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All-new CAR magazine! Inside the redesigned April 2019 issue

Published: 13 March 2019

► A digital preview of CAR magazine
► Take a guided tour of our latest issue
► On sale in print, for tablet and iPhone too 

CAR magazine, founded in 1962, has re-invented itself for 2019 with a smart new premium look and feel, more relevant car-buying content and a renewed focus on the spectacular drives, VIP interviews and exclusive stories for which it's famous.

The new-look CAR includes:

The 300-mile test
New cars are launched via carefully managed events designed to show them at their best; perfect roads, easy distances, no drama. CAR's 
new 300-mile test strips away that artificial environment to create a uniquely thorough and gritty test of the month's hottest new car.

The shortlist
Deciding which car to buy next is every car enthusiast's endless obsession. The shortlist taps into that curiosity and passion – their buying dilemmas solved by giving them the unique opportunity to drive the cars on their shortlist.

Coffee with CAR
CAR uses its access to secure time with the automotive world's biggest players, then go for a drive with them – after all, who wants to spend time in a stuffy boardroom? From the CEO of Rolls-Royce to the Californian boffins behind Singer, CAR gets you closer to the automotive world's VIPs.

The giant test
The world's most authoritative comparison test gets more relevant (now with monthly lease rates, tech analysis and range explainers), deeper and more comprehensive – don't buy a new car before you've read it.

Our cars: 'You drive our cars' and 'One year on'
Our cars, the sagas of our long-term test cars, is one of the most popular sections of the magazine. To it we've added You drive our cars – readers with an interest in one of the cars on our fleet, trying it for themselves – and One year on, the highs and lows of one reader's first year with their new car.

The April 2019 issue of CAR is on sale now, available not only in print but digitally on your smartphone or tablet. The digital edition of the UK’s smartest motoring magazine is now optimised for smartphones such as the iPhone and Android devices, as well as the Apple iPad and other tablets. And that means you’ll be able to get exclusive, optimised content delivered to your device, every month.

To subscribe to CAR in digital format, print or even both with our fantastic Great Magazines bundles, pick from the links below:

Subscribe to CAR print edition     Subscribe to CAR digital edition      Buy a single issue of CAR magazine

In the April 2019 issue of CAR... 

  • Aston's Ferrari rival...  We lift the lid on the new mid-engined Vanquish
  • ...and Maranello's response  Exclusive images of the 710bhp F8 Tributo
  • Solving the £32k dilemma  New Megane RS or used BMW M2?
  • Brawny GT shoot-out!  AMG GT 63S vs Alpina B5 and hybrid Panamera
  • 800 miles in a 30-year old Yugo  To the old factory... very slowly

By Ben Miller

The editor of CAR magazine, story-teller, average wheel count of three