Cover stories
DRIVE: Toyota GR Yaris. Four-wheel drive, 200 kW, rally pedigree: Toyota’s GR Yaris is a modern-day homologation special that promises much.
TECH: Feature: Running in a brand-new car. Before BMW's M2 CS made the start line for our 2021 Performance Shootout, we assisted BMW with running in on a drive from Johannesburg to Cape Town. Here’s what we learnt about the process.
TEST: Toyota Fortuner 2,8 GD-6 4x4 VX AT vs. Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 2,4 D4 4x4 Exceed. When it comes to reputation and sales volume, the Toyota Fortuner is the undisputed king of the local SUV market. The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, however, is a compelling alternative.
FEATURE: Bloemfontein’s finest car collection. We recently discovered a collection in the Free State that is probably one of the finest in the country. Frikkie Esterhuizen opened his doors to show off his lifelong passion.
TEST: Toyota Starlet 1,4 XR vs. Suzuki Baleno 1,4 GLX. They’re separated only by their badges; so, we investigate where you should spend your money.
Also in this issue
CONSUMER:  Case study: used budget beaters. Know how much you can spend on a car but haven’t made up your mind which one to buy? Each month we recommend
two value options.
SPEED: Feature: 2020 F1 season review. We look back on Lewis Hamilton’s seventh world Formula One driver’s title and one of the most dramatic F1 seasons in 70 years.
DRIVE: Mini Countryman. Mini’s updated Countryman range may have evolved but it retains that all-important brand cache.
EPIC DRIVE: Jaguar F-Pace 25d AWD Chequered Flag vs. Land Rover Discovery Sport D180 R-Dynamic HSE vs. Mazda CX-5 2,2DE AWD Akera. In the growing fiefdom of premium SUVs, this trio is tailored for very different tastes. Which, if any, proves the standout on a 700 km road trip into the Klein Karoo?
TEST: Ford Tourneo Custom LTD 2,0SiT SWB Limited. Added customisation improves this quick and frugal people mover.