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Porsche 914 retro review: unloved sports car at 50

The original entry-level Porsche turns 50 in 2019. To celebrate, Richard Gooding takes a trip down memory lane with an immaculate Porsche 914.

New Toyota Supra GR – and the cars that inspired it

As the world gets its hands on the long-awaited new Supra, we revisit its ancestors

Audi RS2 review: driving the original ‘practical Porsche’

With the exception of BMW’s E34 M5 Touring, the genuinely fast enthusiast-aimed estate car was conspicuous by its absence up until the early 1990s. And then Audi’s RS2 sped into view and kickstarted the performance...

Go-faster stripes: a history of hot Volkswagens

From the iconic Golf GTI to lesser-known rarities such as the Passat W8, Polo WRC and Scirocco Bimotor, these are the fastest VWs ever made

The best new hybrid cars 2017

Hybrids will become the norm sooner than you think. Get in there early!

Audi 80 GT review: Retro Road Test

We drive the 80 GT – one of the first modern Audis and a forerunner to the VW Golf GTI

Toyota Prius Mk1 review: Retro Road Test

We drive the unassuming little saloon that kick-started the hybrid car revolution: meet the original 2000 Toyota Prius

Sinclair C5: Retro Road Test

The C5 is one of the most recognisable electric cars ever – and one of the least successful

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Porsche 914 retro review: unloved sports car at 50

The original entry-level Porsche turns 50 in 2019. To celebrate, Richard Gooding takes a trip down memory lane with an immaculate Porsche 914.

Sinclair C5: Retro Road Test

The C5 is one of the most recognisable electric cars ever – and one of the least successful

The best new hybrid cars 2017

Hybrids will become the norm sooner than you think. Get in there early!

Audi 80 GT review: Retro Road Test

We drive the 80 GT – one of the first modern Audis and a forerunner to the VW Golf GTI

Toyota Prius Mk1 review: Retro Road Test

We drive the unassuming little saloon that kick-started the hybrid car revolution: meet the original 2000 Toyota Prius