October 2018

Cover stories

TESTED: Best R200k hatch. We consider three of the strongest contenders in the ever-important budget B-segment…
FEATURE: Stage star’s encore: Lancia Stratos. Having wowed rally fans in the 1970s with its jaw-dropping looks and Dino V6 soundtrack, the Stratos has been reborn.
DRIVEN: Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupé Speedshift-MCT. Affalterbach has tweaked its C63 derivatives as Mercedes-Benz’s C-Class range reaches the halfway mark in its lifecycle.
INSIGHT: Pebble beach stars. Pebble Beach is a glorious display of motordom’s finest and these spectacular vehicles were the highlights of 2018’s event.
TESTED: Ford EcoSport 1,0 EcoBoost Trend AT. Ford targets all the right spots with this update of its popular small crossover.

Also in this issue

CONSUMER FEATURE: Why paint when you can powder coat? Powder coating offers durable and long-lasting protection for your automotive components.
TECH FEATURE: From Ranger to Raptor. We look at the latest advancements in technology and their application on current and future vehicles.
FEATURE: Oldest in SA: 1911 Fiat Torpedo 15 hp. Now owned by the second generation of the same family, we tracked down the oldest running Fiat in South Africa.
SPEED FEATURE: The fast and the Finnish. A WRC newbie learns there’s a bizarre glimpse of humanity sandwiched between the speed.
BUY: Starter classic: Alfa Romeo Alfasud Sprint (1977-’85). A car universally praised for its dynamics and design…

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