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Mercedes-AMG A45 S 2019 - tracking front
Snouty body and seriously beefed-up powertrain make A45 S a match for the Nissan

AMG 45 S vs Nissan GT-R: New hot hatch vs used supercar

The insane new Mercedes-AMG A45 S comes in at £50k. Does it make sense to spend that much money when you could instead buy a lightly used Nissan GT-R?

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Audi E-tron S Sportback prototype drive - slide front

First drive: 2020 Audi E-tron S Sportback prototype

New tri-motor layout gives electric SUV amazing torque vectoring capability

21 February 2020
2020 Polestar 2 prototype drive - hero front

First drive: 2020 Polestar 2 prototype

After Polestar’s limited-run, debutant 1 comes, logically, the 2 – its mass-market, make or break EV. We drive a pre-production car

17 February 2020
BMW M135i and VW T-Roc R - tracking front
VW and Beemer's synthesised engine grunts will get a chortle from driving enthusiasts, but will probably impress owners

VW T-Roc R vs BMW M135i: Which is hotter, crossover or hatch?

We line up the T-Roc next to BMW's hot 1 Series to see if Volkswagen has ended the long wait for a hatchback-equalling sporting crossover

15 February 2020
Hybrid mega-test - Lexus, Subaru, Honda and RAV4
RAV4 is genuinely quick when needed (picture not indicative!)

Hybrid mega-test part one: Lexus vs Honda vs Subaru vs Toyota

Is the mid-size SUV class where petrol-electric technology finally wins out over diesel? We pit four hybrid rivals against each other, and then throw in a diesel for good measure

9 February 2020
Litchfield Nissan GT-R Nurburgring record attempt - front

1200bhp Litchfield Nissan GT-R targets Nürburgring lap record

Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR's road-legal ’Ring record under threat from heavily modified GT-R

4 February 2020
BBR GTI Mazda MX-5 Super 220 2020 UK first drive review - hero front

BBR GTi Mazda MX-5 Super 220 2020 UK review

Brackley tuner takes Mazda's latest 2.0-litre engine to another level –?but that's only half the story

23 January 2020
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Volkswagen T-Roc R 2020 UK first drive review - hero front

Volkswagen T-Roc R 2020 UK review

Golf R substitute arrives in the UK with almost identical hardware but an alternative persona

17 January 2020
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Alpine A110 S 2020 UK first drive review - tracking front

Alpine A110 S 2020 UK review

A110 gains power and handling precision, but do these traits improve the recipe or merely alter it?

17 January 2020
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No longer the trail-blazer, but improved enough to beat away its numerous foes?

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