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News: Hyundai shows radical Intrado concept inspired...


NOT SO long ago, Hyundai was turning out indifferent cars such as the Sonata and the Trajet. But what a difference a decade makes and to prove it...
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Unreal results


We jumped beside a professional racing driver then headed straight for the pit garage where a Playstation pod was set up, allowing us to try out a...
Climb the giant's citadel, then escape on the general's road

Great Drives: Penrith to Haydon Bridge


The sign just outside Melmerby gets straight to the point. “Altitude 1,900ft: winter conditions can be dangerous”. So I wouldn’t suggest tackling...
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LA show round-up: How La La land turned Motown


Its only major car maker is Tesla up the road near San Francisco but this week, California gave every impression of being at the heart of the world’s...
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Tokyo show: Volkswagen’s baby Up! gets plug-in hybrid...


VOLKSWAGEN HAS unveiled a version of its baby Up! city car capable of a super-miserly 256.8mpg.
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Tokyo show: Honda shows off Juke-rivalling Vezel SUV...


HONDA WILL be launching a major challenge to the best-selling Nissan Juke compact SUV in 2015 with this, the Urban SUV, or Vezel as it will be known...
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Tokyo show: the view from the show floor on press day


TEN YEARS ago, every major car manufacturer in the world would have been at the Tokyo motor show, but now the list of premier league no-shows is actually...
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LA/Tokyo motor shows: Mercedes says goodbye to SLS...


AS IF its gullwing doors weren’t statement enough, a special version of the outgoing Mercedes AMG SLS has been unveiled at the LA and Tokyo motor...
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Your motoring problems solved


Must numberplates be white at the front of the car and yellow at the rear?
Frank Stephenson interview, McLaren Automotive design director:

The man behind new Mini, Ferrari F430, Fiat 500 –...


Wiperless windscreens, colour changing cars and Nurburgring lap times: We talk to McLaren's design chief.
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Tokyo show: Nissan to launch 3E Google Glass-style...


Nissan has released a dramatic film previewing a glasses-type wearable device that could allow a driver to download information from the internet...
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Block party: is Ken Block’s Gymkhana 6 the best so...


KEN BLOCK: A man responsible for burning more rubber than the Springfield Tire Yard and, with 250 million views of his Gymkhana videos, generating...