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2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Video, Part 2: Road

Welcome to Part Two of the video feature for our recent 2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test. To recap, we’ve assembled three all-wheel-drivers and three front-drivers

2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Video: Track and performance

The hot hatch hero of the moment right now is the Hyundai i30 N, the Korean marque’s first serious salvo against the world’s fittest small

2018 Mazda 2 GT automatic v Volkswagen Polo 85TSI Comfortline DSG

Not everyone wants the cheapest city car they can afford. To find out which small car is worth spending (relatively) big money on, we pitch

2018 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Review

Diesel is a dirty word at Porsche, but can petrol-electric power fill its shoes in the new Cayenne? What we liked: • Pace off the

2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Face-off: Ford Focus RS, Honda Civic Type R, Hyundai i30 N, Peugeot 308 GTi, Subaru WRX STI, Volkswagen Golf R

Is there a more vibrant and diverse segment on the market right now than that labelled ‘hot hatch’? In fact, is it technically a segment

2019 Bentley Continental GT first drive: Return of the King

Faced with a cross-country jaunt, the super-rich – those for whom the 2019 Bentley Continental GT’s six-figure price tag would not be a deal-breaker –

How to spec a Volkswagen T-Roc

The T-Roc is a very different kind of Volkswagen: one that’s designed to appeal to your heart as much as your head. As such, it

2018 Kia Stinger 2.2 CRDi FIRST DRIVE review – price, specs and release date

This diesel version of the Kia Stinger promises sports car thrills and eco-friendly running costs. Is it a match made in heaven? Priced from £37,725/$41,306 Release

2019 Volkswagen Touareg Review

The new generation of Volkswagen Touareg finds a way to be both a Poor Man’s Cayenne and a Rich Man’s Passat What we liked: •

New Vauxhall Astra vs used Audi A3: which is best?

You’re in the market for a five-door hatchback, but do you buy new with a stylish Vauxhall Astra or do you go used with the

Peugeot 208 GTi v Renault Clio RS 200 Cup 2018 Comparison

Renault takes on Peugeot in the battle of the best city-sized French hot hatch French flair The French have a strong reputation for hot hatches.

Holdin’ it together

Mark Bernhard is the man at the centre of Holden’s battle for Aussie hearts and minds… And he looks haggard News Feature It’s late on

2018 Lexus RX 300 Sports Luxury Road Test Review

How does Lexus RX 300 Sports Luxury rate as a contender in the premium large SUV segment? What we liked: • Comfortable, spacious cabin •

How to spec an Audi A3

Our guide covers what specification to go for on Audi’s family hatchback, as well as which options are worth considering and how much you should

2018 Hyundai i30 N v Volkswagen Golf GTI Original 3-door comparison

Volkswagen’s reputation for producing exciting, attainable hot hatches is legendary, and with over 40 years’ experience to draw from, so it should be. There’s a new

2018 Hyundai i30 N v Volkswagen Golf GTI 5-door comparison

Trent Nikolic: Traditionally, boxing’s heavyweight division is the one that gets the most attention. Something to do with the big boys and their savage, one-punch-knockout power.

Audi’s e-tron SUV 95 kWh battery makes a debut Tesla would be proud of

Audi gets an A for showmanship, introducing the world’s first 95kWh battery for the upcoming all-electric Audi e-tron SUV in a lighting-filled Faraday cage. Typically,

2018 Lamborghini Urus Review

Lamborghini’s big-risk Urus is brutally fast, comfortable and simply astonishing in bends The Lamborghini Urus – the first SUV from an Italian supercar brand —

Holden Equinox LTZ-V vs Mazda CX-5 Akera Comparison

Can the new kid on the block beat up on the reigning tough guys? We pit Holden’s Equinox against Mazda’s middleweight SUV champion, the CX-5

How to spec a Volkswagen Polo

The latest Volkswagen Polo has a tough job on its hands, because it has to compete against both the Seat Ibiza – which we named

Volkswagen Passat Highline technology, drive review: The privilege of comfort

Price: Rs. 32,99,000 (ex-showroom, pan-India) Engine: 2.0L TDI turbocharged, common rail direct injection, 177bhp/350Nm Fuel economy: 17.42kmpl (rated) Kilometres driven: 400 Fuel tank: 66 litres

Volkswagen Passat GTE review: The best plug-in hybrid estate to buy?

Are you ready to plug-in yet? In an environment where many are shunning diesel, yet where many petrol models still don’t deliver stellar fuel economy

2018 Q1 car sales: Winners and losers

Honda is flying, Holden’s horror start continues With industry sales results for the first quarter (Q1) of 2018 available, now is a good time to

Ford Focus: new vs old compared

An all-new Ford Focus has just been revealed, but is it a significant step forward from the outgoing model? The Ford Focus has long been

2018 Kia Carnival SLi CRDi Review : Quick Spin

The Kia Carnival accounts for half of people-mover sales Down Under, but after three years is the big Kia still ahead of the game? What

2018 Ford Focus : All-new Ford Focus revealed – price, specs and release date

Revamped family hatchback takes renewed aim at the Volkswagen Golf with a higher-quality interior and loads of kit On sale: July Price from: £19,500/$27,690 (est) The Cayman

Ute comparison 2018: Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-MAX v Mazda BT-50 v Volkswagen Amarok

Dual-cab utes are expected to be more versatile today than ever before. Rough and tough is not enough. The flagship versions must be comfortable inside,

Hyundai i30 N v Volkswagen Golf GTI v Honda Civic Type R 2018 Comparison

Hyundai’s hard-charging new i30 N goes toe-to-toe with the two hot hatch benchmarks — the Honda Civic Type R and Volkswagen Golf GTI — on

What dual-cab 4×4 ute should I buy?

A workhorse during the week, a recreational family vehicle at the weekend… But which dual-cab 4×4 ute offers the best of both worlds? Purchasing a

Volkswagen Golf GTI Old v New: 2018 MkVII v 2007 MkV comparison

Despite the recent avalanche of go-fast Volkswagen Golfs off the back of 2017’s Mark 7.5 update, there’s evidence about that you can’t please everyone all