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MOTOR February 2016 issue preview

By Scott Newman, 07 Jan 2016 News

MOTOR February 2016 issue preview

Performance Car of the Year and much more

Happy New Year everyone and welcome to the first issue of MOTOR for 2016.

Our cover star this month is Ford's outrageous new GT supercar. Released to commemorate 50 years since Ford's famous 1-2-3 Le Mans finish, the new GT is promising to shake up the European supercar establishment all over again.

Ford -GTIt's our biggest test of the year, naming the best Performance Car of the last 12 months. We managed to secure an incredible field of cars to fight it out over four days and 1000km on road and track.

PCOTYTwo cars that didn't quite make the PCOTY cut-off were Mercedes-AMG's updated A45 and Audi's new RS3. We pit these two supercar slayers against one another for hot hatch bragging rights.

A45-vs -RS3Lamborghini has pulled the front driveshafts out of its Huracan to create the cheapest Lambo in decades - is it also the most enjoyable?

Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2A smorgasbord of fast metal is set to land on the dinner plates of enthusiasts over the next 12 months and we have the low-down on 14 fast cars coming in 2016, from a Hyundai hot hatch to a Bugatti hypercar.

NewsPlus first drives of the terrifying Ferrari F12tdf, opulent Bentley Bentayga, more powerful Mazda MX-5 2.0-litre and a pair of turbo 2.0-litres in the form of the Mini Cooper S Clubman and Lexus RC200t.

First -Drives