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  • Lotus Evora Sports Racer review
    Cars 4.5 out of 5

    Lotus Evora Sports Racer review

    By 18 March 2013

    The Lotus Evora is a really important car for the British performance brand. Unlike the Elise of Exige, it is designed to sway those who would be considering something like a Cayman S over to the Lotus way of doing things. Here is a sports car that you...

  • All-new Range Rover Sport confirmed, details coming 26 March
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    All-new Range Rover Sport confirmed, details coming 26 March

    By 15 March 2013

    Land Rover has confirmed that it will be launching an all-new Range Rover Sport on 26 March in New York. Although the company gives little away in making the announcement, the accompanying teaser video says there will be an "All-new Range Rover Sport",...

  • Tesla Model X sedan production delayed until 2014
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    Tesla Model X sedan production delayed until 2014

    By 11 March 2013

    Tesla's Model X production has been delayed until 2014, pushing back the ultra-sharp sedan from its original 2013 timeframe. The company's reasoning is to focus on its Model S sportscar, which has been landing in customers' driveways this year. The news,...

  • Audi TT 2.0 TFSI S tronic review
    Cars 4.5 out of 5

    Audi TT 2.0 TFSI S tronic review

    By 11 March 2013

    The Audi TT has something of an image problem. The original, with its curvaceous arches and bubbly behind, quickly became stereotyped and although this model, the second-edition TT is much more aggressive in design, much of that stigma still exists. When...

  • Vauxhall Adam Siri edition, the first Apple iCar?
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    Vauxhall Adam Siri edition, the first Apple iCar?

    By 11 March 2013

    Vauxhall's Adam range is about to get the mother of all special editions, in the form of the Vauxhall Adam Siri. The car is colour-matched with the iPhone, shipping in white or black, and features brushed-aluminium detailing in a clever nod to Apple's...

  • Alfa Romeo premieres two-seater 4C at Geneva Motorshow, F1-style tech in £50k road car
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    Alfa Romeo premieres two-seater 4C at Geneva Motorshow, F1-style tech in £50k road car

    By 11 March 2013

    Alfa Romeo has come good on its promise to deliver a sporty two-seater, rolling out the 4C at the Geneva motorshow. Designed to tempt the potential Cayman and Lotus owners of this world, the 4C goes for that classic lightweight and high-power combination....

  • Volkswagen XL1 pictures and hands-on
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    Volkswagen XL1 pictures and hands-on

    By 8 March 2013

    And now for something completely different. Having brought you the skinny on the supercar wars going on between Ferrari, Lamborghini and McLaren - with a not exactly attainable Rolls Royce thrown in for good measure - we’ve saved the best thing from...

  • Rolls-Royce Wraith pictures and hands-on
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    Rolls-Royce Wraith pictures and hands-on

    By 8 March 2013

    It’s not every day a new Rolls-Royce comes along, so we stood expectantly with the crowds to watch the Goodwood-based company’s latest car being unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. Said to be built "in the spirit of the company founders’ historic...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Autotrader review (Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Autotrader review (Android)

    By 7 March 2013

    There are two uses for Autotrader's Android app; The first is to find a new car to buy and this is both useful and worthy. The second is for looking at pictures of cars that you'll never in a month of Sundays be able to afford. This is pointless, and...

  • McLaren P1 pictures and hands-on
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    McLaren P1 pictures and hands-on

    By 6 March 2013

    Here at Pocket-Lint, we’ll only bring you content and reviews on stuff that we’ve spent time with. So although the McLaren P1 concept was "unveiled" last September in Paris, we’ve waited until now to bring you details because back then it was an...

  • Rolls-Royce announces the Wraith with Satellite Aided Transmission
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    Rolls-Royce announces the Wraith with Satellite Aided Transmission

    By 6 March 2013

    Rolls-Royce has debuted its most powerful car yet, the Wraith, which can reach 0-60mph in 4.4 seconds, but for us tech heads also features the company's new Satellite Aided Transmission - a first for the industry. The body of the car is what you'd expect...

  • Ferrari LaFerrari pictures and eyes-on
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    Ferrari LaFerrari pictures and eyes-on

    By 6 March 2013

    The Ferrari LaFerrari, what do we know of this, Ferrari’s flagship hypercar – successor to the 2005 Enzo and before that the legendary F50 and F40? Well for starters, we can tell you that it’s absolutely huge. It might be low, but while McLaren’s...

  • Lamborghini Veneno pictures and eyes-on
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    Lamborghini Veneno pictures and eyes-on

    By 6 March 2013

    Lamborghini has always had an amusing relationship with Ferrari. It was set up by a man who built tractors because he got annoyed with old-man Ferrari’s less than bothered attitude towards fixing his personal Ferrari when it broke. And ever since, the...

  • TomTom powering in-dash navigation for Fiat, debuts on Fiat 500L
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    TomTom powering in-dash navigation for Fiat, debuts on Fiat 500L

    By 5 March 2013

    TomTom has announced that it will be powering the next in-dash navigation solution for Fiat, with the quirky Fiat 500L being the first car to get the new navigation solution. Announced at the Geneva Motor Show, TomTom will be incorporated into the 5-inch...

  • Land Rover Electric Defender Research Vehicle unveiled at Geneva Motor Show
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    Land Rover Electric Defender Research Vehicle unveiled at Geneva Motor Show

    By 1 March 2013

    Land Rover has lifted the lid on seven new Electric Defender models ahead of next week's Geneva Motor Show. Keeping the same touch Defender body and properties, the diesel engine and gearbox have been replaced by a 70kW (94bhp), 330Nm electric motor...

  • Nissan Juke Acenta Premium 1.6L  review
    Cars 3.5 out of 5

    Nissan Juke Acenta Premium 1.6L review

    By 1 March 2013

    The Nissan Juke Acenta is, well, it's rather hard to describe without diving into a whole stock of synonyms for "unusual". Yes it has four wheels and vaguely resembles a five-door hatchback car-meets-SUV, but it's an unconventional design to say the least....

  • Spotify in Ford EcoSport: The first listen
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    Spotify in Ford EcoSport: The first listen

    By 27 February 2013

    Spotify has announced that it will be joining Ford's Sync AppLink service in Europe when the new EcoSport comes out later this year. We jumped in the yet to be released car at Mobile World Congress to see how you'll be able to listen to your favourite...

  • Ford bringing in-car Spotify to Europe
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    Ford bringing in-car Spotify to Europe

    By 25 February 2013

    Ford has teamed up with Spotify to bring the music-streaming service to its Ford Sync AppLink cars in Europe in the very near future. The all-new EcoSport in Europe will be among the first vehicles in Europe to offer the Ford SYNC AppLink system when...

  • CoPilot navigates to Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8
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    CoPilot navigates to Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

    By 24 February 2013

    CoPilot is making a return to Microsoft’s latest platform with the confirmation from ALK Technologies that it will be available in summer 2013 on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 devices. CoPilot will offer a full navigation experience for Windows users,...

  • Touchscreen heads-up displays to be standard in most cars by 2014, starting with Jaguar Land Rover
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    Touchscreen heads-up displays to be standard in most cars by 2014, starting with Jaguar Land Rover

    By 15 February 2013

    Most cars will have a touchscreen interactive heads-up display in them that can easily connect and share information from the driver's phone, by the end of 2014. That's the futuristic vision according to RealVNC, a British company which has just signed...

  • NASCAR: What it's like to race a stock car
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    NASCAR: What it's like to race a stock car

    By 4 February 2013

    As "tea-with-milk" kind of Brits, the opportunity to sit behind the wheel of a souped-up Dodge Charger NASCAR entry - the triple espresso Americano-style epitome of American racing - isn't something our island-born brains ever conceived would be a reality....

  • Citroen DS4 DSport HDi 160 6-speed Auto pictures and hands-on
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    Citroen DS4 DSport HDi 160 6-speed Auto pictures and hands-on

    By 31 January 2013

    Citroën has introduced a new option for the DS4 and that's a 6-speed automatic paired with the 160bhp turbo diesel. Here it's residing in the DSport version of this hulking hatchback, which we had the chance to take for a test drive. When we reviewed...

  • Caterham Supersport R review
    Cars 4.5 out of 5

    Caterham Supersport R review

    By 30 January 2013

    You would think reviewing a Caterham would be easy. Put foot to floor, world melts, smile appears on face. That sort of thing. But there is so much more to a Caterham than excitement. This is a car that your life revolves around. Get out of it and you...

  • Tackling a Land Rover Experience day with the all-new Range Rover
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    Tackling a Land Rover Experience day with the all-new Range Rover

    By 30 January 2013

    The first time Pocket-lint jumped into the new fourth-generation Range Rover was in Morocco. The weather was hot, the terrain soft and fast, but the relevance to a UK driver virtually nil. While it showed us what the "all-new" Range Rover could achieve,...

  • Citroën DS3 Cabrio pictures and hands-on
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    Citroën DS3 Cabrio pictures and hands-on

    By 29 January 2013

    The Citroën DS3 is a car that turns heads. The compact hatch brings dramatic design to Citroën's line, with the company shifting more than 200,000 DS3 models since the launch in March 2010. The latest addition to the range, announced at the Paris Motor...