What happened? Why was it axed? And would it have been any good?
The questions swirl around the Dyson EV and, now, in a world exclusive, Autocar can reveal the inside story of the pioneering electric vehicle that never was.
We meet the car's creator, Sir James Dyson, for an exclusive interview and also gain unprecedented access to the car’s prototypes and creators at Dyson’s R&D base.
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There’s nothing mini about Mini’s growth plans. In this week’s issue, we preview two all-new SUVs the British marque is plotting to spearhead its planned expansion. An electric BMW X1-sized SUV will lead the charge, alongside a piston-engined model, as the brand plots its biggest shake-up since BMW assumed ownership in 2001.
Speaking of BMW, this week’s mag also lifts the lid on the bold new 4 Series. We’ve got all the details of the dramatically restyled coupé.
Elsewhere, Porsche reveals the first of four retro 911s as the German firm begins expanding its bespoke division, Mercedes makes headway on the new GLA 250e plug-in hybrid, and the Mercedes-Benz GLC is spied for the first time.
In our analysis section, we take a look at Aston Martin’s prospects under new CEO Tobias Moers, who will replace Andy Palmer from August. We also explore Volvo’s new 112mph speed limit that it’s introduced to its cars. Given safety seems unlikely to be substantially reduced, why is the Swedish brand doing this? We chat to Malin Ekholm, head of the Volvo Cars Safety Centre, to find out.