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Toyota C-HR review

Toyota C-HR

We drive the latest version of Toyota’s popular C-HR family crossover – and it’s a big, bold step-up… If a car could be judged purely on its styling, the second-generation Toyota C-HR would be best-in-class. And when you consider that its biggest rivals include the Nissan Qashqai, Kia Sportage, Skoda …

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Lexus RX 500h review

Lexus RX 500h

We get behind the wheel of the sporty RX 500h – the first-ever turbocharged Lexus hybrid… The three Cs (‘confidence, control and comfort’) are the cornerstones of the Lexus driving experience. There’s no mention of ‘sport’, yet the latest version of the big RX SUV we’ve been testing seems to …

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Jeep Avenger review

Jeep Avenger

We get behind the wheel of the Avenger compact SUV – Jeep’s first battery-powered vehicle Sharing an EV platform with its Stellantis group cousins – the Peugeot e-2008, Vauxhall Mokka Electric and DS 3 E-Tense – the all-new Jeep Avenger has caused quite a stir. Not only is it the …

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Audi Q4 e-tron review

Audi Q4 e-tron review

We get behind the wheel of the Q4 e-tron – Audi’s entry-level, all-electric car… Launched in 2021, the Audi Q4 e-tron battles it out in the hugely competitive mid-sized SUV sector. Its many rivals include the Tesla Model Y, Kia EV6, BMW iX1, Mercedes-Benz EQB, Volvo XC40 Recharge and Polestar …

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Smart #1 review

Smart #1 review

We get up to speed with the first of a new generation of Smart cars – the awkwardly-titled #1… The Smart #1 compact SUV is the first fruit of a new joint venture between Mercedes-Benz and Chinese giant Geely, which also owns Volvo, Polestar and Lotus. Sharing a platform with …

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First glimpse of the new Lexus LBX – free tickets

Lexus LBX

An underground car park has been transformed into an “extraordinary immersive light experience” to mark the launch of Lexus LBX – a landmark model for the brand. The Extraordinary Car Park in Soho, London, will be open to the public from September 21-24 and admission is free. This event, which …

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Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV Q4 review

Alfa Romeo Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4 review

We get to grips with Alfa Romeo’s first plug-in hybrid – the Tonale SUV… Slotting in below the Stelvio in the Alfa range, the Tonale is arguably one of the best-looking mid-sized crossovers on the market. It’s athletic and well proportioned, it features some delicious Alfa Romeo design cures, such …

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New Lotus flagship store opens in London

New Lotus London flagship store opens in Mayfair

Lotus has opened the doors to its first flagship European global brand centre in Mayfair, London. Lotus London, which can be found at 73 Piccadilly,  brings together Lotus’ long-standing commitment to technology, performance and heritage by providing customers with an exclusive and immersive entry into the Lotus brand. The store …

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BMW iX1 review

BMW iX1 review

We road test the iX1 – the 100% electric version of BMW’s much improved entry-level SUV… Back in November 2022 I reviewed the impressive new third-generation BMW X1. As well as an extensive drive of a petrol model, I also got a quick whiz in a pre-production LHD pure electric …

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Honda ZR-V review

Honda ZR-V

We road test the newest entrant to the family crossover scene – the full hybrid Honda ZR-V… Slotting in between the HR-V and CR-V SUVs in terms of size, the all-new ZR-V is a very important car for Honda – and it’s tasked with an mighty challenge. Not only do …

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