March 2013

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CAR Magazine March 2013
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Editor's note

BUCKLE UP, TURBULENCE AHEAD LIKE so many individuals who are active in the local automotive industry, I was rather surprised to see the extreme...

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First Test: The Volkswagen Golf 7

Has the seventh-generation VW Golf just rewritten the C-segment rulebook?

SA's Top 12 Best Buys

Buying a new car? CAR’s resident scrooge picks the top 12 best-value options in the second-hand car market

The Next Toyota Corolla

On the eve of the local introduction of the Auris, the Japanese manufacturer offered a glimpse of what its saloon-shaped big brother, the next Toyota Corolla, might look like

First Details: Chevrolet Corvette

The new Chevrolet Corvette heralds the return of the Stingray moniker – and the genuine chance of a right-hand-drive version

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Comparative Test: Little Goes Large

Ford Figo 1,4 Ambiente vs. Honda Brio 1,2 Comfort vs. Toyota Etios 1,5 Xs vs. Volkswagen Polo Vivo 1,4 Blueline

Technical: Active Vehicle Safety

Anti-lock brakes have saved countless lives. In this first instalment in a series on active safety systems, we investigate the operation of ABS

Long-term Test: Honda CR-Z

An unfortunate dalliance with a lamp post meant CAR was lucky enough to have had two examples of Honda’s quirky hybrid coupé in its fleet

Road Test: Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai’s latest Santa Fe takes a civilised tack in a rough-and-tumble segment

Driving Impressions: Kia Cerato

The Kia Cerato has been given the Schreyer treatment, resulting in a far more stylish product than before

Custom and Classic: Pontiac GTO

A Pontiac muscle car nicknamed “The Goat” and immortalised by a 1960s pop tune lives on in the heart of southern Joburg

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