This week’s issue of Autocar magazine, dated 1 October 2014, takes an exclusive in-depth look at Aston Martin’s new Lagonda-badged mega-saloon.
The company’s design chief, Marek Reichman, gives us a tour around the first Lagonda production car in nearly four decades.
On the other side of the Atlantic, Steve Cropley slips behind the wheel of another automotive icon, the Ford Mustang.
For the first time in its 50-year history, the Mustang is set to be sold in the UK in right-hand-drive form. So has becoming a global model diluted its muscle car appeal?
It’s been 30 years since motorsport preparation company Prodrive was formed, and its also the end of an era for David Richards’ firm, which has recently moved from its highly visible base alongside the M40. In celebration, Jesse Crosse drives two iconic Prodrive cars: a tarmac rally spec BMW M3 and an ex-Colin McRae Subaru Impreza.
Brit Linda Jackson is Citroën’s new boss, and in an exclusive interview she explains to Autocar why she’ll shun industry convention in the way that cars are made and sold – and dramatically improve Citroën’s image in the process.