In this week's Autocar magazine: McLaren P13; new compact Jaguar; the public's response to the Dacia Sandero; Australian Grand Prix report; Peugeot 208 GTI prototype driven; Renault Clio RS 200 Turbo vs Toyota GT86
Jim Holder
19 March 2013

This week's Autocar magazine features a scoop on the McLaren P13, the British manufacturer's answer to the Porsche 911. In addition to all the details on the new car, which is set to go on sale in 2015, we have an exclusive four-page interview with McLaren company boss Ron Dennis.

Other eye-catching news stories include the first pictures of the upcoming baby Jaguar, with the BMW 3-series rival being spied for the first time, and the new Range Rover Sport, which is due to be revealed in all its glory at next week's New York motor show.

Among our columnists, Steve Cropley finds out how other drivers treat the £5995 Dacia Sandero, while Formula 1 reporter Joe Saward also offers his views on last weekend's Australian Grand Prix.

First drive reviews include an exclusive drive of a prototype of the new Peugeot 208 GTI, the BMW 3-series GT, the Kia Procee'd, the Kia Carens and the all-new Renault Clio Renaultsport 200 Turbo, which Steve Sutcliffe pits against the mighty Toyota GT86 to answer the question as to which delivers the greatest driver thrills. The subject of the full eight-page road test is currently subject to a secrecy agreement – find out more on Wednesday.

James Ruppert champions the practical Vauxhall Zafira in his used car buying column, while the Porsche 968 and 968 Clubsport take centre stage in our used buying guide. In addition, we ask if buyers with a budget of £85k should choose a new Range Rover or a used Lamborghini LM002.

Our long-term test fleet also takes a budget tone by welcoming the new Dacia Sandero, and we have updates on the BMW M135i and Seat Mii

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