Latest news on the next Jaguar XJ, BMW's futuristic Vision Next 100 Concept and full details on Geneva show stealers: all this and more in this week's Autocar
9 March 2016

The new Jaguar XJ is in the spotlight in this week’s issue of Autocar, and we've got the latest on why Jaguar is reinventing it as a Porsche Panamera rival.

While last week’s mag covered the Geneva motor show; this week’s edition goes into more detail on the models that stole the show, such as the Audi Q2 and Aston Martin DB11.

Also, find out how the best taxman-beating SUVs fare in a head to head, as the Volvo XC90 and BMW X5 take part in a battle of the hybrids.

Also in this issue:

Mercedes E-Class – check out our first drive of the all-new model, where we delve more into that impressive interior and find out if the drive matches up.

BMW Vision Next 100 – celebrating 100 years of BMW, the German company’s future is previewed with a fully autonomous car.

Porsche 911 GT3 RS – the manual gearbox is set to return for the new model.

Vauxhall Astra – we watch our long-term Vauxhall Astra being built in the factory and detail just what goes into the build.

Our long-term test cars:

We have our first report on the new Vauxhall Astra, as well as updates on others models in our test fleet, including the Bentley Continental GT and Audi A4.

Deals:

It’s not just new cars we’re excited about; we have some ideas for fun coupes for less than £1000. James Ruppert also runs through cheap B-road belters, plus an easy way to get rid of your car.

Where to buy:

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Danni Bagnall

Our Verdict

Jaguar XJ

The Jaguar XJ is a thoroughly modern luxury saloon, and a brilliantly capable one

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