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Volkswagen reworks plans for junior electric cars

The Volkswagen Group has taken responsibility for the development of its new entry-level electric car project out of the hands of Seat in a...

2021 Mercedes S-Class caught testing with less disguise

Hybrid-only seventh-gen S-Class takes evolutionary design step, according to latest spy shots, with its debut due later this year. Mercedes-Benz will move its S-Class flagship saloon...

Next-gen Peugeot 308 to get 225kW-plus performance version

New style-led 308 will take its design cues from recent Peugeots. VW Golf R rival will accompany the launch of the 2022 308 hatchback range,...

McLaren Speedtail: hybrid hypercar’s 773kW powertrain detailed

Speedtail features 20in front and 21in rear wheels. McLaren is working with Pirelli to develop bespoke tyres capable of reaching 403km/h while also being...

Ultra-flexible modular EV platform revealed

Platform has flat floor. Wheel modules control main functions. REE’s radical, easy to work on EV tech enables a 2.7m-long five-seat robotaxi and much more...

Bernie Ecclestone talks F1, dictators and Elon Musk

Yep, Ecclestone has a large bronze bust of himself behind his desk. Even at 89 years old, Ecclestone is as outspoken and controversial as ever....

Confirmed: Ford Puma ST will be unveiled this year

Performance version of compact SUV is expected to share 147kW turbo three-pot with Fiesta ST. Ford has confirmed that a hot ST version of its new Puma...

Original 1998 Audi TT vs current Mk3

Audi's TT remains popular today and with its elegant design it's not hard to see why. The original TT seemed revolutionary in 1998, and the...

Lamborghini to reveal new model and restart production next week

Virtual unveiling will take place as Sant'Agata returns to producing cars following a two-month shutdown. Lamborghini has set out plans to recommence production next week...

Top five Ayrton Senna moments

Phenomenal. Ruthless. Controversial. Senna stood out from the crowd. On the anniversary of the Brazilian's tragic death, we round up five classic and controversial Senna...

New GMC Hummer EV reveal on pause

General Motors will bring back the defunct off-road marque with a plus 746kW EV that promises 0-100km/h in 3sec – but has delayed...

WRC returns to glory days with Safari Rally revival

After a long absence, the African classic is back on the calendar, meaning we're due some seriously impressive rallying. As it stands, following the latest...

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Shame to Lusso you: Saying goodbye to the four-seat Ferrari GT

The GTC4 Lusso has taken a back seat to smaller, more glamorous stablemates, but the family Ferrari has a proud history. We do write valedictory...

Jaguar Racing’s I-TYPE 5 unveiled for Formula E 2021 season

Jaguar Racing has revealed their brand-new electric race car, the Jaguar I-TYPE 5. Media Alert: Jaguar Racing Jaguar's new Formula E electric single-seater features a new...

Tesla ‘Gigafactory’ in Germany hits roadblock

Local concerns may hamper progress on the EV firm's German factory, although officially it remains on track. Tesla’s planned German battery factory will eventually be...

Driving the best cars in the Mercedes-Benz archive

Mercedes-Benz preserves an example of every model it produces. We sample everything from 300 SL to AMG Hammer. Carmakers love to play on their history...