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DRIVEN Hyundai i20 N targets Fiesta ST • Watch out, Ford: new hot supermini takes inspiration from Korean firm’s rally car and delivers the goods on UK roads
How does new kid on the block measure up against its main rival?
AT A GLANCE HEAD TO HEAD
Three’s a crowd as hot Kona N SUV revs up
SEAT pins its hopes on baby EV due in 2025
Cupra gives the go-ahead for Tavascan production
Next MINI Hatch is coming in from the cold
Police raids target gangs behind catalytic converter theft pandemic
Pacesetter leads way as Formula E safety car
316-mile range for Kia EV6
news in brief
Lexus EVs will turn on the style
Ford to pull the plug on Mondeo production
Manufacturers react to EV grant cut with deals to ease the blow
Czech out Skoda’s new model roll call
Alpina works its magic on BMW’s biggest Gran Coupé
Summer debut for VW’s Taigo
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HOW CLEAN IS YOUR CAR? • Covid-19 has focused our minds on hygiene like never before, but new research shows filth and dirt can abound in every corner of your
The nasties that can lurk in your car • While coronavirus understandably steals the limelight these days, a number of bacteria are common guests in our cars.
Kia Sorento PHEV • FIRSTDRIVE Plug-in hybrid will be a hit with company car drivers
Toyota Highlander • FIRSTDRIVE Brand’s second large SUV is more road-focused
Porsche 911 Targa Heritage Edition • FIRSTUKDRIVE Open-topped sports car de livers excellent all-round ability with retro-themed additions
Skoda Octavia vRS • FIRSTDRIVE Petrol power is still the best choice for hot hatch
In it for the long run • Diesel power still suits high-mileage drivers who want a hot hatch.We test the latest VW Golf GTD against BMW’s 1 Series
Volkswagen Golf GTD • Diesel-powered version completes the trio of hot GT-badged Mk8 Golfs. We put it through its paces
BMW 120d M Sport • It’s not billed as a hot hatch, but BMW’s 120d is a natural rival to the Golf GTD. How does it fare against the VW?
Head to head: Cost of buying • Most private cars are acquired these days using a PCP or a lease deal. We look at how much it could cost you to buy either of our two rivals
Infotainment • Which multimedia system is best for music, sat-nav & connectivity?
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Skoda Superb iV • FINAL REPORT Has plug-in hybrid lived up to its economy potential?
TIME TO POLISH UP YOUR CAR CLEANING • Our car care special gives you tips and our tester’s pick of the products
Wax & sealant • Best buys to keep your pride and joy looking tip-top
Wheel cleaner • Which grime-busters left our rims looking good again?
Upholstery cleaner • Keep your cabin’s fabrics in top trim with these spray-on cleaners
Car wash • We discover the best solution for cleaning your car
Waterless cleaner • Which spray is the best double act, cleaning and protecting your car?
Wash this space… • Car cleaning expert Richard Tipper gives us his top tips to help you get your pride and joy looking its...