2012

Aston Martin sharpens its Vantage for 2012

With the production launch of the V12 Zagato under way, Aston has turned its hand to the rest of the Vantage range, revamping its looks, Sportshift transmission and chassis.

ROAD 23: Subaru Special

We make no apologies for this Subaru special issue of ROAD Magazine this month, so if you’re not a fan of the incredible Pleiades-star cluster brand, you can still read Neil Cole’s column on the Monte Carlo rally and our report from the last month’s Autosport Show.

Nissan GT-R gets hardcore with Track Pack

It seems ironic that a car which already laps the Nürburgring in 7 mins 21 seconds, could need a ‘Track Pack’ to make it more suited to the task. But that’s precisely what Nissan are offering its GT-R customers with this new track-focused edition of its 2012 model.

2012 Nissan GT-R: Godzilla gets more bite.. (w/VIDEO)

When the R35 GT-R first appeared on the scene in 2008 with ‘only’ 480 bhp, most of us probably thought, “nice, but couldn’t they have given it more power than an M5?” We then drove it back-to-back with Porsche’s Gen2 911 and found the porker had the legs (just), but otherwise there was little to complain about apart from its brakes.