Autocar magazine 26 August preview
Source : Autocar magazine 26 August preview
Mazda MX-5 vs every rival; Full scoop on Nissan’s Z crossover; Ford S-Max road test; completely new Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe revealed
This kind of week’s Autocar, dated 26 August, is usually our annual Junior Handling Day issue as well as we name the best sub-£30,000 driver’s car of 2015.
In our Sub-£30k shootout we split the contenders into three tantalising battles – Ford Focus ST vs Civic Type R; Caterham Seven 270R vs Toyota GT86 vs Mazda MX-5; as well as Mini JCW vs Vauxhall Corsa VXR vs Peugeot 208 GTi vs Clio 220 – before naming an overall winner.
Also driven in This kind of issue:
Lamborghini Aventador SV – Does the limited-edition Aventador deliver the performance your vehicle deserves?
Jaguar XF 3.0 TDV6 – Stonking V6 engine reveals even more of completely new Jag’s talents
Mercedes-Benz V250 SE – Revised styling, updated infotainment as well as completely new tech for Merc’s van-based MPV
Ford S-Max – can the completely new MPV retain its title as the driver’s seven-seater?
In Autocar’s news section we contain the full story on Nissan’s plan to bring its famous Z badge back as a radical sports crossover, as well as news on Alpine’s hardcore as well as SUV designs which could reach the market by 2017.
We’ve also got the lowdown on Honda’s Project 2 & 4 show car, a concept that will will be unveiled at the Frankfurt motor show as well as is usually likely to be powered by a V4 motorbike engine.
In our weekly columns, Matt Prior discusses how the law will soon change to allow closed-road motorsport without an act of parliament, as well as Steve Cropley’s week in cars features his thoughts our Porsche Panamera Hybrid as well as a sighting of an electric Jaguar XE.
Elsewhere, James Ruppert tells us how This kind of’s become fashionable to buy old bangers, Nigel Donnelly picks out his top 5 robust motors that will just keep on going, as well as our long-term BMW M4 receives a stiff bill via the garage after an altercation which has a careless bus driver.
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