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Suited and booted


BMW 318d Sport against an ageing Mercedes C-class that’s due to be replaced this summer and an uninspiring Audi A4
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Tesla Model S review (2013-on)


The Tesla Model S is an electrically-powered alternative to fossil-fueled status symbol saloons that promises up to 300 miles of driving on one battery...
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First drive review: Jaguar XF Sportbrake (2012)


The term we will do our level best to avoid using isestate car. Its not an estate car. Its a Jaguar XF Sportbrake.
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Used Jaguar XF review (2008-2015)


Pound for pound, this is the best Jaguar on sale. In the most important areas, the XF matches the abilities of its best mid-size executive German...
Volvo S80 Mk 2 (2006-2016)

Volvo S80 Mk 2 review (2006-2016)


People don’t really buy big saloons any more unless they’re either German or Jaguars, but if they wanted a large Volvo then the S80 is the car...
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Lexus GS Mk 4 review (2012-on)


Lexus’ BMW 5-series rival claims to blend the sporty drive of the German saloon with the comfort and pampering the Japanese car maker wishes to...
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Mazda 6 Mk 3 review (2013 on)


The Mazda 6 doesn’t just look good next to rivals such as the Vauxhall Insignia, Volkswagen Passat and Ford Mondeo ‒ it’s also good value
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Hyundai i40 review (2011-on)


Hyundai has rolled up its sleeves, knocked back a shot of Dutch courage and taken the company-car fight straight to Ford, Vauxhall and Volkswagen’s...
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Citroën C5 Mk 2 review (2008-on)


The C5 is Europe's forgotten large car, a rival for a Ford Mondeo or a Vauxhall Insignia, yet it looks almost German – particularly from the rear...
Chrysler 300C Mk 2 (2011-2015)

Chrysler 300C Mk 2 review (2011-2015)


The Chrysler 300C is a stars ‘n’ stripes take on the executive saloon, with loud and proud styling that stands out among the usual crew of German-born...
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Audi A6 Mk 4 review (2011-on)


In the battle of the premium badges, it's usually the Germans who end up punching hardest. But it's the internecine fight that's most gripping, with...
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The Clarkson review: BMW 520d M Sport (2013)


THERE ARE a handful of cars on the market today that are demonstrably better than all of their rivals.