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New August 2009 issue of CAR Magazine - out now

By Tim Pollard

CAR

17 June 2009 09:00

The new August 2009 issue of CAR Magazine hits the newsstand today – and to celebrate our 200mph roadtsters theme, you can take your pick from four special covers. Ferrari Scuderia Spider 16M, Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport, Mercedes McLaren SLR Stirling Moss or Aston Martin DBS Volante. Which would you choose? Plus we've launched the CAR Magazine Travel Edition – a pocket-sized version that slips in your pocket for the ultimate in portable car magazines.

Flick through the digital preview at the foot of the page to see the highlights of the August issue:

• 200mph roadsters special We drive the cars to silence hairdressers
• The 253mph one Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport tested
• The Italian one We drive Ferrari's Scuderia Spider 16M
• Bond's next car Aston Martin DBS Volante reviewed
• The historic one Merc-McLaren SLR Stirling Moss meets its 50s namesake
• Exclusive! CAR is first to drive the new Porsche Panamera
• Hamilton TV We join Lewis Hamilton on set
• Hot hatches at the Ring Which is fastest? Focus RS vs Golf GTI vs Megane R26R
• Adventure! Porsche 911 to the Great Wall of China
• Giant test Mini Convertible vs Audi A3 Cab vs Mazda MX-5 vs Peugeot 308 CC
• Plus Insider, long-termers, Gavin Green, Top 10s, 20 first drives
• GBU Every new car rated and slated