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.
Insider • Hyundai raises the design stakes with its next electric car, the streamliner-inspired Ioniq 6.
VW’S NEW-AGE GRAND TOURER • ID version 2.0 kicks off with a sleek, Project Trinity-derived premium exec in 2026.
This month’s conversations with CAR
HILL RUN HEROES • 2022’s Goodwood Festival of Speed had some greats – these are the highlights
SAINTS AND SINNERS • Donning a halo or horns? These’ll help you wear them with pride.
McLAREN AND BMW REUNITED? • A deal could be struck that gives Munich carbon know-how and Woking some much-needed e-tech – but the obstacles to be overcome are considerable
My career in three sketches
NEW C4X: CITROËN, EXPLAIN YOURSELF! • A saloon? A coupe? An SUV? What is this car meant to be? And why?
Is Mercedes’ wobbly ’22 season good for F1? • Two of CAR’s team mull over Merc’s woes. Exciting or damaging for the sport?
IS IT TIME FOR YOU TO GO ELECTRIC? • SPECIAL MAGAZINE FROM CAR WILL HELP YOU MAKE SMART CHOICES IF YOU’RE BUYING AN EV
WELCOME TO THE FUTURE, VAUXHALL • Paul Willcox was in charge for just 16 months. But Vauxhall will never be the same again.
THE GOOD TIMES • Mini engineering marvels linked to recent car events.
‘WE’RE SELLING YOU AN ENTIRE TEAM’ • When AMG decided to create a road car with an F1 powertrain, it knew it wouldn’t be easy. But replacing an F1 team with sensors and software?!
THE TOYOTA-LEXUS STEERING YOKE • New One Motion Grip tech does away with a physical connection to the wheels.
McLaren 2.0: batteries included • McLaren’s next chapter opens with the clean-sheet Artura. New platform, new V6 plug-in hybrid powertrain, new... everything. How does it feel?
Haste disposal • Slower it may be, but the latest Kia EV is better in every way than the old one
Instant classic • On paper, brilliant. And the track confirms that it really is special
Old dog, new tricks • Honda’s latest Civic loses its manual gearbox and goes hybrid
Nurse, the paddles • Flogging a dead horse? Ah, but what a dead horse: the thoroughbred Aventador is jolted back to life as a Countach tribute
The brawn ultimatum • Yes, you can still get a rapid saloon. No, it won’t have a big-bore V6
AMG magic • Turns out the performance division’s brilliance transfers to EVs just fine
Stirring the Sup • Two-door coupe gets manual gearbox option and chassis tweaks
Letter of the month
‘In a frenzied four years Mini, Range Rover, Bentley and Rolls-Royce all regained world leadership’
‘It’s time to accept we’ve been obsessed with power and speed for too long. Those days are ending’
Lightning & thunder • The thunderous new 963 spearheads Porsche’s return to Le Mans. But motorsport’s future will be electric. The 1000bhp+ Cayman GT4 ePerformance explores how
PUROSANGUE, LE MANS AND THE ELECTRIC FERRARI • Synonymous with sports cars and sublime engines, ambitious New Ferrari is ripping up the rulebook with its imminent SUV and 2025 EV
THE GOAT • As Ferrari plots a transformative five years, we examine the car that more than any other has shaped the last 60
THE MORE THINGS CHANGE • The world might be going electric but you still fancy a nice German saloon. The choice remains the same: Mercedes or BMW?
SO MUCH EFFORT, SO LITTLE REWARD
THE LION THING • How to make everything else in the crowded crossover market look...