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BBC Top Gear Magazine

Mar 01 2021
Magazine

Top Gear is the worlds most exciting Car magazine bringing you up to date news, the latest drives and stunning features. Plus of course, the combined talents of TV's Clarkson, Hammond and May.

WELCOME

GET YOUR FIX • We’ve made it as easy as possible for you to get TopGear magazine

Top Gear

A TAYCAN OR THIS? • Audi’s e-tron GT has arrived with up to 637bhp in full-fat RS trim… and it’s built from the same stuff as the Porsche Taycan. Decision, decisions

COFFEE BREAK • What we’re watching/listening/doing, while we should be working

NISSAN PULSAR

TOUCHDOWN • NASA has pulled off the most audacious parking manoeuvre in history

HIGH FIVE FOR HYUNDAI • Good-looking, fastcharging, tech-heavy – the Ioniq 5 looks fricking great

BMW 128ti

HAVE BETTER BATTERIES RENDERED FUEL CELL CARS POINTLESS?

TWO FOR ONE • Little in the watch world is as polarising as two-tone, but now it’s back on the menu

EDDIE HEARN • Everyone’s favourite boxing promoter talks Ford Escorts

EDDIE’S DREAM GARAGE • Which three knockouts will be on the bill?

McLARENSABRE

Dash Dash World

SA1NT UNBREAKABLE SLIM JEANS

THE KNOWLEDGE • Need-to-know nuggets of automotive news

FORMULA ONE FIRSTS

5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE… PORSCHE 911 GT3 • Here’s what’s changed for Porsche’s 992-gen track special

“YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT RANGE YOU’VE GOT LEFT”

EV UPDATE

CHRIS HARRIS • Jag’s electric announcement promises plenty, but with Tesla already streaks ahead, to what extent?

THE MIDDLE LANE • The next big cure could be festering in the dingiest recesses of your car, says Sam Philip

FUTURE PROOF • Who cares where a car is built, says Paul Horrell. What matters more is its identity

The big test: Electric crossovers • The great British public oves a good value crossover. So, as the world goes electric, who’s leading the charge?

Cell division

Sweet spot

Twin test: hot hatches • Honda’s maddest Civic takes on Volkswagen’s hardest GTI – it’s front-wheel drive warfare

Shining bright

MUST TRY HARDER • SKODA OCTAVI A vRS ESTATE 2.0 TDI

Baby boomer

The overrun • Small but perfectly formed reviews. The best of the rest from this month’s drives

5 ISSUES FOR £5 • Try a subscription to BBC TopGear magazine today and receive your first five issues for just £5!*

BULL-E • The Sián’s hybrid system… it’s complicated. So before we stretch its legs on track, a pre-meet to size it up. Location? An empty car park, in the dead of night

BURN BABY BURN • We get it, the Sián packs some clever engineering, but tech alone doesn’t widen eyes and quicken pulses. Let’s light the afterburners…

OLD SCHOOL • Thought the Sián looked faintly familiar? You’re not wrong… it’s got its great grandfather to thank for that

SMOKE AND MIRRORS • The age of plug-in supercars is upon us. So, is the all-new Artura a tax dodge or a P1 for a fraction of the price?

GET YOUR FREAK ON • Can the monstrous electric Mercedes EQC 4x42 make a molehill out of a mountain?

FREAK SHOW • TG’S TOP 9 CARS WITH SUPERPOWERS

THE BOYS ARE BACK • Good news! The name’s Gear, TopGear… and we’re back on your telly soon. Besides hanging around priceless Bond cars, here’s what Paddy, Freddie and Chris have been up to since we last saw them

Die Nordhäämpschleife • Volkswagen’s last Golf R was all things to all people, in all weathers. How does 2021’s new über Golf tackle TopGear’s homebrew Green Hell?

ROCK STAR CARS • Why walk the stairway to heaven when you can drive? That’s if you haven’t been banned...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 156 Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited Edition: Mar 01 2021

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Top Gear is the worlds most exciting Car magazine bringing you up to date news, the latest drives and stunning features. Plus of course, the combined talents of TV's Clarkson, Hammond and May.

WELCOME

GET YOUR FIX • We’ve made it as easy as possible for you to get TopGear magazine

Top Gear

A TAYCAN OR THIS? • Audi’s e-tron GT has arrived with up to 637bhp in full-fat RS trim… and it’s built from the same stuff as the Porsche Taycan. Decision, decisions

COFFEE BREAK • What we’re watching/listening/doing, while we should be working

NISSAN PULSAR

TOUCHDOWN • NASA has pulled off the most audacious parking manoeuvre in history

HIGH FIVE FOR HYUNDAI • Good-looking, fastcharging, tech-heavy – the Ioniq 5 looks fricking great

BMW 128ti

HAVE BETTER BATTERIES RENDERED FUEL CELL CARS POINTLESS?

TWO FOR ONE • Little in the watch world is as polarising as two-tone, but now it’s back on the menu

EDDIE HEARN • Everyone’s favourite boxing promoter talks Ford Escorts

EDDIE’S DREAM GARAGE • Which three knockouts will be on the bill?

McLARENSABRE

Dash Dash World

SA1NT UNBREAKABLE SLIM JEANS

THE KNOWLEDGE • Need-to-know nuggets of automotive news

FORMULA ONE FIRSTS

5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE… PORSCHE 911 GT3 • Here’s what’s changed for Porsche’s 992-gen track special

“YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT RANGE YOU’VE GOT LEFT”

EV UPDATE

CHRIS HARRIS • Jag’s electric announcement promises plenty, but with Tesla already streaks ahead, to what extent?

THE MIDDLE LANE • The next big cure could be festering in the dingiest recesses of your car, says Sam Philip

FUTURE PROOF • Who cares where a car is built, says Paul Horrell. What matters more is its identity

The big test: Electric crossovers • The great British public oves a good value crossover. So, as the world goes electric, who’s leading the charge?

Cell division

Sweet spot

Twin test: hot hatches • Honda’s maddest Civic takes on Volkswagen’s hardest GTI – it’s front-wheel drive warfare

Shining bright

MUST TRY HARDER • SKODA OCTAVI A vRS ESTATE 2.0 TDI

Baby boomer

The overrun • Small but perfectly formed reviews. The best of the rest from this month’s drives

5 ISSUES FOR £5 • Try a subscription to BBC TopGear magazine today and receive your first five issues for just £5!*

BULL-E • The Sián’s hybrid system… it’s complicated. So before we stretch its legs on track, a pre-meet to size it up. Location? An empty car park, in the dead of night

BURN BABY BURN • We get it, the Sián packs some clever engineering, but tech alone doesn’t widen eyes and quicken pulses. Let’s light the afterburners…

OLD SCHOOL • Thought the Sián looked faintly familiar? You’re not wrong… it’s got its great grandfather to thank for that

SMOKE AND MIRRORS • The age of plug-in supercars is upon us. So, is the all-new Artura a tax dodge or a P1 for a fraction of the price?

GET YOUR FREAK ON • Can the monstrous electric Mercedes EQC 4x42 make a molehill out of a mountain?

FREAK SHOW • TG’S TOP 9 CARS WITH SUPERPOWERS

THE BOYS ARE BACK • Good news! The name’s Gear, TopGear… and we’re back on your telly soon. Besides hanging around priceless Bond cars, here’s what Paddy, Freddie and Chris have been up to since we last saw them

Die Nordhäämpschleife • Volkswagen’s last Golf R was all things to all people, in all weathers. How does 2021’s new über Golf tackle TopGear’s homebrew Green Hell?

ROCK STAR CARS • Why walk the stairway to heaven when you can drive? That’s if you haven’t been banned...


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