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An all-wheel drive vehicle (AWD vehicle) is one with a powertrain capable of providing power to all its wheels, whether full-time or on-demand.
Autonomous cruise control (ACC; also called adaptive cruise control, radar cruise control, traffic-aware cruise control or dynamic radar cruise control) is an optional cruise control system for road vehicles that automatically adjusts the vehicle speed to maintain a safe distance from vehicles ahead.
The Škoda Superb is a Large family car that has been produced by the Czech car manufacturer Škoda Auto since 2001.
The British Touring Car Championship is a touring car racing series held each year in the United Kingdom, currently organised and administered by TOCA.
Burnaston is a village and civil parish in the South Derbyshire district of Derbyshire, England, just south-west of the city of Derby.
The Citroën C5 is a large family car produced by the French manufacturer Citroën since March 2001, and now in its second generation.
A collision avoidance system is an automobile safety system designed to prevent or reduce the severity of a collision.
The Continental Irish Car of the Year (previously Semperit Irish Car of the Year) award was established in 1978 based on similar Car of the Year awards.
D-segment (or large cars) is defined by the European Commission as the fourth segment in European market car classification.
Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.
The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or CI engine), named after Rudolf Diesel, is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber is caused by the elevated temperature of the air in the cylinder due to mechanical compression (adiabatic compression).
Electronic stability control (ESC), also referred to as electronic stability program (ESP) or dynamic stability control (DSC), is a computerized technology that improves a vehicle's stability by detecting and reducing loss of traction (skidding).
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) is a European car safety performance assessment programme (i.e. a New Car Assessment Program) based in Brussels (Belgium) and founded in 1997 by the Transport Research Laboratory for the UK Department for Transport and backed by several European governments, as well as by the European Union.
The European Car of the Year award is an international award established in 1964, by a collective of automobile magazines from different countries in Europe.
The Fiat Panda is a city car manufactured and marketed by Fiat, now in its third generation.
The Ford Mondeo is a mid-sized or large family car manufactured by Ford since 1993.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
In automotive design, an FF, or front-engine, front-wheel-drive (FWD) layout places both the internal combustion engine and driven roadwheels at the front of the vehicle.
Gasoline (American English), or petrol (British English), is a transparent, petroleum-derived liquid that is used primarily as a fuel in spark-ignited internal combustion engines.
The International Geneva Motor Show (Salon international de l'automobile) is an annual auto show held in March in the Swiss city of Geneva.
A hatchback is a car with a hatch-type rear door that opens upwards and often a shared volume for the passenger and cargo areas.
The International Motor Show Germany or simply International Motor Show, in German known as the Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA - International Automobile Exhibition), is the world's largest motor show.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
In road-transport terminology, a lane departure warning system is a mechanism designed to warn the driver when the vehicle begins to move out of its lane (unless a turn signal is on in that direction) on freeways and arterial roads.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
The MacPherson strut is a type of automotive suspension system that uses the top of a telescopic damper as the upper steering pivot.
The Mazda3 or Mazda 3 (known as the Mazda Axela in Japan, a combination of "accelerate" and "excellent") is a compact car manufactured in Japan by Mazda.
The Mazda 6 or Mazda6 (known as the Mazda Atenza in China and Japan, derived from the Italian attenzione) is a mid-size family car produced by the Japanese automobile manufacturer Mazda since 2002.
A mid-size car (occasionally referred to as an intermediate) is the North American/Australian standard for an automobile with a size equal to or greater than that of a compact.
A minivan (American English), people carrier (British English),, MPV (multi-purpose vehicle) or MUV (multi-utility vehicle) is a vehicle size classification describing a high-roof vehicle with a flexible interior layout.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
Next Generation Touring Car, also known as NGTC and by its FIA designation TCN-1, is an FIA and TOCA specification and classification for production based race cars.
The Opel Insignia is an mid size/large family car engineered and produced by the German car manufacturer Opel.
The Peugeot 508 is a large family car launched in 2011 by French automaker Peugeot, and followed by the 508 SW, an estate version, in March 2011.
The Scion tC and subsequent Toyota Zelas, is a sports coupe manufactured by Toyota from 2004 to 2016 over two generations: ANT10 (2004-2010) and AGT20 (2011-2016).
A sedan (American, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand English) or saloon (British, Irish and Indian English) is a passenger car in a three-box configuration with A, B & C-pillars and principal volumes articulated in separate compartments for engine, passenger and cargo.
A station wagon, also called an estate car, estate wagon, or simply wagon or estate, is an automotive body-style variant of a sedan/saloon with its roof extended rearward over a shared passenger/cargo volume with access at the back via a third or fifth door (the liftgate or tailgate), instead of a trunk/boot lid.
TOCA (formally trading as BARC (TOCA) Ltd) is one of the major organisers of motorsport events in the United Kingdom.
, usually shortened to Toyota, is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan.
The Toyota Allion and its twin the Toyota Premio are sedans sold in Japan since 2001 by Toyota.
The Toyota Caldina is an automobile manufactured by Toyota for the Japanese market and released in 1992.
The Toyota Camry (Japanese: トヨタ・カムリ Toyota Kamuri) is an automobile sold internationally by the Japanese manufacturer Toyota since 1982, spanning multiple generations.
The Toyota Carina is an automobile which was manufactured by Toyota from December 1970 to 2001.
The or was an automobile produced by Toyota from 1970 to 2006.
The Toyota Corolla is a line of subcompact and compact cars manufactured by Toyota.
The Toyota Corona (トヨタ・コロナ) was an automobile manufactured by the Japanese automaker Toyota between 1957 and 2002.
The Toyota Ipsum, Picnic, SportsVan or Avensis Verso is a seven-seater multi-purpose vehicle produced by Japanese automaker Toyota from 1995 to 2009.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd is the United Kingdom manufacturing operation of Toyota, established in December 1989.
The Toyota MC platform is a front-wheel drive automobile platform (also adaptable to four-wheel drive) that has underpinned various Toyota and Lexus models from the compact and mid-size categories.
Toyota Motor Europe (TME) is the regional headquarters of Toyota in Europe.
The Toyota Previa, also known as the Toyota Estima in Japan, and Toyota Tarago in Australia, is an MPV or multi-purpose vehicle (known as a minivan in North America) produced by Toyota since 1990.
The Toyota Sienna is a minivan manufactured by Toyota at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana facility, in Princeton, Indiana, United States, for the North American market.
The is a subcompact car sold by Toyota since 1999, replacing the Starlet.
The ZR engine gasoline-engine-family, introduced in 2007 by Toyota Motor Corporation, uses a DOHC 16-valve cylinder head with a 4-cylinder die-cast block.
Turbo-diesel, also written as turbodiesel and turbo diesel, refers to any diesel engine equipped with a turbocharger.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
In internal combustion engines, variable valve timing (VVT) is the process of altering the timing of a valve lift event, and is often used to improve performance, fuel economy or emissions.
The Volkswagen Golf is a compact car produced by the German manufacturer Volkswagen since 1974, marketed worldwide across seven generations, in various body configurations and under various nameplates – such as the Volkswagen Rabbit in the United States and Canada (Mk1 and Mk5), and as the Volkswagen Caribe in Mexico (Mk1).
The Volkswagen Passat is a large family car manufactured and marketed by Volkswagen since 1973, and now in its eighth generation.
VVT-i, or Variable Valve Timing with intelligence, is an automobile variable valve timing technology developed by Toyota.
What Car? is a long running United Kingdom monthly automobile magazine and website, currently edited by Steve Huntingford and published by Haymarket Consumer Media.
The 2008 Paris Motor Show took place from 4 October to 19 October 2008, in Paris expo Porte de Versailles.