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From the first steam-powered vehicle, through the introduction of affordable mass-produced gas-guzzlers, to the latest futuristic flying car concepts, humankind's love affair with all things automotive shows no signs of abating. After more than a century of fossil fuel-powered dominance the automobile is in for a serious overhaul; electric and hydrogen-powered cars have arrived and fast developing self-driving capabilities may relegate us all to the back seat.

New Atlas keeps you up to date on new cars, concepts, EVs and the latest automotive news including test drives, reviews and coverage of all the major auto shows around the globe.

Ford Focus RS review: Hyper hatch

The promise of a new Focus RS is always enough to get the motoring press all giddy with excitement, let alone one with drift mode and a rabid turbocharged engine. Surely no car could actually live up to that much hype – could it? After a week behind the wheel, we finally have the answer.

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