Audi A3 Saloon arrives in the UK from £24,275

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The Audi A3 Saloon – revealed at the 2013 New York Auto Show – arrives in the UK with a choice of three engines as the first saloon A3. Audi isn’t afraid of covering every possible niche in its ambition to be the world’s top ‘Premier’ marque, so we now get a third body shape […]

SEAT Leon FR 2.0 TDI 184 PS costs from £22,075

Photo SEAT Leon FR 2.0 TDI 184 PS UK

The SEAT take on the VW Golf GTD arrives in the UK – the SEAT Leon FR 2.0 TDI 184 PS – with good spec, decent performance and 67mpg. The 2013 SEAT Leon arrived at the Paris Motor Show last year as the Spanish take in the VW Golf. And now the SEAT take on the […]

Mercedes CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake gets a Spencer Hart suit

Photo Mercedes CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake by Spencer Hart

The Mercedes CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake has been given a makeover by high end menswear creators Spencer Hart and shows at the Spencer Hart London Collections men show. Getting a menswear specialist to makeover a high end car isn’t the most obvious route to go, but Mercedes say Savile Row’s Spencer Hart shares a creative ethos […]

Volvo V40 vs Mercedes A Class – Take the Challenge

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Volvo are offering to pay the first month’s payment on a Mercedes A-Class A180 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY Sport if, after driving the Volvo V40 D2 R-Design, you buy the Merc. Car makers often run a little scared of overt comparisons between their cars and those of rival car makers. But not Volvo. Volvo are throwing down the gauntlet to […]

BYD E6 Electric Cars arrive in the UK for fleet trials

Photo BYD E6 arriving in Southampton

The BYD E6 – an electric car from China’s BYD with a range of 186 miles – has arrived in the UK ahead of fleet trials with taxi operators and others. It’s three years since the BYD E6 was revealed at the Detroit Auto Show, with big claims for the future of BYD and the […]

BMW 4 Series Coupe: Video

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With the BMW 4 Series now revealed, we have video of the new 4 Series showing driving scenes and exterior views. It seems to have taken a while for the BMW 4 Series – the replacement for the old 3 Series Coupe – to arrive – but now it’s here. Revealed last week, the 5 […]

Aston Martin DB9 4WD Plug-in Hybrid revealed by Bosch (video)

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Bosch has revealed a hybrid Aston Martin DB9 complete with electric motors, torque vectoring and plug-in recharging making the DB9 more economical and powerful. We’ve always believed one of the best uses for hybrid powertrains is to provide extra performance on high-end cars, something Bosh has demonstrated by fitting the Aston Martin DB9 with a […]

Peugeot 2008 SUV sales strong – production to double

Photo Peugeot 2008 Compact SUV

The Peugeot 2008 Compact SUV appears to have struck a chord with buyers to the extent that Peugeot is doubling production in France to meet demand. We have a bit of a soft spot for a number of Peugeots, and we were convinced that the 2008 compact SUV would be a winner for PSA. And […]

Hyundai Motorsport Facility opens in Germany

Photo new Hyundai Motorsport Facility

As it starts to build towards a challenge in the WRC in 2014 with an i20, Hyundai opens a new Motorsport Facility in Alzenau, Germany. No one can accuse Hyundai of not taking their return to the FIA World Rally Championship in 2014 seriously. They’re busy preparing an i20 to take on the WRC, starting in Monte […]