Drivetime reviews

Vauxhall Corsa is cleaner, leaner and better to drive

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In third generation guise, Vauxhall's Corsa supermini justifies its strong sales figures on genuine merit, good looks and slick design also matched in this version by a more efficient engine and a sharper driving experience.

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The new Audi Q2

Cars long ago ceased to be simply a means of getting from A to B. The new Audi Q2, for instance, is ‘the latest tool for modern living,’ according to its maker.

Fiat 124 Spider road test: Very new and... hardly new at all!

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Amazingly, the 124 manages to be both very new and hardly new at all. It shares little more than a name with the old 124, which went out of production in the 1980's, but it shares much with a far more modern roadster - the fourth-generation Mazda MX-5.

All-new Nissan NV300 revealed

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Following a tantalising glimpse of its distinctive V-motion grille ahead of the UEFA Champions League Final in May, Nissan has now revealed the all-new NV300 van in full.

Fiat Tipo review: Reverting to type

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Fiat has never managed to crack the Focus-sized family hatchback sector. Over the last few decades we'v e had a succession of models - the Bravo and Brava twins, the Stilo and, most recently, another Bravo line-up.

Volvo luxury estate to reclaim top spot

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Volvo has reinstated itself over the past few years: keeping its core values of safety and practicality but, increasingly, banishing boxy designs and replacing them with modern, svelte styling.

Batteries get more power in BMW i3

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At first glance, it's just another i3, and if you look at the oily bits underneath you'd still be hard-pushed to spot the difference, but this i3 has a secret that's quite literally tucked away under the carpet.

Mazda3 is sharper and smarter

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With global production having passed five million cars at the end of April 2016, the highly acclaimed Mazda3 has been updated with the launch of the 2017 Mazda3.

Honda's HR-V is back and improved

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The second generation Honda HR-V aims to stake a strong claim for the Japanese brand in the growing compact crossover market. This time round, it's more spacious and better equipped to take on segment leaders.