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August 2014

Steve Smith
Thomas Magnum. He was a guy who had it all figured out... Hawaiian shirt, moustache, baseball cap and... a red Ferrari. To a teenage boy living in the 1980s, Magnum was someone on which to model his life. [Cue dream sequence back to 16-year-ol... Read more
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Executive sedan shootout
Itís the battle of the executive sedans in this issue with not one, but two comparative tests between the market leaders and newcomers.It's a battle between Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Lexus and Infiniti...

The Power of Potential
Ultimate performance and beauty are good. The ability to tame them are better. Ian McLaren explores this concept behind the wheel of the Ferrari F12berlinetta...

Road test: Hyundai Grand i10 1,25 Fluid
In the Grand i10 just the ticket to plug the A/B-segment gap in the firm's local offering? ...

Road test: Honda Ballade 1,5 Elegance
This newcomer is a study in conventionality and convenience; in addition to offering space and quality, it appeals to tech-savvy buyers on a budget...

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Insight: More Focus for Ford
With the new Focus, Ford has renewed its attack on the segment-leading VW Golf 7. It will launch here in hatch and sedan forms in the first quarter of 2015.

The life of Brian
In this second part of this series profiling SA's great car collections, we visited Brian Bruce to see his diverse range of classics.

Drive: Citroen C4 Picasso
Can Citroen's family-friendly MPV lure customers away from their SUVs? Wilhelm Lutjeharms drives it to find out.

Drive: BMW i8
Performance without a guilty conscience seemed impossible... until now. Meet BMW's visionary plug-in hybrid.

Road test: Subaru WRS STI
The hardcore STI has followed in the tyre tracks of its WRX sibling in rapid succession. We put it through a full test to see what this beast has to offer.

Isle of manic
Can a car lap the Isle of Man TT course as quickly as a superbike? Rally ace Mark Higgins and Subaru took on the challenge.

Engines of our time
We spotlight Mazda's spin on one of the few alternatives to the piston engine - the rotary.

Energy games
In motorsport, efficiency is as important as outright speed. We attended the 24hrs of Le Mans to investigate the impact of the new LMP1 regulations of Audi's challenge.

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