Cover stories
TEST: Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR. The GTI TCR is a fitting farewell to a generation of the Volkswagen Golf that has consistently impressed since its launch, seven years ago.
EPIC DRIVE: Land Rover Defender 110 D240 First Edition vs. Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 3,0 DT VX-L. When you’re new to the neighbourhood, it is customary to introduce yourself to the locals. New Defender, meet the Land Cruiser Prado, allow us to show you around …
SPEED: Feature: South Africans making it big in DTM. CAR catches up with two South African stars who are taking the world’s premier saloon-car racing series – DTM – by storm.
FEATURE: Shelby Daytona Coupé continuation series. We head to Knysna to drive a special locally built Shelby Daytona Coupé complete with a potent Roush V8 engine.
TECH: Feature: Inside your car’s black box. Modern vehicles can store data surrounding a crash event which is useful during crash investigation.
Also in this issue
CONSUMER:  Used underdog: Mini Coupé (2011-’15). They may not have captured our hearts when new but with the unpleasantries of depreciation behind them, these underrated cars now warrant a closer look.
TEST: Renault Mégane RS 300 Trophy. The Trophy trim brings out the best in the Mégane RS. We ponder whether it’s worth the hefty asking price.
DRIVE: Porsche Taycan Turbo S. The first fully electric Porsche is here … and it has us questioning the laws of physics.
EPIC DRIVE: Bugatti Divo. The Bugatti Type 35 scored two victories in the hands of Albert Divo at the treacherous Targa Florio raos race. Now we drive the sinister blue hypercar named in his honour.
INSIGHT: Maserati MC20 Maserati’s mid-engined MC20 super sportscar spearheads a new era for the Italian marque.