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Review: Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer

July 23 2011

This is the new Vauxhall Astra estate and it's much, much better than the car it replaced late last year but then so is virtually all of the opposition, so how does it stack up next to the best of its rivals?


Review: Audi A7

July 9 2011

What do you do when you've spent the recession bringing out a slew of new models while every other manufacturer has been reining in costs and tightening their belts? Why, bring out yet another new model, of course.


Review: Mercedes C250 CDI estate

July 2 2011

Mercedes-Benz has always been a byword for quality and reliability, but with budget cars better built than ever before the luxury German brands are having to work harder than ever to maintain their lead.


Review: VW Passat 2.0 TDi BlueMotion

June 25 2011

Volkswagen's Passat Estate is the essence of a dependable car that does almost everything well. It lacks the pizzaz of its smaller sibling the Golf, but still has the VW badge that signifies quality for so many buyers.


Catching up with land speed record entrepreneur Richard Noble

June 11 2011

In 1983, Edinburgh-born Richard Noble brought the land speed record back to Britain. In 1997, ThrustSSC became the first car to break the sound barrier. A week ago, the entrepreneur was the worthy recipient of the prestigious Jim Clark Award. Here he tells Jack McKeown about his latest project to build the world's first 1000mph car.