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Polo GTI hits the sweet spot

Polo GTI hits the sweet spot

The latest generation of Polo offers an enjoyable everyday driving experience with extra throttle, writes Dave Humphreys

Ferrari plans for new model on track

Ferrari plans for new model on track

A brief drive of an engineering prototype hints that Ferrari’s newest model could be one of its most exciting yet, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Swift still sporty with more beef

Swift still sporty with more beef

Mercedes shows its A class

Mercedes shows its A class

Vantage Aston Martin

Vantage Aston Martin

Aston Martin reinvents its Vantage sports car, and it’s more special than ever

How to keep your motor insurance premium down

How to keep your motor insurance premium down

Cheaper rates are out there - you just have to be willing to go after them

New Ford Focus has more technology – and wider appeal

New Ford Focus has more technology – and wider appeal

At the core of the new Focus is a new type of architecture that will go on to underpin a multitude of different Ford models over time

A debut for the high-tech VW Touareg flagship SUV

A debut for the high-tech VW Touareg flagship SUV

Big reveals in the Big Apple

Big reveals in the Big Apple

Motor Head: This is a golden age of motor engineering

Motor Head: This is a golden age of motor engineering

While car buyers might not use any award ceremony results to help them decide, there’s no doubt that the car makers care about winning

Family motoring on an elegant scale

Family motoring on an elegant scale

Jaguar’s new XF Sportbrake estate is a reminder that SUVs aren’t the only option for family motoring, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Mustang hopes to relive its youth

Mustang hopes to relive its youth

Mini buyers still have it their own way

Mini buyers still have it their own way

Motor Head

Motor Head

We’re using our cars more and more, meaning that our national carbon footprint is growing instead of shrinking – and there will be consequences

It’s four wheels good for Porsche

It’s four wheels good for Porsche

A Carrera 2 is still fabulous, but in the 4 I was able to drive deeper into each corner, brake later, and get back on the power of the fabulous turbocharged 3.0-litre flat-six engine earlier every time