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"What's the 'perfect car'? For me, after test driving thousands of cars in my lifetime, the perfect car is the one I'm driving now: a BMW 320d ED"

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Packed with Skyactiv technology, the Mazda 6 delivers impressive economy, comfort and performance.
Fast, practical and gorgeous, the F-Type Coupe ticks all of the boxes for the definitive grand tourer.
It may not look especially different but this is the all new Porsche Boxster with more power and performance than ever before.
The cheapest of the new Audi A3 Cabrios turns out to be the 'sweet spot' of the range, with enough seat and luggage capacity for a family of four.
New Ford Tourneo Connect launches a serious challenge to the Citroen Berlingo Multispace and the Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life.
The Mercedes-Benz S500 offers a sublime drive and exceptional kit, while the plug-in hybrid model emits just 69g/km.
With a top speed of 155mph, yet a CO2 of 149g/km, the F30 328i is probably the closest to perfection you can get in a medium sized saloon.
The 2013 Ford Fiesta ST is all torque, with 240Nm from 1500-5000rpm and enhanced torque vectoring control to make sure it never gets out of hand.
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The CR-V is updated for 2015 and while it may look similar there are changes under the skin including a new nine-speed automatic.
Ford expands its hot hatch appeal by offering the latest Focus ST with a 2.0-litre diesel engine with 185PS.
Practical and good value, the latest Fabia Estate adds a dash more refinement and quality along with new engines.
The Cayenne E-Hybrid emits 79g/km of CO2 and has an official economy figure of 69.2mpg. Is it too good to be true?
After 17 years and one million sales, Land Rover has decided kill off the Freelander and replace it with an all-new model, the Discovery Sport.
The new Abarth 695 Biposto promises a race car for the road. But does it deliver? We took to an Italian race track to find out.
Spend £90,000 on a Mercedes-Benz S500L Plug-In Hybrid and the Government gives you £5,000 back. That’s because, in theory (and in the EC Drive Cycle), it only emits 65g/km CO2, and delivers an incredible 100.9mpg.
In refreshing its B-Class for 2015, Mercedes-Benz claims to have improved the fuel economy by up to 26%.
The improved A1 gets more equipment, upgraded steering and new engines including a 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol.

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