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News A new hardcore Mercedes Black Series, talk of a turbocharged Renaultsport Clio and Bristol’s electric comeback. It’s all happening… First drives New turbo Mercedes E63 AMG, Fisker Karma, Porsche Panamera Diesel, all-new BMW 1-series, reborn VW Beetle, super-clean Scirocco Bluemotion and new diesel Jaguar XF and Ranger Rover Evoque. Plus the lovely Maserati GranCabrio Sport – video review and more pictures here Letters The spiralling cost of optional extras on supercars discussed. Spare wheel for your Ferrari 458, sir? That’ll be £1240… SOUND OF SPEED SPECIAL! Morgan 3 Wheeler Morgan’s marvellously odd new car has just two cylinders and three wheels, but it’s a whole lot of fun New BMW supercar A hybrid supercar with a three-cylinder, 1.5-litre engine? Meet BMW’s startling i8. Big picture gallery here And the best sounding rally car is… …something bobble-hatted Henry Catchpole is well-placed to pass judgement on. Especially now that he’s actually bought one of the contenders Audi RS3 v Volvo C30 Polestar The clash of the five-pot hot hatchbacks. Which is quicker? Video of the action here Mercedes SLK350 v Porsche Boxster S V6 battles flat-six as new SLS-inspired Merc attempts to dethrone our favourite roadster. John Barker referees Alfa 8C v Aston V8 v Audi R8 v Porsche 911 GTS Which convertible sports car projects the best war-cry around the wonderful Stelvio Pass? Mike Duff decides. Video of the action here and blog from behind the scenes Farewell to the V10 M5 Chris Harris’s tribute to the supersaloon, the likes of which we won’t see again Lexus LFA v Ferrari 599 GTO Ten cylinders square up to 12 in an epic hypercar fight through the stunning Scottish Highlands. Video and picture gallery here Bugatti Veyron & Cizeta V16T With 16 cylinders apiece, they ought to sound astonishing. But do they? Mazda 787B & Nissan Leaf RC The loudest racing car ever – and quite possibly the quietest. We drive both Long-term tests Bye Peugeot RCZ, hello Polo GTI and 370Z Roadster. Plus our BMW 1M Coupe at the Ring and on the Autobahn. Video and blog here! evo Knowledge Our packed back section includes a Route Napoleon travel guide, a Touring Car v hot hatch track battle and how to buy an RS6 Me and my car Le Mans racer Darren Turner and his classic Fiat 500

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