John Simister

John Siminster writes for the motoring section of The Independent.

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Citroën DS3

They brought you iconic designs in the Forties and Fifties, and they're at it again with the first in the new DS range

Audi S5 Cabriolet

This convertible goes from zero to cool in 17 seconds

Hyundai i20

The i20 puts the super into supermini as it competes comfortably with the likes of the Fiesta and the mighty VW

Audi S4

Things have moved on since the days when driving this car was a dull experience

BMW 730d

It is hard to beat the 730d in BMW's 7-series. It's agile and frugal ... a real über-saloon

Audi Q5

A tall off-road vehicle that can convince you it's a sleek, sporting saloon ... Audi deserves an award

Ford KA

Nobody does it better than the new KA

Vauxhall GM Insignia

GM's got gizmos you never knew you needed

Volvo XC60

This Volvo may be well rounded but it's no square deal

Ford Fiesta 1.6 Ti-VCT

The paintwork options on the Verve, Ford's concept car for 2007, were such a hit they've retained the look for the funky new Fiesta

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