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Review: 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde

Review: 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde

Decibellisima! The Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde is a worthy flagship for the Giulia range, which just happens to be the best Alfa Romeo in a generation!

Review: 2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Verde

Review: 2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Verde

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio was first revealed at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, and subsequently shown at the Geneva Motor Show in March, 2017. To keep it fresh against a myriad of omnipotent rivals, it received a mild refresh for its 2020 model year.

McLAREN: All-new MV614 hybrid supercar in final testing

McLAREN: All-new MV614 hybrid supercar in final testing

The first all-new High-Performance Hybrid (HPH) supercar – dubbed MV614 – has entered the final stages of its development and test programmes.

POLESTAR: Precept GT concept to enter production

POLESTAR: Precept GT concept to enter production

Polestar has finally confirmed it will put the four-door Precept GT concept revealed in February of this year into production.

VOLKSWAGEN: Order books open for Mk8 Golf GTI

VOLKSWAGEN: Order books open for Mk8 Golf GTI

The eighth-generation of VW’s iconic hot hatch is the most hi-tech version to date, so it’s not surprising that the price has crept up a bit compared to the last GTI.

First Drive: Polestar 2 (UK review)

First Drive: Polestar 2 (UK review)

It wasn’t too long ago that Polestar was solely the performance engineering arm of Volvo, releasing a few significant Volvo performance models as a top-end Polestar trim grade.

BENTLEY: 2021 Bentayga Speed – the fastest SUV in the world

BENTLEY: 2021 Bentayga Speed – the fastest SUV in the world

Bentayga Speed with its mighty bi-turbo W12 engine remains the ultimate Bentayga for markets like the U.S., Middle East, and Asia Pacific region.

New 2020 Audi S3 Sportback & Saloon

New 2020 Audi S3 Sportback & Saloon

Audi has revealed the new 2020 Audi S3 range, based on the all-new A3 launched just last month. At 306bhp, it’s more powerful than before, and is available as a four-door saloon or a five-door ‘Sportback’ hatchback.

MASERATI: Hardcore Trofeo Ghibli and Quattroporte saloons

MASERATI: Hardcore Trofeo Ghibli and Quattroporte saloons

Following the launch last year of the Levante Trofeo with its 580 hp Ferrari-sourced V8 powerplant, the new Quattroporte and Ghibli are now available in top-end Trofeo specification, both fitted with the same 3.8-litre bi-turbo engine.

Review: Subaru Impreza

Review: Subaru Impreza

The first thing that might spring to mind when you think of the Subaru Impreza is its rally heritage – which is fair enough when it wore the famous WRX moniker (World Rally eXperimental). Fortunately, this one doesn’t. What it is, is a good, contemporary, safety-focused family hatchback which does everything expected of it, while simultaneously failing to excel in any particular area.

CUPRA: 3D printing deployed for car development

CUPRA: 3D printing deployed for car development

At CUPRA – the performance arm of Spanish automaker SEAT – a team of innovative engineers is transforming the way vehicles are developed by printing car parts.

Review: Ford Fiesta ST 5dr

Review: Ford Fiesta ST 5dr

The Fiesta ST is powered by a 200hp turbocharged 1.5-litre three-cylinder EcoBoost engine that drives the front wheels through the aforementioned six-speed transmission. At £24,395 OTR, the Fiesta ST3 delivers affordable thrills that reward drivers of all skill levels.

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 S 4Matic+ The world’s most powerful T2.0-litre!

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 S 4Matic+ The world’s most powerful T2.0-litre!

The high-performance compact SUV has been revealed online and is expected to go on sale in the UK in April with a price tag in the region of £53,000.

Review: Audi RS5 Sportback

Review: Audi RS5 Sportback

The Audi RS5 Sportback is a fast five-door hatchback that's an alternative to more traditional super-saloons like the BMW M3, Mercedes C63 and Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde.

Rear-wheel drive vs Front-wheel drive vs All-wheel drive - Which is best?

Rear-wheel drive vs Front-wheel drive vs All-wheel drive - Which is best?

Most of us drive front-wheel drive vehicles. That’s because for the majority of vehicles manufactured it’s the simplest and cheapest solution. But what exactly is the difference between front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive and all-wheel-drive?