Features - Motoring

Blue sky driving

Pleasurable driving experiences aren’t limited to staying on the blacktop, as Land Rover’s latest convertible proves.

Force fed

When Porsche changed its 911 Carrera from air-cooled to water-cooled engines, purists were incensed. Hang onto your hats, though; an even more dramatic shift is happening to the 911 – turbocharging.

Articles - Motoring

Fast Four

For the 20 years it’s been in production, Subaru’s WRX has made itself an icon. And in STI-guise, it has further cemented its legendary status – there isn’t another vehicle that has offered so much ability, so much tuning potential, so much fun, and been so reliable for such a low price. And while there’s no disputing the car’s brilliance, as the WRX STI hit the second-hand market, massive stereos and huge exhaust pipes seemed to become synonymous with the ‘Rex’.

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Rapid Fire

Does the world really need another sports car? Mercedes-Benz’s performance offshoot thinks so. With permission to create a machine to tackle the Porsche 911 head on, AMG offers up the Mercedes-AMG GT S, a wide-hipped coupe, with distinctive swoopy curves and a long bonnet with rearward cab. It’s vaguely reminiscent of early Ferrari coupes in its styling, but what makes this car different is what’s under that long bonnet.

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marine - Silver Fast

At 77m, Silver Fast is the world’s largest and fastest aluminium motor yacht with conventional propulsion.

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Lighting the way

With an engine from a Lamborghini and lasers for headlights, the new Audi R8 isn’t your typical supercar. But is it too smart for its own good?

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Discovering greatness

Land Rover’s Discovery (LR4) came in for an update recently, and on the menu is a new engine. So does its new motivation enhance its character, or will its size be its downfall?

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Hard Charger

Ask anyone to name a famous car in film and it’s a good bet the Dodge Charger will be near the top of the list. So when a new Charger comes out, it needs something special to retain its legendary reputation.

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Maxi Mini

It’s been 55 years since the first Mini went on sale, and the latest Cooper S sets out to capture some of that original charm.

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Trail blazing

Forget what you know about dune buggies. Low-volume sports car manufacturer Ariel has rewritten the rule book for four-wheeled dirt machines, with its latest creation, the Nomad.

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