Car's latest issue: December 2016

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Editor's note

Steve Smith

I'm a difficult guy to buy presents for, that much I’ll admit. It’s the same story every Christmas ... my family and friends make subtle enquiries as to what I’d like wrapped...

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Cover stories

The 78 new cars here in 2017

Next year will mark a period of consolidation, as carmakers revise their plans and hold off on a number of introductions in the wake of harsh trading conditions.

Jay Leno's Garage

Exclusive peek inside the legendary collection. As part of a BMW trip to Los Angeles, we visited one of the most famous private collections in the world

ADVICE: What to ask your mechanic

We chatted to the motor industry workshop association for some basic tips on what to make sure gets done at your car’s next service

1st Look At The World's Most Anticipated Bakkie … The X-Class

The leisure bakkie is set to encroach further on the SUV’s territory as Mercedes-Benz prepares to launch its eagerly anticipated X-Class. We attended the concept’s global reveal

TEST: Kia Sportage 2,0 CRDI SX AWD AT & 1,6 T-GDI GT-Line AWD 7DCT

How does Kia improve on one of its most successful model ranges to date? We test a diesel version as well as a petrol to find out

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INSIGHT: Cool stuff: driving games

If you can’t actually drive all the cars you want to, these games
represent the next best thing

FEATURE: Dutchmann’s delight

A collaboration of some of SA’s finest artisans, Dutchmann Guild has an established love affair with the Porsche brand

DRIVE: Nissan NP200 1,5 dCi ICE

In an effort to create more interest in its versatile, popular three-quartertonner, Nissan has upped the NP200’s cool factor

TEST: Alfa Romeo 4C Spider

Alfa Romeo’s beautiful 4C has lost its head, but will that make us lose ours?

SPEED: F1 feature: der kommandanten

FORMULA One is a team sport and, like any successful team, it’s not just the star players who bring success. In the background, managing the effort, deciding the strategy and building the framework that supports a winning effort, are these key decision makers.

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