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Audi Q5 Sportback
James_Brodie@autovia.co.uk @jimmybrods MORE than a quarter of a million Audi Q5s were made in 2020. It’s the most popular model in the brand’s ever-enlarging line-up, which is now chock full of SUVs. But Audi hasn’t run out of space in its growing ‘Q
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Verstappen Gets Ahead As F1 Returns To Baku
Stephen_Errity@autovia.co.uk • Dutchman leads standings • Mercedes looks to regroup THE battle for the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship enters a new phase this Sunday, as Red Bull’s Max Verstappen comes into a weekend topping the points for the firs
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Q&A
Q The i4 is described as being an electric BMW at the heart of the brand. Do you expect sales to come from 3 Series owners or from new customers? A “The i4 is really essential for us. The core is around the 3 Series and 4 Series, so for us the i4 wil
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Rimac reveals 1,888bhp EV
ELECTRIC hypercar specialist Rimac Automobili has unveiled its new Nevera hypercar. Developed from the C_Two concept, the Nevera features four electric motors to give all-wheel drive and a total of 1,888bhp and 2,360Nm of torque. This gives the Never
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BUYER’SGUIDE: Hond a Civic
CO2/tax 110-117g/km £155 Running costs 45-58mpg (1.0 VTEC) £59 fill-up Performance 0-62mph/top speed 10.4 seconds/127mph Search more than 60,000 cars with competitive finance Order online, delivered to your door, 14-day money-back guarantee NEXT year
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Ourfleet INDEX
Audi Q2 Issue 1,676 BMW 4 Series Issue 1,667 Citroen C5 Aircross Issue 1,673 Citroen e-C4 New Arrival Dacia Sandero Stepway New arrival Ford Puma Issue 1,656, 1,674 Ford Transit Custom Issue 1,672 Hyundai Tucson New Arrival Land Rover Disco. Sp. Issu
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VolkswagenGolf GTI
MODELTESTED: Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport PRICE: £37,230 ENGINE: 2.0-litre 4cyl turbo, 296bhp Running costs 38.2mpg (WLTP) £64 fill-up/£555 or 37% tax Practicality Boot (seats up/down) 374/1,231 litres Performance 0-62mph/top speed 5.6 seconds/155mp
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Car Hunter
FOR: Brilliant to drive, well made, surprisingly practical AGAINST: Only one engine, styling lacks flair of rivals BMW’S M2 made waves when it was launched, promising the excitement of the brand’s larger M cars in a more compact package. It’s the onl
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Backchat
THE leading company on the global motorsports stage during these first days of summer 2021? If I had to pick one, it would be Honda. Right now it’s in rude health, savouring the sort of success it hasn’t tasted since Ayrton Senna won it several Formu
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Head To Head: Track Battle
IN order to really test a performance car’s limits, you need to head to a track, so that’s what we did. Llandow Circuit in South Wales is a short circuit, but still technical; the tight bus-stop chicane at the start of the lap tests a car’s ability t
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Rolls Pushes The Boat Out For Yacht-inspired One-off
THIS is the Rolls-Royce Boat Tail, a new one-off drop-top commissioned by a very special customer: the owner of the original Rolls-Royce Boat Tail from 1932. The latest version is inspired by the world of luxury boating. The windscreen takes its look
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Newcar Prices
PERFORMANCE: This is the manufacturer’s claimed acceleration time for a car, and is measured from 0-60mph or 0-62mph (0-100kph), in seconds. ECONOMY AND EMISSIONS: Combined WLTP economy figure in miles per gallon and emissions in grams per kilometre
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Skoda Scouts Out Emergency Services
SKODA has brought the Octavia Scout back to the UK, but with a catch. The rugged specification is now only being offered to the emergency services, the cars coming equipped with all the necessary kit to allow first responders to do their jobs. Riding
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What’s Next For Defender?
SINCE the car’s launch in early 2020, the Defender range has already expanded to include the commercial Hard Top models plus a plug-in hybrid, and a V8 that costs more than £100,000. But JLR’s Chief Creative Officer, Gerry McGovern, has always spoken
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Kia Ceed 1.6 CRDi iMT
62.8mpg (official) £60 fill-up 0-60mph/top speed 9.8 seconds/124mph IT wasn’t all that long ago that the most appealing versions of family hatchbacks like the Kia Ceed were the diesels. Tax rules and high fuel prices pushed buyers into these more eff
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Lancia 037 Group B Beast Reborn As 498bhp Restomod
RESTOMODS are all the rage, and the latest outfit to join the fray is Italian engineering firm Kimera Automobili with its reimagined Lancia 037 Group B rally car, the EVO37. It’s powered by a heavily re-engineered version of the original 2.1-litre fo
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Rivals
PRICE: £35,695 ENGINE: 2.0-litre 4cyl turbo, 276bhp THE Hyundai i30 N doesn’t quite possess the firepower of our two contenders here, but it remains a thrilling hot hatch. The recent addition of an optional twin-clutch gearbox broadens its appeal, wh
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Useful Contacts
THE following provide help with motoring problems. Some services are free, others charge a fee or operate on premium-rate lines (p), while some offer advice for members only (m) AA: 0345 850 1130 (m) RAC: 0330 159 1446 (m) Citizens Advice Consumer he
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News In Brief
THE 2021 FIA World Touring Car Cup gets under way this weekend as a support race to the Nürburging 24 Hours on the full Nordschleife circuit. Defending champion Yann Ehrlacher (above) leads a 22-car grid encompassing five car manufacturers, 11 teams
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Editor-in-chief: Steve Fowler Deputy editor: John McIlroy Executive editor: Stuart Milne Associate editor: Sean Carson News and reviews editor: James Brodie Chief reviewer: Alex Ingram Senior test editor: Dean Gibson Video content producer: Yousuf As
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Kim Adams
Got a query? products@autoexpress.co.uk Q Making space for camping I’M planning on going camping this year but will need more luggage space in my car for the tent and the rest of the kit I’m borrowing. Is a roof box (above) the best way to do this? J
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Infotainment
Cupra Connect Key features: Wireless Apple CarPlay WITH the Cupra Leon so closely related to the SEAT family, it’s not a surprise to discover that the layout of the infotainment is familiar. The basic hardware is much the same as the Golf’s, too, so
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New Autoplus Can Stop Your Car Going Viral
Price: £150 Contact: uk.medklinn.com STERILISATION specialist Medklinn has brought its Autoplus, which claims to kill bacteria and viruses (including Covid-19), to the UK. The sanitiser, which plugs into a 12V socket, works in the air and on surfaces
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Books, Games & Apps
James Taylor (Amberley, www.amberley-books.com) Price: £15.99 Rating: A WELL written and succinct guide to the Rover R8 platform – which covers the 200 and 400 series from 1984-1995. There’s a dedicated section on each model with technical specificat
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The Commuter cup
Hugo_Griffiths@autovia.co.uk @hugo_griffiths ONCE the daily destination for well over a million commuters, central London has been eerily empty for the last year or so. Things are picking up again as lockdown restrictions have lifted to a large degre
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Cupra Leon
37.2mpg (WLTP) £64 fill-up/£895 or 37% tax Boot (seats up/down) 380/1,210 litres 0-62mph/top speed 5.7 seconds/155mph MODEL TESTED: Cupra Leon TSI 300 VZ3 PRICE: £37,390 ENGINE: 2.0-litre 4cyl turbo, 296bhp THE Cupra Leon is available as a plug-in hy
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Toyotaand Lexusoffer 10-year Cover On New And Used Vehicles
Hugo_Griffiths@autovia.co.uk @hugo_griffiths TOYOTA and Lexus have launched an industry-leading warranty programme that provides up to 10 years’ cover for new and used cars, vans and pick-up trucks. The ‘Relax’ scheme adds a year’s warranty to a vehi
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12v Coolboxes
PRODUCTGROUP TEST 2|6|2021 Every week, we extensively test all the latest car kit from tyres to trim cleaners. Log on to www.autoexpress.co.uk to look through our huge online test archive A POWERED coolbox is a useful addition for most of us, whether
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The Race For Premium-car Cash Is Well And Truly On
WATCH out Audi, BMW and Mercedes, here comes… well, this week it’s DS. In a couple of weeks it’ll be Genesis, and we can guarantee it won’t be long before someone else is chasing the premium pack. The posh German brands have been targets for many ove
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