Autocar magazine 30 The month of january preview
This week’s Autocar is brought through the latest news around the next Ford Focus RS hot hatch, due in 2015 using more than 330bhp originating from its four-cylinder turbocharged engine.
The Main Focus RS scoop leads the means by a problem centered by fast hatches. We have a four-vehicle hot hatch test, with every updated individually for added speed, along with a first drive from the new Nissan Juke Nismo, the very first vehicle to become tweaked through the Japanese manufacturer’s performance arm. Other first drives range from the Citro?n DS3 cabrio, Seat Ibiza Cupra and Toyota Verso. The entire eight-page road test is around the impressive new Kia Sorento 4×4.
Other news leads incorporate a scoop shot from the F1-affected McLaren P1’s the rules of aerodynamics, the woking platform strategy that PSA Peugeot Citro?n hopes will drag the organization from its loss-making difficulties, full particulars from the first new Jeep produced under Fiat’s stewardship and also the lowdown on why Renault’s apparently disastrous 2012 sales figures within the United kingdom are really nothing like that.
Our features section features a full technical introduction to PSA Peugeot Citro?n’s innovative compressed-air hybrid vehicle, a snow test between two near-identical cars, the one that has 4×4 and normal rubber, another front-wheel drive and winter tyres as well as an interview using the hurt servicemen who made history by finishing the Dakar Rally.
Our used purchasing guide informs you the way to have a first-generation Land Rover Discovery from ￡800, while James Ruppert recommends real-world 4x4s at real-world prices, including an Isuzu, Saab and Chevrolet. Our new versus used comparison asks whether you’d purchase a Fiat Panda or Morris Small Minor for ￡10k.
Lengthy-term fleet updates range from the farewell piece to the Ginetta G40R, as well as the latest on the Alpina D5, Renault Twizy, Mazda CX-5 and Range Rover Evoque.
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