This week in Autocar magazine…
We reveal Kia’s flagship SUV, road test Polestar’s performance saloon and uncover Britain’s best cheap car
In this week’s Autocar, we showcase Kia’s flagship SUV, discover Britain’s best cheapest car and find out if EV battery manufacturing is the environmental disaster people believe it to be.
The Kia EV9 has arrived as the firm’s largest, most expensive and most advanced car yet, and it’s here to take on a brand new market. Can it succeed?
Matt Saunders is testing the Polestar 2 BST Edition 270 – a 469bhp, £68,990 saloon that aims to turn an everyday electric car into a high-performance handling hero.
With the sustainability of battery production under scrutiny, Jesse Crosse investigates the fallout of the automotive industry’s race to electrification.
Matt Prior looks at the issues surrounding road pricing, how it might work, and why mysterious forces may suddenly be telling you where you can and can’t drive.
Meanwhile, Steve Cropley looks at the problems around having too much choice, is amazed by the silence of British firms over the German-Italian bid to delay the 2035 ICE ban and why he’s hanging on every word of Adrian Newey’s book – ‘How to build a car’.
Mark Pearson looks at the iconic Ford Fiesta and answers why it should be on your shortlist as the perfect nearly-new buy.
Jonathan Bryce reflects on one of the car world’s greatest engineering achievements, with the Bugatti Veyron featuring as this week’s Cult Hero.
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