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Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio review

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio review

We take the latest version of Alfa Romeo’s hot saloon for a spin – on track, and on the road… How time flies. I first got behind the wheel of the Alfa Romeo Giulia way back in 2017. It was clear then that it was a serious rival to those …

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Lotus Emeya completes intensive test programme

Lotus Emeya

The all-new Lotus Emeya has completed an extensive three-year test and development programme across 15 countries and two continents. Cold-weather validation programme in the Arctic Circle confirms the “hyper-GT” can perform in the harshest conditions, including temperatures as low as -40 degrees Celsius. It’s claimed the rigorous tuning and testing …

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Mercedes-AMG A45 S review

Mercedes-AMG A45 S review

We take the Mercedes-AMG A45 S – the most powerful hot hatch on the market – for a spin… It could be argued that the concept of the ‘hot hatch’ – in the traditional sense – is now in its dying days. After all, we live in an era where …

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Electric Caterham Seven concept breaks cover

Caterham EV Seven

Caterham’s first electric car will make its public debut in July at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The EV Seven showcases a future battery electric Caterham and uses a 51kWh immersion cooled battery pack capable of up to 152kW rapid charging. Just as importantly, the battery results in a weight …

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Honda Civic Type R review

Honda Civic Type R review

We put the latest incarnation of Honda’s hot hatch through its paces – on the road and on track… There are a handful of new cars worthy of a genuine fanbase, and the Honda Civic Type R is one of them. With a pedigree stretching back to 1997, it’s become …

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Volkswagen Tiguan R review

Volkswagen Tiguan R review

When you’re driving an ever-increasing amount of hybrid and electric vehicles, it’s refreshing to review a car with no eco pretensions – just a good, old-school car aimed at petrolheads. To be exact, the Tiguan R is the performance version of Volkswagen’s mid-sized SUV that’s attractive, practical, well-equipped, fully connected …

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Infiniti Q60 review

Infiniti Q60 review

It’s extremely rare for the final production version of a new car to so closely resemble its motor show concept. The Infiniti Q60 is one such vehicle. Drop-dead gorgeous – especially in Dynamic Sunstone Red – the big question is whether this svelte coupe is simply eye candy or a …

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Product review: Redex ‘Petrol System Cleaner’

Redex 'Petrol System Cleaner'

Over the past few months I’ve been carrying out a trial of Redex in an attempt to find out whether it lives up to its claims. Before I start – a quick history lesson about “the UK’s number one fuel additive”… The brand dates back to 1922 when drivers used …

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Kia Stinger review

Kia Stinger review

Think Kia, and a handsome old school grand tourer wouldn’t spring to mind, but then the new Stinger is meant to change perceptions. The production version of the Kia GT concept, shown at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor show, the Stinger is the South Korean company’s first rear-wheel drive car launched …

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New Hyundai i30 N hot hatch unleashed

New Hyundai i30 N hot hatch unveiled

Hyundai has launched the i30 N – the first model to be developed by its new N performance arm. Based on the i30, Hyundai says the new car has “been developed from the ground up to deliver maximum driving pleasure in everyday life on the road, as well as on …

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