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The man with the legendary contacts book. Once went 'under the wire' to scoop a secret Honda; also navigated a Fiat 127 in a road rally. Says the latter was only marginally more risky.

New Porsche Panamera to launch in 2016 - first details

Porsche plans a total revamp for its second-generation saloon, giving it sharper looks, an advanced new platform and new V6 and V8 engines

13 November 2014
News

Next-gen Bentley Continental to use Panamera platform

The new Bentley Continental, which will come to market in 2017, could be lighter and sportier thanks to a new Porsche-derived platform

12 November 2014
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Jeep to take on Range Rover with new flagship SUV

Jeep to take on Range Rover with new flagship SUV

New Grand Wagoneer range-topper will take the fight to high-end 4x4s and offer three rows of seating

3 November 2014
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Next Jeep Wrangler to get new body and engines

Next Jeep Wrangler to get new body and engines

Jeep boss plans a technical revolution for the company's next-gen rugged SUV

29 October 2014
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BMW promises more distinct styling for next-gen models

BMW promises more distinct styling for next-gen models

New versions of the 1, 3, 5 and 7-series will looks more visually different say officials, as BMW plans to evolve its design language

20 October 2014
News
Ferrari 458 to get new twin-turbo V8

Ferrari 458 to get new twin-turbo V8

New downsized twin-turbo V8, producing in excess of 650bhp and 550lb ft, destined for 458 successor

17 October 2014
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Ferrari boss Sergio Marchionne on why change is needed at Maranello

Ferrari boss Sergio Marchionne on why change is needed at Maranello

Marchionne explains why he's hellbent on preserving the sports car manufacturer's "uniqueness, exclusivity and technical prowess"

16 October 2014
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Infiniti has big plans for the future including, it appears, touring car racing

Infiniti has big plans for the future including, it appears, touring car racing

The luxury brand is already involved in F1, but if it really wants to compete with the German manufacturers it needs to prove its own models on the track

2 October 2014
Blog
Revised Ford Focus to cost from £13,995

Revised Ford Focus to cost from £13,995

The Blue Oval freezes the price of the entry-level Focus variant, due on sale in November, and lops £100 off the cost of top-end Titanium models

2 September 2014
News
Why General Motors is keeping its faith in Luton

Why General Motors is keeping its faith in Vauxhall's Luton plant

Britain’s oldest automotive plant is now the centre of the country’s commercial vehicle-making industry

24 August 2014
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