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The luxury cars we forgot all about

Can you name Alfa Romeo's flagship during most of the 1980s?

19 October 2020
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New cars

Alpine to become a “mini Ferrari”

Under new boss, Renault brand will continue with A110 and aim to conquer electric performance

19 October 2020
New cars

Vanwall name revived for recreation of 1958 Formula 1 car

Six "painstakingly recreated" 1958 title-winning F1 cars to be built; firm also has road car ambitions

19 October 2020
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First Drive

Mazda 3 100th Anniversary 2020 UK review

Well-received hatchback gets visual updates for a special edition inspired by the Mazda R360

19 October 2020
Ford Fiesta ST - front
Entertaining handling has always been the ST’s biggest draw
Used cars

Used car buying guide: Ford Fiesta ST 150

The Fiesta ST is the most affordable of fun, fast Fords, and an older example of this engaging hot supermini costs little more than a grand

19 October 2020
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Industry

Inside the industry: The terrible truth about car factories

Car manufacturing provides 3.5 million jobs across Europe, but even in non-Covid times, there are too many factories for the number of customers

19 October 2020
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Technology

Under the skin: How flat-plane cranks enhance a V8 engine

Most V8s have cylinder banks arranged at 90 degrees, but some are set at 60deg at the expense of some smoothness

19 October 2020
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More batteries increase EV range but add costs and reduce efficiency
Industry

Analysis: These are the hidden costs of EV range

Buyers want long-range EVs, but bigger batteries offset the environmental benefits

19 October 2020
BMW X8 render 2020 - front
Broad-shouldered X8 is due to be revealed near the end of 2021
New cars

2022 BMW X8 M tipped to get 750bhp hybrid V8

Hybrid M version of BMW’s flagship SUV is said to combine 750bhp with sub-100g/km

19 October 2020
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Best supercars of Goodwood Speed Week 2020

Road-going models may have been outnumbered by racing cars at this year's event, but the ones that did show up still turned heads

18 October 2020

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Motorsport

Jenson Button on life after F1, sim racing and being a TV pundit

24 October 2020

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