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 • After resurrecting its A110 icon, the next step is something very different: an electric hot hatch.
‘Isn’t this what Renault Sport was for?’
THE A290’S DNA • Alpine’s future hatch has some strong genes
LAMBO’S ALL-NEW MODEL IS A COUPE SUV • A new ‘fourth model line’ will build on the sales success of the Urus, and it’ll be purely electric.
THE SKY’S THE LIMIT FOR CHINA • The design, the software, the engineering – it’s all come into alignment for the increasingly confident Chinese car industry
My career in three sketches • DANIELE CALONACI HEAD OF JEEP DESIGN, EUROPE
OLD DOGS AND NEW TRICKS • Follow the trends, or keep it classic? It’s two votes apiece here.
‘AFFORDABLE? WE MAKE IT SEXY’ • Citroën’s focus on value doesn’t mean it has to be boring, insists its design chief.
Six questions only we would ask
GOING GREEN • Fancy a watch in an alternative hue? They’re all the Hulk-like rage these days.
JAGUAR’S LAST ROLL OF THE DICE • JLR is reinventing Jaguar as an all-electric luxury car maker, shaped by Gerry McGovern.
But will it work?
FIXING THE ID’S BROKEN IDENTITY • The ID. 7 has the tech every ID car should have had from the start. Curtis Moldrich explains what’s changed
VIRTUAL RACING IN GRAN TURISMO 7 • GT7 on the PS5 is one of the most realistic racing sims ever. Can VR make it even better?
WIRELESS CHARGING • The easier way to charge an EV. Shame it’s not fast enough yet.
Poseidon’s Porsche • Maserati, currently on its 347th comeback, has a new SUV, the Grecale. We know it’s good. But is it Porsche Macan good?
A fine Model Y rival • Pity the latest Merc EV costs more than twice as much as the Tesla
EV of the year, 1959 • Mini recaptures the original spirit with the all-electric Cooper SE
Escape velocity • Gaydon’s old-school GT-turned-supercar reaches a giddy climax
Chip it on the green • New PHEV brings out the best in the sensible, sophisticated SUV
Letter of the month
‘Early Chinese cars were like the early efforts from Japanese and Korean makers: bad. No more’
‘Self-driving cars keep getting stuck in dead-end streets or randomly stopping’
THE NEXT TWO 911S • This is it: everything we know of the 911’s next decade – two generations, some big numbers and a very hot hybrid, all before the proposed 2032 switch to electric…
ʻDRIVE TO SURVIVE? NEVER SEEN ITʼ
Design power list 2023 • This is it – CAR’s definitive 2023 countdown of the world’s most influential car designers
STRANGER THINGS • What could be weirder than the upside-down world of Netflix hit Stranger Things? How about seeing a Peugeot return to US streets?
A little Ferrari magic... ...will make for better McLarens • Former Ferrari man Michael Leiters is keen to bring a little Maranello magic to Woking – starting with the new 750S
Lambo off the leash • Our Huracan is so good at the day-to-day stuff, we had to check it’s not at the expense of its day job.
Blue is good for you • When the C5 X hybrid’s dials glow blue, it’s running electric. How will it fare on a Wiltshire run?
Through the looking glass • Time to enter a magical futuristic kingdom ruled by some very strange gods.
That sinking feeling • But there’s an upside.
Let’s play operation • iDrive therefore I am.
A real fast Ford • Even with no...