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2021 World Car Awards winners

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93 motoring journalists from 28 countries have decided this year’s World Car Awards winners.

Citroën introduces the C1 Urban Ride

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Citroën is about to add the strangely-named Urban Ride trim grade to its C1 city car line-up.

Scrambler Steve McQueen Edition launched

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To coincide with the introduction of its updated 2021 Scrambler 1200, Triumph has created a special Steve McQueen Edition.

The new 2022 Citroën C5 X will be a rare sight

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After a four-year absence, Citroën is planning a return to the D segment in Europe. The new contender – which apparently “offers the elegance of a saloon, the versatility of an estate and the commanding presence of an SUV” – has been named C5 X.

Top 10: Facts about the Hyundai Santa Cruz

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Hyundai has unveiled the 2022 Santa Cruz, an all-new “Sport Adventure Vehicle” for North America.

Škoda gives the Kodiaq a mid-life facelift

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Four years after it first arrived at Škoda dealers, the Kodiaq SUV has received a series of updates.

Continental GT Speed Convertible revealed

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Bentley has introduced the 2022 Continental GT Speed Convertible. This new driver-focused model gains an upgraded 6.0-litre W12 TSI twin-turbocharged engine, which is complemented by various chassis enhancements. However, like the recently-unveiled coupé version, it won’t be available in Europe.

Ford Ranger Stormtrak and Wolftrak revealed

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Ford has unveiled a pair of Ranger limited editions, which are due to arrive at dealers across Europe in October 2021.

Hyundai Tucson N Line and N Line S unveiled

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Hyundai has added a couple of sporty-looking trim grades to its 2021 Tucson line-up. Named N Line and N Line S, they both feature a unique front grille, restyled body-coloured bumpers, a larger rear spoiler and a set of 19” alloy wheels.

The Hyundai Santa Cruz isn’t a pick-up truck

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According to Hyundai, the upcoming Santa Cruz is a “Sport Adventure Vehicle” which “shatters the SUV and truck segments” – so don’t call it a pick-up…

Top 10: UK car sales Q1 2021

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Against a background of difficult trading conditions, there has been a big change at the top of the UK’s new car registrations league table.

All-new Toyota GR 86 replaces the GT86

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Toyota has unveiled the long-anticipated GR 86. Like the superseded GT86, this rear-wheel drive, four-seat coupé was developed in collaboration with Subaru.

2021 Nissan Patrol Nismo launched in Dubai

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Nissan has created the less-than-subtle Patrol Nismo exclusively for the Middle East region.

Suzuki launches the 2021 Burgman 400 scooter

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Suzuki has unveiled an updated version of its Burgman 400 scooter, which is due to arrive at dealers in the summer.

2021 World Car Awards top three finalists

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Following a second round of voting, the top three finalists for each of this year’s World Car Awards have been named.

BMW C 400 X and C 400 GT updated for 2021

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Although they both look the same as before, the 2021 BMW C 400 X and C 400 GT mid-size scooters have received some worthwhile technical improvements.

2022 Bentley Continental GT Speed unveiled

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First things first: the new Continental GT Speed (which Bentley claims is “the most dynamic road car” in its history) won’t be available in Europe.

2021 Aston Martin Vantage F1 Edition revealed

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Two manufacturers are supplying the Formula 1 Safety and Medical Cars this season. Mercedes-AMG continues to provide the familiar GT R F1 Safety Car and C 63 S Estate F1 Medical Car (albeit both now painted red), while Aston Martin will fulfil the role for the first time with the Vantage F1 Safety Car and DBX F1 Medical Car.

Škoda Kushaq mid-size SUV launched in India

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As part of its India 2.0 product strategy, Škoda has introduced the Kushaq. At 4,221 mm (13’ 10”) long and 1,760 mm (5’ 9”) wide, this new SUV is about the same size as the B-segment Kamiq that’s currently sold in Europe.

2021 Transporter T6.1 Sportline revealed

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Volkswagen has added a Sportline trim grade to its Transporter line-up. Available for both panel van and Kombi models in either short- or long-wheelbase guises, this new styling package also benefits from a decent level of equipment.