Just how fleet-footed can a big, luxury limousine actually be? Well, if the limo in question is an
Audi S8, then the answer is very, very quick: fast enough, in fact, to leave many a sports car floundering. Meanwhile, the Lexus RX350 has been a favourite among luxury SUV buyers for some time. Recently updated, the city-slicker all-terrainer can also be had in Special Edition guise. We find out what that means.
What happens when you pit a superfast roadster against a bulky SUV? In straightline terms, the sports car will win every time. But how about a cross-country route that forces the coupé to stay on tar, while the SUV can use gravel shortcuts?
It’s been one of the most eagerly awaited new models this year, and the all-new BMW M4 Coupé is every bit as high-tech rapid as expected. This week, we drive the newcomer at the Kyalami racing
circuit. On a more pragmatic level, the latest Mitsubishi Outlander focuses on value and versatility, on and off the road. We put the 2.2 GLS Esteem through its paces.
Fiat’s diminutive 500 has become a popular mini-hatchback buy. The Fiat 500L 1.6 MultiJet Lounge attempts to mix the 500’s cuteness with compact SUV practicality. We find out if the formula succeeds.
It’s sporty and its swanky. It’s extra long, and extra luxurious. But the real question is this: to drive the
latest Audi A8 L 4.2 TDI quattro, or to be driven? Watch RPM TV this week to find out.
McLaren’s MP4-12C sports car was fast and beautifully engineered, and yet it was greeted with mixed reviews. Can the new McLaren 650S deliver on its supcar promise? We track-test the newcomer to find out.