Get the new look Autocar 3 August issue here! More drives, more used car advice, more motorsport!
Aston Vulcan driven – flat out in a incredible £1.8m, 820bhp supercar at silverstone. ‘as fast as a McLaren P1 but even more immersive’
New 641bhp Jag F-Type – and you thought the SVR version was wild…..
The best new and used cars tested and compared: Mini’s new hot hatch – Track bred JCW challenge rated; Used Caymans from £15k- how to buy one, what to look for; New Volvo S90 vs rivals – best mile munching exec revealed
In this week’s Autocar we pit the new turbocharged Porsche 718 Cayman S against its hottest rivals, the loveable BMW M2 and characterful Jaguar F-Type, and the result couldn’t be much closer.
We also reveal secret plans for Aston Martin to produce a V8-engined Ferrari 488 GTB rival for launch 2022, give you the latest on a sub-Model X Tesla SUV and get the lowdown on Audi’s 280bhp A1-based RS1.
Additionally, the second-generation Porsche Panamera’s advanced new technical layout is revealed, we meet the Bristol Bullet and look at Jeep’s intentions to bring a pick-up version of its Wrangler to Britain.
Also in this issue:
We drive the entry-level and rear-drive Lamborghini Huracán LP580-2, the standard Porsche Cayman 718, Renault’s Mégane in warm 1.6 TCe GT spec and the Audi A4 Allroad with a torquey 3.0-litre TDI engine.
Plus, Cadillac’s Euro-spec XT5 SUV is sampled for the first time, the camo-covered Ssangyoung Korando Sports DMZ turns heads and we subject the Ford Edge Titanium to the thorough Autocar road test.
BMW lovers are treated to a BTCC history feature where we look back at the Bavarian firm’s British saloon car racing history, we pick up an open-top Noble M600 Speedster from the car maker’s factory and see how Bentley’s Continental GT3-R fares against the racing model it’s inspired by, the GT3.