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300bhp 1.8 BAM Volkswagen Golf Mk2

Most sensible folk are hanging up their modded car gloves as they hit their mid-forties. Jay McToldridge, on the other hand, appears to be growing old disgracefully in this 300bhp granddad-spec more-door Mk2. It's proper naughty, like.

2022 BMW M340d xDrive Touring Automatic G21

While many car makers are throwing in the towel when it comes to diesel, in some quarters, notably the Germans, it’s still the mainstay of their model ranges. And when it comes to Audi and BMW, diesel is powering their sporting flagships. Here we test the sportiest 3 Series G20/G21 diesel of them all, the G21 M340d xDrive Touring. And what a beast it is, with 335bhp on tap, plus an extra 11bhp thanks to its mildly hybridised drivetrain, together with a hefty 516lb ft of torque.

2022 Audi E-Tron GT Vorsprung quattro

As we edge closer to the 2030 ban on pure combustion engine cars, car makers will be filling out their ranges with pure electric vehicles to fit every niche

2022 Audi SQ5 Sportback Vorsprung TDI quattro Automatic

Not content with offering SUVs of all sizes, Audi is now launching different silhouettes, BMW and Mercedes-Benz-style, with a goal of offering both regular SUV and more dynamic looking Coupé variants, too.

1979 Reliant Scimitar SE6a diesel conversion

The Reliant Scimitar is a sporty and practical four-seater, but Drew Thomas’ example needed more torque and better fuel economy. His solution was a diesel conversion…

2002-2004 Ford BA Falcon XR6 Turbo

Ford Falcon adding a turbocharger to ford’s BA Falcon sports sedan elevated it to Aussie-Icon status.

1958 Renault Floride - shifting France into Ghia

Renault turned to Italy in the quest to create an image-builder

2022 Renault Arkana R.S. Line E-Tech Hybrid 145 Automatic

There aren’t that many firsts left in the car world, but Renault can actually say that they are the first mainstream car maker to create a medium SUV with a coupé-esque silhouette.

1989 Giocattolo Competizione

Paul, the owner of this very special black Giocattolo is no stranger to the model. He, alongside Barry Lock, conceived the Giocattolo company Giocattoli Motori and its vehicles way back in the late ‘80s. Many, if not most, would know the story of the Giocattolo, as it has by now entered folklore.

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