August 2013

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August 2013
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Editor's note

Number eight... Big shoes. Not just one pair either. They’re lined up outside the CAR editor’s office and they belong to a lineage of individuals who have made this magazine...

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Cover stories

Road Test: Ford Fiesta ST

In an important year for the mini hot hatch, has Ford stolen the show?

Best Value SUV

Either the entry-level Toyota RAV4 or Subaru Forester could be the best value compact SUV on the market – but they'll have to overcome the kingpins of the segment.

Driving Impression: Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG

For the first time AMG has let its engineers loose on Mercedes’s most compact models and the results are spectacular

Living with BMW's electric car

The electric revolution has started, but are South African motorists ready? We live with the BMW ActiveE for a week to find out

Also in this issue

Consumer Feature: Car Detailing

Detailing is the art of restoring a vehicle's appearance to better-than-show-room condition. We look at how clean your car really is.

CAR Liqui Moly Virtual La Mans 2013

Mirroring the actual event, this year’s Virtual Le Mans required every ounce of our drivers’ skill and endurance...

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