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A great Jaguar - But not as great as the Su:>ersporl... * * * »

Stperb ride and handling, mcnster performance - Opinicn-dividing looks * ♦ » * »

Genuine 7-series rtvat - 2007facelift didn t help middle -aged image ***-»

M»tchloss grace, extraordinary pace - Not much space * * * *

Craziest 4x4 ever. Countach V12 - Craziest 6x4 ever., * * * *

Shockingly gooc Lexus - The M3's available as a four-door too *****

Tie Millennium Falcon of saloon cars - Every drive a work-out *****

Finally, a QP with more bhp - New grille a bit Hannibal Lscler ****i

The most stylish supersaloon - Slightly wooden brakes, unforgiving ride ****

Redefines big-car dynamics - Don't use auto mode ****»

Best Quattroporte chassis so far - More power wouldn t go amiss »•*** i

Aeilily, effective4wd system, price - Inconscient steering ***»

M 8 a M3 attcrr.atii/e Not ai. nimble an the 8ecmer -*->r*-x

Monstrous paceand extremely engaging - M3's just a littte better,, *****

C<3 AMG goes f;ral - For an extra ten grand, though *****

Furiously fast, commendably discivet - Overshadowed by M3 and RS4 ♦

Scunds good, drives very well • Not as lazily grunty as its rivals * * * *

Brilliant engine, indulgent chassis Vague steering, speed limits * * * *

M5-humbiing gmnt, cosseting ride - Speea limits +* * *

Massive torque, massively reduced emissions - Massive car *****

Cod's own supersaloon Unholy price and ihirst *■**♦»

Eye- widening wallop ■ Wallet-shrivelling thirst * * * »

Beauty. comfort, awesome performance - M5 has the edje on B-noads »x~x*t

Goes like an SI// has no right lo - Gordon Murray will hate you *****

Thuggishness. snii-style statement - It's a bit silly ***»

Sweet V6 engine, pace, tidy handling - Image ■***»

Lcvely woofly V£. well - sorted rear-drive chassis - Thirst ****

The Evo grows up - Perhaps jjst a little too sensible7 ****

A: above with twin clutch transmission - As above, with paddles on ***» Great engine and gearbox combo - It still lives in the shadow of the Evo IX ****

Ridiculously rapid new Evo A five speed gearbox?! ****

The best EvoX so far... - ..is about X grand too much ****

Gi/es Porsche drivers nightmares - Points. Lots of *♦**«

Will-executed engine upgrades - Prison food *****

The Evo grows up • Brakes need beefing up * ♦ * * »

Extra pace, extra attitude - Price premium » * * * »

Ruthlessly focuted rood weapon - Tor the t'uly committed » * » * »

Lighter, keener, quicker than regular Evo-A (ittle uncompromising t*«ti

SHU one of our favourite Evos Exclusive, loo - Import only *****

Great cabin and typically fine Porsche chassis - Only a rmther could Uwe it ♦***

Fast, refined and dynamically sound - II stiL leaves us co d *** l

Greener, faster, better - Odd rear styling, numb steering *****

Appears to defy physics - Stih cracks mirrors at 50 paces *****

Thumpingly fast and hugely comfortable - l:'s no Cayenne in the corners -****

Fast, comfortable, luxurious - Big. heavy, thirsty **» »

Muie spwiliny. ntuie dlfwuidlite RvlU-Rvyuir - Bui ¡1 still £192,500 »**-*

Rolls reinvented for the 21st Century - The roads are barely big enough **** Brilliant start to new Saab era - Steering and transmission could be better -»x-X*

The fast Subaru saloon is back - Blue paint and gold wheels aren't w**X*

Fitting final fling for 'classic impreza - End of an era w+x**

2.5 litres gives even greater tnump - ShghUy light steerirg * * * *

Stunning to drive - Not so stunning to look at * ** *

Lighter, faster, iiercer - The reed for self-restraint *****

Fining tribute tc a rallying legend - Too harJcore for some? «♦»»*

A Subaru with real edge - Bit too edgy in the wet «tin

Best Impreza since the PI - Has lost its throbby flat-four voice x*x**

Most powerful official UK Impreza until RB320 - Spec C is better * * * * i

Destined for classic status - Thirsty ***** Ultimate old-shape Impreza - Prices reflec: this Perfect blend at poise and paver - Limited numbers On paper, the ultimate - On the road, too uncompromisirg

Undercover fun, gutsy engine - Lacks ultimate edge of an Impreza ****

Highly able and very likeable - It's a £31K Vauxhall, ****

Great engine, etfortiess pace, good value - \umb steering, lumpy ride * * » *

0<.ersteer, price, oversleer, practicality - Suspension can get befuddled ****

The Lotus Cartton reinvented - Doesn't hava polish of best Europeans ****

A :auter VXR8, Bonkers pace, brilliant noise - Gearchange still rubbish «■♦*»»

Techno masterpiece that works - Seventy-tight grand for a VW1 * * »

On paper a poor man's RS4 - You'd rather have a secondhand RS4 * * ♦ »

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