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Volvo XC40 wins European Car of the Year

Volvo XC40

Volvo’s XC40 compact SUV has been named Car of the Year in Europe for 2018. Six other new cars – the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, Audi A8, BMW 5-Series, Citroen C3 Aircross, Kia Stinger and Seat Ibiza – were vying for the prestigious title. A jury of 60 journalists from 23 …

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Volvo XC60 wins UK Car of the Year 2018

Volvo XC60

The impressive new Volvo XC60 has been crowned the overall winner at the UK Car of the Year Awards 2018. After scooping Best Medium Crossover when the category winners were announced in January, the SUV went up against another 12 triumphant new cars to fight it out for the top …

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UK Car of the Year 2018 class winners

BMW 5 Series

Twelve different manufacturers have been recognised as best-in-class following the first round of voting for the UK Car of the Year Awards 2018. The number of categories this year has been expanded to 13, ranging from Best Supermini to Best Performance and the winning model in each sector now goes …

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Meet the world’s fastest production estate

ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo

Appearances can be deceptive – none more so than the 200mph-plus Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo Touring. The BMW 5 Series-based station wagon (also available as a saloon) offers a “sublime combination of performance, luxury, on-road comfort and driving pleasure”. At £89,000 for the saloon and £91,000 for the estate, Alpina claims the …

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Used Car of the Year – all the winners

Seat Leon

Seat’s popular Leon hatchback has topped the What Car? Used Car of the Year Awards, fending off stiff competition from 14 other category winners to be named the best used car on UK forecourts today. Introduced in 2013, the latest version of the Leon was praised for its unbeatable combination …

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BMW 5 Series review

BMW 520d

The new BMW 520d M Sport is arguably the ‘Ultimate Diesel Driving Machine’. There, that got your attention. A little over-egging it perhaps, but the fact is that things don’t get much better than this executive express. The irony of this assertion will not be lost on most of you, …

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World Car of the Year finalists revealed

Fiat 124 Spider

The countdown has begun for the 2017 World Car Awards to be hosted by the New York International Auto Show on April 13, 2017. The Road to the World Car continues with today’s announcement of the finalists in six award categories. Winners of the 2017 World Car of the Year, …

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What Car? awards: Car of the Year winners

BMW 5 Series Car of the Year

The new BMW 5 Series has been crowned Car of the Year for 2017 at the 40th annual What Car? Awards. The 5 Series fended off stiff competition from Mercedes-Benz and Rolls-Royce to win the Luxury Car of the Year Award, before its blend of talents resulted in it beating …

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Top 10 most searched for cars of 2016

BMW 3 series

Auto Trader has revealed the most searched for cars of the year – the makes and models most popular on the online automotive marketplace which currently has almost half a million cars listed for sale. The BMW 3 series topped the league table for the sixth consecutive year, beating two …

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Volvo S90 and V90: twin test

volvo-v90-s90-main-ab

Volvo has rediscovered its mojo in recent years – the evergreen V40 and V60 are still good cars, the acclaimed XC90 is a class-leader, while the XC60 remains a big-selling SUV. Now it’s time to meet the all-new S90 saloon and V90 estate – serious new competitors in the big …

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