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THIS WEEK

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NEWS

Toyota GR86, Subaru BRZ New coupés in pipeline 8 Mazda’s EV plans No to big batteries, yes to rotary 10 Fourth-biggest car maker PSA/FCA merger sealed 12 China analysis All eyes on what will happen in 2020 14 Winners and losers 2019 Who sold well, who didn’t 16

TESTED

Toyota GR Yaris Early taste of WRC-led hot hatch 24 Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster Ideal or ordeal? 29 Jaguar F-Pace D300 Sport New Audi SQ5 rival 31 Volkswagen Grand California 600 ROAD TEST 32

NEW CARS 2020 158 cars in 12 months Full gen on 2020’s launches 41

OUR CARS Honda CR-V Hybrid Final verdict after six months 64 Toyota Corolla Easy-going companion, except… 67 Ford Ranger Raptor Can it keep up with a tractor? 69

EVERY WEEK Jesse Crosse A small EV powertrain that’s big news 13 Damien Smith Quick lap of top motorsport in 2020 15 Steve Cropley What Bernie nearly bought at auction 21 Subscribe Save money and get exclusive benefits 22 Your Views Murray’s T50 fan car, Tesla Cybertruck 64 Matt Prior Predictions? Easy. Accurate ones less so 90

DEALS

James Ruppert £500 cars that are cheap to run 70 As good as new Nab a Volkswagen Tiguan for less 72 Spied in the classifieds Five used dream machines 74 Used buying guide Mercedes SLK 55 AMG from £8k 76 Road test results Autocar’s gold mine of data 79 New cars A-Z Key car stats, from Abarth to Zenos 82

COVER STORY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT 158 NEW CARS DUE IN 2020 41

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FULL ROAD TEST: VW GRAND CALIFORNIA 600 32

NEW SUBARU BRZ GETS GREEN LIGHT 8

❝LAND ROVER IS FACING ITS FIRST EVER SALES FLOP: THE DISCOVERY 5❞ DISCO SALES DOWN 45% OVER TWO YEARS YET LAND ROVER’S DOING OKAY. OTHER WINNERS AND LOSERS 16

HOW TO BUY A MERC SLK 55 AMG 76

DRIVEN: TOYOTA GR YARIS GETS 4WD, OVER 247BHP AND THUMBS UP FROM US 24

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