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Audi loses V8 – but gets more speed

Audi is giving its S4 customers more – by offering them less.

The all-new Audi S4′s engine will switch from a high-revving V8 to a supercharged V6.

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The BMW 3 Series – Auto Trader’s most searched-for car

It’s the car which turned BMW into a giant; it’s one of the UK’s most popular motors – and it’s the most searched for car on Auto Trader.

The BMW 3 Series is one of the most popular cars in the UK thanks to its combination of outstanding handling, excellent build quality and the famous blue and white badge on the bonnet.

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Official: stunning new Ferrari California

It’s official: Ferrari has just announced a completely new model!

This is the all-new Ferrari California – a two-seat drop-top tourer built to cruise through continents at crushing speeds, and brings back the legendary name from the 1960s Ferrari 250 GT.

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Just in: Lexus IS-F

It’s big, it’s black, and it’s got a 5-litre V8 engine. This should be fun.

Auto Trader has just taken delivery of an all-singing, all-dancing, brand-new Lexus IS-F – the car Lexus hopes will tempt buyers away from the German trinity of the BMW M3, Audi RS4 and Mercedes C63 AMG.

First impressions? Awesome.

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Vauxhall VXR8: first impressions

We’ve had a Vauxhall VXR8 delivered just in time for the week’s torrential rain.

Vauxhall VXR8

That wouldn’t be a worry in a normal car, but the VXR8 is a 6-litre V8-engined thundersaloon pumping more than 400bhp through the rear wheels.

And that means driving it can be a little hairy in the wet.

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From the Toyota Land Cruiser launch

Our assistant editor Stuart Milne is away at the launch of the new Toyota Land Cruiser and just texted this update to us:

I’ve just flown out to Fuertaventura to drive the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 flagship model – a nice change from wet and cold Blighty! The luxury SUV has been brilliant on the island’s rugged mountains.

The scenery is pretty special too. You can forget about the Canaries being all beer and beaches – it’s stunning out here! Watch out for the full verdict on the car later this week.

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