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Jeep Renegade 2015 first drive: Compact SUV with big potential
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Jeep Renegade 2015 first drive: Compact SUV with big potential

By 18 March 2015

When you hear the name Jeep you probably imagine a beach buggy blasting through the Californian sea-kissed sands. That's what this company was built on. But after being bought by Fiat the likes of the 2015 Jeep Renegade are redefining how we see Jeep.... >>

Audi A6 Avant (2015) first drive: Home from stately home
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Audi A6 Avant (2015) first drive: Home from stately home

By 9 March 2015

The Audi A6 Avant, or estate for those not conversant with Audi parlance, has seen a minor revision for 2015. It remains one of the obvious models of estate envy on the road, offering plenty of space and comfort over and above the popular A4 Avant. ... >>

Toyota i-Road: The electronic Boris bike of the future?
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Toyota i-Road: The electronic Boris bike of the future?

By 6 March 2015

Transport is changing. Emissions caps are tightening, owning a car in the big city is increasingly prohibitive, and commuters are ever mindful of electronic or hybrid options as alternative ways to get around – often proving both cheaper and faster.... >>

Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept: Old and new collide in explosive design
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Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept: Old and new collide in explosive design

By 6 March 2015

The Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept was our favourite car of the Geneva show. We know what you're thinking: yet another super/luxury performance car? Well, Geneva was littered with the things – performance and big money dominated the show. Once you've... >>

McLaren 675LT: British beauty with added sting in the tail (hands-on)
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McLaren 675LT: British beauty with added sting in the tail (hands-on)

By 6 March 2015

This is the McLaren 675LT – which stands for long tail. We don't normally make a point of covering cars that are facelift versions, or new variations in a series, but given how good-looking this McLaren is we had to make an exception. A quick recap... >>

Audi R8 (2015): Tech-tastic treat or 'difficult second album' moment for flagship model? (hands-on)
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Audi R8 (2015): Tech-tastic treat or 'difficult second album' moment for flagship model? (hands-on)

By 5 March 2015

Audi is now well into the stride of a massive new model offensive. At the Detroit Motor Show back in January we got its flagship SUV, the Q7, while here at the Geneva Motor Show the company has launched the next-generation R8. Come September at the Frankfurt... >>

Ferrari 488 GTB: £200K turbo-charged supercar superstar (hands-on)
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Ferrari 488 GTB: £200K turbo-charged supercar superstar (hands-on)

By 5 March 2015

This is the Ferrari 488 GTB, the company's mid-engine supercar, which replaces the 458 Italia. Launched at the Geneva Motor Show, the 488 features an evolutionary design but is revolutionary in other areas such as its engine. Most notably, this is one... >>

Smart ForTwo first drive: Three generations in, it's smarter than ever
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Smart ForTwo first drive: Three generations in, it's smarter than ever

By 26 February 2015

When the original Smart launched in 1998, it felt like a momentous occasion in the car world. For perhaps the first time since the original Mini or Fiat 500, here was a car that was genuinely small, ingeniously packaged and seriously useful in a city.... >>

Maserati Ghibli S review: Representing a centenary of specialness
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Maserati Ghibli S review: Representing a centenary of specialness

By 18 February 2015

Mas-er-ati. Say it slowly and one of the most beautiful and evocative names in the automotive world sounds even more special. What is it about Italian words? They're enough to make the average Brit go weak at the knees. Maserati has ambitious new plans... >>

Volkswagen Passat (2015) first drive: Shedding its dull image
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Volkswagen Passat (2015) first drive: Shedding its dull image

By 12 February 2015

Ask any automotive enthusiast to name a dull car, and there's a fair chance they might name the Passat. But Volkswagen has sold 22 million of the things since 1973, so clearly the gear-heads are missing something. For 2015, there's a new Passat to tempt... >>