Tech, development and manufacturing

Polestar Precept to be developed at UK base

UK R&D centre to play a key role as Precept development continues ahead of 2025 launch

14 September 2021
Nearly-new buying guide: Mk3 Mini hatch
Mini handles well from bottom-of-the-range One up
Nearly new buying guides

Nearly new buying guide: Mini hatchback (mk3)

Third-generation Minis, from 2014 on, start at just £4500. With so many options, it’s hard to go wrong

14 September 2021
Nearly new buying guides

Nearly new buying guide: Vauxhall Astra

It looks just like the recently revised model, but the now-superseded Astra is better value

14 September 2021
2012 Ford Fiesta ST road test - cornering front
Fiesta ST is quick enough but is at its most fun in corners
Nearly new buying guides

Nearly new buying guide: Ford Fiesta ST

Superseded hot supermini is top fun but not top dollar, just make sure it's been cared for

14 September 2021
Nearly-new buying guide: Land Rover Discovery Sport
It’s the kind of car that looks right in almost all settings
Nearly new buying guides

Nearly new buying guide: Land Rover Discovery Sport

The smart money here goes on a three-year-old example, as post-facelift models are still strong money

14 September 2021
Slideshow

The best British cars ever made

It's been seven years since we last updated this list - our choice of the UK's greatest cars ever. Which cars launched since then have made the cut?

14 September 2021
Fiat 500 1.2 - cornering front
Handling is secure and predictable rather than keen
Nearly new buying guides

Nearly new buying guide: Fiat 500

If you think the cheery 500 has bags of visual appeal, take a look at its even more attractive price tag

14 September 2021
Volvo XC90 cornering - front
Build quality is good and equipment levels are high with an XC90
Nearly new buying guides

Nearly new buying guide: Volvo XC90

The XC90 makes even more sense as a used buy, once someone else has swallowed the depreciation

14 September 2021
Nearly new buying guides

Nearly new buying guide: Seat Leon

The likeable Leon is a practical hatch with a sporting bent

14 September 2021
New cars

Toyota introduces rugged RAV4 Adventure specification

Model features an updated design at the front and a bespoke interior

14 September 2021

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