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2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Review

Mar 28th
The Volkswagen Beetle is the car most likely to achieve immortality. More than 21 million air-cooled Type 1 versions were sold during a production run spanning seven decades. Neither the Rabbit, nor the Golf, nor the conversion to front-drive for the Bug’s revival has knocked Dr. Porsche’s gift to humanity off the charts. The car with the rainbow-shaped roof, now…
Renault Fluence Side Profile

Mar 28th
The Renault Fluence ZE is part of the first wave of electric vehicles to arrive from the French manufacturer. Along with the Kangoo ZE small commercial vehicle, this electrically powered mid-size saloon stands at the vanguard of Renault’s bold foray into battery-powered transport.  At 4748mm in length, the Fluence ZE is 130mm longer than the standard, non-electric Fluence saloon available…
Updated Subaru Viziv Concept At Tokyo Motor Show

Mar 28th
An updated version of the Subaru Viziv concept has taken centre stage for the brand at the Tokyo motor show, showcasing the brand's vision for 'enjoyment and peace of mind'. The Viziv Future Concept features a more pared-back look than last year's Viziv 2 Concept but keeps that car's large, rounded fog lights and aggressive front bumper. Subaru says it has linked…
Lexus CT 200h F-Sport Revealed

Mar 28th
Lexus has sharpened the handling and revised the styling of its CT 200h hybrid premium compact to produce this new Lexus CT 200h F-Sport. The key change on the Lexus CT 200h F-Sport is to the suspension, which has been tuned for a more engaging drive. A disconnected driving experience was one of the key criticisms of the Lexus CT…
Kia GT4 Stinger Concept Set For Detroit Motor Show Reveal

Mar 28th
The Kia GT4 Stinger concept has been revealed at the Detroit motor show. It is expected the car will go on sale by 2016, pitched as a Toyota GT86 rival. The concept “harks back to the days of affordable sports cars”, according to the company. The rear-wheel-drive Stinger coupé uses a 315bhp turbocharged version of Kia’s 2.0-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine, driving…
Seat Ibiza Cupra 1.4 TSI 180 Bocanegra

Mar 28th
What is it? This is the new Seat Ibiza Cupra, complete with 178bhp 1.4 TSI engine and seven-speed double-clutch gearbox as standard. Here we’re also testing the Cupra complete with its striking Bocanegra style-kit that includes the black grille, unique 17-inch alloy design, a sunroof and a variety of interior styling tweaks. What’s it like? The Ibiza Cupra is an…
Volkswagen Badge

Mar 28th
Volkswagen has adjusted carbon dioxide emissions ratings for many of its cars following on from the emissions scandal, but one leading academic has defended the move saying it’s a “normal process for car companies to refine CO2 numbers” . Models such as the Polo, Golf, Passat and Touareg are included in the changes, which come in the wake of the…
2017 Ford GT

Mar 28th
Lap after lap, Scott Maxwell gnaws deeper into the curbing. By drawing a straighter line through a shallow chicane on the road course that lies in the shadow of Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the Canadian pro driver with class wins at Sebring, Daytona, and Le Mans is searching for—and finding—more speed. What started as a nibble is now a chomp…
Nissan BladeGlider Concept

Mar 28th
A Nissan electric sports car could be feasible by the turn of the decade, according to Gareth Dunsmore, director of electric vehicles for Nissan Europe. Speaking at the dynamic launch of the Nissan BladeGlider electric concept car, Dunsmore said that while it would be possible to produce an electric sports car now, the market has to be ready for it…
3 Star Suzuki Kizashi

Mar 28th
The Kizashi is to play a significant role in the Suzuki Motor Company’s plan for growth. Unlike the hatchbacks and 4x4s for which the Japanese car maker is known, this is Suzuki’s first family saloon, and is a genuinely fresh and different entrant into Europe’s traditionally crucial Mondeo class. However, Suzuki has a big ask going up against the big…
4.5 Star BAC Mono

Mar 28th
The BAC Mono, built by the Cheshire-based Briggs Automotive Company, is the first serious attempt to produce a single-seater driving experience for the public road. And quite some attempt it is, too. With styling said to have been “heavily influenced” by the Bjork video ‘All is full of love’, with a bit of F-22 Raptor jet fighter thrown in for…
Mercedes E55 AMG Buying Guide

Mar 28th
Mercedes’ E55 AMG was a game-changing super-saloon. And at under £20k, a used one offers incredible value. Here, we reveal what to look out for when buying one used, and we also look back at the car's original road test from 2002. Brakes Discs and pads are reasonable, totalling around £450 for a set. Fitting will add quite a bit,…