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Reviewed the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio…Fun, Fun, Fun

In Alfa Romeo, Car Reviews by Maggie Barry

Alfa Romeo calls it the Symphony of Power – it’s the sound you experience in each of the drive modes on its new Stelvio Quadrifoglio. The other modes form part of what Alfa Romeo call the Stelvio’s DNA – they are Dynamic, Natural and Advanced Efficiency each separately orchestrating how you hear this great car. Maggie Barry takes to the Scottish roads in the mega Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio…READ MORE

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My all-time favourite week in 25 years of writing about cars

In BMW, Car Reviews, Featured Articles, Ford, Honda, Kia by Neil Lyndon

A week that includes the Kia Stinger, BMW’s i8 Roadster and the BMW M5 Competition, Honda’s Civic Type R and not one but three Honda NSXs might be offered as a top prize in a charity auction for which enthusiasts would bid thousands. Even to me, jaded and cynical as I may be, this felt like a working week that was utterly remote from the ordinary. In fact, it may have been my all-time favourite week in 25 years of writing about cars. Neil Lyndon remembers the week that was… READ MORE

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Reviewed the New Fiat 500X new look, tech and engines

In Car Reviews, Fiat by Tom Scanlan

The 2019 Fiat 500X has been refreshed and updated, Fiat has already decided that it needed to do something to get more customers into this SUV…so, it says, look at the refreshed styling. Tom Scanlan goes to Bristol for the UK Launch and drives two variants of the stylish Italian crossover…READ MORE

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Reviewed the 2019 Bentley Continental GT, always something special

In Bentley, Car Reviews by Maggie Barry

I drive tentatively up to the front door of Dalhousie Castle, the last castle in Scotland to be besieged by an English King in person – Henry IV to be precise. My caution is explained by the car I am driving – that quintessentially English icon, the New Bentley Continental GT. Maggie Barry flys the flag across Scotland for the New 2019 Bentley Continental GT…READ MORE

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The 2019 Honda Civic 4-Door Reviewed

In Car Reviews, Honda by Tom Scanlan

‘Dare to be different!’ says Honda. Well, you would be if you bought its latest Civic in 4-door form. It’s the first time a Civic has been produced as such for the UK market and will, in fact, most likely be found in relatively small numbers as company, rather than privately-owned, vehicles. Depending on how high up the executive chain you are, then it will be either the 6-speed manual version or the 9-speed automatic. Tom Scanlan reviews the New Honda Civic 4-door…Read More

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Reviewed the New Audi A7 Sportback, one to be driven

In Audi, Car Reviews by Neil Lyndon

At the end of my week with the new four-door Audi A7 Sportback 50 TDI, I checked my average fuel consumption. The read-out from the onboard computer was unbelievable, simply incredible. I scrolled through the system again to make sure I was getting the final average for the whole week, not the figure for trundling down my drive at the end of my last trip. The number that came up was the same. It was still unbelievable. It was 40.1 mpg. Neil Lyndon drives the Audi A7 tiptronically for a week and is rather taken with it…READ MORE