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Tough sums for buyers facing more hybrid and EV options
EXCLUSIVE New Renault 5 prototype first verdict • FIRST DRIVE New platform shows fantastic promise as electric R5 continues development
OFFICIAL Wraps come off ‘more aggressive’ VW ID.3
ID.3 GTX hot hatchback will be rear-wheel drive
Budget ID.2 is shaping up for launch in 2025
Fresh-faced 508 bares its claws
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Alfa is lining up EV super-saloon rival for M5
New Mercedes GLC Coupé shapes up nicely
Mercedes offers peek at limo’s Superscreen
Fresh Skoda Kodiaq spotted testing
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Increase in vehicle thefts could be ‘tip of car crime iceberg’
How to avoid car theft
Hot-rod Defender V8 takes on G-Class
Bentley’s twin-turbo W12 bows out in a blaze of glory
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Porsche Boxster 986 • Never mind SUVs; this is Porsche’s saviour
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Dacia Jogger Hybrid • FIRST DRIVE Brand’s first hybrid builds on value-focused seven-seater’s strengths
Lexus RX 450h+ • FIRST UK DRIVE Fresh SUV arrives in Britain to take on updated rivals
Volkswagen ID.4 Pro Style • FIRST DRIVE Tech and software tweaks have kept EV fresh, but there are still drawbacks
BMW iX5 Hydrogen • FIRST DRIVE SUV shows off the potential of hydrogen fuel-cell power
CLASS WARFARE • The BMW M3 Touring offers a new take on the fast family wagon. But is a Jaguar F-Pace SVR actually a better bet?
BMW M3 Touring
Jaguar F-Pace SVR
Infotainment • Which multimedia system is best for music, sat-nav & connectivity?
Cylinder sound clash • Performance cars need a decent soundtrack to round off the experience. Which is best?
Key battlegrounds • How these two rivals compare on specific points
Number Crunching • We do the maths and work out the best ways to buy
Rivals and other options • BMW M3 Touring wins our twin test, but what else is out there?
The great debate • What the Auto Express test team would do
USED CARS • If you don’t need a brand-new car, what else does this budget get you?
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Volvo XC40 Recharge • SECOND REPORT Winter highlights good and bad points of electric SUV
NEW JVC UNITS OFFER CARPLAY UPGRADE
Choice of all-season tyres widens
Little Car Ferrari on track
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Nilfisk under pressure from rival AVA washer
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POWER INVERTERS • Which unit brings 240V power on the move best?
BUYING CARS • New and used buying advice from our team of experts
BUYER’S GUIDE: Citroen C5 Aircross • FROM £15,000 French firm runs with the pack with its conventional SUV, but it’s still a decent pick
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MAX FOR THE TREBLE • Red Bull’s star driver is in the hot seat once again as the 2023 Formula One championship kicks off this weekend
Six things to look out for in 2023
RUNNERS & RIDERS • All the teams and drivers for the 23-round 2023 Formula One World Championship season
2023 F1 CALENDAR • The addition of another round brings the total to 23, making this year’s season the longest yet