9 highest-scoring vehicles CAR tested in 2017…

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In 2017, we put as many as 99 new vehicles through our rigorous road-testing procedure here at CAR magazine. These are the nine highest-scoring cars of the year…

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7=. Ford Fiesta ST200: 83/100

Ford Fiesta ST200
With the current-generation Fiesta on the way out, the ST200 steps in as a scorching last hurrah…

7=. BMW 540i Steptronic: 83/100

BMW 540i
Superb dynamics are a given, but can the new 5 Series successfully bridge the gap between thrills and premium comfort?

7=. Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde: 83/100

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde
Does this all-new sports sedan have what it takes to spark a much-needed revival of the storied Italian brand?

4=. Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S: 84/100

Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S
The most hardcore GTI yet aims to recover some of the street cred lost to the quintessential hot hatch’s hairier rivals. Does it succeed?

4=. Volkswagen Golf GTD DSG: 84/100

Volkswagen Golf GTD
The diesel-flavoured performance Golf was just a single point behind the petrol-powered Golf GTI…

4=. Porsche Panamera Turbo: 84/100

Porsche Panamera Turbo
Porsche’s first-generation Panamera set the benchmark for luxury performance sedans. Can the new one move that mark even further forward?

2=. Volkswagen Golf GTI DSG: 85/100

Volkswagen Golf GTI
Now that the VW Golf GTD has arrived, we find out how closely it matches its GTI sibling…

2=. Mercedes-Benz S500 Cabriolet 9G-Tronic: 85/100

Mercedes-Benz S500 Cabriolet
Is there a bigger automotive indulgence than a super-luxurious convertible? No, not when it’s this good…

1. Porsche 911 Carrera GTS PDK: 90/100

Porsche 911
As before, Porsche has thrown the best bits from the 911 Carrera catalogue at its GTS. Is it more than the sum of its parts?

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  • JAMES BOND

    Ford Fiesta ST200 NOT WORTH 83 MAYBE 70

  • JAMES BOND

    NOT APPLES TOT APPLES MORE LIKE ORANGES TO APPLES

  • Sheikyerbooti

    Half VAG cars. I wonder why Car magazine has a certain reputation…