new Volvo XC90 at a media launch in Stockholm. The new... >>

How not to drive an F1 car: Hands-on with the £500k Shell Pro Ferrari F1 Simulator
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How not to drive an F1 car: Hands-on with the £500k Shell Pro Ferrari F1 Simulator

By 25 August 2014

As part of a trip to the Belgian Grand Prix with Shell, Pocket-lint was invited to try its hand at driving a Ferrari Formula One car. Luckily for a majority of the people in the vicinity however, this was in a professional simulator rather than the real... >>

Volkswagen Golf R first drive: The best fast Golf ever
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Volkswagen Golf R first drive: The best fast Golf ever

By 25 August 2014

Just how much would you be happy to spend on a Golf? It's an interesting question posed by this, the new hottest (ever) Golf ­- the R - which starts at a few quid under 30-grand in the UK. It's the latest in a long line of uber-fast Golfs, designed to... >>

Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid review
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Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid review

By 18 August 2014

The main issue with buying an electric car - other than the cost of purchase - is range anxiety. The internal combustion age means we don't tend not to plan when it comes to cars. We just jump in and go. Despite the average person only driving 19 miles... >>

McLaren 650S first drive: Brit supercar contrasts comfort with savage performance
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McLaren 650S first drive: Brit supercar contrasts comfort with savage performance

By 12 August 2014

McLaren is riding on a wave right now. Hot on the heels of the £1-million P1 comes this, the McLaren 650S. It's a riposte to those who think of McLarens as a little safe, a little boring, a little lacking in drama compared to the obvious alternative... >>

First drive: BMW X4, the souped up X3
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First drive: BMW X4, the souped up X3

By 24 July 2014

The BMW X4 can be seen in two ways, either as a baby version of the popular X6, or as a souped up version of the company's popular X3 model. For all intents and purposes the best way to look at the X4 is like an X3 plus. The car delivers you a few more... >>

Porsche 911 Targa 4 review: A modernised blast from the past
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Porsche 911 Targa 4 review: A modernised blast from the past

By 23 July 2014

Think of the Targa-topped Porsche 911 and, assuming you were alive, your mind is likely to be transported to times past, a time when men with slick hair shouted into enormous mobile phones about buying low and selling high. But the top is back in the... >>

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron review
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Audi A3 Sportback e-tron review

By 16 July 2014

The electric era is upon us. The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron is the first hybrid car the company has put onto its production line, combining an electronic motor with established 1.4L TFSI petrol hybrid to deliver that Audi Sportback experience but with a... >>

BMW i8: Driving the supercar of the future
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BMW i8: Driving the supercar of the future

By 10 July 2014

Standing in a small car park on the far Western Coast of the Scottish highlands ought to be the last place you'd expect to draw a crowd. But so futuristic is the look of the new BMW i8, especially in Prototonic blue, that right now it's cameraphone central... >>

Citroen C4 Cactus in pictures: The car with air cushions for bumpers
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Citroen C4 Cactus in pictures: The car with air cushions for bumpers

By 26 June 2014

Despite its prickly-sounding name, the Citroen C4 Cactus is anything but. We first saw the Cactus as a concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2013 and things have moved along fast. The road-worthy C4 2014 model, shown here, has bypassed the HybridAir... >>