FEATURE: SUV Shootout 2019, in association with Continental. Over a three-day trip spanning tar, gravel and sand, five midsize premium and five luxury SUVs duke it out in two categories for the title of best do-it-all crossover in their respective segments. TECH FEATURE: How an off-road trailer is made. The modern camping trailer is a prime example of practical engineering. We go behind the scenes to find out how one is designed and built. DRIVE: Volkswagen T-Cross 1,0 TSI 85 kW DSG R-Line. The new VW T-Cross small SUV is as complete a crossover as you’d expect from the exacting German carmaker. TEST: Hyundai Santa Fe 2,2D Premium AT. The fourth generation of Hyundai’s globally bestselling SUV has arrived in South Africa. Can it fi nally charm its way into local consumers’ hearts? TEST: Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 2,0 CVT 4x2. The Eclipse Cross is Japanese importer Mitsubishi’s first foray into the boutique midsize-crossover class. How will it fare in this oversubscribed segment?
Also in this issue
CONSUMER: Case study: R300 000 SUV/crossovers. Know how much you can spend on a car but haven’t made up your mind which one to buy? SPEED FEATURE: Time warp – the eternal life and death of Senna. Ayrton Senna died a quarter of a century ago already but it feels like yesterday. Immortality, after all, freezes time. It won’t let him go. DRIVE: Range Rover Evoque P250 R-Dynamic S. Generation two of Range Rover’s fashion-forward Evoque adds more substance and space without shirking style. TEST: Lexus UX200 F Sport. The UX scores some misses but there’s an undeniable charm to Lexus’ new boutique crossover. CONSUMER:Starter classic: Daihatsu Terios (1997-2000). We adore this pint-sized but capable off-roader.