Family-friendly hypercars. Why aren’t more people doing them? Turns out they’re really quite hard. But if anyone can find a way it’s TG’s favourite Swedish mastermind Christian von Koenigsegg. Behold his latest creation: the $1.7m, 1,700bhp, 250mph Gemera, complete with eight cupholders plus ISOFIX points in the back. How did he do it? All is revealed in the new issue of Top Gear magazine, out now.
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Can new versions of the Lotus Evora and Jag F-Type bother a boggo 911? That’s an £80k+ Evora with armrests, by the way. And an F-Type with a slightly less potent V8 than before. Read the results in the new issue.
Four motors, 0-62 in under two seconds and 2,000bhp, give or take. These are the mind-fuddling stats that unite a new species of all-electric ultra-cars. Could this be the greatest leap in performance the car world has ever seen? And what the hell is an Aspark Owl?
In 1958 money, the Bentley Flying Spur cost about £8,000 plus some shillings. That’s about £195,000 or a million crypto-coins in today’s money. Which makes the all-new Flying Spur a bargain at just £168,300. But what difference has 60-odd years made to the big Bentley? We find out.
It’s a TG track test, lockdown style, featuring our top three all-electric superminis in a living room grand prix (don’t worry, we drove them all for real a while ago). So what’s it to be: Renault Zoe, Mini Electric 2 or Peugeot e-208? The answer is in the new issue.
Meet Formula E’s outdoorsy cousin. From desert to rainforest to glaciers, Extreme E isn’t trying to save the planet, it’s here to race over every inch of it – in short-course, rallycross style events starring 12 pure EV off-road race trucks ready for a battering. Who’s in?
If you’re not a fan of long-lost automotive concept art from the 1930s to 1980s – and if so, may we ask why not? – then you will be after reading Jason Barlow’s chrome-plated, fin-tastic words in the Retro section.
Porsche has a habit of unexpected U-turns. Dropping a proper flat-six back in the Cayman (good). Ditching shift buttons for PDK paddles (good). Exorcising diesel from its range (good?). Check out these – plus nine other Porsche-based changes of heart – in the new issue of Top Gear magazine.