Jaguar XE will deliver over 75mpg

The new Jaguar XE will be “the most fuel-efficient Jaguar ever” according to the company. They go on to say that extensive use of lightweight aluminium construction will help the new smaller Jaguar saloon to return “over 75 mpg” on the EU combined cycle.

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New Mini unveiled

Manufacturers face something of a dilemma when it comes to producing a new version of a popular model. Do they come out with a radical new look to underline the newness? Or, does that risk scaring off the buyers who clearly like the look of the existing car?

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i3 puts BMW's weight behind electric motoring

BMW has revealed the production-ready BMW i3 electric car following its appearance as a concept at the Los Angeles Motor Show last year. This will be the first of two electric/hybrid vehicles in BMW’s range.

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Jaguar F-type high-speed testing

With just five days to go until the new Jaguar F-TYPE sports cars is given its public debut at the Paris Auto Show on September 27, for those who can’t wait, here is some footage of the Jaguar in high-speed testing. Read More...
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All new Ford Mondeo revealed

Ford has taken the wraps off its all-new mainstream model, the new Ford Mondeo. Among the headlines is that one of the power units will be the remarkable one-litre Ecoboost petrol engine, as the ‘Blue Oval’ seeks to achieve the ‘best in class’ fuel economy.

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Ford updates the Fiesta

These are the first pictures of the updated Ford Fiesta that will be launched at the Paris Motor Show later this month.

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New Volkswagen Golf unveiled

Volkswagen has unveiled the new Volkswagen Golf 36 years aver the first Golf was launched. Since then 29 million Golfs have been sold.

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New Range Rover first pictures

These are the first official pictures of the new Range Rover that Land Rover will show for the first time at the Paris Motor Show in September. Although it has so faithfully carried forward distinctive Range Rover design cues that it might look, at first glance, like a facelift, the new Range Rover is actually new from the ground up.

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Vauxhall Adam first pictures

These are the first official pictures of the Vauxhall Adam Vauxhall a car designed to take on the growing market for chic, stylish small hatchbacks. As such the Adam will squaring up to cars like the Mini and the Fiat 500.

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Jaguar F-type confirmed for 2013

At the New York Auto Show, Jaguar has confirmed that they will finally go ahead with production of the Jaguar F-type – spiritual successor to the legendary Jaguar E-type.

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Jaguar's real estate, the XF Sportbrake

Jaguar has unveiled the estate car version of the Jaguar XF. Considering the popularity of the Jaguar X-type Estate, some might find it strange that Jaguar did not take the plunge sooner.

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New Audi A3 unveiled at Geneva

Unlike Mercedes-Benz with their new A Class, Audi has opted not to risk radical change to the design of the new Audi A3, unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. But, although at first glance it looks very similar to the outgoing model, Audi point out that this is an all-new design.

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Ford B-Max opens up the MPV

Ford has shown off the new door system that will give greater access to their new B-Max small MPV.

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Vauxhall sharpens up the Zafira

The Vauxhall Zafira was one of the pioneers of a new smaller breed of MPVs (or minivans as our Transatlantic cousins would call them). Not much bigger than a car, the 1999 Vauxhall Zafira had room for up to seven passengers, with a particularly neat pair of rear seats that fold down to leave a completely flat load floor.

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New Fusion is really the new Mondeo

What you see here is the new Ford Fusion. That may be exciting news in the USA. But, when we tell you this is also the new Ford Mondeo to be launched in Europe in early 2013, the interest level on this side of the Atlantic is bound to increase.

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New small SUV to join Vauxhall range

These are the first official pictures of the new Vauxhall Mokka, a small SUV that will take Vauxhall into a new market sector when it is officially launched at the Geneva Motor Show in March.

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Volkswagen's Up!

Volkswagen has released the first photos of its new Up! in production form, prior to the debut at the Frankfurt motor show next month.

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Porsche to unveil new 911

Porsche is to unveil the new 911 Carrera at the Frankfurt Show next month. This will be a completely new generation of the iconic Porsche model that was first launched in 1963.

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Audi confirms A8 Hybrid

Audi has confirmed that it is to put a hybrid version of its Audi A8 flagship into series production, starting from the beginning of 2012. The first Audi A8 hybrids will reach the UK late next year.

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Virage returns to Aston Martin stable

The name Virage is back in the Aston Martin catalogue with the launch of a new Virage at the Geneva Motor Show.

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Ferrari FF first pictures

The official Prancing Horse web site, Ferrari.com, has revealed the first photographs of the new FF, the company’s most powerful four-seater ever, and its first ever four-wheel drive car.

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All-new Sharan unveiled

Volkswagen has opened the order book for its all-new Sharan with prices starting from £22,980 (RRP OTR) for the entry-level S 1.4-litre TSI model.

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Saab's new 4x4 crossover

Just months after its takeover by Spyker, Saab is about to launch a new model at next month’s Los Angeles Auto Show. The new Saab 9-4X is clearly aimed at the growing market for 4x4 crossovers particularly in the USA.

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Volvo S60 - more rewarding by degree

With the launch of the new Volvo S60, the Swedish manufacturer clearly has two messages it wants to get across to potential buyers. Well known for safety, they want to tell the world that they now produce stylish cars. They also want to persuade us that the S60 is a real driver’s car.

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Audi takes wraps of new executive coupé saloon

Audi has taken the wraps of its new Audi A7 Sportback, the German manufacturers challenger in the growing market for four-door saloons with coupé looks.

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Murray's city car unveiled

Gordon Murray – best known for his design of the McLaren F1 supercar and Formula 1 racing cars – has turned his attention to designing a radical new city car.

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Ford reveals 2011 Mondeo

This is Ford’s updated 2011 Mondeo, which will be launched at the 2010 Moscow International Automobile Salon on August 25, before going on sale in the UK in October.

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Saab 9-5 the start of a new era

Six months on from the obituaries, against all the odds Saab is back with a brand new model the new Saab 9-5. Started under the ownership of GM, the new car is launched under its new owners Spyker.

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New Volkswagen Touran launched

Volkswagen has chosen the Leipzig Motor Show to unveil its refreshed Touran compact MPV.

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A1 is Audi's new compact supermini

Audi say they have ‘shrink-wrapped everything they stands for to create the new A1’. This is their first small hatchback since the Audi A2 and it will be launched at the Geneva Motor Show next month.

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Nissan Juke, as British as a duke?

Nissan has unveiled the new Juke, some weeks before its official launch at next month’s Geneva Motor Show. Following the lead its sibling, Qashqai, the Juke is styled to have the appeal of an SUV, but most models will be only front-wheel-drive.

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Touareg loses weight and becomes more green

Volkswagen’s second generation Touareg has been unveiled and the new car has been on a diet, loosing no less than 200 kg. To help improve its green credentials the new Touareg is up to 20% more fuel efficient than its prececessor and there is also a hybrid version.

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Mini Countryman the new 4x4 Mini

The long-expected Mini 4x4 crossover has been announced today. The new Mini Countryman is not only the first MIni to offer four wheel drive, it is also the first with four passenger doors (the Clubman has three passenger doors, the third controversially being on the “wrong” side for the the UK).

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New Ford Focus unveiled

The next-generation Ford Focus has been unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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Google Earth in new Audi A8

Owners of the new Audi A8 will be able to use services like Google Earth to search for points of interest, if they choose the optional integrated GPRS/EDGE modem linked to the latest generation MMI navigation plus. Read More...
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New BMW 5 Series unveiled

BMW has unveiled its new, sixth-generation BMW 5 Series Saloon. The new car is not likely to cause quite the stir that the fifth generation model did when it was announced with its then controversial styling.

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Rolls Royce Ghost to haunt Frankfurt motor show

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is to unveil its new Ghost, the most powerful car ever to wear the ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’, at the Frankfurt motor show on September 15.

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New Saab 9-5 revealed

Against all the odds of a difficult market and the bankruptcy in the USA of former parent company GM, Saab has entered its new era of Koenigsegg ownership with the launch of the new Saab 9-5, the flagship of its range.

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Peugeot RCZ aims to add excitement

Peugeot has signified that the new RCZ is the start of a new chapter for the French manufacturer as it aims to refocus on driving enjoyment as well as daily transport. I remember those days as a one time owner of two Peugeot 205 GTIs in succession.

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New Bentley Mulsanne unveiled

The new Bentley Mulsanne was unveiled yesterday at the Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance near Monterey, California.

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