Triumph to disaster: the rise and fall of diesel

The going was very good for diesel for a long time - but now the writing is on the wall. This is the full story.

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Next Porsche Cayman GT4 to stick with naturally aspirated flat six
Spies have caught the 2019 Cayman GT4 winter testing

Next Porsche Cayman GT4 to stick with naturally aspirated flat six

The new Cayman GT4 is expected to be powerful enough to wear the RS badge; manual and automatic gearbox options mooted

16 February 2018
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Industry
Vauxhall Corsa VXR
The Vauxhall Corsa GSi will be less rorty than the Corsa VXR (pictured) for real-world performance

Vauxhall Corsa GSi confirmed for late 2018

A warm Corsa is coming, with a GSI badge and more everyday levels of performance than the hardcore VXR model

16 February 2018
News
New cars

Hero: the meaning of the Lamborghini Miura

Without this car, Lamborghini might have ended up as a footnote in Italian automotive history.

15 February 2018
Slideshow
New Volvo V60 leaked ahead of Geneva motor show reveal
The Volvo V60 will reach the UK in 2019 after a Geneva motor show reveal

New Volvo V60 leaked ahead of Geneva motor show reveal

Russian doll styling means the Volvo V60 looks like a downsized V90; several previews have also been released

15 February 2018
News
Motor shows
Vauxhall Corsa EV to be launched by 2020

Vauxhall Corsa EV to be launched in 2019

Vauxhall and Opel, now owned by PSA Group, will launch their first EV before the end of the decade – a zero-emissions Corsa that shares a platform with other PSA superminis

15 February 2018
News
New cars
Dan Cammish BTCC
Dan Cammish will race a Honda Civic Type R in this year's BTCC

Porsche champ secures top BTCC Honda drive for 2018

Double Carrera Cup GB title winner Dan Cammish will drive Team Dynamics Honda Civic Type R

15 February 2018
News
BTCC
Faraday Future previews smaller electric SUV

Faraday Future previews smaller electric SUV

The FF91 is the brand’s flagship, so the new model will sit below it. The troubled company will benefit from $1.5 billion investment

15 February 2018
News
New cars
Mitsubishi Outlander diesel
The Mitsubishi Outlander diesel is available with five or seven seats

Mitsubishi Outlander diesel 2018 review

The Outlander isn't just available as a PHEV: how does the diesel version compare to seven-seat rivals such as the Nissan X-Trail and Skoda Kodiaq?

15 February 2018
First Drive

Promoted: Ford Focus RS vs Escort RS Cosworth

Ford’s two iconic hot hatchbacks may be separated by 20 years, but they share a philosophy for Ford Performance that spans the decades

15 February 2018
News
Ford Performance

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