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Scott Collie

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  • Volkswagen redesigns 8th-gen Passat from the ground up

    VW's Passat has been totally redesigned, with new engine options, design and tech. The mid-size sedan is the 9th-generation Passat, and VW is hoping it will take the model upmarket in Europe.

  • Armored Mercedes S-Class promises highest level of ballistic protection

    Feeling a little paranoid about attacks from all of those pesky challengers to your authority? Perhaps you just crave a bit of extra security in your limousine? Well, Mercedes may just have the answer for you, in the form of its S600 Guard.

  • VW's Scirocco gets new engines and a sharp new look

    As good looking as the Volkswagen Scirocco is, the current model is six years old. VW has given the Golf-based coupe a major refresh, with a new range of more powerful and economical engines and a sharper look.

  • Mercedes' Zetros platform makes for a monstrous mobile home

    Have you ever wanted to take your luxury apartment on an off-roading holiday? It sounds like you need a new Mercedes-Benz Zetros, with a body from specialist manufacturer Hartmann Spezialkarosserien on top.

  • Ford lifts the hood on 2015 Mustang

    After revealing the design for its 2015 Mustang last year, Ford has revealed what will lie under the hood of that updated body. This includes more powerful V6 and V8 engines, along with a new EcoBoost engine that the company says boasts the best powe...

The Cactus Airflow in its natural environment - the wind tunnel

Citroen has never been one to follow convention in the automotive world. The French manufacturer is best known for its DS, which coupled pioneering hydro-pneumatic suspension with a gorgeous aerodynamic body to wow crowds at the 1955 Paris Motor Show. Fast forward to 2014 and Citroën is again using the Paris Motor Show to showcase its innovative creations, this time in the form of the C4 Cactus Airflow 2L Concept.  Read More

The Pulsar can be specced with LED headlights Nissan's all-new Pulsar hatchback will be available with a raft of active safety features and two fuel efficient engines at launch: a turbocharged 1.2-liter petrol engine and a 1.5-liter diesel motor.  Read More

The B-Class Electric Drive draws on Mercedes' experience with the SLS Electric Drive Mercedes has given its B-Class a midlife upgrade with a range of more efficient engines, including electric and natural gas options, along with small styling tweaks and an updated infotainment system.  Read More

The AMG GT is Mercedes latest take on the supercar game

After months of teasing, Mercedes has finally revealed its new AMG GT sports car. Launched at AMG's headquarters in Affalterbach, the GT is powered by an all-new, twin-turbocharged V8, channeled through a dual-clutch, seven-speed gearbox.  Read More

The XE will be on sale in early 2015, and makes a full debut at the Paris Motor Show in Oc...

Jaguar has revealed its new XE at a launch event in London. The company hopes the sport sedan can take on the established players in the premium compact class with its range of efficient engines and lightweight bodyshell.  Read More

On top of the styling tweaks, Audi has given the A6 range a more efficient set of petrol a... Audi’s A6 has received a mid-life freshen up to keep it competitive with the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes E-Class. On top of the styling tweaks, Audi has given the A6 range a more efficient set of petrol and diesel engines.  Read More

Zenos expects the E10 S to reach a top speed of about 135 mph Boutique sports car company Zenos is taking advantage of Ford EcoBoost technology to expand its E10 lineup. The British manufacturer has released two new cars – the E10 S and E10 S "Track" – both of which pack more power than the standard E10.  Read More

Serious off-roading: Mercedes-Benz Zetros with body from specialist manufacturer Hartmann ...

Have you ever wanted to take your luxury apartment on an off-roading holiday? It sounds like you need a new Mercedes-Benz Zetros, with a body from specialist manufacturer Hartmann Spezialkarosserien on top.  Read More

The new Kia Sorento will get a full European reveal at the Paris Motor Show in October Kia is looking to continue its upmarket charge with its third-generation Sorento SUV. Billed as a leap in quality and technology, the latest Sorento SUV takes design cues from the 2013 Kia Cross GT concept and is built around a stiffer bodyshell that the company says delivers improved handling, comfort and safety.  Read More

Wheels up to 22 inches can be fitted to the new XC90

After months of teasing, Volvo has finally detailed its new XC90, debuting with it a new hybrid engine, a new modular platform and a brand new styling direction for the brand. With so many firsts, the XC90 is a big car for Volvo – such a big car that Volvo President and CEO Håkan Samuelsson is calling its launch one of the most important days in the company’s history.  Read More

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