320bhp M3-powered rear-wheel-drive Volkswagen Golf Mk1

If the forward-hinged bonnet doesn’t pique your interest, the presence of a BMW M Power engine certainly will. This is one build which keeps striking with surprising body blows, over and over… Words: Dan Bevis. Photos: Matt Woods.

197bhp tuned BMW Yas Marina Blue Volkswagen Scirocco 2.0-litre TDI MkIII Typ 13

It all started with a Citroën Saxo 1.0 when he was 17. And like it was for so many of us, Mark Shepstone could see a future beyond that low-powered first car, a future that incorporated the feature car project of his dreams…Words Daniel Bevis. Photography Steve McCann.

Wide Arched BMW 328i Coupe E36

When we buy our first cars, we all dream about building something that’s cool enough to bag a magazine feature someday. But for Korrakot Buachan, simply dreaming wasn’t quite enough… Words Daniel Bevis. Photography SerialOne.

Tuned 600bhp+ Audi RS6 Avant C7

Christian Burges’ malevolent RS6 looks angry as hell down there in the weeds. And those deathly lows are achieved via good old coil springs, there’s no hint of fresh air here… Words Dan Bevis. Photography Lukasz Elszkowski.

Carbonwurks 640bhp Audi R8 V10 Plus Typ 42

It’s not just Lamborghini who can reimagine supercars in carbon. Thanks to the skills and ingenuity of Carbonwurks, this R8 V10 Plus has been gloriously reinvented… Words Dan Bevis. Photography Andrew ‘Fly’ Tipping.

Custom Sport Quattro Conversion – 240bhp Audi 80 Quattro B2 2.2-litre 20v turbo

Acceptable in the Twenties. A lot of mad things happened in the 1980s, particularly when it came to cars bearing the four-ringed badge. But a four-door version of the homologation hero Sport Quattro? That sounds like a very 2020 idea… Words Dan Bevis. Photography Patrik Karlsson.

Man & Machine – Guy Davis and his 1964 Alfa-Romeo Giulia SS

Man & Machine A very Speciale Alfa. Guy Davis found this 1964 Alfa-Romeo Giulia SS irresistible for its history and originality, but he isn’t afraid to use it. Words and photography Paul Hardiman.

Porsche 911 992 vs… Mazda MX-5?

Although I’ve touched upon this subject before, I think it bears reapeating: how great is the MX-5 at punching above its weight? Or perhaps it’s good at punching because of its weight, or lack thereof.

Technical guide to 1976-1989 BMW E24 6 Series – 628CSi, 630CS, 633CSi, 635CSi Automatic and M635CSi

Buying Guide Swerve a costly shark attack with our E24 BMW 6 Series guide. Navigate murky waters and snare yourself a special shark-nosed Six. Words Richard Dredge. Photography John Colley.

Life Cycle The cool Californian life of an unlikely 1953 Porsche 356 family car

The life story of a Porsche 356 Turned into a makeshift family wagon by its first owner before falling victim to an earthquake, this 356 bears the preserved scars of its fascinating story. Words Stewart Perry. Photography Ross Perry.

Market Watch BMW X6M E71

BMW’s E71 X6M is expensive and thirsty but delivers an epic drive. It’s also much better value than it once was... Words: Guy Baker. Photography: Various.

2011 BMW 328i F30: a great all-rounder?

Looking for a contemporary BMW where the best of the analogue and digital worlds collide? Enter the F30 328i, potentially one of the firm’s best all-rounders – despite lacking a straight-six... Words: Mark Brockman. Photography: Jason Dodd.

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