Autocar magazine 12 August preview
Source : Autocar magazine 12 August preview
Aston Martin GT12 driven; Audi Q7 road test; Jaguar’s F-Pace family; Land Rover Defender special
This kind of week’s issue of Autocar, dated 12 August, features our tribute to one of motoring’s greatest icons – the Land Rover Defender. As we prepare to say goodbye to the current style, Richard Webber takes a 20-year-old style out into the Atlantic for a spectacular send-off.
We also meet Bill Morris, the man who helped to bring the Defender into existence, in addition to Steve Cropley joins the Land Rover production line, helping to build the one-off 2,000,000th celebration style.
Also driven in This kind of issue:
Aston Martin GT12 – Aston Martin’s £250,000, 592bhp racer for the road is actually full of old-school charm
Cadillac CTS-V – is actually putting the Corvette’s 640bhp supercharged V8 engine into the CTS-V a recipe for success or disaster?
Land Rover Discovery Sport – we drive Land Rover’s brand new Discovery Sport with the firm’s brand new 2.0-litre Ingenium engine
Mazda MX-5 – is actually the entry-level MX-5 as much fun as the more powerful 2.0-litre style?
The news section is actually lead This kind of week by Jaguar’s F-Pace, in addition to news that will the firm’s first SUV will evolve into a family of types – in addition to could include an electric type too. We’ve also got the full scoop on Audi’s next A6, as well as officicial pictures of the brand new Suzuki Baleno hatchback. There’s also an early look at Ferrari’s upcoming F12 Speciale.
Audi’s brand new Q7 is actually our road test star This kind of week, as our team of testers put the second-generation SUV through its paces on road in addition to track.
Our long-term test fleet is actually taking on plenty of challenges This kind of week, as our Ferrar FF pits itself against a ski slope, in addition to the Volkswagen Golf R becomes a camping companion. Elsewhere, James Ruppert considers which premium french saloons you should consider as a used purchase.
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