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Are price hikes down to cost increases or just plain greed?
Honda Civic Type R vs Type R • EXCLUSIVE Is latest version of iconic hot hatch worth the cash, or are you better off getting the previous-generation car? We find out
Next Fiat Tipo prepares for the global stage
Prototype makes the case for hotter VW ID.3
Updated Porsche 911 caught cold
Final Aston DBS powers up and out
New sporty trim for refreshed Jazz
Rotary returns with MX-3 0 range extender
Forecasts predict slowdown in take-up of EVs
Mega Mégane marks the end of Renaultsport
First look at Suzuki’s EV coming in 2025
Electricity no longer a solution for lower car running costs • OFFICIAL Petrol now more cost-effective when compared with the UK’s rapid charging network
Superb evolution will lead Skoda’s 2023 range revamp
Next Tiguan SUV taking shape
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Skoda Octavia vRS • Sporty Skoda showed how far brand had turned itself around
Hyundai Ioniq 6 • FIRST DRIVE New EV follows on from Ioniq 5 and is an even more impressive offering
Citroen e-C4 X • FIRST DRIVE SUV-style body brings extra practicality to French EV
Mercedes-AMG SL 55 • FIRST DRIVE SL convertible gets four-wheel drive and a host of hi-tech features
DS 3 E-Tense • FIRST DRIVE Updates add more range and styling tweaks, but there’s a hefty price tag
DRIVING IN CIRCLES • Manual handbrakes have become increasingly rare, so we learn the art of the handbrake turn while we still can
Setting the tone • The new Alfa Romeo Tonale is seen as yet another relaunch for the Italian firm - does it have the measure of the Volvo XC40?
Alfa Romeo Tonale • New SUV aims to deliver practicality and upmarket appeal, as well as sporty driving manners
Volvo XC40 • Stylish Recharge model only has one electric motor and front-wheel drive – does that count against it?
Rivals: Four plug-in SUV alternatives • There are plenty of alternatives to the Alfa Romeo Tonale in this sector, each with their own strengths and weaknesses
Infotainment • Which multimedia system is best for music, sat-nav & connectivity?
Coming soon • Is it worth waiting for this model?
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Vauxhall Astra • FIRST REPORT We welcome hatch to our fleet with 700-mile road trip
Citroen C5 X • FIRST REPORT Cold snap and comfy cabin mean we’ve quickly warmed to our Citroen
Volvo XC40 Recharge • FIRST REPORT After a long wait, hi-tech electric SUV joins our test fleet
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