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Road Test Notes Vauxhall Insignia

Road Test Notes: Vauxhall Insignia Ecoflex

Road Test Notes Vauxhall InsigniaFleet drivers have it much better than they think. In the past, they’d have been given a soggy old Vectra and discovered Clarkson was right. Read more

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The MG6 is the best handling car in Britain

MG6 Driver Power best handling MRAuto Express readers have voted the MG6 the Best Handling car in the UK in the 2014 Driver Power survey. Read more

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Porsche 911 GT3 crowned World Performance Car of the Year

Porsche 911 GT3 MRThe Porsche 911 GT3 has beaten the Ferrari 458 Speciale and Chevrolet Corvette Stingray to win the prestigious 2014 World Performance Car of the Year award. Read more

Honda Civic Tourer BTCC

Honda Civic Tourer WINS at Donington

Honda Civic Tourer BTCCWhen Honda announced it would enter its Civic Tourer into the BTCC, we questioned if the team was starting to get a little ambitious. Read more

£495k list price for David Brown Automotive Speedback GT

MR_MSN_News_template_David_Brown_AutomotiveDavid Brown Automotive has announced its Speedback GT will cost £495,000 plus local taxes – meaning it’ll set UK buyers back a whopping £594,000. Read more

Toyota previews facelifted Yaris

Toyota Yaris 2014Toyota will launch a facelifted Yaris supermini this summer and has previewed first details of the new range. 
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Ford Escort China

The Ford Escort returns for China

Ford Escort ChinaFord has revealed a new Chinese car that revives a name from the past – the Escort. Described by the firm as stylish and unpretentious, the new model has been designed specifically with Chinese buyers in mind. Read more

BMW Vision Future Luxury

BMW Vision Future Luxury: 7 Series preview, 9 Series tease?

BMW Vision Future LuxuryBMW has revealed a dramatic Vision Future Luxury concept at the Beijing Motor Show – a car that previews some of the styling themes coming to next year’s new 7 Series. Read more

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Maria Sharapova launches Porsche 911 car sweets

Sugarpova SpeedyPorsche global ambassador Maria Sharapova has launched a new range of posh sweets – shaped in the profile of the Porsche 911. Read more

Audi TT offroad concept

Audi hints at future TT SUV with Beijing offroad concept

Audi TT offroad conceptAudi has revealed a crossover SUV TT show car in Beijing – and boss Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg admits it’s “a glimpse of how we might imagine a new model in a future TT family”. Read more