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The best supercars of the 2000s

30/12/2019

The new millennium saw one final push for supercar perfection with the internal combustion engine, before the shift of focus to new tech and emissions-friendly speed. These are the highlights that made the beginning of the 21st century sweet for motoring enthusiasts.

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Road Test of the Year 2019: Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR

27/12/2019

Right, I’d better get something off my chest – I’ve never been the biggest fan of the Volkswagen Golf GTI. I haven’t driven the iconic Mk 1 or Mk 2, so I can’t speak for the originals, but the more recent incarnations have left me a little cold inside. They’re effective, that’s for sure, but I’ve never felt any sparkle or charisma from one.

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Road Test of the Year 2019: Ford Focus ST

25/12/2019

I’ll admit to being a little nervous about bringing the new Ford Focus ST to Wales for this gathering of 2019’s greatest hits. Why? Because I was the one who attended the launch of this new model shortly before we got together to discuss this year’s contenders. Therefore, it was I who championed its inclusion.

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The best of British supercars

24/12/2019

We often look to the Italians as the masters of supercars, with firms such as Ferrari, Lamborghini and Pagani dominating the segment but we’re forgetting about some of the legends that have come from British soil.

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UK drive: The DS 3 Performance Line is a worthy alternative crossover

20/12/2019

What is it? What do you know DS best for? That iconic ‘60s Citroen model that this brand is essentially named after or the rebadged Citroens that existed between 2010 and 2017? Modern DS aims to be something a bit different to that, with this firm’s bespoke models starting in 2017 with the DS 7 Crossback SUV.

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The top used cars under £15,000 that will do 150mph

29/11/2019

For performance cars, 150mph is a magic speed barrier that carries some real heft. It takes a lot for a car to achieve this, after all, with years of tuning and mechanical advancement behind each vehicle which manages to hit this holy grail of speed.

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