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A threesome with added ecstasy


Giles Smith's first drive review: BMW 435i M Sport Convertible (2014)
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First drive review: Audi S3 cabriolet (2014)


GIVEN THAT we were on the launch of Audi's latest S3 cabriolet, being asked by my co-driver, rather timidly, if I thought we should put the roof down...
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First drive review: Aston Martin Vanquish Volante (2013-on)


There are few ways more likely to set alarm bells ringing in the head of a motoring journalist than for someone who’s driven a car to warn that...
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First drive review: Audi S3 (2013)


The new Audi S3: the car that should have it all, a one-stop shop for anyone who wanted universal talent from a car but didn’t want to pay the...
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First drive review: Alfa Romeo 4C (2013-on)


THE ALFA ROMEO 4C is the automotive equivalent of Black Sabbath’s latest album, a loud, thrilling and startling return to form for a 1970s institution...
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A charmer, yes. Little, no


First drive review: Mini Cooper hatchback (2014)
First drive review: 2012 Ferrari F12berlinetta

First drive review: Ferrari F12berlinetta


The Ferrari F12berlinetta is a car of many talents, one of the less obvious being a capacity to make its occupants yelp
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First drive review: Aston Martin V12 Vantage S (2013-on)


FOR DECADES most Aston Martins have looked the part but proved a letdown.
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First drive review: Audi A3 saloon (2013)


Just when it looks like it has filled every conceivable gap in the A3 range, Audi goes and finds another.
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Seat's wolf in sheep's clothing


First drive review: Seat Leon Cupra 280 DSG (2014) - online exclusive
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First drive review: Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG (2013)


Though Mercedes has made no compromises on comfort, its flagship limo is now such fun to drive that chauffeurs could find themselves at a loose end.
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First drive review: Lotus Exige S roadster (2013)


It might be a few takeovers from its origins, its body panels might be formed in France and its engines shipped to Norfolk from the factories of Toyota.