Contents The power. The passion.

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Newey’s Hypercar

Aston Martin teams up with F1’s greatest designer to create the one hypercar to rule them all


Tribal Warfare

Ford’s Mustang faces its Aussie cousins, the Falcon XR Sprints, and Holden’s SS Redline in a local muscle showdown


French Revolution

Peugeot’s back in the hot hatch game in a big way, but its first foe is a fellow Frenchie, Renault’s Megane RS275


Power Struggle

The new MX-5 is a great steer, but is the purity of the 1.5 or the extra punch of the 2.0 a better bet?


Sheikh Shifter

Cockburn channels his inner Kardashian in the back of Maybach’s mighty twinturbo V12 S600


New ’Era

Behind the wheel of Koenigsegg’s revolutionary hybrid hypercar, the transmission-less Regera


Targa Tailgunner

What better way to sample BMW’s new M2 than with Tasmania’s epic roads cleared of any other traffic?


BMW M4 GTS Alfa Romeo Giulia Jaguar F-Pace Audi RS6 Performance Ford Mustang EcoBoost Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2

54 Ferrari’s ludicrously quick twin-turbo 488 unleashed in Sydney


9 Ed’s Letter

What’s on our mind this month

10 The News

Toyota 86 secrets, HSV’s Track Edition and the Porsche 960

18 The Vent

Type it out, you’ll feel better

20 Sweet Dream

Mazda’s incoming rotary revives a swoopy sweetheart

116 Geek Speak

The lean on Mercedes-Benz’s baffling anti-roll tech

118 Cool Kit

Time to smash the piggybank

120 Garage

The S1 meets Winton’s new hotmix, hello to a 300 SRT

124 It’s Tempting

Unearthing ‘old’ Bentleys and the original Falcon Sprint

125 Chart Attack

The market’s studs and duds

127 Columns

Embracing change, crashing cars and robot racing

133 Hot Source

More numbers than The Matrix

146 Final Nine

Australia’s greatest latest grunters