Who said the commute had to be a chore? We pick three noughties hot hatches that will put a smile on your face whatever the weather. Our route takes in a trip to Ikea followed by a blast around Mid-Wales…
We're kicking it off in the best way possible, by bringing together six of the finest four-wheel-drive performance car for an epic track battle, before getting to grips with the car that inspired it all – the Audi Ur-Quattro.
The December 2018 issue of Modern Classics is here, and this time we’re celebrating the joys of turbocharging. We’ve brought together six of the real boosted heroes of the 80s and early 90s – the Porsche 944 Turbo, Ford Escort RS Turbo…
The November issue of Modern Classics magazine brings you Clever Money Buys 2019 – our selection of depreciation-proof cars from £5k-80k.Elsewhere we bring you the development secrets behind the Honda NSX before seeing…
In the October issue of Modern Classics we celebrate all thing Alfa Romeo with an 8C Competizione, Alfetta GTV, 156, 159 and GTV 916. Plus BMW 1M vs M3 CS, a rare Peugeot 405 MI16, MG SV, Mazda MX-5 MkIII and lots more!
Who built the best cars of the 1990s, the Germans or the Japanese? We line up Audi S3 vs Honda Civic Type R EK9, Porsche 928 GTS vs Toyota Supra MkIV, BMW Z3 vs Mazda MX-5 and Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs Lexus LS400. Elsewhere, we get behind the wheel of a Maserati Shamal.
Inside this issue Jethro Bovingdon helps us celebrate 25 years of hero RenaultSport from to 200 Cup, before we go back to the Eighties with the Renault 5 GT Turbo. We go back to the scene of the Birmingham Superprix with a Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth and a BMW M3 Sport Evolution.
We celebrate the BMW M3 V8 – the last great M3? We show you why now’s the time to buy, while Jethro Bovingdon puts it up against the Audi RS5 and Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG in an epic track test. Elsewhere we get behind the wheel of Peugeot’s stripped-out Rallye models – 106, 205 and 306.
Jethro Bovingdon brings us his top choice for sub-£20k Porsches, including the 996 911, Cayman, Boxster, 924 and 968; we explain why the Nissan Skyline GT-T is such a good buy right now; why the Granada Scorpio is the Cosworth-powered fast Ford that needs saving.
1980s Heros. We show you how you can Bag a great 1980s modern classic, feeling left out of the 1980s car scene? Don't be - here's how to join the club for just a few grand. We see if Prodrive rescued the Alfa Romeo Brera. Plus are you in the market for a TVR Sagaris, read our Buyers' File.
Focus at 20. We celebrate everything ford focus staring the legendary RS, smart-buy ST170 and an exclusive interview with its creator, Richard Parry-Jones. We also reveal why the time to buy a Range Rover Classic is now. Should the Fiat Cinquecento Sporting hold off the reaper.
In this issue, Tiff Needell picks his top BMW drive and how to get the best. We see three boosted hot hatches aiming to shove the GTI off its class-top perch, but which one deserves the top spot? We also have a fantastic buyers file on the Toyota MR2 MkIII, a great Mx-5 alternative.
We see if the 911 is still the King. The Aston & Maserati challenge Porsche for ultimate driver thrills. We also drive a very special Honda Civic Type R - The joy of revs in the GTI-beating, third-gen Type R. We also uncover why the Audi S2 Coupe is only 208 cars away from extinction…
We’re celebrating the finest front-wheel drive cars from the past 30 years. We’ve assembled the greatest from Volkswagen, Peugeot, Renault, Honda, Lotus and Mini to see which everyday performance legend still satisfies. From hot hatches to hardcore coupes - we’ve got something to suit every taste.
We've brought together Ferrari's V8 hits – 308, 328, 348 and F355 – to celebrate these mid-engined marvels and show you how you can make your supercar dream a reality for less than you might think. Then we strap ourselves into the BMW M3 CSL to see if it lives up to the hype…
Our staff writers blag a Lotus Carlton to find out the truth behind its bad-boy legend. We rediscover some endangered Japanese coupes that were once a common sight back in the 90's and unearth why the Alfa Romeo RZ will make you fall madly in love.
This issues features 25 years of big-power Golfs - meet the VR6, R32 MkIV and R32 MkV. A sublime four-door saloon with a Ferrari heart - the Lancia Thema 8.32 and the Three Big-bore British GT bruisers you can afford: Bentley, Aston Martin, Jaguar.
In this issue, we celebrate 40 years of Porsche 928 with a rare manual GTS. Our staff writers are let loose in the Integrale's godfather - the Lancia Delta HF Turbo. Plus Alpina and BMW do battle in vicious E28 5 Series turf war.