January 2021

Cover stories
PERFORMANCE SHOOTOUT: Meet the challengers. Vying for top honours in CAR Performance Shootout 2021, these are 10 of the best performance vehicles launched in South Africa in the last year.
TEST: Porsche 911 Turbo S. Meticulously honed over eight generations, how close does the new Porsche 911 Turbo S come to motoring perfection? We put it to the test.
DRIVE: Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo Omologato. Channelling the firm’s Super Trofeo Evo racecar, this last-of-the-breed special is a fitting and brutal send off for the Huracán.
FEATURE: 1976 Lola T460 Formula Atlantic. You can forget supercars, this is the purest form of driving fun and involvement you could wish for.
TECH: Circuit power. To accelerate and brake, a vehicle requires plenty of energy. This is most prevalent around a race circuit with a heavy performance SUV.

Also in this issue
CONSUMER:  Case study: used supercars.
SPEED: Williams F1: end of an era. From triumph to tragedy; the story of the demise of F1’s last remaining family-run team is worthy of a Hollywood movie script.
DRIVE: McLaren 765LT. Long of tail and short of lap time, we come to grips with McLaren’s latest mid-engined dream machine at Silverstone.
PERFORMANCE SHOOTOUT: The track testing. Killarney Raceway ace Deon Joubert puts rubber to track. Yes, including the Porsche this time.
INSIGHT: Volkswagen Golf R. The most powerful series-production Golf ever built, Volkswagen has finally revealed the new R-badged derivative of its popular midsize hatchback.

 

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