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Sporty Note Nismo features an upgraded powertrain and new bodywork and will go on sale this autumn, but it won't be coming to the UK
Nissan has revealed a sporty Nismo-badged version of the new Note, although the model won't be coming to the UK.Set t...

    Nissan reveals new high-performance Note Nismo

    Sporty Note Nismo features an upgraded powertrain and new bodywork and will go on sale this autumn, but it won't be coming to the UK Nissan has revealed a sporty Nismo-badged version of the new Note, although the model won't be coming to the UK.Set t...

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Spanish manufacturer's sports-utility vehicle will be "like a big brother to the Leon", say company chiefs
Seat's new SUV is on track for launch in 2016. The first development mules are soon to start testing, and the model will enter pre-production i...

    Seat gears up for development of new SUV

    Spanish manufacturer's sports-utility vehicle will be "like a big brother to the Leon", say company chiefs Seat's new SUV is on track for launch in 2016. The first development mules are soon to start testing, and the model will enter pre-production i...

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Company boss considers plans for a two-seat sports car and a more conventional model to sit between the Continental and Mulsanne
Bentley is planning to launch two more models after its forthcoming SUV, currently at a prototype stage, hits the market ...

    Bentley plans two new models after SUV launch

    Company boss considers plans for a two-seat sports car and a more conventional model to sit between the Continental and Mulsanne Bentley is planning to launch two more models after its forthcoming SUV, currently at a prototype stage, hits the market ...

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The styling for Bentley's first SUV has been signed off ahead of production starting in 2016, but it won't look like the controversial EXP 9 F concept
The design of the Bentley SUV has been signed off for production in 2016, but it will have no relat...

    Bentley SUV design finalised, reveals design boss

    The styling for Bentley's first SUV has been signed off ahead of production starting in 2016, but it won't look like the controversial EXP 9 F concept The design of the Bentley SUV has been signed off for production in 2016, but it will have no relat...

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New Seat Ibiza hatch is expected in 2017 and the Spanish manufacturer's design boss has revealed plans to "redesign an icon"
Work has begun on the fifth-generation Seat Ibiza ahead of an expected launch in 2017.Until the new model arrives, the curren...

    New Seat Ibiza – first details

    New Seat Ibiza hatch is expected in 2017 and the Spanish manufacturer's design boss has revealed plans to "redesign an icon" Work has begun on the fifth-generation Seat Ibiza ahead of an expected launch in 2017.Until the new model arrives, the curren...

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Munich's embracing of front-wheel-drive might be hard for some to accept, but it makes sound commercial sense
The launch of the new BMW 2-series Active Tourer took place in the very pleasant Tirol region in Austria. You can read Hilton Holloway's dri...

    Behold, the Active Tourists who will buy BMW’s new compact MPV

    Munich's embracing of front-wheel-drive might be hard for some to accept, but it makes sound commercial sense The launch of the new BMW 2-series Active Tourer took place in the very pleasant Tirol region in Austria. You can read Hilton Holloway's dri...

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The TT was a revolutionary car design when it was first revealed in 1995, but subsequent versions have played it safe
Walk along pretty much any high street in the UK, in almost any town, and you will instantly see sights that are familiar.There will...

    Why is the design of the new Audi TT so predictable?

    The TT was a revolutionary car design when it was first revealed in 1995, but subsequent versions have played it safe Walk along pretty much any high street in the UK, in almost any town, and you will instantly see sights that are familiar.There will...

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Higher performance version of the Twingo spotted testing ahead of a probable launch in mid-2015, but it is unlikely to be badged as Twingo RS
Renault appears to have started development work on a new, higher performance version of the recently unveil...

    Renault working on hotter Twingo for 2015

    Higher performance version of the Twingo spotted testing ahead of a probable launch in mid-2015, but it is unlikely to be badged as Twingo RS Renault appears to have started development work on a new, higher performance version of the recently unveil...

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The updated Porsche Cayenne SUV, which is due to go on sale in the UK from October, gets new styling inside and out as well as big gains in efficiency
A facelifted version of the strong selling second-generation Porsche Cayenne has been revealed...

    Facelifted Porsche Cayenne revealed ahead of Paris motor show launch

    The updated Porsche Cayenne SUV, which is due to go on sale in the UK from October, gets new styling inside and out as well as big gains in efficiency A facelifted version of the strong selling second-generation Porsche Cayenne has been revealed...

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High-performance variant of next-generation large SUV set to use electric turbo system designed to reduce turbo lag on both petrol and diesel engines
Audi plans to bring its electrically assisted turbocharging system to production on a high-performan...

    New Audi SQ7 to use electrically assisted turbocharging

    High-performance variant of next-generation large SUV set to use electric turbo system designed to reduce turbo lag on both petrol and diesel engines Audi plans to bring its electrically assisted turbocharging system to production on a high-performan...

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New convenience and safety gadgets, plus a great new TSI engine, help keep the Polo close to the top of the class


As the adverts proclaim, this is “the new Polo”. That seems a bit of a stretch when you consider that the latest revisions to Volk...

    Volkswagen Polo SE 1.2 TSI first drive review

    New convenience and safety gadgets, plus a great new TSI engine, help keep the Polo close to the top of the class As the adverts proclaim, this is “the new Polo”. That seems a bit of a stretch when you consider that the latest revisions to Volk...

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Gallic quirkiness meets pragmatism in the new crossover hatchback

With the increasing diversification of the new car market, finding a hitherto untapped niche is no easy thing.But the Citroën C4 Cactus – which is not a C4 (we’ll come to that in...

    Citroën C4 Cactus

    Gallic quirkiness meets pragmatism in the new crossover hatchback With the increasing diversification of the new car market, finding a hitherto untapped niche is no easy thing.But the Citroën C4 Cactus – which is not a C4 (we’ll come to that in...

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