October 2019

Cover stories
INSIGHT: The new Defender! The inside scoop on Land Rover’s icon reimagined: tech, local line-up and pricing.
TEST: Toyota GR Supra. German-influenced it may be but the new Supra has a character distinct from its Continental twin.
DRIVE: Rolls-Royce Phantom. What’s the model sitting at the pinnacle of luxury motoring like to drive?
TEST: Hilux GR-Sport vs. D-Max AT35. Toyota and Isuzu join the beefed-up bakkie race. The former brings Dakar experience while the latter gets its mojo from Iceland.
TEST: Bike: Suzuki L1 GSX-R750 vs. GSX-R750H. Superbikes have developed into mind-bending performance machines. We compare an original Suzuki GSX-R750 with the latest generation
to experience this quantum leap in development.

Also in this issue
FEATURE: Private collection: singular desire. Enthusiast Eddie Assad’s passion for Porsche – particularly the 356 – is all-encompassing. We spent a glorious morning ogling his collection.
SPEED FEATURE: The Red Bull driver machine. August was supposed to be a quiet month in Formula One … then Red Bull dropped a bomb.
CONSUMER: Starter classic: Datsun 2000 to 2400 (1967-‘72). SA’s first Datsun luxury sedans make interesting entry-level classics.
TECH FEATURE: Feature: energy consumers. You pay dearly for your fuel (or electricity, in case of an EV) but where does all the energy go?
DRIVE: Ford Mustang Convertible 2,3 EcoBoost 10AT. A Mustang with four cylinders and 10 gears sounds like a recipe for disaster. Quite the opposite, in fact.


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