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Autocar magazine June 9 – on sale now Car News

This week’s issue is a special edition of the Autocar Awards 2021, in which we showcase the best cars of the past twelve months – along with the industry numbers that have helped make them great and are doing so much to move our industry forward. .

Our most prestigious award is the Issigonis Trophy, awarded to the person who has contributed the most to the success of their business. This year’s winner is Hyundai Group President Euisun Chung. We meet the visionary leader with a talent for being at the forefront.

For the full list of winners and interviews, pick up a copy of this week’s magazine.

Also in this issue

Our reporters can exclusively reveal Alfa Romeo’s plan to revive the GTV as a four-door electric coupe this week.

Alfa’s next flagship will be the header of an ambitious stimulus package that will include a redesign of its model range, with three SUVs, a sedan, a supermini and a Spider in the works.

Elsewhere, there’s big news from Germany, as BMW rounds out its second-generation 4 Series lineup with the new Gran Coup√©. Meanwhile, the top-of-the-line M Competition versions of the BMW X3 and X4 got a revised powertrain that offers extra torque.

Not content with the ¬£ 20million Boat Tail, the most expensive new car of all time, Rolls-Royce is preparing even rarer cars, which will be produced by its Coachbuild division. Meanwhile, Ferrari’s upcoming mid-engined hybrid supercar, which has been tested as a prototype, is expected to be the company’s first model since the Dino to use a V6 engine.

In the analysis section, we look at Uber’s decision to go electric-only in London by 2025 – and how that has created a rush among automakers to secure the business of some 45,000 drivers. They have to get rid of their hybrids if they want to continue working for the American company.

In the business section, we take a look at how the UK is laying the legal foundation for self-driving cars on our shores, before Jim Holder reflects on the few bright spots of the past 18 months. When you can’t fly to Spain, why not build a van and sit in a field?

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