Cover stories INSIGHT: Volkswagen’s set to electrify Mzansi with 2021’s 150 kW plug-in electric vehicle. Volkswagen’s ID.3 aims to bring electric motoring to the masses. TEST: Mercedes-AMG C63 S Speedshift-MCT 9G and E53 Cabriolet 4Matic+ 9G-tronic. Both sophisticate and animal can co-exist in the growing AMG stable. DRIVE: Audi Q3 Sportback 45 TFSI Quattro S line S tronic. Audi has added a more fashionable option to its Q3 range with this Sportback derivative. Does it have an individual personality? TEST: Ford Mustang Convertible 2,3 EcoBoost 10AT. Sporting sharper lines and a 10-speed ’box, does the four-cylinder Mustang edge closer to the V8 headliner? DRIVE: Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition. The venerable R35-generation Nissan GT-R rides again. Is there enough spring in its step to keep pace?
Also in this issue FEATURE: Classic drive: 1927 Bugatti Type 27. Bugatti is one of the most successful pre-war racecar constructors. We drive the only Type 37 in South Africa. CONSUMER: Case study: R450 000 four-seater convertibles. Know how much you can spend on a car but haven’t made up your mind which one to buy? Each month, we recommend two sensible options, plus a left-field choice. SPEED FEATURE: Young, driven and full of character. Only 21 years old, Charles Leclerc has shown incredible talent … and strength of character. TECH FEATURE: The Porsche of the future. The Taycan is the first all-electric Porsche. We visited Germany to get the inside line on this landmark model. TEST: Suzuki Vitara 1,4 Turbo GLX 6MT. Can an injection of performance from Suzuki’s Boosterjet drivetrain ignite interest in the otherwise conservative Vitara?