There are few cars are highly anticipated as a new Porsche 911, and the latest generation’s arrival is imminent. We take a ride in a prototype to find out whether the iconic sports cars should live up to the hype.
Talking of highly commended sports cars, what better to discover the breadth of the McLaren 600LT than on a road trip from Budapest to London? At the other end of the spectrum, there’s a dirty mega test of some of the top pick-ups on sale, including the Mercedes X-Class, Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux.
Steve Cropley takes us through his week in cars, regretting the demise of the Vauxhall Cascada and applauding the Volkswagen e-Golf’s ease of use. Matt Prior, meanwhile, discusses Scotland’s North Coast 500 tourist loop and why the limited few are spoiling fun for the masses.
This week we welcome the Kia Ceed to our long-term fleet. Can it raise the game enough to be a true, better-value Volkswagen Golf rival? The Ford Fiesta becomes a firm airport-run favourite and we put the supersized Ssangyong Rexton to the car-wash test.
Our used buying guide this week, John Evans tells us why the Mk7 Fiesta ST, is a wise buy for a used warm hatch. Bangernormics laments the end of the Mondeo while considering the best second-hand Mondeos to spend your pennies on.
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