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Lamborghini Urus concept pictures and hands-on

Lamborghini Urus concept pictures and hands-on

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One car’s name was on everyone’s lips at the Beijing motor show this week: the Lamborghini Urus. That Lamborghini’s been thinking about making an SUV is one of motoring’s worst-kept secrets. Lambo has seen sales go crazy in China and other parts... >>

Skoda Yeti Elegance 1.8 TSi 4x4
4.5 stars

Skoda Yeti Elegance 1.8 TSi 4x4

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Let’s get the disappointment out of the way now. After last week’s review of the Beetle where we tried - and failed - not to mention Herbie, this week’s review of the Skoda Yeti will contain no references to abominable snowmen or monstrous Himalayan... >>

Volkswagen Beetle Design 1.2TSi DSG
3.0 stars

Volkswagen Beetle Design 1.2TSi DSG

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Remember the Nineties? Car Design went through a retro phase, car-makers creating modern versions of icons from the Fifties and Sixties. Ford redid the Thunderbird, there was the new Mini, of course, but the car which started the craze was the Beetle.... >>

VW up! pictures and hands-on

VW up! pictures and hands-on

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The VW group is on a mission to become the biggest car company in the world. And key to world domination (insert evil laugh noise here) is having a competitive small car in your line up.Remember the Lupo the company made in the Nineties? Well, chop the... >>

Peugeot 208 pictures and hands-on

Peugeot 208 pictures and hands-on

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So, you’re in the market for a small car. You want to stand out a bit and show the world you’ve not given up and gone for the default option. After dismissing the Japanese as too old fashioned, the Fiesta as too try-hard and the Polo too dull, you... >>

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta pictures and hands-on

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta pictures and hands-on

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In the real world the last day or so has all been about the new iPad. But over in fantasyland, we got our hands on the new Ferrari F12 Berlinetta. It was a hard job, but someone had to do it.This is Ferrari’s new flagship, replacing the 599. It’s... >>

Ford Evos Concept car: more details, more pictures

Ford Evos Concept car: more details, more pictures

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Ford took the time at Mobile World Congress 2012 to tell us a little more about its cloud-connected car concept called the Ford Evos which was first unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2011. And Pocket-lint took the time to take a few more... >>

Renault Fluence Z.E. pictures and hands-on

Renault Fluence Z.E. pictures and hands-on

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Renault has bet big on electric cars. Bigger than any other car company in fact - and by 2013 it’ll have four of them for sale in the form of the recently launched Kangoo Z.E. Van, Twizy scooter/car hybrid, Clio-sized Zoe and this, the Fluence Z.E.... >>

RenaultSport Clio 200 Raider pictures and hands-on

RenaultSport Clio 200 Raider pictures and hands-on

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Over the past decade-and-a-bit, Renault’s performance division, RenaultSport, has given us a string of hotted-up Clios and Meganes, providing those of us with petrol in our veins an accessible way into fast, front-wheel drive cars - ones that seemed... >>

Jaguar XKR-S convertible
4.0 stars

Jaguar XKR-S convertible

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When the Jaguar XKR-S coupe emerged last year, it proved to be the the company’s fastest, most powerful mass produced vehicle ever. It was undoubtedly brilliant, but to sun-worshipping petrol-heads it was horribly flawed in one respect - it had a roof.... >>

Ford B-Max and Made in Chelsea's Cheska Hull pictures and hands-on

Ford B-Max and Made in Chelsea's Cheska Hull pictures and hands-on

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Ford has unleashed its latest take on the small car, the Ford B-Max, with a little help from Made in Chelsea star Cheska Hull at a preview event in London today.The car is said by Ford to be stuffed to the gunnels with safety technology and gadgets of... >>

Fiat 500 TwinAir Plus
4.0 stars

Fiat 500 TwinAir Plus

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We try not to get too hung up with engine size, the torque curve, 0-60 times and the like here at Pocket-lint. But for this Fiat 500 TwinAir review, forgive us if we make an exception to our own rule. Why? We hear you ask. Well, this 500’s only got... >>

Citroën Lacoste concept pictures and video

Citroën Lacoste concept pictures and video

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Like so many concept cars, you're not going to see this Lacoste tie-in rolling down your local high street any time soon. Really, this car is designed to inspire the people who are responsible for the Citroëns you will buy, to keep them fresh and to... >>

Cadillac ATS pictures and hands-on

Cadillac ATS pictures and hands-on

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A Cadillac on Pocket-Lint? Half the team has gone to Detroit and Las Vegas this week, so we figured you'd forgive us if we indulged our inner American, donned a Stetson and put some country and Western on the stereo. But it's just that kind of cheesy,... >>

Toyota NS4 pictures and hands-on

Toyota NS4 pictures and hands-on

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With the influx of electric cars, the Toyota and Lexus environmentally-friendly image halo - built up thanks to its leadership in hybrid cars - is under threat. So it’s no surprise to see this "NS4" concept appear in Detroit, and be badged with some... >>

Audi A3 interior pictures and hands-on

Audi A3 interior pictures and hands-on

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It tells you everything you need to know about where the car industry is at, that Audi chose to show its new A3 interior here in CES, rather than at Detroit earlier in the week.And, in a word, it is stunning. It’s easy to get caught up in the moment,... >>

Range Rover Evoque Coupe Prestige SD4
4.5 stars

Range Rover Evoque Coupe Prestige SD4

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Our time with the Range Rover Evoque on the UK launch in Scotland gave us the impression that it is quite a special car. But many cars that impress in isolation lose their shine when subjected to the mundane chores of everyday family life.This is, without... >>

Jaguar XF 2.2D Premium Luxury
3.5 stars

Jaguar XF 2.2D Premium Luxury

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For many people, the idea of driving a Jaguar - as opposed to the alternatives from BMW, Audi and Mercedes - is very appealing indeed.Jaguars are supposed to stir the soul. But since Jag launched the XF back in 2006, fewer have made it onto our roads... >>

Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet TSI DSG
4.5 stars

Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet TSI DSG

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November might seem an odd month to review a convertible. But having served up one of the dullest summers ever, the good old British weather decided it was time for one of the warmest Octobers on record. As we write, this shows little sign of changing.So,... >>

Magellan Premium Car Kit for iPhone pictures and hands-on

Magellan Premium Car Kit for iPhone pictures and hands-on

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Why take two bottles into your car? Or something like that. That's kind of the thinking (albeit with less bottles) behind the Magellan Premium Car Kit for iPhone and iPod touch, which aims to do away with your satnav system and let you rely on your iDevice... >>

Toyota Yaris 1.33 T Spirit 5 door
3.0 stars

Toyota Yaris 1.33 T Spirit 5 door

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Motoring reviews, or rather the people who write them, have a penchant for favouring cars that are powerful and fun to drive down a twisting B-road. But let’s face facts. Most people don’t care about driving like that, and when it comes to shelling... >>

Range Rover Evoque pictures and hands-on

Range Rover Evoque pictures and hands-on

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If you’ve not heard about the Range Rover Evoque before now, you’ve clearly been living under a rock for the past few weeks. In car-world terms, the media storm around the Evoque has been similar to the kind the guys in Cupertino create every time... >>

Citroen DS4 DStyle HDi 160
3.5 stars

Citroen DS4 DStyle HDi 160

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Bling. Unless you’ve been watching lots of Jay-Z videos on MTV recently, it's probably not the first thing you think about when it comes to cars. But we reckon Citroen’s DS4 is one of the first cars to truly embrace bling and Citroen’s hoping that... >>

Pioneer AR Head Up Display pictures and hands-on

Pioneer AR Head Up Display pictures and hands-on

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The cars set up by Pioneer to show off its AR Head Up Display over in Tokyo at CEATEC may have been a bit basic, but there was nothing straightforward about the augmented reality navigation systems onboard.The Pioneer AR HUD, Pocket-lint was told by a... >>

Ford Evos Concept pictures and hands-on

Ford Evos Concept pictures and hands-on

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Let's get one thing straight: this isn't the new Capri, and if you mention that word to anyone at Ford... well, let's just say we warned you. The front face of the Evos is the new Mondeo according to Ford's design team, however. And looking at it, you'd... >>

VW Nils Concept pictures and hands-on

VW Nils Concept pictures and hands-on

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The 2011 Frankfurt motor show's theme was clear to see: urban mobility. And while Audi and Opel brought very cool and interesting sub-car concepts, the one that deserves your greatest attention is the VW Nils.Why? Because this isn't concept car hocus-pocus.... >>

Lightning GT pictures and hands-on

Lightning GT pictures and hands-on

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This has to be one of the most hotly anticipated cars for a long time. While excitement about the Tesla was feverish, there seems to be just as much enthusiasm around the Lightning GT. You can see why when you look at it though. Its nose has the style... >>

Vauxhall Ampera pictures and hands-on

Vauxhall Ampera pictures and hands-on

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Last week, Pocket-lint got its hands on the very first Vauxhall Ampera to hit UK shores. This is not the finished car, but it's pretty close to it. Aside from having its steering wheel on the wrong side, it gives a very complete feel for how the UK model... >>

Kia GT Concept pictures and hands-on, with video

Kia GT Concept pictures and hands-on, with video

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Still think Kia is a value brand you buy just for its long warranty? Think again, that time has long gone.Kia now has some of the most impressive production car designs on the road (thanks to former Audi design boss, Peter Schreyer for that) and at this... >>

Mercedes-Benz F125 Concept pictures and hands-on, with video

Mercedes-Benz F125 Concept pictures and hands-on, with video

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The F125 (so named because Mercedes is 125 years old this year) is a riotous celebration of the latest display technologies. Not content with connecting the car to the cloud, meaning that you can either send or grab your personal content on the move,... >>

Volvo C30 DRIVe
3.0 stars

Volvo C30 DRIVe

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The age of austerity. Don’t you hate that phrase? But car companies aren’t stupid, and it’s no coincidence that, as fuel prices and the cost of driving in general has rocketed, brands like Volvo have introduced green sub-brands like “DRIVe”... >>

Peugeot EX1 hands-on

Peugeot EX1 hands-on

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6am Saturday. Not a time I’m familiar with. Yet here I am, speeding towards Goodwood, as I’ve a date with a rather special car. Three hours later, and it’s clear the car hasn’t read the script. I’m in the passenger seat of Peugeot’s EX1 concept... >>

Citroën Survolt hands on at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Citroën Survolt hands on at Goodwood Festival of Speed

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"Gentleman, start your engines," said the race marshal at the bottom of Goodwood hill - the 1.16-mile long track which has been raced on by anyone who's anyone in the world of motorsport.Trouble is, the car the Pocket-lint - the Citroën Survolt -  was... >>

Piaggio MP3 Yourban LT hands-on

Piaggio MP3 Yourban LT hands-on

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It wasn’t the informative briefing from Piaggio, or the video accompanying it, that made us realise the Yourban LT was ultra hip. It was the reaction of people when we stopped in Battersea Park.“These three-wheel scooters are so cool”, was overheard... >>

MyFord Touch TeleNav satnav system hands-on

MyFord Touch TeleNav satnav system hands-on

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Although the TeleNav satellite navigation system that ties in with Ford's MyFord Touch technology has been around since the end of last year in the States, it's going to accompany the in-car tech when it arrives in the UK in 2012 (around summer). So,... >>

Smart ForspeED electric concept hands-on

Smart ForspeED electric concept hands-on

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Okay, so it’s a concept, but by wow is it a sexy one. You’re looking at the Smart ForSpeED (yeah, we know) concept car by Smart to show just what an electric vehicle could look like in the future.Pretty looks aside, the car can do 37mph in 5.5 seconds... >>

Ford SYNC with MyFord Touch hands-on

Ford SYNC with MyFord Touch hands-on

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The award winning Ford SYNC voice controlled, in-car entertainment, mapping and mobile connectivity system is coming to Europe from 2012. With Ford aiming this squarely at the mass market, it's the Ford Focus that's been chosen as the flagship vehicle... >>

Honda CR-Z GT 1.5 i-VTEC IMA Hybrid
4.0 stars

Honda CR-Z GT 1.5 i-VTEC IMA Hybrid

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Hybrid car terminology can be baffling. Apparently over 60 per cent of consumers in the US think that you have to plug-in a Prius to charge it up - which isn’t really as snigger-worthy as it sounds - given that hybrid cars are part-powered by an electric... >>

Lexus CT200h SE-I
3.0 stars

Lexus CT200h SE-I

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By 2015, Lexus is aiming to be the first wholly “hybrid” car brand. Bar the odd excursion into exotics, like its supercar LFA - which will remain powered by internal combustion alone - in the mainstream line up, you won’t be able to buy a car from... >>

Mini Cooper D (2011)
4.0 stars

Mini Cooper D (2011)

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Clearly, the box marked “new ideas” is empty in the Munich studio where Minis are designed, because this latest redesign is real blink-and-you’ll-miss-it-stuff. This car is, to the untrained eye, almost identical looking to the first generation... >>

2011 Ford Focus hands-on

2011 Ford Focus hands-on

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Is the new Ford Focus the most important car of 2011? If you’re one of those people who contributed to the statistic that - on average - means someone in the UK buys a Focus every 7 seconds, you might think so. First the good news. The new Focus is... >>

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 2011 F1 car eyes-on

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 2011 F1 car eyes-on

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Vodafone and McLaren Mercedes have unveiled the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 F1 car at the Sony Centre in Berlin. And Pocket-lint was in amongst the pack to swoop in and grab a bevy of shots of the new racer ahead of the 2011 Formula One season.In... >>

Chevrolet Volt hands-on

Chevrolet Volt hands-on

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Talk about electric cars today repeatedly boils down to one issue: range. Regardless of the fact that the average person drives just 19 miles each day, today’s electric car’s 100 mile range means that sooner or later, driving an electric car is going... >>

Volvo S60 R-Design (2011) hands-on

Volvo S60 R-Design (2011) hands-on

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The Volvo S60 R-Design offers a new level of trim on Volvo’s popular saloon, bringing a sporty edge to a car loaded with safety tech.Encompassing a number of cosmetic and performance alterations, the S60 R-Design has a more aggressive look, with a redesigned... >>

Volvo V60 R-Design (2011) hands-on

Volvo V60 R-Design (2011) hands-on

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The Volvo V60 R-Design brings a new sporty level of trim to technical safety wizardry, leading to an edgier more exciting line-up of cars for 2011. We jumped behind the wheel of the new T3 model - with Volvo’s new 1.6 GTDi engine - and took it for a... >>

Jaguar XJ
4.0 stars

Jaguar XJ

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So you've got to the top of the pile, but you are still having to do plenty of driving. In steps the Jaguar XJ - £65,000 worth of motor car complete with enough toys to keep any CEO or Chairman happy. Of course if you've really made it, and we mean... >>