1479bhp. Savour that mind-boggling power figure, because it is one that Bugatti is targeting for its successor to the lauded Veyron.
This week's Autocar magazine exclusively lifts the lid on the French manufacturer's plans to raise the lofty performance benchmarks established by its nine-year-old Veyron by unleashing an advanced 286mph follow-up to the iconic two-seat hypercar.
This week's comparison test assess two different, but closely related, takes on super-fast saloon cars. Steve Sutcliffe pits the BMW M3 against the Alpina D3 to answer one simple question: in a fast BMW 3-series which is the best form of engine to have thumping away beneath the bonnet – petrol or diesel?
Andrew Frankel offers opinions on two revised cars from the Aston Martin stable. Finally, Aston’s flagship Vanquish gains an eight-speed that puts its performance in fully fledged supercar territory, while tweaks to the Rapide S mean it is sharper and sportier.