MOTOR Magazine January 2018 issue preview

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The newest issue of MOTOR is now on sale, and we’ve packed a lot into our first issue of the year.

From our first fang in the new M5 since its release, to an in-depth chat with HSV head honchos Ryan Walkinshaw and Tim Jackson, the January 2018 issue is one not to miss.

So, here’s a look at what you’ll find on between the pages…


SLIDE MEISTERS – BMW M5 VS MERCEDES AMG E63 S:
If there’s one car that BMW’s new M5 needs to be better than, it’s the E63 S. Both have AWD grip and stonking V8s, but which is best?


THE NEW DAWN – HSV’S FUTURE:
With the Commodore-era now behind it, we ask HSV’s top brass (Tim Jackson and Ryan Walkinshaw) where the future will take the company.


THE FINAL SALUTE – FAREWELL TO THE COMMODORE-BASED HSV:
Before the road runs out, we take the HSV GTSR for an epic last blast.


A BEAST IS BORN – BUILDING A W1:
Following an Aussie legend down the production ‘line’ reveals how far the local species has come.


RAMBO LAMBO – THE LAMBORGHINI URUS REVEALED:
We bring you all the details you’ll need to know about Lamborghini’s stonking new SUV…


…and then we drive it! Is the Q7-based Urus sprog hauler the Huracan of luxury soft-roaders?


WILD THING – LAMBORGHINI LM002 DRIVEN:
The LM002 proves Lambo’s not so new to this performance SUV game after all. And what a crazy beast it is.


MUMBO JET – ROUSH R727:
Mustang Motorsport unleash beefed-up handling, tougher looks and a 543kW/827Nm V8 on Ford’s pony.


POWER PLAY – INFINITI Q60 RED SPORT VS LEXUS RC350 F SPORT VS BMW 440i:
Can two sizzling new Japanese six-potters edge out the best from the Fatherland?


FIRST DRIVES AND REVIEWS:
This month, we point an Audi RS5 down a windy road, punt a Porsche Cayman GTS, and get a little disappointed by one Red Sports car.


SWEET DREAM – HSV ZB COMMODORE VXR:
We already know HSV isn’t keen to get under the bonnet of the new Commodore, but we came up with a few reasons why we think they should.


THE GARAGE – FORD FOCUS RS LIMITED EDITION:
We welcome the more hardcore version of the Focus RS into our garage…


LEXUS RC F:
…and take a look inside the polarising RC F.


ON TRACK: Plus, we take a look at how the world’s racetracks were designed – even the new one in South Australia.

 

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