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  • BMW i3

    BMW i3

    BMW makes waves with Europe’s first premium-brand compact EV

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  • Audi A3 Sportback

    Audi A3 Sportback

    The Audi A3 Sportback offers the same ownership virtues as the three-door car, but fails to address the small Audi's dynamic shortcomings

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    2
  • Volvo V40

    Volvo tilts at the hatchback elite and aims to woo business drivers

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    3
  • BMW 1-series

    Measures up on comfort and space, but it’s still boring to drive

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    4
  • Alfa Romeo Giulietta

    The Alfa Romeo Giulietta has its flaws, but its dynamic capabilities and stylish looks are enough to keep it in contention

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    Porsche Boxster GTS UK first drive review

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    Go-faster Boxster renders the Boxster S entirely redundant, but not the slower but still sweet basic model

  • BMW M4 convertible first drive review

    BMW M4 convertible first drive review

    First drive
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    More visceral than the M4 coupé thanks to more audible exhaust and well-controlled swirl of air in the cabin, but dynamics suffer slightly

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    Radical RXC

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    The Radical RXC offers one of the most extreme driving experiences available on public roads

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    Denza first drive review

    First drive
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    Daimler joint venture with BYD yields this four-door notchback for China, but it's not fast or refined enough to compete on European turf

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    Renault Twingo TCe 90 Dynamique first drive review

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    New city car is entertaining to drive and commendably spacious, although it lacks the refinement of the Volkswagen Up

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