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Ford Fiesta ST3 (2014): First drive in peppy new 1.6L turbo

Ford Fiesta ST3 (2014): First drive in peppy new 1.6L turbo

By 26 June 2014

It's one thing taking a look at the new Ford Fiesta ST3. It's another thing entirely to lob it round the Goodwood Hillclimb circuit at this year's Festival of Speed. Which is exactly what we did, and what a thrill this 1.6-litre turbo-charged beast is... >>

Jaguar C-X17 in pictures: Jag's 4x4 crossover concept shows face at Goodwood festival

Jaguar C-X17 in pictures: Jag's 4x4 crossover concept shows face at Goodwood festival

By 26 June 2014

It's not the first time we've seen the Jaguar C-X17 concept 4x4 Sport SUV, but it is the first time we've seen it appear in a red coat of paint and one step closer to its 2016 anticipated release date. Measuring 4.72m long and at 1.96m wide the crossover... >>

Real FX tabletop racing with AI is like Anki Drive without the need for an iPhone

Real FX tabletop racing with AI is like Anki Drive without the need for an iPhone

By 26 June 2014

Artificially Intelligent cars that race you around the track in Anki Drive are great, but for those without an iPhone to control them there have been few options. Now Real FX is aiming to bring AI real world racing without the need for a mobile. Many... >>

BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé: First drive in a more practical 4 Series

BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé: First drive in a more practical 4 Series

By 26 June 2014

The Gran Coupé is the third model in the 4 Series family. We've previously driven, and loved, the regular BMW 4-Series Coupé and the BMW 4-Series Convertible models, so we had high expectations for the Gran Coupé. And it delivered. Slipping into... >>

Android Auto takes on Apple CarPlay: Here's everything you need to know

Android Auto takes on Apple CarPlay: Here's everything you need to know

By 25 June 2014

Google isn't going to let Apple steal your attention, not even for one second. So it has just outlined a new plan of attack that aims to keep you tied to Android, even from behind the wheel. Patrick Brady, the Director of Engineering at Android, announced... >>

Cruise could turn any car into an automated driverless vehicle next year for £6000

Cruise could turn any car into an automated driverless vehicle next year for £6000

By 24 June 2014

Driverless cars are nearly here and Cruise, a San Francisco start-up, wants to make sure Google doesn't control the market. Cruise can already be added to an Audi, for £6000, to make it driverless – and it wants to work on all cars soon. Cruise uses... >>

Want to see Volvo's new performance car? Check out the limited edition Volvo V60 Polestar in our first drive

Want to see Volvo's new performance car? Check out the limited edition Volvo V60 Polestar in our first drive

By 19 June 2014

Set up a few years back, Polestar is a company all about high performance cars. To date it's created a number of one-off, very high-performance Volvos, one of which made a cameo appearance on Top Gear. That was the tipping point: since then there has... >>

Boris Johnson: London's already got driverless cars...

Boris Johnson: London's already got driverless cars...

By 16 June 2014

London Technology Week has kicked off with a bang with London Mayor Boris Johnson and former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg competing to build a brand new computer designed for kids. The event, in which the American's won, started off London Technology... >>

Electric car, with light aluminium-air battery, travels 1,100 miles on a single charge, take note Tesla

Electric car, with light aluminium-air battery, travels 1,100 miles on a single charge, take note Tesla

By 16 June 2014

An electric car has been tested that managed a huge 1,100 mile range on a single charge. A massive jump from current electric cars like the Tesla Model S which tops out at around 300 miles. The secret to this super range is a type of battery technology... >>

Nissan X-Trail review (2014)
3.5 out of 5

Nissan X-Trail review (2014)

By 13 June 2014

It's rare we would ever call an SUV sexy, and while the 2014 Nissan X-Trail doesn't quite acquire that label it's a darn sight prettier than its predecessors. In many respects the X-Trail looks like the plumper sibling of the Nissan Qashqai, a car that... >>


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