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Greatest road tests ever: Alfa Romeo 75 2.5 Green Cloverleaf

Greatest road tests ever: Alfa Romeo 75 2.5 Green Cloverleaf

Sharing much with its upmarket 90 sibling, the 75 used a front-engine/rear-transaxle layout and Alfa Romeo’s celebrated alloy-intensive V6 with fuel injection and one overhead camshaft per bank. Its five-speed ’box had lower gearing for sportier performance, but the creamy, tractable powerplant almost rendered such measures unnecessary, serving only to harm economy and cruising refinement. Thumps …

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Ferrari 296 GTB Review (2022)

Ferrari 296 GTB Review (2022)

Meanwhile, the five handling modes go from Wet (stability control high) through to ESC Off (you’re on your own, mate). And the electronically controlled dampers offer two states, which you can flick between in each handling mode. What has marked out previous Ferraris of this kind is that it hasn’t really mattered which mode you’re in: …

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2022 Skoda Fabia gains sporty Monte Carlo model

Sporty 2022 Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo priced from £20,925

Pricing details have been revealed for the new Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo, which returns to the model’s line-up as a performance-inspired range-topper with design changes and a new engine. Prices start from £20,925 for the entry-level 1.0-litre manual Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo, while the more powerful 1.5-litre model commands a slight premium at £23,765. Skoda’s order books …

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