February was Jaguar's month, as Steve Cropley drove the XF concept, and we scooped exclusive details of the revolutionary new XJ.
Meanwhile, the road testers were pitting the new Honda Civic Type R against all the best hot hatches on the market, resulting in plenty of contrasting opinions and one unanimous winner.
Another hot hatch was grabbing headlines, as we revealed Ford's plans to build the fastest Focus RS yet.
February was also a key month for the new Mondeo, as the final production model was revealed.
Finally, the Porsche 911 GT3 underwent the rigours of the Autocar road test, and was awarded a flawless five stars for its "seductive blend of explosive power, raw thrills and everyday usability."