This week’s Autocar magazine, dated 18 June, stars one of the hottest Grand Tourers ever produced, the tremendously powerful Bentley Continental GT3-R.
Based on the new GT3 race car – already a winner in the hands of the modern-day Bentley Boys – this new rear-wheel-drive model can cover 0-60mph in 3.6sec, and the Crewe-based manufacturer will unveil it at Goodwood Festival of Speed…
Elsewhere in the issue, we celebrate four decades of hot hatch hoonery by gathering together a selection of the best examples of the genre. Can anything beat the Peugeot 205 GTi or Volkswagen Golf GTi as the best-ever hot hatch? Find out in our exclusive comparison test.
Steve Cropley gets up close and personal with the new Smart Fortwo and Renault Twingo, two city cars spun off the same underpinnings, while Matt Prior assesses the Hyundai Genesis executive saloon, Korean’s bold attempt at building itself into a rival for Mercedes-Benz, Audi and BMW.
The Porsche 911 Targa is the subject of our eight-page road test, while we welcome the Peugeot RCZ R onto our long-term test fleet.