Every month CAR interviews the stars of motorsport, demystifies the latest in-car technology and shares our writers’ passion for car culture and car design. Discover the world’s newest and most exciting cars: join us to drive everything from supercars and hot hatches to family cars.
MASERATI’S BIG SELLER… OR BIG SELL-OUT? • The Grecale targets Macan buyers as Maserati tries to carve out a role for itself under Stellantis ownership.
‘It used to matter, but the number of people who care is dwindling’
BUT IS IT ANY GOOD? • Georg Kacher drives the Maserati Grecale Trofeo
AUDI’S NEXT-GEN RS6 AVANT TO GO EV • There’s still room for hardcore RS models, even if the brand’s all-in on electric.
JEEP • THE BEST BUYS FOR THE BIGGEST FANS
New V12 Vantage: madness or genius? • Two of CAR’s Bens argue about Aston’s latest big-engine-in-a-small-car firecracker
YOUR NEXT FAMILY CAR • Hybrid? EV? Straight-six?! These’ll work for you and your crew.
‘WE MADE JAGUARS DYNAMIC AGAIN’ • Making Land Rovers handle on-road, building an M5-beating Jaguar… What a career!
Six questions only we would ask…
This month’s conversations with CAR
4X4 MEETS HYPERCAR • Prodrive’s Dakar desert racer has become a £1m+ road car
BLOCK PARTY • The Batmobile is the star of Lego's 2022 car sets – Jake Groves ranks it among the greats
STELLANTIS vs VW: CLASH OF THE TITANS! • Stellantis, the monster formed of Fiat-Chrysler and PSA, is going after VW with a very similar plan
My career in three sketches • Mitja Borkert Head of design, Lamborghini
FOOL MOON • An iconic Omega design gets remixed by Swatch at a fraction of the price.
HOW TO BUILD A 2022-SPEC F1 CAR • How does a team design an F1 car for a brand new era? James Dennison gets the view from inside the Alfa Romeo and Sauber Technologies facility
VOLVO’S NEW MEGACASTING TECHNIQUE • All cars have cast parts, but Volvo’s taking it up a notch.
THE LEX BIG THING IN INFOTAINMENT? HMM… • The latest NX introduces a new media system that junks the annoying old Lexus touchpad. But is it better?
HOW IT WORKS
Closer to the edge • We paint the Estoril racetrack red, rock Lisbon’s back streets and hoon around the hinterland in the awesome new GT3-engined Cayman
What you need • Comfy estate-hatch-SUV has logic on its side. But do you want it?
Almost-finished business • The Genesis brand’s first electric car is shaping up to be a real contender
Meet the new boss • Different from the old boss. This prototype limo shows the game is evolving
Going the distance • The plug-in hybrid S-Class is 2001: A Space Odyssey’s HAL on wheels (in a good way)
Three peaks • Three-model A110 line-up is topped by sportier S vesion with optional aero kit
End of the wedge • The Aventador, and with it the unhybridised Lambo V12 supercar, stops here
‘Like an iMac in a wooden cabinet, technical boldness in EVs is cloaked in design conservatism’
‘The EV revolution is happening, like it or not, and it’s clearly going to hurt some brands more than others’
AND THE BEST EV FOR PETROL HEADS IS… • The age of electrification is upon us in the best possible way. For a while going electric meant going without. No more. We rate the greatest EVs for car lovers
EVERY EV THAT MATTERS: THE DATA • Price, power, efficiency, range – everything you need to know is here
THE TAYCAN GETS ITS GTS • For many Porsche models, GTS translates as ‘the one to buy’. Same here?
GOING THE EXTRA MILE • Our back-to-back efficiency test results are in…
ARIYA: NISSAN’S MODEL Y • Driving the EV trailblazer’s hotly...