Cropley on cars - Big cat parade, ghostly Porsches and B-SUVs are nothing new

9000 staff line the roads as Jaguar arrives at Lode Lane; Porsche 918 impresses for its normality when not on the limit and how the Volkswagen Up! remains a king among small cars

23 April 2015
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All McLaren P1 GTRs were sold to owners of the standard P1

Road-legal McLaren P1 GTR confirmed

Hampshire-based specialists Lanzante to convert track-specific McLaren to road-going spec

21 April 2015
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New cars
Alpina XD3

2015 Alpina XD3 review

Alpina's fast-but-frugal SUV gets a mid-life refresh with styling tweaks and an even more comfortable chassis set-up. Is the overall package still strong?

21 April 2015
First Drive
Jaguar XE diesel
The Jaguar XE's diesel options are a pair of four-cylinder engines

2015 Jaguar XE review

Jaguar's rival for the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C-Class is here at last. We're inclined to say it's been worth the wait

22 April 2015
First Drive
The new Renault Espace was praised highly for its adult and child protection

Renault and Suzuki score high in latest Euro NCAP tests

The Renault Espace and Suzuki Vitara score top marks in highly regarded safety tests

22 April 2015
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Industry
Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen Golf R long-term review

In November 2014, we named the Volkswagen Golf R the best car on sale in the UK. We're running one for nine months to see how we get on

22 April 2015
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2015 Volkswagen Golf R
The new Lincoln Continental luxury saloon will go on sale in the US and China next year

2016 Lincoln Continental - first spy shots

American premium car firm's luxury saloon prototype spotted testing

22 April 2015
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New cars

Mercedes-Benz boss suggests next E-Class to get autonomous technology

Push for further autonomous technology likely to see motorway and parking control systems in the next-generation E-Class

21 April 2015
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Shanghai auto show
Audi's fifth-generation Audi A4 Avant has been spotted testing for the first time

2015 Audi A4 - latest pictures, launch date and engines

Fifth-generation A4 saloon due on sale in the UK in the middle of this year, with Avant and Allroad models to follow

21 April 2015
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New cars
Baojun 560 is the company's first SUV

The Chinese stars of the Shanghai motor show

We take a look at some of the most interesting offerings from Chinese manufacturers in Shanghai

22 April 2015
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Shanghai auto show

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