Car's latest issue: October 2015

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Editor's note

Steve Smith

Uncle Rob was a happening guy in the '80s. His engaging personality, the right haircut and the keys to a certain red hatch- back made him a hit with the ladies. Fresh out of hig...

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Cover stories

Hottest of the hot

We bring you three exclusive tests of the hottest new hatches in South Africa

JAGUAR XE 25t Prestige

After a six-year hiatus from the compact-executive market, Jaguar returns to take on the Teutonic Trio


Ford's new light MPV has a unique way of showing-off both its Fiesta-based charm and versatility

Kia Sorento 2,2 CRDi SX AWD

More refined and comfortable, this Korean seven-seater ticks most of the boxes.

Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai has dropped the name ix35 in favour of Tucson, and that isn’t the only drastic change ... the new SUV has been improved in every respect

Also in this issue

INSIGHT: Five insights into what makes Hyundai tick

Jin (James) Kim, vice president and head of Middle East and African operations, talks connected - car technology and Hyundai’s upcoming bakkie.

BUY: Upgrades, facelifts & new derivatives

Upgrades, facelifts and new derivatives - we keep tabs on the ever-changing SA product line-up

TECH: Feature: the low spark of the EV

A recent study by Daimler attempts to establish why the EV market hasn’t yet sparked.

SPEED: Killarney track test

Can the audacious Honda Civic Type R beat our FWD track champion, Ford’s previous-generation Focus RS

COLUMN: Closed F1 cockpits?

Despite recent calls for single-seater racers to have safer, closed cockpits, there is no quick fix