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  • BMW 435d xDrive M Sport first drive review

    BMW 435d xDrive M Sport first drive review

    The BMW 435d xDrive M Sport isn't quite the all-weather, frugal, M-car alternative, but this all-wheel-drive 4-series possesses distinct appeal, at a price

    10 March 2014
    first drive
  • Vauxhall Astra GTC 1.6i Turbo
 first drive review

    Vauxhall Astra GTC 1.6i Turbo
 first drive review

    Handsome Astra GTC gets nearly 200bhp, but it needs to be worked hard and is, ultimately, too expensive

    9 March 2014
    first drive
  • Vauxhall VXR8 GTS first drive review

    Vauxhall VXR8 GTS first drive review

    It's big, brash and brilliant fun, the Vauxhall VXR8 GTS. And it's that character that prevents the super-thirsty supersaloon from becoming an irrelevance

    8 March 2014
    first drive
  • Mini Cooper

    Mini Cooper

    Third-generation Mini Cooper is bigger and better in every respect. Three-cylinder petrol engine is an absolute belter, too, as we discover

    7 March 2014
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  • BMW 420d convertible first drive review

    BMW 420d convertible first drive review

    Easygoing, comfortable BMW 420d convertible offers plenty, but its squidgy nature won't excite spirited drivers

    7 March 2014
    first drive
  • Vauxhall Corsa VXR Clubsport first drive review

    Vauxhall Corsa VXR Clubsport first drive review

    This retitled hot Corsa is still very entertaining, but it’s expensive compared to newer rivals like the Ford Fiesta ST

    6 March 2014
    first drive
  • Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake first drive review

    Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake first drive review

    The new 542bhp, 186mph Jaguar estate is an interesting proposition, but it's one that requires an attentive driver

    3 March 2014
    first drive
  • Datsun Go first drive review

    Datsun Go first drive review

    The Datsun Go is a budget car like many others, but its decent ride and nippy performance impress

    3 March 2014
    first drive
  • 2014 Morgan Three Wheeler first drive review

    2014 Morgan 3 Wheeler first drive review

    Thanks to a raft of new updated from Morgan, the 3 Wheeler is full of character and a joy to drive

    3 March 2014
    first drive
  • McLaren P1

    McLaren P1

    The stunning £866,000 McLaren P1 is unquestionably the most exciting hypercar we've driven

    2 March 2014
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