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Genesis GV80 review

Genesis GV80 SUV

It’s always a pleasure to welcome a new name to the UK car market, so let’s hear it for plush South Korean brand, Genesis. Already successful in the US and South Korea (with 130,000 sales in 2020 alone), the luxury division of Hyundai (think Lexus/Toyota) initially launches in Europe with …

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Why dream cars have to wait

Aston-Martin-Vantage

UK motorists won’t own their dream car until they are 47 – and it’s likely to be a black sports car, preferably an Audi or Aston Martin. A study of 2,000 drivers found many know what they want, but most will have to wait before making the dream a reality, …

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Is this the world’s ultimate car?

Top Gear's ultimate car

An environmentally-friendly family estate boasting British beauty and German brawn is the world’s ultimate car, claims new research. A survey of 2,000 adults revealed the front of the car should resemble the striking Aston Martin DBS Superleggera (a Midlands-built sports car with a top speed of 211mph), but the rear …

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Audi A3 Sportback review

Audi A3 Sportback

The all-new A3 is an important model for Audi because it’s one of the premium manufacturer’s best-selling models in Europe. It’s also up against some strong rivals – especially the BMW 1 Series and Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Available as a hatchback (Sportback) or saloon, Audi says the fourth generation A3 (the …

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Celebrating the iconic Audi quattro

Audi quattro

The Audi quattro, one of the most iconic models to grace both road and rally, will be celebrated at The London Classic Car Show to mark its 40 years anniversary. A specially curated display of some of the finest Audi quattro examples will be showcased at the event, which takes …

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Audi A1 Sportback review

Audi A1 Sportback

Audi’s new entry-level A1 is all grown-up. We’ve been road-testing the baby hatchback, now with attitude…. The outgoing Audi A1 was a little gem with its dinky looks, quality interior, premium finish and fun driving characteristics. The all-new model is more of the same, but improves in every area. Sharing …

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Audi gets animated with new concept car

Audi's animated concept car

Audi is claiming to have designed the first concept car for an animated movie with the RSQ e-tron for Twentieth Century Fox’s Spies in Disguise. The all-electric model, created by Audi Design in co-operation with Blue Sky Studios, “combines automated driving with artificial intelligence and transformational technology”. Driven by super …

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Awards for Britain’s best used cars

Audi four rings logo

Audi has scored a hat-trick of category wins at the What Car? Used Car of the Year Awards 2019. The German car maker won Used Family Car of the Year (Audi A3), Used Luxury SUV of the Year ((Audi Q7) and Used Coupé of the Year (Audi TT). However, the …

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Revealed: Top 20 iconic cars of film and TV

James Bond’s Aston Martin DB10 from SPECTRE is the most iconic car in screen history, according to a new study by financial services company, Zopa. Inspector Morse’s maroon Jaguar Mk2 followed in second place, with Dominic Toretto’s Dodge Charger from The Fast and The Furious in third. According to the …

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Death of the traditional handbrake

Electronic parking brake

New research has revealed that just a third of new cars are now fitted with manual handbrakes as manufacturers ditch them in favour of electronic parking brakes. According to research by online automotive marketplace CarGurus, only two mainstream manufacturers, Dacia and Suzuki, offer manually-operated handbrakes on their entire ranges. Many …

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