The new BMW 4-series coupe heads up this week’s Autocar magazine, with the full story and first pictures revealed, plus Julian Rendell’s take on why the name had to change from BMW 3-series coupe and Steve Sutcliffe revealing his personal recipe for the perfect M4, which is set to follow.
Other news highlights include full details of the new 190mph Audi RS6, with its supercar-baiting power and torque figures, and an exclusive story on British manufacturer Caterham’s ambitions to expand dramatically.
Our Los Angeles motor show coverage gives the inside line on the new Porsche Cayman, with Matt Prior revealing why it will never be allowed to challenge the Porsche 911, plus full details on the new Toyota Rav4, and every other show star.
In our drives section Steve Cropley reviews the new Maserati Quattroporte, Matt Saunders delivers an exclusive first drive of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and Richard Bremner tests the new Toyota Auris. The well priced but ultimately uninspiring Skoda Rapid is the subject of our in-depth road test.