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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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Power-Packed: The Lexus LC 500

1/16/2019
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The Lexus LC 500 is super-sporty and super-powerful. Its 5-liter, naturally aspirated engine generates 351 kilowatts, but the cruiser it no slouch in the design department, either. We check out a 2-plus-2 seater with rear-wheel drive.

Duration:00:04:32

Innovative: The Opel GT X Experimental

1/16/2019
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With the GT X Experimental, Opel has presented its vision for next-generation e-mobility. With a pared-down front end and “digitally detoxed” interior, the compact SUV concept car is a design standout.

Duration:00:06:15

Roomy: The Seat Tarraco

1/16/2019
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Seat made its name with sporty, economically priced cars from the mid-range down. Now the Spanish carmaker is expanding its SUV range upwards. The Tarraco is the first Wolfsburg-built Seat, and it’s also the biggest to date.

Duration:00:05:02

Silent: Bentley 8 Litre

1/16/2019
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The Bentley 8 Litre was the biggest passenger car made in Britain in its day. Between 1930 and 1932, exactly 100 of the handcrafted models were produced. Its predecessors had throaty motorsport engines, but for the Bentley, “silence was golden.”

Duration:00:08:13

Drive it! - The Motor Magazine

1/9/2019
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Drive it! races into the new year with Korean cars inspired by Italian classics, electric drive for the future and a blast from the past: the Corvair Monza Spider.

Duration:00:26:06

Inside it!: Audi e-tron GT Concept

1/9/2019
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Audi offers a glimpse of its third purely electrically powered vehicle with the e-tron GT concept car. The four-door electric coupé is based on a flat-bottomed architecture with a low center of gravity. There's one electric motor for each axle. With 434 kilowatts of power, sporty driving performance is guaranteed.

Duration:00:05:20

Test it! Honda CR-V Hybrid

1/9/2019
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Honda's new CR-V gets a hybrid version for the first time. While the more powerful electric motor provides the propulsion, the two-liter four-cylinder engine serves as a pure supplier of power in most driving situations.

Duration:00:02:58

Test it!: Kia Stinger

1/9/2019
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The heyday of Italian automotive design was the 1950s and 1960s - when cars had elongated hoods; short, slanted rear ends; and proportions that promised plenty of power - with panache. Today, Korean makers are claiming the Gran Turismo mantle - like Kia with its Stinger.

Duration:00:05:23

Racing inspiration: the Hyundai i30N Performance

1/1/2019
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Hyundai first entered the World Rally Championship in 2000 and has been regular a contestant since 2014. Now, the Korean car maker has brought this motor sports enthusiasm to its street-legal N-models. We tested the Hyundai i30N with the Performance Pack. The turbo-charged 2-liter engine puts out 202 kW and makes an impressive sound through its twin exhaust tips with diffusers.

Duration:00:05:05

DW test: BMW 330e plug-in hybrid

1/1/2019
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The 330e is BMW's first mid-range plug-in hybrid. It has a system performance of 185 kW, of which 65 kW are generated by its electric motor. This lets the 2-liter, 4-cylinder engine almost feel like a regular 6-cylinder BMW engine.

Duration:00:03:47

A thriftier SUV: the Audi Q7 plug-in hybrid

1/1/2019
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With the Q7 e-tron, Audi has a powerful, fuel-efficient plug-in hybrid SUV in its lineup. The crossover comes with an electric motor, coupled with a 6-cylinder, 190 kW diesel engine, and has a range of over 50 kilometers in all-electric mode. So, is it worth paying 22,000 euros more for the hybrid? We take one for a spin to find out!

Duration:00:05:26

Elegance in classic design: Rometsch-Beeskow

1/1/2019
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After the Second World War, the Berlin coachbuilding company Friedrich Rometsch developed a new car built on the chassis of an old VW Beetle. It turned out to be a stroke of design genius.

Duration:00:05:52

Drive it! - The Motor Magazine

12/27/2018
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Drive it! looks at SUVs - a practical Skoda and a luxurious Bentley - along with Subaru's new all-wheel-drive sedan.

Duration:00:26:00

Examine it! The Skoda Kodiaq vs. winter

12/27/2018
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The Skoda Kodiaq SUV offers a spacious interior at an affordable price. Its name is inspired by the Alaskan Kodiak bear – a fitting match considering their burly build and durable performance. But can driving this practical vehicle be fun?

Duration:00:04:55

Taste it! Subaru Impreza

12/27/2018
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The Impreza has been part of the Subaru model range for over a quarter century. And since the first generation, a big part of its appeal has been its combination of technologies. We'll see how all-wheel drive, a boxer engine, CVT transmission and the Eyesight safety system with twin stereo cameras work together.

Duration:00:04:37

Examine it! Bentley Bentayga V8

12/27/2018
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Bentley was a relative latecomer to SUVs when it released its Bentayga in 2016. The ultra-luxurious off-roader was powered by a W12 engine (yes, you read that right). Now, Bentley has brought the Bentayga slightly closer to the masses with a V8 engine that offers much of the same punch, sprinting to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds.

Duration:00:04:22

Test it! Hyundai i20

12/27/2018
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The Hyundai i20 is already known as a good choice for a city car. But we wanted to find out if it's good enough for the long haul. After all, it can reach 100 km/h in just over 10 seconds and even reach a top speed of 190 km/h. And with just three cylinders, its gas consumption is in the lower range.

Duration:00:04:20

1984 Vintage: Seat Ibiza

12/26/2018
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After the end of WWII, car making took off in most European countries. But Spain was a relative latecomer. Although Seat was founded in 1950, it only built licensed copies of Fiat models at first. Then, in 1984, it developed the first Ibiza. We take a look at its prototype, the S1.

Duration:00:06:36

Powerful and practical - Porsche Macan S

12/19/2018
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It's designed to look elegant, drive fast but also be practical for everyday use. The Porsche Macan S has proved hugely successful and has now undergone a facelift. Former racing driver Klaus Niedzwiedz put the new Macan S through its paces.

Duration:00:05:43

Drive It! The DW Motor Magazine

12/18/2018
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Powerful and practical: Porsche Macan S -- Small but speedy: Abarth 695 Rivale – World premiere for the Skoda Scala -- Ford Kuga Vignale -- Car lovers' wonderland: The Essen Motor Show.

Duration:00:26:04