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Cars of 1996

All the cars of 1996 (nearly)

Don't know about you, but 1996 still feels like the recent past to us. Independence Day was the highest grossing film of the year, the Spice Girls hit the charts, everyone was watching Ballykissangel on TV and ... read more....
12 cool estates

Top 12 cool estates

Earlier this week we saw the new Volvo V90 and Kia Optima Sportswagon, estates that are both very handsome and rather cool. We've always maintained that fast estates are cool, but it seems even base-spec diese... read more....
Top 5 turbo cars Ford Escort RS Turbo

Top 5 nuttiest turbo cars

In our CO2 emissions obsessed world, turbo engines are rapidly becoming the norm. Naturally aspirated diesels have long since gone extinct and atmospheric petrol motors can't be far behind. It wasn't always this way. Two or three decades ago a car with a 'tur... read more....
Mahindra KUV100

Not for sale here: Mahindra KUV100

What's a Mahindra KUV100 then? Until now, Indian carmaker Mahindra has exclusively produced huge, agricultural SUVs. The new KUV100 is different, as it is the company's first small crossover. What do I need to ... read more....

Top 5 cars from 2016 Detroit Motor Show

The unveilings have been gone and there have been many cars for us petrolheads to feast our eyes on this week as manufacturers descended on Detroit for the first motor show of the new year. Here are just a few... read more....
2017 Chrysler Pacifica

Not for sale here: Chrysler Pacifica

What's a Chrysler Pacifica then? The American giant's all-new minivan - people carrier to the rest of the world - which replaces the aged Town & Country. What do I need to know? First, we'll give you a second to get over the shock that people are apparentl... read more....
America's best selling cars 2015

America’s best-selling cars of 2015

Americans bought an astonishing 17.5 million new cars in 2015, a volume not seen in 15 years. To put that number in context, we learned yesterday that an all-time record 2.6 million cars were registered in the... read more....