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New TG mag: world exclusive first drive of the Bugatti Chiron

Harris in the Chiron, your big F1 preview and much, much more in this month's new mag, out today

In the new look April issue of Top Gear magazine, TG TV’s Chris Harris gets a world exclusive first drive of the ground-breaking Bugatti Chiron.

The Chiron of course, is capable of reaching 62mph in under 2.5 seconds, hits a top speed of 261mph and commands a hefty £2m price tag. Pick up a copy to read more about the astonishing road trip, spanning five days and three countries in this extraordinary test. You want even more Bugatti Chiron? You got it. Don’t forget to tune in to Top Gear TV on 26 March at 8pm on BBC Two to watch Chris go for the drive of his life…  

Elsewhere in the issue, Chris Harris talks about the prevalence of car tech and Rory Reid compares hypercars to a fine steak in their new columns. New features include our Top 10 Things (you need to know this month): a one-stop shop for this month’s biggest news, including a look at the high-tech Range Rover Velar and the ultra-clever Ford Fiesta ST.

For those of you that need convincing, we’ve given six reasons to watch F1 this season in a post-Bernie world, including insight from our own Eddie Jordan. We also grab an exclusive interview with Wolfgang Dürheimer, the boss of Bugatti and Bentley, and there’s an in-depth look at the McLaren 720S.

We head to the furthermost reaches of the Canadian Arctic to test the limits of the Jeep Grand Cherokee on the Tuktoyaktuk ice road. And if that weren’t risky enough, we sent a TG staffer to Sweden to support Hyundai’s world rally team – well, they needed a spare mechanic.

In our group test we put the BMW 5 Series up against its executive counterparts the Volvo S90, Mercedes-Benz E220d and Jaguar XF. And we have a first drive of the hotly anticipated Alfa Romeo Stelvio.

Plus we bring you more reviews of the new cars that matter including: the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Audi A5, BMW M760 Li, Bentley Continental Supersports, Seat Leon ST Cupra, Volvo V90 Cross Country, Audi Q5 vs Merc GLC, Peugeot 5008, Mini Countryman, Porsche 911, Seat Ateca, Vauxhall Astra ST, Mitsubishi L200.

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