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.
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.
Our long-term test cars:
Our classifieds expert looks at the growing trend of selling cars on social media, and we examine the used market for classic Fiats that start for as little as £1000.
We also remember the time legendary F1 champion Mike Hawthorn wrote in Autocar about his love and appreciation for automatic gearboxes way back in 1958, the year before his tragic death.