Cover stories TEST: Porsche 911 Carrera S. It’s quicker in a straight line and more composed in the corners ... but is the new 911 better? DRIVE: Renault Triber 1,0. Seating seven in a four-metre footprint is a tough packaging challenge but the little Renault manages it ... and then some. TEST: Range Rover Evoque D180 SE R-Dynamic. Still beautiful and balanced, the Evoque’s coming of age has done nothing to erode its appeal. DRIVE: Mercedes-AMG A45 S 4Matic+ 8G-DCT. A baby AMG it might be but the new A45 S packs a serious blow. TEST: Jaguar F-Pace AWD SVR. Does the unapologetically brash F-Pace SVR still have a place within the fast-evolving world of the performance SUV?
Also in this issue FEATURE: Classic drive: 1928 Bentley 4½-litre. Bentley celebrates its centenary this year. To join in the revelry, we headed to Kroonstad to drive one of SA’s most extraordinary Bentleys. TEST: Opel Astra 1,6T Sport OPC-Line AT. Opel aims to blitz into the premium midsize-hatch segment with its new flagship Astra. SPEED: Drag race: Audi RS4 Avant Quattro Tiptronic vs. Jaguar F-Pace AWD SVR. The Jaguar offers 405 kW. The Audi? Less weight and better aerodynamics. This should be interesting... CONSUMER FEATURE: Daylight savings. After-hours tinkering means artificial sunlight is mandatory. DRIVE: Audi A4 Sedan 40 TFSI S tronic. The new 3 Series may have stolen some of its limelight but the revised A4 is eager to reassert itself.