Smart #5 in red   front three quarters
Smart's largest model has more power than the Kia EV6 GT in top-rung guise
New cars

New Smart #5 electric SUV packs up to 637bhp

Final design of brand's largest model revealed, along with towering tech specs and dimensions

13 June 2024
New Smart #5 electric SUV packs up to 637bhp
Alpine A290 blue front quarter
Sporty looks are backed by Mini Cooper-rivalling spec
New cars

Alpine A290 hot hatch unveiled with 215bhp and 236 miles of range

French performance brand's first EV is a warmed up Renault 5, aiming to prove EVs can be fun to drive

13 June 2024
Alpine A290 hot hatch unveiled with 215bhp and 236 miles of range
renault twingo render 2024 web
The retro supermini will be in showrooms in the first months of 2026 on current timings
New cars

2026 Renault Twingo: China deal boosts profit, cuts R&D spend

New partner will help develop a city car after VW deal fell through; remains on track for a 2025 reveal

13 June 2024
2026 Renault Twingo: China deal boosts profit, cuts R&D spend
BMW M2 2024 update front quarter
Optional M Driver's package can raise M2's top speed from 155mph to 177mph
New cars

BMW M2 boosted to 473bhp in 2 Series facelift

Sports coupé now packs nearly as much punch as the M3 and the 2 Series drops diesel

12 June 2024
BMW M2 boosted to 473bhp in 2 Series facelift
BYD Seal U front lead
BYD Seal U is slightly taller and wider than the saloon from which it takes its name
New cars

BYD Seal U PHEV primed for UK with £33,205 price tag

Larger sibling of Seal electric saloon brings more interior space, competitive range and will cost less than a VW Tiguan PHEV

12 June 2024
BYD Seal U PHEV primed for UK with £33,205 price tag
New cars

New electric cars coming in 2024

New EVs are arriving thick and fast – here's your guide to what's coming this year

12 June 2024
New electric cars coming in 2024
2024 Volkswagen Golf R prototype on ice in Austria 6 large
New Golf R will be revealed in summer
New cars

New Volkswagen Golf R to launch as 329bhp mega-hatch

Final petrol-powered Golf R brings styling updates and interior tech makeover; to be unveiled in summer

12 June 2024
New Volkswagen Golf R to launch as 329bhp mega-hatch
Dacia Bigster camouflage front
Bigster bears a strong resemblance to the Duster, with similar lighting signatures and proportions
New cars

Dacia Bigster: First pictures of rugged sub-£40k family SUV

Duster’s big brother is headed for showrooms next year with hybrid power and an enticing price tag

12 June 2024
Dacia Bigster: First pictures of rugged sub-£40k family SUV
Mini five door lead
The new 201bhp five-door Cooper S is priced from £28,450
New cars

Mini Cooper 5-door hatch returns with petrol power

New look for Mini's Golf rival, which is the firm's final combustion-only car

11 June 2024
Mini Cooper 5-door hatch returns with petrol power
New cars

New Volkswagen Golf R: We drive VW's hottest hatch

Golf’s usability-focused facelift gives go-faster division a chance to enhance its high-velocity hyper hatch

11 June 2024
New Volkswagen Golf R: We drive VW's hottest hatch

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