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It's shiny and new, now on DW. Drive it!, the magazine all about cars: well told, well shot and well packaged.

It's shiny and new, now on DW. Drive it!, the magazine all about cars: well told, well shot and well packaged.
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It's shiny and new, now on DW. Drive it!, the magazine all about cars: well told, well shot and well packaged.

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Tatra 87

10/12/2019
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Based in what’s now the Czech Republic, Tatra ranks among the world’s oldest automakers. Launched in 1936, the Tatra 87 was one of the fastest series-production vehicles of its day. And when it comes to style, it’s still a standout.

Duration:00:07:20

Retro: Fiat 124 Spider

10/12/2019
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Fiat’s cult roadster is now built at the same plant as the Mazda MX-5 in Japan. The two cars, which share a platform, have a lot in common. But the differences outweigh the similarities.

Duration:00:05:38

Drive it! The Motor Magazine

10/8/2019
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This week Drive it! puts one of the most powerful SUVs out there through its paces in Iceland, and also takes a close look at a classic car from the 1920s that was built using strikingly sustainable principles.

Duration:00:26:05

Understated: The Opel Astra

10/8/2019
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Opel has re-launched the Astra, but the changes to the exterior are nothing dramatic. A lot more has happened under the hood. The German carmaker now offers it with one of two different three-cylinder gasoline-powered engines or a diesel.

Duration:00:04:42

Abseits: VW Touareg V8 TDI

10/8/2019
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VW’s Touareg V8 TDI is one of the most powerful SUVs on the market. But do you really need one? Our car tester says you do – if you live somewhere challenging like Iceland.

Duration:00:06:04

Thrilling: Bentley Continental Convertible

10/1/2019
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Even the technical data takes your breath away: 467 kW, from zero to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds, 333 km/h top speed. Plus exclusive luxury including diamond-knurled rotary knobs and a triple-rotating display instrument in the dashboard.

Duration:00:05:03

Spacious & all-electric: Mercedes EQV

10/1/2019
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The new EQV from Mercedes-Benz is a multi-purpose vehicle based on the conventional V-Class, a large-capacity sedan. The EQV is fully electric, delivers 150 kW of power, and Mercedes promises a range of over 400 kilometers.

Duration:00:03:45

Touring Europe with a piano

10/1/2019
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Many people dream of owning a motorhome, where they can head out and explore. Thelonious Herrmann and Tara Wissel are living that dream. And they have a piano on board too, so they can give impromptu open-air concerts whenever they feel like it.

Duration:00:08:21

Ford Ranger Raptor - dinosaur in the city

9/25/2019
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The Ford Ranger Raptor is a robust off-road pick-up that we already put through its paces in Morocco. But how does it handle on and off the road in Germany?

Duration:00:07:00

Maserati Quattroporte - heated discussion about hot car

9/25/2019
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Quattroporte means four-door - a boring name for a luxury car. But back in 1963, four doors were extraordinary for Maserati. This DW test was also extraordinary - with two experts trying out the new version of Italy's answer to the Mercedes S-Class.

Duration:00:07:11

Skoda Kamiq - catching up with a small SUV

9/25/2019
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Small SUVs are booming - but Skoda didn't have one in its range, unlike stablemates Seat and VW. The Czechs are now changing that with the Kamiq. What makes the Skoda different and possibly better?

Duration:00:05:23

Vintage: VW T1 Doka

9/10/2019
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The VW Bus was the right car at the right time. In 1948, the mini transporter filled a gap in the market and quickly became a global bestseller. The vehicle was incredibly versatile. Christoph Bauer takes the pickup version, the T1 Doka, out for a spin.

Duration:00:06:22

Sporty: Toyota GT86

9/10/2019
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Can you buy a real sports car for under €30,000? Drive it! decided to find out. We tested Toyota's GT86 to see if it's a real racer or just a poser.

Duration:00:05:29

Exclusive: Audi Q8

9/10/2019
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Audi's Q8 aspires to be a vehicle for all occasions – one that performs just as well on country roads or the highway as it does off-road. We put the luxury crossover to the test, to see if it delivers on its promises.

Duration:00:06:19

Electrifying: Hyundai Ioniq Electric

9/10/2019
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The Ioniq is one of the most future-oriented models in Hyundai's lineup. The compact is available as a hybrid, a plug-in hybrid and as an all-electric vehicle.

Duration:00:06:56

Taste it! Citroën C5 Aircross

9/3/2019
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New models just keep coming for the SUV segment. One of the latest is the Citroën C5 Aircross. To stand out from the crowd, Citroën put its own spin on convention. The C5 Aircross' main selling points are design and comfort.

Duration:00:05:46

Examine it! Mercedes G-Class

9/3/2019
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The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has been on the road since 1979, and externally, little has changed in all those years. Yet the 2nd generation of this classic, launched in 2018, has little in common with the original concept for this all-terrain vehicle.

Duration:00:09:02

Test it! Ford Focus ST

9/3/2019
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Sport compacts are making a comeback. Whether newcomers, like Hyundai's i30N, or long-standing favorites, like VW's Golf GTI, they all face stiff competition from the likes of the Ford Focus ST. The 4th generation hot hatch was launched in 2019.

Duration:00:04:58

Tradition with a twist: Peugeot 508 SW

8/28/2019
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Big station wagons with a lot of space, like the Citroën DS Break and the Peugeot 503 wagon, have long been a French specialty. Can the new Peugeot 508 SW wagon keep up with these legends? After all, it's not only practical, it's good-looking.

Duration:00:04:21

Pushed to the limit: 24-hour race in Spa

8/28/2019
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A highlight of the Blancpain GT Series is a gruelling 24-hour endurance race. And the weather is a force to be reckoned with in this Belgian town.

Duration:00:06:54