July 2021

Cover stories
TEST: Audi R8 Spyder V10 performance quattro S tronic. Arguably the last of a genre, the R8 V10 belts out its final heavy-metal howl. Take a bow, Audi.
TEST: Porsche 911 GT2 RS PDK. The unofficial farewell for the previous-generation Porsche 911 is presented in the shape
of the completely unhinged GT2 RS. We cling on for the ride …
DRIVE: Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA/m. Trimmed down, beefed up and more extreme than ever, Alfa Romeo’s Giulia GTA/m promises to be the ultimate sports saloon. But at what cost?
DRIVE: Kia Sonet. Everything about the new Kia Sonet points to it being the most popular thing since Korean K-pop. Assuming Kia
South Africa can keep up with demand, of course.
CONSUMER: Consumer feature: New logos. In a bid to establish themselves as future mobility providers, myriad carmakers are redesigning their logos. Here’s what you need to know so you don’t get left behind …

Also in this issue
TECH: Feature: Pre-launch Nissan Navara drive. To prepare it for local and African markets, Nissan South Africa gives us some pre-launch insight into the engineering that’s gone into the latest locally manufactured Navara bakkie. Here’s what we learnt about the process.
SPEED: Feature: Red Bull Car Park Drift. For the first time in its history, the Red Bull Car Park Drift and its mastermind Abdo Feghali visit. Durban. We tagged along in a trail of tyre smoke.
TEST: Ford Everest 2,0 SiT 4WD XLT Sport 10AT. Ford has implemented several “sporty” changes to the Everest to appeal to lifestyle-minded consumers. Has it worked?
DRIVE: Haval Jolion. Haval took its time to make a name for itself with the H2, H6 and H6 C. It’s now released the Jolion, the
brand’s most impressive product yet.
TEST: Audi S7 TFSI Sportback quattro tiptronic vs. Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupé. It’s an automotive chest-beating war cry versus a softly spoken sledgehammer as the E53 Coupé and S7 Sportback go head to head.

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