2017 BMW 5 Series Touring arrives as brand’s most practical estate

The new BMW 5 Series Touring is larger and more spacious than its predecessor, but around 100kg lighter. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate, Audi A6 Avant and Volvo V90 rival is 36mm longer, 8mm wider and 10mm taller than the outgoing 5 Series Touring and sits on a 7mm longer wheelbase. The increased dimensions mean passengers benefit from more head, shoulder and leg room. BMW says the new model has enough space for three child seats to be fitted across the rear bench. The new 5 Series Touring’s boot has a…

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New 2017 Audi RS5 Coupe hits Geneva with 444bhp

New hi-tech Audi RS5 Coupe arrives in Geneva with more power and a new design to be rolled out across the RS range. Audi’s new A5 range now has its finishing touch, as the top-of-the-line RS5 Coupe has finally been revealed at the Geneva Motor Show. Audi says it combines extra power with better efficiency, and showcases a new design style for RS models. The new RS5 features Audi’s honeycomb grille, large air vents on the front bumper and wider wheel arches, plus 19-inch alloy wheels as standard, with 20-inch…

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New 2017 Hyundai i30 Tourer revealed in Geneva

Following the arrival of the all-new i30 hatch, Hyundai has revealed its i30 Tourer estate. The new Hyundai i30 Tourer has been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, some six months after the hatch was revealed. The estate version of the i30 is 245mm longer than the hatchback, but it shares the same wheelbase, so all the extra length is given over to the boot. It gets Hyundai’s latest front grille and a tapering roofline, while full LED headlights and LED daytime running lights add some flair to the design.…

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2017 Suzuki Swift launched – new Fiesta rival gets hybrid option

The new Suzuki Swift has made its public debut at the Geneva motor show three months before sales kick-off in Britain. Roomier, lighter and more powerful than the car it replaces, it marks a big step forward for the Japanese brand with its entry into a class dominated by the Ford Fiesta. Suzuki’s designers have given the car a shapelier exterior that sports a large front grille and more detailed headlight design. The Swift is 15mm shorter in height than the outgoing model, but Suzuki claims lower seats help it…

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Dacia Logan MCV Stepway revealed at 2017 Geneva show

Rugged Dacia Logan MCV Stepway makes its public debut alongside new limited edition Duster SUV. Dacia has used the Geneva Motor Show to unveil its new Logan MCV Stepway – a jacked-up estate car that’ll go on sale in the summer. It’s designed to capitalise on the success of the Sandero Stepway, which currently accounts for nearly 60 per cent of all Sandero sales. Based on the standard Logan MCV, the Stepway adds some crossover appeal with its raised ride height, black body cladding and chrome skid plates. The car…

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