Gordon Murray has finally revealed his new V12 T50 supercar. And we’ve got all the details, including exclusive pictures and technical specs.
We also talk to its creator to get the lowdown on what he calls “the purest, lightest, most driver-focused supercar ever built” - full story only in this week’s Autocar.
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Mercedes is plotting bold changes for its seventh-generation S-Class, which will be the first non-AMG Mercedes to offer four-wheel steering when it arrives next year. Toyota has released prices for its popular Yaris hatchback. The latest iteration of the time-honoured runaround is now on sale in the UK from £19,910.
Subaru has ended production of its BRZ after eight years and, because this car is twinned with the Toyota GT86, it looks likely that the Toyota will be retired too. But don’t worry - a 252bhp replacement for both models is due to be unveiled next year.
GMC’s reborn electric Hummer has been previewed in a new image, the next-generation BMW 5 Series and X1 will be offered with electric options and David Brown Automotive is beginning a period of growth under new investors.
Lamborghini has unveiled the Essenza SCV12. Though it’s restricted for track-use only, this wild hypercar packs Sant’Agata’s most powerful V12 engine yet, producing more than 819bhp. Meanwhile, Renault lures Peugeot and Seat design chiefs, as ex-Renault boss Thierry Bolloré jumps ship to Jaguar Land Rover. Mitsubishi takes what (sadly) appear to be the first steps of a gradual withdrawal from Europe.
In the Autocar Business section, we consider the likelihood of a new scrappage scheme to boost car sales in the wake of coronavirus, before columnist Jim Holder muses on the outlook for Ford - will the launch of the Mustang Mach E be enough to secure the American marque’s future in a changing world?