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Jaguar F-type SVR (2016): the first spy photos

Rated 4 out of 54

Tim Pollard, 26 November 2014 10:24

This is our first look at the new range-topping Jaguar F-type SVR - a hero roadster and coupe duo being readied to crown the fast-growing (and downright fast) F-type sports car family. It is understood to be an early engineering mule to test the aero and engineering tweaks under development for the quickest F-type yet. It comes as Jaguar expands the ...

BMW i8S (2016): the brawnier hybrid for BMW's 100th

Rated 3.5 out of 53.5

Georg Kacher, 24 November 2014 14:02

How to celebrate BMW’s centenary in 2016? Munich believes the BMW i8S supercar is the perfect birthday present to itself - a way of melding everything it’s learned through the electric Project i programme with its well-seasoned experience in developing high-octane M division sports cars. Revealed in the new December 2014 issue of CAR magazine, project M100 is defining a ...

Hyundai i40 facelift (2015): a taste of Santa Fe

Rated 3.5 out of 53.5

Tim Pollard, 24 November 2014 11:25

Hyundai is readying a mid-life facelift for its i40 range of saloons and estates. These new spy photos from Germany capture the new 2015 Hyundai i40 in estate guise; the revisions will apply to the four-door saloon as well, CAR understands. Hyundai i40 (2015): what’s new? Not a huge amount, we have to concede. The light disguise masking the i40’s ...

McLaren P13 V8 Sports Series confirmed for spring 2015 launch

Rated 4 out of 54

Tim Pollard, 21 November 2014 17:30

The new McLaren P13 - the junior sports car in the fledgling McLaren line-up - will be launched in spring 2015, the company has confirmed. And this is the first official photograph of McLaren's 911 with the doors up, confirming it will have the swan doors made famous on the 650S and P1. This additional photograph joins the disguised photo issued earlier ...

Vauxhall Corsa VXR (2015) spied at the Nurburgring

Rated 4 out of 54

Tim Pollard, 20 November 2014 16:20

You're looking at a barely disguised 2015 Vauxhall Corsa. Or, to be precise, its Opel Corsa OPC continental cousin. CAR magazine's spy photographers were on hand at the Nurburgring when the Corsa hot hatch shot past during the final stages of evaluation testing. And judging by the scant disguise on this pocket rocket, we'd say the Vauxhall Corsa VXR is ...

BMW 2-series Active Tourer gets plug-in hybrid in 2015

Rated 3.5 out of 53.5

Georg Kacher, 13 November 2014 13:17

It’s all change in BMW world on various levels. The 2-series Active Tourer is the first front-wheel drive BMW. The brand’s first MPV, too. And in 2015, it’ll join the ranks of BMW’s burgeoning plug-in hybrid set. The technology will be shared with the next X1 - and what’s unusual about Munich’s solution is that it powers the rear wheels. ...

VW Golf R420 (2015): why Volkswagen is readying a super-Golf GTI

Rated 3.5 out of 53.5

Tim Pollard, 11 November 2014 09:48

The VW Golf GTI has become a firm favourite of ours in the hot hatch department, and we’re fans of the Golf R too. But there’s a surprise in store for pocket rocket fans in 2015: Volkswagen will launch the Golf R400 concept as a production car. Yes, you read that right: next year you’ll be able to buy a ...

VW Golf SUV heads off road in 2018

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Georg Kacher, 10 November 2014 12:51

The VW Golf is set to get muddy, CAR can reveal. Volkswagen’s engineers are currently working on the first SUV to wear a Golf badge, scheduled to join the market alongside the Mk8 Golf hatch in 2018. Predictably, the Golf SUV is neither a hardcore mud-wrestler nor a tarted-up Cross Golf; it falls somewhere between the two camps, in an ...

Cadillac ATS-V (2015): the BMW M3/M4 from the US

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Tim Pollard, 05 November 2014 12:01

Cadillac knows a thing or two about high-performance super-saloons - and it'll unveil a pair of go-faster ATS-V models at this month's 2014 Los Angeles motor show. Think of the Cadillac ATS-V as a rival to the European quick set of BMW M3/M4, Mercedes C63 AMG and Audi RS4. Photographed here ahead of the planned LA debut on 19 November 2014, ...

Audi R8 GT3 LMS (2015) spied on test at the Ring

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Tim Pollard, 04 November 2014 10:23

Engineers are beavering away on a whole family of new 2015 Audi R8 supercars - crowned by this, the forthcoming GT3 race version. Audi has successfully competed in GT racing since 2009 with the R8 GT3 racers, and this is the proof that it will continue to campaign its sports cars in the GT championships in 2015 and beyond. Audi R8 GT3 LMS: ...

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