Something of a wolf in sheep's clothing, the 9-3 Aero exploits an age-old Saab tradition.
Radically different from its predecessor, the all-new WRX delivers a more discreet and practical high-performance package.
Big and bluff, the all-American Nitro is not quite as much fun as it looks.
An American-engined Australian car with a British badge, the VXR8 has a powerful tale to tell.
Packed with technology and performance, BMW's range-topping X3 defines the Sports in Sports Utility.
More of a facelift than a fundamental redesign, the new Focus has nonetheless acquired new-found character and gravitas.
Trimmed, tamed and tuned for tarmac, the 599 GTB is as close to a Formula One car as any production model is likely to get.
Difficult to pigeon-hole, the new Mazda CX-7 could be almost anything you want it to be.
Billed as SEAT's first all-road car, the new Altea Freetrack 4 should be viewed by its rivals as formidable opposition.
Taking over from one of Europe's best-selling D-segment cars, the New Laguna proves itself a worthy successor.
The latest addition to the Golf range, the new Estate is larger and more luxurious than the car it replaces.
In a different class from the car it replaces, the new X-Trail has acquired finesse in addition to improved function.
Now in its fourth generation, the C-Class looks set to continue its domination of the premium compact sector.
Conceived for Le Mans and now tamed for the road, the Audi R8 is an icon in the making.
A greener shade of blue, Volkswagen's latest Polo has the lowest emissions and fuel consumption of any mainstream production diesel car currently available.
Ostensibly a replacement for the 307, the all-new 308 emerges as a car in a different class.
Designed and built for Europe, the i30 signals an impressive new phase in Hyundai's development.
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