This week's issue of Autocar magazine, dated 23 July 2014, assesses one of the most talked-about new cars of the year – the new BMW 2-series Active Tourer.
We drive the diesel variant of the 2-series Active Tourer in Austria, and get the low down on BMW's intentions for the new vehicle from the manufacturer's sales director Ian Robertson.
Our in-depth road test assesses the new Mercedes-Benz C-class. Can our perennial runner-up in this class behind the BMW 3-series finally reach the top spot? Our expert testers analyse every aspect of the car, from ride and handling through to interior comfort and residual values.