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The weekly magazine that brings all the news and reviews for all the UK's Cars

Auto Express

Can Geely make Smart work when Mercedes hasn’t?

New 2 Series Coupé retains current model’s magic • DRIVEN BMW’s new sports car keeps a traditional rear-wheel-drive layout to maintain the fun factor

RIVALS What it needs to beat

Smart brand gears up for revival with electric SUV

Genesis boots up posh G70 Shooting Brake

Opel gives full lowdown on Manta GSe EV

Boss lifts lid on MINI Convertible EV

news in brief

Lack of traffic led to more drivers speeding during UK lockdowns

OPINION

Average speed cams find favour

Young drivers at risk on rural roads

Flagship Jag E-Pace is back in black

Subaru teases new Solterra electric SUV

VW puts the boot into next-gen Passat

New Polo GTI gets sketchy with its Golf-inspired details

HOT TOPIC New Skoda Fabia • We want to hear your views. Send your questions or opinions to the E-mail address below

Useful Contacts

ELECTRIC EVOLUTION • We took a modern rechargeable EV to meet a replica of one of its ancestors from 140 years ago

Maserati MC20 • FIRST DRIVE Famous Italian company makes welcome return to supercar market

MINI Electric • FIRST DRIVE Revised looks and new tech for Brit brand’s zero-emission hatchback

Essentials

Cupra Leon • FIRST DRIVE Cupra gives excellent Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport a Spanish flavour

Volkswagen Arteon eHybrid • FIRST DRIVE Plug-in drivetrain adds efficiency to elegant executive’s range of talents

Mazda 3 e-SkyActiv X • FIRST DRIVE Stylish hatchback joins the electrification party with 2.0-litre mild-hybrid engine

Bridging the gap? • Suzuki is aiming to make inroads into the estate market with the hybrid Swace. We put it up against a mild-hybrid version of one of the key players in the class, Skoda’s Octavia

Suzuki Swace • Brit-built wagon is based on Toyota’s Corolla Touring Sports. Can Suzuki make it stand out in the estate car marketplace?

Skoda Octavia • The Octavia wagon was crowned our 2020 Estate Car of the Year. We discover if it’s a better bet than the Suzuki Swace

Rivals: Four alternative estate cars • In the market for a wagon? Here are four other models for you to consider alongside the Swace and the Octavia

Infotainment • Which multimedia system is best for music, sat-nav & connectivity?

Same price • Other options for similar money…

Head to head

WHY SUBSCRIBE? • TO GET THE BEST EXPERIENCE AND VALUE, WHY NOT TAKE OUT A SUBSCRIPTION TO BRITAIN’S BEST-SELLING WEEKLY CAR MAGAZINE?

Land Rover Discovery Sport • SECOND REPORT Our Disco Sport became a shopaholic during lockdown, but its core practicality shone through

Fleetwatch

Ourfleet INDEX

BLAST OFF FOR SPRAYON CERAMIC CAR CARE

Kim Adams

CYBEX SHIELD SEAT OFFERS ALTERNATIVE PROTECTION

news, deals & events

NightSearcher looks to outshine Philips rival

books, games & apps

SUNBLINDS • Which solution puts its rivals in the shade?

Mercedes A-Class • YOU TELL US Top scores for cabin and infotainment countered by high costs

Tristan Shale-Hester

BUYER’S GUIDE: MINI Countryman • FROM £12,000 Countryman is a great choice for those wanting MINI style with more practicality

Car Hunter • £40,000 for a seven-seat SUV with boot space to spare, but which one?

NEWCAR PRICES • Visit carbuyer.co.uk for all the latest data plus indepth car reviews and videos

Hamilton ahead as F1 makes Monaco return • All the action from the world of...


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 84 Publisher: Autovia Limited Edition: 1678

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: May 19, 2021

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OverDrive Magazine

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English

The weekly magazine that brings all the news and reviews for all the UK's Cars

Auto Express

Can Geely make Smart work when Mercedes hasn’t?

New 2 Series Coupé retains current model’s magic • DRIVEN BMW’s new sports car keeps a traditional rear-wheel-drive layout to maintain the fun factor

RIVALS What it needs to beat

Smart brand gears up for revival with electric SUV

Genesis boots up posh G70 Shooting Brake

Opel gives full lowdown on Manta GSe EV

Boss lifts lid on MINI Convertible EV

news in brief

Lack of traffic led to more drivers speeding during UK lockdowns

OPINION

Average speed cams find favour

Young drivers at risk on rural roads

Flagship Jag E-Pace is back in black

Subaru teases new Solterra electric SUV

VW puts the boot into next-gen Passat

New Polo GTI gets sketchy with its Golf-inspired details

HOT TOPIC New Skoda Fabia • We want to hear your views. Send your questions or opinions to the E-mail address below

Useful Contacts

ELECTRIC EVOLUTION • We took a modern rechargeable EV to meet a replica of one of its ancestors from 140 years ago

Maserati MC20 • FIRST DRIVE Famous Italian company makes welcome return to supercar market

MINI Electric • FIRST DRIVE Revised looks and new tech for Brit brand’s zero-emission hatchback

Essentials

Cupra Leon • FIRST DRIVE Cupra gives excellent Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport a Spanish flavour

Volkswagen Arteon eHybrid • FIRST DRIVE Plug-in drivetrain adds efficiency to elegant executive’s range of talents

Mazda 3 e-SkyActiv X • FIRST DRIVE Stylish hatchback joins the electrification party with 2.0-litre mild-hybrid engine

Bridging the gap? • Suzuki is aiming to make inroads into the estate market with the hybrid Swace. We put it up against a mild-hybrid version of one of the key players in the class, Skoda’s Octavia

Suzuki Swace • Brit-built wagon is based on Toyota’s Corolla Touring Sports. Can Suzuki make it stand out in the estate car marketplace?

Skoda Octavia • The Octavia wagon was crowned our 2020 Estate Car of the Year. We discover if it’s a better bet than the Suzuki Swace

Rivals: Four alternative estate cars • In the market for a wagon? Here are four other models for you to consider alongside the Swace and the Octavia

Infotainment • Which multimedia system is best for music, sat-nav & connectivity?

Same price • Other options for similar money…

Head to head

WHY SUBSCRIBE? • TO GET THE BEST EXPERIENCE AND VALUE, WHY NOT TAKE OUT A SUBSCRIPTION TO BRITAIN’S BEST-SELLING WEEKLY CAR MAGAZINE?

Land Rover Discovery Sport • SECOND REPORT Our Disco Sport became a shopaholic during lockdown, but its core practicality shone through

Fleetwatch

Ourfleet INDEX

BLAST OFF FOR SPRAYON CERAMIC CAR CARE

Kim Adams

CYBEX SHIELD SEAT OFFERS ALTERNATIVE PROTECTION

news, deals & events

NightSearcher looks to outshine Philips rival

books, games & apps

SUNBLINDS • Which solution puts its rivals in the shade?

Mercedes A-Class • YOU TELL US Top scores for cabin and infotainment countered by high costs

Tristan Shale-Hester

BUYER’S GUIDE: MINI Countryman • FROM £12,000 Countryman is a great choice for those wanting MINI style with more practicality

Car Hunter • £40,000 for a seven-seat SUV with boot space to spare, but which one?

NEWCAR PRICES • Visit carbuyer.co.uk for all the latest data plus indepth car reviews and videos

Hamilton ahead as F1 makes Monaco return • All the action from the world of...


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