DRIVE: Audi A1 40T FSI S tronic Edition One. The flagship model in Audi’s new A1 range shares a 2,0-litre turbocharged engine with its Volkswagen Polo GTI cousin. It’s a more grown-up prospect, though. TEST: Suzuki Jimny 1,5 GLX AllGrip. The latest iteration of Suzuki’s small 4x4 (with the big heart) is, as ever, eager to please. We introduce it to its ancestors. TECH FEATURE: Speed of light. Headlamp performance has improved drastically over the past few decades. We investigate the different technologies available today. INSIGHT: Gladiator bakkie. Jeep has finally given the off-roading fraternity the model its been yearning for... DRIVE: Aston Martin DBS Superleggera. This is the pinnacle of Aston Martin’s road-car range. We head to England to sample one of Britain’s most tantalising sportscars.
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CONSUMER FEATURE: Exhausted all your options? Whether you want more noise or a bespoke exhaust system, let the experts build you a custom setup. SPEED FEATURE: Stimulated mind of a five-time champion. Although Hamilton’s diverse off-track interests suggest the Briton isn’t single-minded in his pursuit of yet more F1 victories and titles, his focus is undiminished; he thrives when his mind is constantly challenged. TEST: Mahindra KUV100 Nxt G80 K8. With the release of the KUV100 Nxt, Mahindra seeks to build on the success of its city crossover. Has it succeeded? FEATURE: Wunderland: BMW Group Classic. BMW Group Classic is a treasure trove of the Bavarian marque’s cars, bikes and rich heritage. We experienced a small piece of this shrine to all things Bimmer. TEST: Honda HR-V 1,8 Elegance CVT. Has Honda done enough with the HR-V’s facelift to ensure its midsize crossover keeps its edge in this large market segment?