Cover stories

FEATURE: Top 12 Best Buys. Looking to buy a new car this year? This is your definitive guide.
TECH FEATURE: RC CARS: as exciting as real racing!. The cars may be small but their performance is remarkable. We investigate the sport of radio-controlled racing.
INSIGHT: Volkswagen Golf 8 GTI. With the greate st hot-hatch legacy behind it, the next Golf GTI promises to be a study in balanced per formance when it launches globally in 2020.
DRIVEN: Lexus RC350 F Sport. What the updated Lexus RC Coupé lacks in outright performance, it makes up for in sophistication.
TEST: BMW X5 M50d xDrive Steptronic. Not one, two or three… No, the new X5 M50d makes use of four turbochargers, and the results are astonishing

Also in this issue

CONSUMER FEATURE: Top 12 Used Best Buys. Let the first buyer take the depreciation hit before you sign for one of these gems.
SPEED FEATURE: F1 feature: the battles ahead. Our F1 expert predicts the big rivalries that will shape the 2019 F1 season.
CONSUMER: Starter classic: Audi 100 (1977-‘82). A puller, not a pusher, this big Audi found many fans.
TEST:Kia Grand Sedona 2,2 CRDi EX+ 8-seater. Updates to Kia’s people mover include improved spec and overall efficiency. Is that enough to draw away buyers from a potential SUV purchase?
DRIVEN:Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 2,0 MiVEC CVT 4x2. Mitsubishi’s entrant in the midsize-crossover segment appeals to the head more than the heart.