This week’s issue of Autocar magazine pitches the incredible Mercedes SL63 AMG against the BMW M6 Convertible and the Jaguar XKR-S to answer a simple question: which is best?
Jim Holder
21 August 2012

This week’s issue of Autocar magazine pitches the incredible Mercedes SL63 AMG against the BMW M6 Convertible and the Jaguar XKR-S to answer a simple question: which is best?

Also hitting the cover is our Audi RS2 used car buying guide. Can you really buy Audi’s original mega estate for less than the price of a Volkswagen Up? And more importantly, should you?

In the news, we lift the lid of the Bentley Mulsanne Convertible Concept, an über-luxury drop-top that could make production within two years.

In our First Drives section, we get behind the wheel of one of 2012’s most important cars. The Ford B-Max looks the part, with its clever pillarless rear doors, but that alone isn’t enough to earn its billing as a supermini-MPV game-changer. We also take to the road in the Mercedes ML63 AMG, Honda Jazz Si and Volkswagen Up five-door. The Morgan Plus 8 is the subject of a full Autocar road test.

Elsewhere, Colin Goodwin fancies himself as a bit of an expert with a torque wrench, but does he have what it takes to become a rally team mechanic? Meanwhile, Hilton Holloway predicts what will be the next big thing in motoring.

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We also welcome our newest addition to the long-term fleet, an Audi A6 Allroad, and we deliver the latest updates on our BMW 320d and Jaguar XKR-S.

As ever, the magazine is available from all good newsagents or can be downloaded from Zinio or the Apple iTunes store.

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22 August 2012

Not a bad idea this, if you've never bought it before.......?

Peter Cavellini.

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