Drive it!: The Motor Magazine

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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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 5m. Bisher sind 1222 Folge(n) erschienen.
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Examine it: the 2019 LA Auto Show


The LA Auto Show is just over. And E-mobility is the tinsel-town topic. Not even the land of V8 engines and pickups can afford to ignore it. For carmakers exhibiting at the year's last major auto fair, it's a balancing act between present and future.


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 2019-12-03  8m
 
 

Present it: VW T-Roc R Crossover SUV


VW is turning out a sports version of its T-Roc, giving the Crossover SUV the 221-kilowatt engine from the Golf R and exchanging the sport mode for a Race mode. The T-Roc is designed to resolve the comfort and sportiness conundrum.


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 2019-11-27  4m
 
 

Examine it: Škoda Octavia


Škoda has unveiled its new Octavia in Prague. The bestseller's fourth generation is larger, and more dynamic and modern. The engines offered range from gasoline or diesel, both mild and plug-in hybrids, to natural-gas versions.


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 2019-11-27  6m
 
 

Test it: Mazda MX-5 RF


Roadsters like the Mazda MX-5 are built for driving fun. The MX-5 is one of the bestselling roadster in the world. Now, Mazda has updated the engine. We tested the MX-5 with a 135-kilowatt gasoline engine.


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 2019-11-27  6m
 
 

Celebration: Lexus RX450h


Toyota's luxury marque Lexus is celebrating its 30th anniversary. In 1989 its first model, the LS 400, launched in the US. The RX debuted in 1998 and was one of the vehicles that established the premium SUV segment.


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 2019-11-20  5m
 
 

Examine it!: Audi A1 Citycarver


Private cars are still in demand in big cities, with not everyone willing do everything by bus, train or bike. So Audi is expanding its vehicle portfolio with the A1 Citycarver, a version of its A1, but about five centimeters higher. Drive it! takes the new city car for a spin in Hamburg.


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 2019-11-19  7m
 
 

Test it!: Mitsubishi ASX


After nine years and more than 1.36 million sold, Mitsubishi has given its ASX a fourth facelift with a new look, a new engine and a return to four-wheel drive. The Japanese automaker believes it can hold its ground in the highly competitive compact SUV segment with a starting price of less than 21,000 euros.


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 2019-11-19  4m
 
 

Drive it! - The Motor Magazine


Drive it! looks at a legend from Britain, perennial favorites from Asia and an upscale city car from Germany.


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 2019-11-19  26m
 
 

Present it!: Bentley Flying Spur


For more than a century, the name Bentley has been the epitome of luxury. A brand fit for a queen it seems: Bentley is an official supplier to the British Royal Family. No wonder - the hand-crafted materials in the interior ooze comfort and luxury.


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 2019-11-19  6m
 
 

Present it! Volvo S60


The 3rd-generation Volvo S60 edition is flatter, lower, sportier and more aggressive than its predecessor. The first Volvo to be produced in the USA, it comes to Europe with a choice of two turbocharged gasoline engines or a plug-in hybrid version.


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 2019-11-13  4m