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Mini Countryman gets updated styling and cleaner engines

Mini has revealed the new Countryman, which sports an updated exterior, upgraded technology and cleaner, more efficient engines. The design has been lightly...

Mercedes-Benz updates E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet

Mercedes-Benz has given its E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet a mid-life refresh, sharpening their looks while adding more efficient powertrains.

Updated BMW 5 Series arrives with a fresh look and electrification

It's mid-life update time for the BMW 5 Series, which gets a refreshed exterior, updated technology and electrified powertrains.

Citroën launches new C3 Aircross Rip Curl edition

Citroën is continuing its collaboration with surfwear brand Rip Curl with its latest 'lifestyle-focused' C3 Aircross Rip Curl edition.

Volkswagen T-Roc goes back to Black

Volkswagen has added a new Black Edition trim level to its compact T-Roc crossover model, with extra kit over the existing SE specification.

Seven-seat Toyota Highlander coming to the UK

Toyota has announced that it will bring its popular seven-seat Highlander large SUV to the UK for the first time next year.

SEAT Leon pricing and specification announced

The new SEAT Leon is now available to order, starting from £19,855. Three trim levels will be offered in both hatch and estate versions.

Classic Heritage Edition Elise is latest Lotus special edition

Lotus has unveiled four colourful Classic Heritage Edition Elise models to pay tribute to the company's F1 racing heritage.

Lamborghini reveals rear-wheel drive Huracán Evo Spyder

New rear-wheel drive Huracan Evo Spyder model means Lamborghini now offers coupe and convertible versions with either AWD or RWD.

Alfa Romeo updates Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio

Refreshed Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio models feature upgraded infotainment system, new seats, minor visual tweaks and some new colours.

Say hello to the second-generation Audi A3 saloon

Audi has revealed its second-generation A3 saloon, which gets electrified powertrains and a tech-filled cabin. Due to arrive in the UK this summer, it will go...

Toyota debuts new Yaris Cross small crossover

Toyota has entered the hotly-contested small SUV segment with the new Yaris Cross, which goes on sale in the UK next year.

Land Rover adds new plug-in hybrid models

New plug-in hybrid versions of the Land Rover Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque have been launched, with a 40-mile electric range.

Lexus LC upgraded for more comfort

The Lexus LC coupé has been given an update for the 2020 model year, making it more comfortable and more enjoyable to drive.

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Hyundai Ioniq Electric test drive

The Hyundai Ioniq Electric is ordinary-looking and dull to drive, while being spacious and practical. And that’s where its appeal lies.

Volkswagen Up! test drive

Though the Volkswagen Up! is getting old, it’s still a good car. It's comfortable around town and won’t fall over during longer journeys.

Skoda Kamiq test drive

Skoda builds some great affordable cars and the Kamiq is no exception, but steer clear of the diesel auto and stick with a petrol engine.

Volvo XC40 Recharge plug-in hybrid test drive

The Volvo XC40 Recharge T5 is a very likeable thing, and it’s clear that refinement was high on the agenda for this plug-in hybrid model.

Abarth 595 Esseesse test drive

As something to give you a bit of a laugh, the Abarth 595 Esseesse is a compelling thing. If we’re honest though, it’s a bit rubbish as a serious hot hatch.

Renault Clio test drive

The 2020 Renault Clio is a big step forward compared to its predecessor and makes key improvements to the interior and driving experience.