Not too long ago, the Audi S6 derived its substantial motive force from a petrol engine that displaced 5.2-litres across 10 cylinders. The engine had essentially been plucked from the midriff of a Lamborghini supercar and squeezed, most probably with the aid of many shoehorns and much to and fro, into the unsuspecting engine bay of Audi’s mid-sized executive car.[Read more…] about 2019 Audi S6 Review: Does the switch to diesel matter?
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With Mazda this year celebrating three decades of MX-5 production, the arrival of a 30th Anniversary Edition model was inevitable. The MX-5 has, after all, been the recipient of so many limited and special edition versions over the years that it is almost impossible to keep track.[Read more…] about Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition Review: Just about perfect
A sports car maker departing from its established norms is guaranteed to provoke a reaction from enthusiasts. The most fervent response appears to arise when a brand announces that, for the first time, it’s going to make an SUV – despite the fact that the decision is often a sensible business move.[Read more…] about Automotive Reincarnations: Lamborghini LM002 and Lamborghini Urus
Your £50,000 sports car budget has never been as long on candidates as it is right now. For around that money you could buy a brand new Jaguar F-type, or an Audi TT RS, or a Toyota Supra, or you could sink it into one of two BMWs (the thuggish M2 Competition gets our vote ahead of the droptop Z4 M40i). Better still, the Porsche 718 Cayman and Boxster are both well within reach.[Read more…] about Alpine A110 Pure (2019) Review: Here’s why it’s the best car in its class
Launched in 2007, the FN2 Honda Civic Type R shunned the increasingly popular practice of turbocharging seen in many of its rivals in favour of an updated version of its predecessor’s 2.0-litre, naturally aspirated engine.[Read more…] about Half Price Hot Hatch: Honda Civic Type R (FN2)