There's something about the new Honda Civic

Cars which grace the cover of Torque are usually aspirational models.

Honda's new Civic must be something special then, as this bread-and-butter model is October's cover car. Find out just how special it is.

Torque's reviews this month include a twin test of the Toyota RAV4 and Subaru Forester.

The group test lines up three European hatches: the Mini Cooper 5-Door, Opel Astra and Volkswagen Golf. There is also a tussle between the BMW M2 and M4.

Also, read about how private- hire cars are raising COE premiums.

Torque, out at newsstands now.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 01, 2016, with the headline 'There's something about the new Honda Civic'. Print Edition | Subscribe