April 2021

By: CAR magazine

Cover stories
SPECIAL FEATURE: Top 12 Best Buys. Looking to buy a new car in 2021? The best these are the team’s top picks by category…
EPIC DRIVE: 6 000 km in a Volkswagen Caravelle. The epic road trip is back in vogue and it’s time to rethink what we expect from a family car. Cross-country adventure loading…
TEST: Mercedes-Benz G400d 4Matic Stronger Than Time 9G-Tronic. After 42 years, the G-Class is still going strong. It’s time to see how this historic chassis fares with a modern oil-burning straight-six.
DRIVE: Mazda CX-30 2,0 Dynamic. In its new CX-30, Mazda has strived to minimise all the superfluous adornments that blight many of today’s upmarket cars.
INSIGHT: Audi e-tron GT. Audi’s flagship EV – the e-tron GT – ushers in a new era for Ingolstadt.
Also in this issue
TECH:  Feature: Armour-plating your Ford Ranger. In a new venture that’s the only one of its type for an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in South Africa, Ford and SVI Engineering have teamed up to offer armour-protected Rangers without affecting the vehicle warranty or service plan.
SPEED: 2021 F1 Guide. We summon our resident F1 expert to look into his crystal ball and predict the outcome of a season that promises much intrigue.
TEST: Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2,8GD-6 VX-L. A long-awaited engine update and keen improvements to the interior put renewed focus on the Prado.
TEST: Suzuki Vitara Brezza 1,5 GLX MT. Suzuki Auto SA joins the fast-growing sub-four-metre crowd with its Vitara Brezza.
BUY: Starter classic: Volvo 144 S(1968-’83). Safe as houses.

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