Contents

Golf R v Focus RS

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MAY 2016

The power. The passion.

36

Show Stoppers

All the fast and fantastic machinery from this yearís unforgettable Geneva Motor Show

60

XR Sprints Exposed

Everything you need to know about what lies beneath Fordís Falcon XR8 and XR6 Turbo Sprints

68

XR Sprints Fanged

Finding out whether the last ever fast Falcons are a fitting tribute to the 56-year-old legend

76

Hitting Reset

Is Renaultís sharper and faster special edition RS Clio a guide on exactly what the base model needs to fix?

82

Bad Pony

If youíre wondering just how far you can take Fordís new Mustang, US outfit KAR Motorsport has the answer

90

Little Rascals

MINIís JCW and Audiís S1, stylish tinytots with big prices and performance, lock horns on Victorian roads

100

Incoming Missle

Behind the wheel of Paganiís latest mind-bending supercar, the Huayra BC, in all its 588kW/1100Nm glory

108

Asylum Escapee

Insane is an over-used word, but when it comes to Abarthís batty new 695 Biposto, it barely seems adequate Fordís new manic Focus RS tries to beat the benchmark

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FIRST FANGS

Merc-AMG SL63 Audi R8 V10 Plus Peugeot 308 GTi BMW 740i Lexus GS F Audi A4 quattro

REGULARS

7 Edís Letter

A Sprint to the finish

8 The News

Holdenís Director is back; Chevroletís Camaro ZL1

18 The Vent

Is the reader always right?

Subaru has another red-hot crack at a Forester STI

20 Sweet Dream

118 Geek Speak

The secret life of McLarenís rarified track-only P1 GTR

120 Cool Kit

A pair of pages not necessarily great for your savings

122 Garage

The BMWís exit gives us the blues; stripping the S1 A Holden to go crazy for and a Ford muscle classic

126 Itís Tempting

127 Chart Attack

Counting beans in the fast-car bunker. Whatís up this month?

129 Columns

Drawing dots and fixing washing machines

133 Hot Source

Enough numbers to have you seeing formulas This decadeís most glorious sounding engines

146 Final Nine