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How would you feel about buying one of 500 exclusive McLaren LTs, then find out over 1000 have reached production?

by Matt Prior
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The launch of the Skoda Kodiaq could propel its maker into the big time

by Jim Holder
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Audi A4 virtual training car

Taking aim at virtual reality pedestrians in a very real Audi A4

Autocar tries Audi’s cutting-edge virtual reality technology, which it's using to teach its dealers about the effectiveness of its cars’ safety features

by Matt Burt
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Industry
Volvo autonomous car

How would you solve the autonomous car problem?

Self-driving cars will be on our streets within the next decade, but how will they cope with a life-threatening decision? Here's a scenario to get you thinking

by Darren Moss
31 August 2016
New cars
Older cars' chassis rigidity may not be what it used to be

Opinion: Do old cars match the driving experience of new cars?

There are reasons older cars can be great, but can they rival their more modern counterparts?

by Matt Prior
26 August 2016
Industry
Ford Fiesta ST200

The hot hatch is dead. Long live the hot hatch

Today’s breed of hot hatches might be a far cry from the original formula, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing

by Sam Sheehan
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Anything goes
The Volvo S90, with its 2.0 D4 diesel, failed to better 40mpg
The Volvo S90, with its 2.0 D4 diesel, failed to better 40mpg

Opinion: Why engine downsizing doesn't always work

It's a well-known fact that car makers optimise their cars for MPG tests, but how different really are the official figures and their real-world economy figures?

by Matt Prior
19 August 2016
Industry
Skoda Superb Estate

Settling a Sanremo Rally score in a Skoda Superb

Egged on by the legendary Markku Alén, I’ve finally explored some of rallying’s most feared and largely forgotten special stages in central Italy

by Autocar
18 August 2016
Motorsport
Austin Allegro was poorly built, so there are few left
Austin Allegro

Why now is the time to buy an unloved classic

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by James Ruppert
17 August 2016
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Buying a Renault Zoe: why I can't live without it

The Renault Zoe is fitting into life so well, it's hard to imagine ever turning back

by Jim Holder
16 August 2016
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