December 2018

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DRIVE: We drive Ford’s scintillating new Apex Mustang. The Mustang Bullitt pays homage to the iconic hero car … and will introduce the long-awaited facelift to our market.
DRIVEN: BMW X5 xDrive30d Steptronic. BMW wanted its new X5 to be more comfortable, capable and user-friendly than ever before. Has it succeeded?
INSIGHT: The 67 new cars here in 2019. From budget hatchbacks and bakkies to lap-of-luxury sedans and extreme performance cars, there is a groundswell of excitement surrounding myriad new cars coming our way in 2019.
TESTED: Renault Duster 1,5 dCi Prestige EDC. The much-loved Duster undergoes a top-to-bottom remake, but does it retain its predecessor’s simple charm?
TESTED: Honda Amaze 1,2 Comfort vs. Suzuki Dzire 1,2 GL. They may be more about sensible transport than thrills but these light sedans are very much the bread and butter of motoring.

Also in this issue

CONSUMER FEATURE: Fix that cable. Replacing a cable can be expensive. Why not rather let the experts fix a broken one?
INSIGHT: The innovators. The cars we drive today were influenced by these pioneers.
FEATURE: On cloud 992. We jump in for a ride in a prototype of the next 911 and chat to the engineers tasked with maintaining its iconic status.
SPEED FEATURE: WRX is harder than WRC. As guests of VW, we went to Latvia to witness Johan Kristoffersson clinch victory after two days of electrifying racing and had a chat to team owner and champion, Petter Solberg, about racing in WRX.
BUY: Starter classic: Ford Escort Mk2 (1975-‘81). It’s a solid entry-level classic with parts readily available.

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