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Motoring

The best supercars of the 2000s

December 30 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.

Motoring

Road Test of the Year 2019: Tesla Model 3

December 31 2019

Few cars as crucial to a car company’s success as the Model 3 is to Tesla’s. Elon Musk’s full-bore assault on the automotive world has been aggressive and persistent, but it has drained cash from the firm like a shotgun hole to an oil sump.

Motoring

Road Test of the Year 2019: Porsche 911

December 30 2019

Whenever Porsche brings out a new 911, it’s destined to feature in the motoring media’s big group tests for that year. It’s not really surprising though, as for decades this has been the benchmark against which every sports car is marked – by manufacturers and critics alike.

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Road Test of the Year 2019: Toyota Supra

December 30 2019

This year has been littered with great comebacks. Take Liverpool’s heroic effort to clinch European victory by overturning a 3-0 deficit against the might of Barcelona for example, or the sell-out tour return of the Spice Girls. Vinyl records seem to be doing pretty well, too.

Motoring

Road Test of the Year 2019: Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR

December 27 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.

Motoring

Road Test of the Year 2019: The Verdict

December 31 2019

Wet weather gear well and truly wrung out, we decamp to a nearby pub for a Thursday night chat and to warm our toes. The year’s RTOTY has pitched the new world order versus the traditionalists, hot hatches against supercars, but even sitting around the pub table we can’t agree on a winner.

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