September 2014

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September 2014 Issue
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Editor's note

Driving a car used to be really easy. You got in, put the key in the ignition, turned it and off you went. Not any more. These days, when you get into a new and unfamiliar car, ...

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Cover stories

Test: Jaguar F-Type R Coupé

It may well share DNA with the legendary E-Type, but Jaguar’s newest Coupé sets out to carve a path of its own

Test: Rio vs. 208 vs. Clio vs. Polo

Volkswagen’s recently refreshed Polo faces some stylish and well-specced opposition in a potential curtain raiser to next year’s Top 12 Best Buys... Kia Rio 1,4 TEC vs. Peugeot 208 1,2 VTi Active vs. Renault Clio 66 kW Turbo Dynamique vs. Volkswagen Polo 1,2 TSI Comfortline


Features: BMW Driftmob

Having seen some of the world’s top drifters demonstrate their craft, we got a chance to slide in behind the wheel for some sideways fun

Technical - Aerodynamics: cheating the wind

Reducing a vehicle’s wind resistance to aid performance and efficiency has never been more important. We look at the basic theories and real-world applications

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September Drives

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupé, Maserati Quattroporte, Audi E-tron, Toyota Yaris, Alfa Romeo 4C and the Toyota Etios Cross

Starter classic: Volvo 122

Swedish solidity that lasts … and lasts... We look at buying a 1956 to 1970 model Volvo 122 as a starter classic.

September Insight

Opel Corsa, Smart ForTwo and ForFour, Volkswagen Passat, Mazda2, Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster, Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Coupé, Kia Sorento, Ford Fusion, As the world turns, Masterclass with Deon Joubert

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