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The race for premium-car cash is well and truly on
Land Rover Defender at One • EXCLUSIVE As the new Defender celebrates its first birthday, we look back at its first year and forward to what’s coming next
What’s next for Defender?
New i4 EV targets ‘core’ BMW buyers
…and we’ve driven it!
Q&A • Weber joined BMW in 2011 and has been responsible for luxury vehicles, including Rolls-Royce. He started his current role on the BMW board in July 2020
Prices named for flagship iX SUV
Electrification expansion at Ford
Sportier flavour forV8Ben tayga
Rolls pushes the boat out for yacht-inspired one-off
Kia teases next-generation Sportage
news in brief
Toyotaand Lexusoffer 10-year cover on new and used vehicles
Lancia 037 Group B beast reborn as 498bhp restomod
Rimac reveals 1,888bhp EV
Skoda scouts out emergency services
Rise in demand for used cars pushes prices to record high
Renault sorts names for new Mobilize EVs
HOT TOPIC Aston DBX Coupé • We want to hear your views. Send your questions or opinions to the E-mailaddress below
THE COMMUTER CUP • We give the traditional race between bike and car a modern twist, by adding an electric scooter and the funky Citroen Ami to the mix
WHO WAS FASTEST?
Audi Q5 Sportback • FIRSTDRIVE Audi adds sporty coupé-SUV to its Q5 line-up
Honda Civic Type R Sport Line • FIRSTDRIVE Class-lea ding hot hatch turns up the sensible, but does it still deliver the thrills?
DS 9 • FIRSTDRIVE We get behind the wheel of DS’s rival to the BMW 5 Series in the UK
Kia Ceed 1.6 CRDi iMT • FIRSTDRIVE Entry-leve hatch offers good value and fine economy
DISABILITY, PRODUCTIVITY & POSITIVITY • Evtec produces millions of parts for the automotive industry, but the West Midlands firm is also dedicated to ensuring around a third of its employees are people with disabilities
Battle for supremacy • The heat is on in the hot-hatch class with the Cupra Leon and VW Golf GTI Clubsport turning up the wick.We put them to the test
Cupra Leon • SEAT’s performance sub-brand has added TSI 300 model to its hot-hatch range. We test it against the class benchmark
VolkswagenGolf GTI • Its Mk1 ancestor kicked off the whole hot-hatch craze, but can the latest Mk8 performance version cut it against the Leon?
Head to head: Track battle • We took the Cupra Leon and VW Golf GTI Clubsport to Llandow Circuit in Wales to really put these hot hatches through their paces
Infotainment • Which multimedia system is best for music, sat-nav & connectivity?
Rivals • Other options in this category…
Head to head
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SEAT Leon e-Hybrid • FIRST REPORT Charging has been a challenge, but we’re happily plugging away with our hybrid
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12V COOLBOXES • We find the best way to chill out this summer
Lexus IS • YOU TELL US Look past its infotainment system and this Japanese compact executive shines in every area
BUYER’SGUIDE: Hond a Civic • FROM £10,000 Mk10 version of long-running family hatch...