Crossovers may be all the rage, but the OG that spawned the genre is the cult automotive quirk alternately known as fast wagons, estates, weekenders and shooting brake. Characteristically understated, these performance models will stealthily outmanoeuvre hotheads, even with a full load.
As its lead engineer Jon Simms tells us, it’s a simple mechanical innovation that makes the new Rolls-Royce Ghost ride even smoother than a magic carpet.
On sale later this month, the all-electric Mini Cooper SE offers all the things people love about the iconic small car — minus the emissions.
The automaker’s heart-thumping tribute to its V8 engine and race cars past is an exhilarating drive.