July 2018

Cover stories

TESTED: Roush powers up Ford bakkie – A Ford-approved performance kit and styling upgrade for your Ranger – what’s not to like?
DRIVEN: Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S 4Matic+ 9G-tronic – The performance potential of the E63 S is harnessed alongside SUV practicality. Does that make the GLC63 the most versatile AMG to date?
TESTED: 2018’s closest test: Ford Fiesta 1,0 Ecoboost Titanium AT vs. Volkswagen Polo 1,0 TSI 85 kW Highline DSG – Our reigning Top 12 Best Buys titleholder faces its first real challenge as the new Fiesta enters the ring
DRIVEN: Isuzu MU-X 3,0 4×4 AT6 – It may be Isuzu’s first SUV since 1998 but there are certain familiarities to the MU-X
TESTED: Nissan Navara 2,3D LE 4×2 AT – Nissan has introduced 4×2 versions of its new Navara range. Does losing a transfer case enhance its appeal?

Also in this issue

CONSUMER FEATURE: How to increase resale value … on a shoestring – It’s possible to spend 10% of a car’s value to double its resale price. Here’s how
TECH FEATURE: Bulletproof – This is what it takes to convert a production vehicle into an armoured car.
FEATURE: Private collection: medicine man – In the dry Northern Cape is a passionate car collector who was only too happy to share his lifelong love of cars with us
SPEED: Killarney track test: BMW M5 M xDrive M Steptronic vs. Mercedes-AMG E63 S 4Matic+ 9G-tronic – Both these German super sedans have gone
all-wheel drive but does that shift translate into improved on-track performance?
DRIVE: Volkswagen Arteon 2,0 TSI 206 kW R-Line 4Motion DSG – VW’s stylish new sedan is tasked with taking on some
well-established premium players

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