As the dust clears from the launch of the 992-generation Porsche 911 at November’s LA motor show, we get behind the wheel of our cover star - the new Carrera 4S variant - for a taster at a damp Hockenheimring GP Circuit.
A 3.5sec 0-62mph time and 191mph top speed are certainly promising, but we need to find out if, beyond the statistics - this new model is what it needs to be: a Porsche 911.
Arguably this week’s biggest automotive news was the launch of Toyota’s new GR Supra sports car at the Detroit motor show. While the car’s styling had long since ceased to be confidential information, the launch detailed exactly how the Supra will take on rivals like the Porsche 718 Cayman, and gave us cause to consider where it might go next…
Elsewhere at Detroit, Nissan offered a hint as to what its future electric vehicles could look like with the IMs concept. Taking the form of a raised sports saloon, the concept could inspire a production model to sit alongside a planned Leaf electric SUV. Across the hall meanwhile, Lexus’ LC Convertible Concept showcaed the company’s intentions to bring a drop-top variant of its popular LC coupé to market.
Following the news that Jaguar Land Rover is to cut its UK workforce by nearly 10% in an effort to achieve profitable growth, we take a look at how the brand plans to fight back. Find out what changes are in store for JLR’s Wolverhampton factory, Range Rover powertrains and more.