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At last, a bright future is on the horizon for Lotus
Ioniq 5 turns on the style in the UK • DRIVEN Distinctive electric family car is a declaration of Hyundai’s intent, and it has the Tesla Model Y firmly in its sights
Rapid Kona N SUV reveals all
Facelifted VW Polo more of a mini Golf
Emira and SUV spearhead revolution at Lotus
HOW LOTUS’S NEW PLATFORMS LINE UP
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RIP Richard Parry-Jones • Legendary Ford engineer remembered
RP-J was my friend, but will forever be my hero, too
‘Super’ 812 Superfast pushes to the extreme
Honda HR-V SUV returns with hybrid power
Digital makeover for classic Manta
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New report highlights improved safety on UK’s smart motorways
Pure-electric model added to Genesis G80 line-up
Smart motorways: the safest option we have • A safety expert with over 30 years’ experience of collision investigation and analysis speaks out
Tamiya and Little Car Company pair up to drive on the wild side
All change for Stellantis EV platforms
Insurance costs in record fall as drivers cover fewer miles
HOT TOPIC Citroen C5X • We want to hear your views. Send your questions or opinions to the E-mail address below
FRESH OUT THE BOX HOW TO MAKE A NEW CAR COMPANY • As Chinese EV manufacturer NIO prepares to start selling cars in Europe, we talk to its vice president about the challenges facing this new brand
Other new brands • IT’S not just NIO looking to shake things up in the industry. A number of new car makers have hit the headlines in recent months, and not all of them from China. Here are three to keep an eye out for
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo • FIRST DRIVE More practical bodystyle brings extra versatility to stunning electric car
Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid • FIRST DRIVE Refreshed Discovery Sport rival ditches diesel for electrified powertrains
MINI Countryman JCW • FIRST DRIVE We get behind the wheel of updated MINI SUV in top-spec JCW trim
Mercedes E 220 d • FIRST DRIVE Entry-level version of Merc’s revised executive car is anything but basic
Mercedes-AMG E 53 • FIRST DRIVE Wagon looks to balance performance and price
New or used? The £12k question • Dacia’s all-new Sandero hatch is still the cheapest new car on sale. But is it a better bet than a used Ford Fiesta? We brought them together to find out
New Dacia Sandero • Value-for-money supermini has received a complete overhaul. We discover if it’s money well spent compared with a used Fiesta
Used Ford Fiesta • For the same money as a new Sandero you can get a used example of the ever-popular Fiesta. Does it make more sense?
How to buy second hand • Our guide to purchasing a used car should help you bag the right car at the right price
Infotainment • Which multimedia system is best for music, sat-nav & connectivity?
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Honda e • FINAL REPORT Can you live with an EV without home charging? Yes
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