Inside issue 2 of Modern Classics magazine: We round up six brilliant super saloons, from £1500 to £15,000 for an almighty group test to determine the best modern classic. Does East beat West? We rally up the Japanese gamechangers for the ‘80s, ‘90s and ‘00s to find out! Chris Chilton makes a case for an underappreciated BMW with M3-style thrills and we reveal why you need to get into a Porsche 911 Turbo of the 996 variety almost as quickly as it accelerates!
V8 FIGHT CLUB
Audi S8 vs BMW M5 vs Jaguar XJR vs Maserati Quattroporte vs Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG. Brilliant supersaloons from £1500 to £15,000, but which is the best modern classic?
CLEVER MONEY CARS: PORSCHE 996 TURBO
It has 414bhp, tops 185mph, and is cheaper than a top-spec BMW 1-series. You need to get into a 996 Turbo almost as quickly as it accelerates. We drive the 911 Turbo, and tell you how to buy a good one.
Mitsubishi Evo, Honda CRX, Toyota AE86, Toyota MR2, Lexus LS400, Mazda MX-5, Honda Integra Type-R, Toyota Supra, Nissan 350Z. Great Japanese classics that were gamechangers in the 1980s, 1990s. Are still heroes today?
Our road testers give the bonkers Renault Clio V6 a twitchy and scary reputation, but were they just too soft? | Citroön CX GTI vs Saab 900T16: oddball choices when new, but great modern classics now | Buying a Subaru Impreza | Top market stories | The best gadgets for your classics | 16 pages of cars to buy!