Cover stories
TEST: Ford Ranger DC 2,0 BiT Raptor 4x4 10AT & Ranger DC 2,0 BiT Wildtrak 4x4 10AT. We let Ford’s eagerly anticipated off-road rocket spread its wings on dunes, dirt and blacktop to see just how capable this formidable-looking newcomer is.
TECH FEATURE: Torque vs. power. Petrolheads are obsessed with power and torque fi gures, but what do they mean?
DRIVE: Mercedes-Benz EQC400 4Matic. The world’s oldest car brand joins the current EV race late … but the long gestation has been worth it.
TEST: Audi Q8 55 TFSI Quattro Tiptronic. It’s taken Audi a while to enter the coupé-crossover segment but its timing couldn’t have been better.
CONSUMER FEATURE: Keep your cool. Regular oil changes are crucial to your car’s health ... and so too is increasing the coolant’s boiling point with antifreeze.
Also in this issue
FEATURE: Three’s a charm. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, we headed to the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb to see André Bezuidenhout claim his third King of the Hill title.
TEST: Ford Ranger DC 2,0 SiT XLT 4x4 10AT vs. Mitsubishi Triton DC 2,4 Di-D 4x4 AT. The updated Triton wears a brave new face as it squares off against an intriguing new Ranger model.
SPEED: Brutal calm. “I think I’ve managed to unlock something in myself and drive a bit more freely”.
TEST: Suzuki Ciaz 1,5 GLX MT. Suzuki has given its value-oriented sedan a considerable update and the news is decidedly positive.
DRIVE: Alpine A110. This mid-engined sportscar from Alpine has caused a stir among European motoring media. We find out what all the fuss is about.