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Here's What The Updated, 278bhp Hyundai i30 N Is Like With A DCT

Hyundai has given its i30 N hot hatch more power and a new seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox - we drive a prototype to see what it's like

The Toyota GR Yaris' WRC Brother Is Dead, But That Doesn't Hinder The Road Car's Coolness

Toyota may have been forced to abandon its plans for a new, even better WRC-spec Yaris for the 2020/2021 season, but the incredible homologation special is still going ahead and it’s cooler than ever

Even 'Normal' Cars Handle Brilliantly These Days

A week with the attractive new Peugeot 208 proved as a reminder that even non-performance cars can handle extremely tidily these days

I'm Driving A Ford Ranger Raptor For Four Months: What Do You Want To Know?

Ford's toughened pick-up is joining Car Throttle as a long-term test car, but will its off-road ability seem wasted in the real world?

The BMW M3 Touring Is The Christmas Present You Never Got (Even With That Face)

It’s been so long since we first asked for an M3 Touring, we’d kind of given up hope and moved on. Now it’s finally confirmed, we’re wibbling around in the space between all childish excitement and grown-up intrigue

I Bought The Cheapest E31 BMW 850i In Europe And I Regret Nothing (Yet)

A seed planted in childhood has grown into a wonderful and possibly financially cataclysmic decision

The Ignition On A Modern BMW Doesn't Turn Off Until You Lock It, And I Don't Get Why

M850i 'ownership' has got me thinking about BMW's new obsession with keeping the ignition on until you lock the car

8 Weird Gearboxes That Defy Convention

Hyundai recently revealed a two-pedal manual gearbox, but it's far from the only weird gearbox in motoring history

Here's How A Baby SUV Copes With Demanding CT Life

'My' Skoda Kamiq 1.0 baby SUV has been an integral part of the CT crew for a few months now. Here's how it's been getting on!

Why Electronic Throttle Bodies Are Ruining Modern Manual Shifts

Rev hang is a conspicuous problem for a lot of modern manuals, and most of the time, it's an electronic throttle body that's to blame

Can A Manual Ever Match A Modern Auto To 62mph?

Jon Benson of Tyre Reviews set out to see if modern automatics are as unbeatable as claimed, using a pair of M2 Competitions

Is The BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe Better With A V8 Petrol Or An I6 Diesel?

We've swapped a BMW 840d GC for an M850i. But which one is the better car?

4 Things I've Learned After a Two-Month Pandemic Driving Break

I'm getting back behind the wheel having barely driven in two months, and it's a weird experience

AMG's Tobias Moers To Aston Martin Is A Marriage Made In Petrol Heaven

The man who famously walked out on the Mercedes-AMG boardroom when they decided to halve the C63’s cylinder count is a perfect fit for a resurgent Aston Martin

Here's Why I'm Addicted To Buying Cheap Old Cars

Last week, I bought yet another car, this time a BMW E39 525d that I paid only £150 for. So yes, I'd addicted to buying old cars, and I bloody love it!