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2024 Lexus RZ 450e

Electric SUV ditches the steering rack for a by-wire system operated by a yoke. But is it a dynamic turn for the best?

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Road test 2024 Abarth 500e

The new electric 500e is “more fun” than the petrol one, says Abarth. After going to Lingotto to see, sit in and hear it, what do we make of it?

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All-new, fully electric 2023 Abarth 500e

Scorpionissima! The all-new, fully electric Abarth 500e promises a whole new experience for Scorpion fans.

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2023 BMW i7 xDrive60 M Sport G70

BMW’s luxury class enters the truly digital and electric age, headlined by the all-electric i7.

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2016 Tesla Model S P85D

Comparing the Daimler to a Tesla Model S might not seem to work at first, but both offer a quiet, refined and rapid drive. Sporting pretensions are clear from both machines, as is the aspirational nature of their respective brands.

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Big test 2023 Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ V297

What sort of electric future works for Australian drivers? 2023 Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ V297 is the catalyst for a reckoning of where we are right now.

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2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+ SUV Electric Art Line X296

Mercedes-Benz is in a state of transition, moving from old-world internal combustion to battery-electric vehicles. We join key engineers testing forthcoming electric vehicles, including the new EQS SUV, and discover this switch to battery power has provided fresh motivation for staff, who are fully embracing the company’s new direction.

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800bhp 2023 DS E-Tense Performance

It has 800bhp, does without brakes and is shaping future DS road and race cars. We drive the E-Tense Performance.

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2023 Cadillac Lyriq

The great reinvention. Art deco EV reimagines the glam of the 1920s for Caddy’s future

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300-Mile test: Volkswagen’s ID. Buzz explores Denmark and Sweden

Forget the disappointing ID.3 and 4 – this is a chance for VW to bring some magic to the world of EVs, by tapping into its funky history.

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Road test Electric Renault 5

Spending a day ambling through the French countryside is one of life’s great pleasures, and what more suitable tool for the job than a Renault 5? We’re on the verge of seeing a brand new electric R5 at the end of the year, and with 2022 marking the 50th anniversary of the legendary original, the company has invited Octane to its factory in Flins to drive a few examples from the back catalogue.

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2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE 350+ V295 vs. 2023 BMW i4 40 eDrive G26

The world might be going electric but you still fancy a nice German saloon. The choice remains the same: Mercedes or BMW?

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2023 Kia Niro EV UK-spec SG2

Haste disposal. Slower it may be, but the latest Kia EV is better in every way than the old one.

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Electric 2023 Ford Mustang by Charge Cars

A brand-new electric classic Mustang that’s built in the UK? Now this we have to see! We sent Zack Stiling to find out about this remarkable car that’s on sale now from Charge Cars, London.

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2023 Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ V297

Mercedes’ performance division’s first all-electric series-production car comes with great expectations

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