Inside this week's issue of Auto Express: New M2 driven: Six-cylinder sign-off is BMW at its best On the road in bigger, bolder MINI Countryman Lamborghini uses plug-in tech to boost V12 in new 1,001bhp Revuelto Fresh BMW iX1 takes on Volvo C40 in our real-world road test Flagship Mazda CX-60 features a new diesel engine Buyer's Guide: Bag Renault's Clio supermini star from £11,000 Car care special 2023: We test and rate the essential kit to keep your pride and joy looking great Plus all the latest news, car and product reviews, features and buying advice.
New M2 provides the thrills that plug-ins can’t yet match
M2 DRIVEN BMW’s ultimate petrol-powered sports car? • EXCLUSIVE If this really is the last hurrah for M division’s pure combustion-engined sports car, it’s signing off on a high note
New electric Countryman hits the road
Lambo gives V12 a plug-in boost for Revuelto
First peek at electric i5 as BMW tests saloon
Smart gives taster of new #3
Taycan-inspired dash and tech for Cayenne
news in brief
Volkswagen ID.7 shows plenty of promise
Jeep reveals Moab’s magnificent seven
New Maxus EVs name their price
news in brief
Gordon Murray opens up about the design of new T.33 Spider • OFFICIAL Latest addition to the line-up was envisaged at the same time as closed-roof model
‘Green Day’ sheds some light on Govt zero-emissions plan
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ELECTRIC WIZARDS • We join the RAC to find out how its patrols are adapting to the brave new world of electric vehicles with the latest technology designed to get stranded EV drivers back on the road
Mercedes EQE SUV • FIRST DRIVE Brand’s EV charge continues with new rival for BMW iX
Mazda CX-60 diesel • FIRST UK DRIVE Japanese brand bucks the trend with new diesel engine for big SUV
DS 3 • FIRST DRIVE Electric SUV gets a useful increase in range, but is still very pricey
Suzuki Swace • FIRST DRIVE Corolla-based hybrid estate follows the Toyota with a round of updates
SIZE MATTERS • Small electric SUVs offer a fine mix of efficiency and desirable looks. Is the BMWiX1 a better option than the Volvo C40?
BMW iX1 • MODEL TESTED: BMW iX1 xDrive30 xLine
Volvo C40 • MODEL TESTED: Volvo C40 Recharge Single Motor Ultimate
Infotainment • Which multimedia system is best for music, sat-nav & connectivity?
Charging ahead • Which model has the edge when it comes to plugging in at a public chargepoint?
Key battlegrounds • How these two rivals compare on specific points
Number Crunching • We do the maths and work out the best ways to buy
Rivals and other options • The iX1 wins our twin test, but what else is out there?
The great debate • What the Auto Express test team would do
USED CARS • If you don’t need a brand-new car, what else does this budget get you?
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Range Rover • FIRST REPORT Before driving the newest arrival on our fleet, we tasted the buying experience
Car care special 2023 • Now is the time for your car’s spring clean, and we’ve tested and rated the products to give you a helping hand
Ceramic wash • Do the new wash-and-protect solutions live up to the hype? We find out by putting a selection to the test
Wheel cleaner • Whether you’ve got alloys or old-school wheel trims, keeping your rims clean improves the look of a car
Upholstery cleaner • You need to be careful when cleaning...