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Mini Cooper D review (2014)
4.5 stars

Mini Cooper D review (2014)

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The Mini Cooper heralds the arrival of the classic small car in its third-generation release since BMW re-imagined the brand back in 2001. A lucky 13 years on and the Mini Hatch is stronger than ever.That's not down to luck though. It's a car filled to... >>

Hands-on: Mini Cooper S (2014) review

Hands-on: Mini Cooper S (2014) review

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The Mini Cooper is one of those cars that's a timeless classic; a car that, as Brits, we have an inevitable soft spot for. BMW's re-imagining of the Cooper back in 2001 was the right balance of the German brand's know-how without it unhinging that loveable... >>

Mazda Hazumi pictures and eyes-on: Mazda 2 concept car has awesome moniker

Mazda Hazumi pictures and eyes-on: Mazda 2 concept car has awesome moniker

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If there's a prize for car with the coolest name from this year's Geneva Motor Show then we think it would have to go to the Mazda Hazumi concept. Although, really, it's less concept and borderline reality and what you're currently feasting your eyes... >>

Volkswagen T-Roc pictures and eyes-on: The open-top SUV concept

Volkswagen T-Roc pictures and eyes-on: The open-top SUV concept

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Now here's a concept: an open-top SUV. And at the Geneva Motor Show that's exactly what Volkswagen had to show in the shape of the VW T-Roc. It's a crossover car concept that almost out-Jeeps Jeep.Despite what "convertible SUV" might conjure in the mind... >>

Jeep Renegade pictures and eyes-on: Fiat merger brings new 4x4

Jeep Renegade pictures and eyes-on: Fiat merger brings new 4x4

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If you think that the Jeep Renegade looks a little like a Fiat on steroids then you are indeed onto something: because the Renegade is the first Jeep since owner Crysler merged with Fiat at the beginning of this year. It's not actually on steroids, of... >>

Maserati Alfieri Concept pictures and hands-on

Maserati Alfieri Concept pictures and hands-on

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Maserati is 100 years old in 2014. So at this year's Geneva Motor Show the company presented itself with a self-proclaimed birthday present, the Alfieri concept car. Named after one of the original Maserati brothers, the 2+2 coupe concept is, so the company... >>

BMW 2-Series Active Tourer pictures and hands-on

BMW 2-Series Active Tourer pictures and hands-on

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Yes, you are looking at a BMW. A front wheel drive people carrier called the 2-Series Active Tourer. We’ll just leave that to sink in for a minute.The brand that almost entirely defines itself by its rear-wheel drive cars and has the ability to create... >>

Mini Clubman Concept pictures and hands-on

Mini Clubman Concept pictures and hands-on

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We’re not huge fans of the original Mini Clubman. The adverts are cool, the brand heritage is cool, those barn doors on the back are kind of cool too - but the whole bizarre 3-door element just left us cold.That’s all just changed. Because the Mini... >>

Toyota FV2 pictures and eyes-on: Tron-like concept ‘car’ that you won’t be driving in the future

Toyota FV2 pictures and eyes-on: Tron-like concept ‘car’ that you won’t be driving in the future

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You are looking at the Toyota FV2. We know, it’s one of those things that’ll make you cock your head to work out exactly what it is and what's supposed to go where. Originally announced at the Tokyo Motor Show, it’s taken until the 2014 Geneva Motor... >>

Volkswagen Golf GTE pictures and eyes-on: Mean meets green

Volkswagen Golf GTE pictures and eyes-on: Mean meets green

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We first wrote about the VW Golf GTE in late February when the hybrid car was announced. But after seeing it at the Geneva Motor Show it's impressed our retinas enough to feel the need to feature it once again.It's not the first electric car we've seen... >>

Renault Twingo pictures and hands-on

Renault Twingo pictures and hands-on

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Renault started the supermini revolution back in the late 70s with the classic Renault 5. It did it again with the first generation Twingo in the early 90s - a car that never came to the UK. So it's perhaps not the greatest shock to see the company reinventing... >>

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider concept pictures and eyes-on

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider concept pictures and eyes-on

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There was quite the buzz around the Alfa Romeo stand at the Geneva Motor Show. And for good reason: the company was showing off its 4C Spider concept car.This dinky little car weighs under a tonne and despite being a concept looks to pave the way for... >>

Audi TT (2014) pictures and hands-on

Audi TT (2014) pictures and hands-on

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Audi has pulled the covers off the new Audi TT Coupé, refreshing the car's design inside and out. It was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, and we caught up with the new TT at an exclusive preview event at Audi City London.The new Audi, which will be... >>

McLaren 650S pictures and hands-on

McLaren 650S pictures and hands-on

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It's not every day that you get to sit in a supercar. But at the Geneva Motor Show it seems to be the norm. Not that this made sitting in and spending some time with the new McLaren 650S any less special.Based on the McLaren 12C, the 650S is a similar... >>

Dacia Duster review
4.0 stars

Dacia Duster review

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Money. In 2014, it’s still a dirty word to some people. But in the case of the Dacia Duster Ambience dCi 110 4x2 that we’re testing here, money isn’t something you should be ashamed of talking about. Because when it comes to modern cars, you can... >>

Volvo Concept Estate pictures and hands-on

Volvo Concept Estate pictures and hands-on

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Volvo showed its third of three concept cars at the Geneva Motor Show, the Volvo Concept Estate - moving back into the true heartland of the brand. It’s the final concept before the new XC90 arrives at the Paris Motor Show in September.The observant... >>

Lamborghini Huracan pictures and hands-on

Lamborghini Huracan pictures and hands-on

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Blowing into Geneva with a bid to rival the winds coming off Lake Leman, the Lamborghini Huracan stole the show on the first morning of the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.The replacement for the Gallardo won't have the headlines all its own way by the end of... >>

Hands-on: BMW M235i review

Hands-on: BMW M235i review

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If, like us, you’re struggling to keep up with BMW’s numbering system, the skinny on the BMW M235i is that it’s the sleeker, less practical coupe sister to the hatchback M135i we tested (and loved) last year.Like the 435i that’s gone before it,... >>

Ford Focus (2014) and Ford SYNC 2 pictures and hands-on

Ford Focus (2014) and Ford SYNC 2 pictures and hands-on

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Rather than wait until next week's Geneva Motor Show, Ford decided to launch its new 2014 edition of the Ford Focus at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This was partly to make its stand look great and partly to show off the new Ford SYNC 2 in-car infotainment... >>

Lexus IS 300h F Sport Auto review
4.5 stars

Lexus IS 300h F Sport Auto review

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Despite the fact that it is tainted for some by a certain comedy character who resides in Norfolk, it’s a good thing Lexus exists right now. Because since Alfa, Volvo and Saab all but gave up, the IS 300h is about the only genuine alternative to a German... >>

Vauxhall Mokka SE 1.7 CDTi 4x4 review
3.0 stars

Vauxhall Mokka SE 1.7 CDTi 4x4 review

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SUVs. We all love to hate them. Or do until we grow up, have a couple of kids or move to somewhere slightly suburban where driving up a farm track or dodgy side road isn't the same as in a city car. It's then that cars such as the 4x4 Vauxhall Mokka seem... >>

Audi A3 Saloon review
4.5 stars

Audi A3 Saloon review

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There aren't many small saloons on the roads, but the Audi A3 Saloon - or Sedan if you're from the US - is looking to swell those numbers. Judging by the mass of BMW 1-Series Coupes, which is soon to be 2-Series Coupes, that we've seen on the roads recently... >>

Kia Pro_Cee'd GT review
3.0 stars

Kia Pro_Cee'd GT review

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In the car world 2013 was very much the year of the hot hatch, or GTi if you're of a particularly VW persuasion. Every manufacturer had a go at turning the regular family shopping car into a fire-breathing road eater last year, the latest example being... >>

Kia GT4 Stinger Concept: Korean manufacturer shows off GT muscle

Kia GT4 Stinger Concept: Korean manufacturer shows off GT muscle

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Don’t be confused by the name. The GT4 in the Kia Stinger Concept’s name doesn’t mean the company is two generations out of step with other manufacturers producing cars specifically for a certain PlayStation racing game (non-gamers you'll see what... >>

Toyota FT-1: Gran Turismo 6 concept car makes real-word appearance at Detroit show

Toyota FT-1: Gran Turismo 6 concept car makes real-word appearance at Detroit show

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As concept cars go, the Toyota FT-1 concept made a good case for star of the show at the Detroit Motor Show 2014. And if you’re gutted that you never actually get to go up close and personal with these types of concepts, then here's a little treat -... >>

BMW M3 & M4 (2014) pictures and hands-on

BMW M3 & M4 (2014) pictures and hands-on

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Muscle cars, performance cars and anything sporty was back with a bang at the Detroit Motor Show in 2014. And if you’re looking for the personification of that statement, you needed to look no further than the BMW stand, where the new M4 coupe, resplendent... >>

Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept pictures and hands-on

Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept pictures and hands-on

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Let's forget for a moment about the stupid long-winded name, and call this car what it is: the next Audi TT. "Say what?," we hear you ask? And you’d have a point. It’s not quite the next TT. We’re not expecting the next TT to have a high ride height,... >>

Mercedes C-Class (2014) pictures and hands-on

Mercedes C-Class (2014) pictures and hands-on

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Unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show 2014, the new Mercedes C-Class looks as though it's about to shake up the small executive car segment. Or is it now know as the upper-medium segment? Either way, to cut to the chase, this Merc's glorious interior knocks... >>

Hands-on: Jaguar XFR-S first drive

Hands-on: Jaguar XFR-S first drive

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Fancy starting 2014 with a bang? Then you could do worse than get yoursel a seat in a Jaguar XF-RS, one of the most insane models the company has created.When we say "bang", we mean metaphorically of course, although the first time you gun the starter... >>

Hands-on: Audi Smart Display 10.2-inch tablet to control your radio from the backseat (video)

Hands-on: Audi Smart Display 10.2-inch tablet to control your radio from the backseat (video)

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German car maker Audi has debuted its 10.2-inch Smart Display tablet at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, which it hopes will lead to a better in-car experience.It connects to an Audi via Wi-Fi, letting passengers in both the front and back seats control the car's... >>

Hands-on: Rara music streaming in BMW 4 Series Coupé review

Hands-on: Rara music streaming in BMW 4 Series Coupé review

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Car manufacturers are increasingly looking to offer connected services to drivers. Those used to having everything at their fingertips on their smartphone can now find that the car is just as connected a place.Cars have long been offering online services... >>

Hands-on: Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid first drive

Hands-on: Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid first drive

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We didn't have very long with the Porsche Panamera, but we thought it was worth some hands-on love, because it's a very special car. We've spent time with the diesel previously, and really liked it and the truth is, the Panamera is a bit weird to initially... >>

Hands on: Audi A1 Sportback review

Hands on: Audi A1 Sportback review

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The Audi A1 is the baby of the Audi family with its cutesy hatchback styling setting it apart from the larger and more serious-looking Audi A3. It shares similar front styling to its larger brother, giving it a slightly aggressive look from the front,... >>

Renault Clio RenaultSport 200 Turbo EDC Lux review
4.0 stars

Renault Clio RenaultSport 200 Turbo EDC Lux review

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Pocket-lint is quite fond of the RenaultSport Clio. In fact, we’ve owned two of the previous versions, one of which is still in our possession.But we come to the new 200 Turbo Clio - or 200T as we refer to it - with some trepidation. Taking it out for... >>