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Autocar rendering of VW's electric car

VW's 2019 electric vehicle for Paris motor show reveal

Volkswagen looks to “make a statement” with a new electric model which will be capable of travelling more than 300 miles on a single, 15-minute charge

24 August 2016
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Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 revealed as all-electric 738bhp coupé

New 5.7m-long concept from Mercedes-Maybach luxury brand is a four-wheel-drive 2+2 EV with gullwing doors

18 August 2016
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BMW X2

2017 BMW X2 to make debut at Paris motor show

The BMW X2 will go on sale late next year for around £30,000; it’ll share many parts with the X1 but has a more sporting character

12 August 2016
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Audi RS1

2017 Audi RS1 to rival Mini John Cooper Works

Audi's RS1 is set to deliver 280bhp with four-wheel-drive; on sale next year, priced at around £30k

12 August 2016
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LeEco announces first car plant

Aston Martin's Chinese partner LeEco announces first car factory

Chinese electric supercar maker LeEco - Aston Martin's partner for its RapidE electric vehicle - has announced its first car manufacturing plant

11 August 2016
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BMW i8 drag race

Atieva electric car prototype out drags BMW i8 in new video

Californian-based electric car start-up demonstrates the capability of its latest powertrain by racing an i8 and a Dodge Viper

4 August 2016
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Audi R8 Spyder

Audi R8 Spyder V10 on sale for £129,990

New R8 Spyder is only 0.1sec slower to 62mph than Coupé; sales are kicking off in Britain ahead of first deliveries arriving before the close of 2016

2 August 2016
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 Mercedes-AMG A45
New A45, due in 2019, will be slightly longer than today’s

2019 Mercedes-AMG A45 to get 400bhp

BMW M2 and Audi RS3 rival, the AMG A45, will get a power hike with its next-generation model; expected in 2019

29 July 2016
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Porsche Mission E

Porsche Mission E on course for 2020 launch

Porsche's all-electric Tesla Model S rival is scheduled to go on sale in four years; new spy shots suggest development is on track

28 July 2016
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Mercedes-AMG GT R
The Mercedes-AMG GT C is expected to be a convertible version of the GT R

Mercedes-AMG GT C roadster is one of nine new Mercedes models for 2017

Leaked documents reveal Mercedes' 2017 product plans including GT C roadster, facelifted S-Class and electric Smart models

25 July 2016
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    Plug-in hybrid Optima is a practical, tax-efficient PHEV that undercuts rivals and fulfils its main remit well, but keen drivers need not apply
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    New Kia estate looks the part, has good space and handles tidily, but its engine's flexibility and refinement let it down
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    Awful driving position aside, drop-top Huracán handles UK roads well. It's more dynamically rounded than its rangemates, but lacks rivals' handling bite
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