2014 BMW 216d Active Tourer review

Entry-level diesel MPV shares its three-cylinder engine with Mini but, due to long gearing, lacks the authoritative punch of a convincing premium product

22 December 2014
First Drive

Hyundai snares key BMW engineer to head high performance division

Hyundai has appointed BMW M division's Albert Biermann to lead the development of its own high-performance division

22 December 2014
News
Industry

New Skoda Superb - first official design sketch revealed

Skoda's third-generation Superb will look to take on the Ford Mondeo when it goes on sale in the UK next autumn, but it will be seen first at the Geneva show in March

22 December 2014
News
Geneva motor show

Porsche denies Tesla Model S rival is in development

All-electric version of Porsche's next Panamera dismissed as company officials focus on plug-in hybrid technology

22 December 2014
News
New cars
Best cars of 2014 - Jaguar F-type coupé

Best cars of 2014 – Jaguar F-type coupé

The F-type R coupé showed us just how good it was to be bad, posing the right sort of driving challenge

22 December 2014
News
New cars

Cadillac reveals new 640bhp CTS-V

New performance Cadillac will go on sale in the US next summer, as the firm looks to trump its German competition

22 December 2014
News
Detroit motor show
The best concept cars of 2014

The best concept cars of 2014 – picture special

Virtual-reality racers, fantastical roadsters and plenty of futuristic SUVs: we look back at the concept cars that stole the limelight during 2014

21 December 2014
News
Motor shows

The 10 worst cars on sale in Britain today

Having recently named the best cars on sale in the UK, now it's time to name the worst…

20 December 2014
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New cars

How the new Volvo XC90 was designed – exclusive studio pictures

The Swedish manufacturer’s new SUV ushers in a new design language. The car’s exterior design manager talks us through its philosophy

22 December 2014
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New cars

New Lamborghini Aventador Pirelli Edition revealed

Italian manufacturer celebrates its relationship with Pirelli with limited-edition Aventador supercar

19 December 2014
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    22 December 2014
    Entry-level diesel MPV shares its three-cylinder engine with Mini but, due to long gearing, lacks the authoritative punch of a convincing premium product
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    The replacement for the CL grand tourer has some big boots to fill
  • Mercedes-Benz CLS 350 AMG Line Shooting Brake review
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    16 December 2014
    Elegant, alluring and with some welcome improvements, but not good enough to lead the class
  • First Drive
    15 December 2014
    Hushed, flexible and remarkable value for money. Arguably more fit-for-purpose than any other ‘S’.
  • 2015 Mazda CX-3 review
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    12 December 2014
    The Mazda CX-3 has style and substance, and deserves consideration for anyone wanting a compact urban SUV. Here’s hoping Mazda gets the price and equipment right