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BANG FOR YOUR BUCKS 2016

FORD MUSTANG GT

BODY 2-door, 2-seat coupe DRIVE rear-wheel ENGINES 4951cc V8, DOHC, 32v BORE/STROKE 92.2 x 92.7 mm COMPRESSION 11.0:1 POWER 306kW @ 6500rpm TORQUE 530Nm @ 4250rpm POWER/WEIGHT 176kW/tonne TRANSMISSION 6-speed manual WEIGHT 1739kg SUSPENSION struts, anti-roll bar (f); multilinks, anti-roll bar (r) BRAKES 380mm ventilated discs, 6-piston calipers (f); 330mm ventilated discs, single-piston calipers (r) WHEELS 19 x 9.0-in (f); 19 x 9.5-in (r) TYRE SIZES 255/40 R19 (f); 275/40 R19 (r) TYRES Pirelli P Zero PRICE $57,490

FORD XR6 SPRINT

4-door, 5-seat sedan rear-wheel 3983cc inline-6, DOHC, 24v, turbo 92.3 x 99.3mm 8.76:1 325kW @ 6000rpm 576Nm @ 2750rpm 178kW/tonne 6-speed automatic 1818kg A-arms, coil springs, anti-roll bar (f); multi-links, coil springs, anti-roll bar (r) 355mm ventilated/drilled discs, 6-piston calipers (f); 330mm ventilated/drilled discs, 4-piston calipers (r) 19 x 8.0-in (f); 19 x 9.0-in (r) 235/35 R19 (f); 265/35 R19 (r) Pirelli P Zero $54,990

MERCEDES-AMG A45

5-door, 5-seat hatch all-wheel 1991cc inline-4, DOHC, 16v, turbo 82.0 x 92.0mm 8.6:1 280kW @ 6000rpm 475Nm @ 2250-5000rpm 189kW/tonne 7-speed dual-clutch 1480kg struts (f); adaptive dampers, coil springs, anti-roll bar (f/r); multi-links (r) 350mm drilled ventilated discs, 4-piston calipers (f); 330mm drilled ventilated discs, singlepiston calipers (r) 19 x 8.0-inch (f/r) 255/35 R19 (f); 285/30 R19 (r) Continental ContiSportContact 5P $79,890

FORD XR8 SPRINT

4-door, 5-seat sedan rear-wheel 4951cc V8, DOHC, 32v, supercharger 92.2 x 92.7mm 9.3:1 345kW @ 5750rpm 575Nm @ 2300rpm 184kW/tonne 6-speed manual 1869kg A-arms, coil springs, anti-roll bar (f); multi-links, coil springs, anti-roll bar (r) 355mm ventilated/drilled discs, 6-piston calipers (f); 330mm ventilated/drilled discs, 4-piston calipers (r) 19 x 8.0-in (f); 19 x 9.0-in (r) 245/35 R19 (f); 265/35 R19 (r) Pirelli P Zero $59,990

AUDI TT S

2-door, 4-seat coupe all-wheel 1984cc inline-4, DOHC, 16v, turbo 82.5 x 92.8mm 9.3:1 210kW @ 5300rpm 380Nm @ 1800-5200rpm 144kW/tonne 6-speed dual clutch 1460kg struts (f); coil springs, anti-roll bar (f/r); multi-links (r) 338mm ventilated discs, 4-piston calipers (f); 300mm ventilated discs (r) 19 x 9.0-inch (f/r) 245/35 R19 93Y(f/r) Hankook Ventus S1 Evo $99,900

AUDI RS 3

BODY 5-door, 5-seat hatch DRIVE all-wheel ENGINES 2480cc inline-5, DOHC, 20v, turbo BORE/STROKE 82.5 x 92.8mm COMPRESSION 10.0:1 POWER 270kW @ 5500-6800rpm TORQUE 465Nm @ 1625-5550rpm POWER/WEIGHT 178kW/tonne TRANSMISSION 7-speed dual clutch WEIGHT 1520kg SUSPENSION struts (f); coil springs, adaptive dampers, anti-roll bar (f/r); multi-links (r) BRAKES 365mm ventilated discs, 8-piston calipers (f); 310mm ventilated discs, single-piston calipers (r) WHEELS 19.0-inch x 8.0-inch (f/r) TYRE SIZES 255/30 R19 (f); 235/35 R19 (r) TYRES Pirelli P Zero R01 PRICE $82,580

BMW M135I

5-door, 5-seat hatch rear-wheel 2979cc inline-6, DOHC, 24v, turbo 84 x 89.6mm 10.2:1 240kW @ 6000rpm 450Nm @ 1300rpm 168kW/tonne 8-speed automatic 1430kg struts (f); coil springs, adaptive dampers, anti-roll bar (f/r); multi-links (r) 340mm ventilated discs, 4-piston calipers (f); 345mm ventilated discs, 2-piston calipers (r) 18 x 7.5-in (f); 18 x 8.0-in (r) 225/40 R18 (f) 245/35 R18 (r) Michelin Pilot Super Sport $62,900

HOLDEN SS-V REDLINE

4-door, 5-seat sedan rear-wheel 6162cc V8, OHV, 16v 101.6 x 92.0mm 10.4:1 304kW @ 6000rpm 570Nm @ 4400rpm 169kW/tonne 6-speed manual 793kg struts, coil springs, anti-roll bar (f); multi-links, coil springs, antiroll bar (r) 355mm ventilated discs, 4-piston calipers (f); 360mm ventilated discs, 2-piston calipers (r) 19 x 8.5-in (f); 19 x 9.0-in (r) 245/40 R19 (f) 275/35 R19 (r) Bridgestone Potenza RE050A $54,490

BMW M2 PURE

2-door, 4-seat coupe rear-wheel 2979cc inline-6, DOHC, 24v, turbo 84.0 x 89.6mm 10.2:1 272kW @ 6500rpm 465Nm @ 1400-5560rpm 182kW/tonne 6-speed manual 1495kg struts (f); coil springs, anti-roll bar (f/r); multi-links (r) 380mm ventilated discs, 4-piston calipers (f); 370mm ventilated discs, 2-piston calipers (r) 19 x 9.0-in (f); 19 x 10-in (r) 245/35 R19 (f); 265/35 R19 (r) Michelin Pilot Cup Sport $89,900

CHRYSLER 300 CORE

4-door, 5-seat sedan rear-wheel 6417cc V8, OHV, 16v 103.9 x 94.5mm 10.9:1 347kW @ 6100rpm 631Nm @ 4150rpm 175kW/tonne 8-speed automatic 1983kg struts, coil springs, anti-roll bar (f); multi-links, anti-roll bar (r) 360mm ventilated discs, 4-piston calipers (f); 350mm ventilated discs, 4-piston calipers (r) 20 x 9.0-inch (f/r) 245/45 R20 (f/r) Goodyear Eagle F1 RS-A2 $65,000