First Fang

New. Fast. Driven.

SEVEN CARS TESTED

Octavia RS245

Skoda’s wagon gains more power, but can its front wheels handle the extra heat?

26 PAGE CENTRAL COAST, NSW

BMW M3 Pure

The cheapest, ‘stripped-out’ version gives you everything you want, and nothing you don’t 28 PAGE MELBOURNE, VICTORIA

Cayman GTS

Porsche ups the ante on 718 with extra grunt and a much-needed injection of aural appeal 30 PAGE ASCARI, SPAIN

Infi niti Q50 Red Sport

Boosted V6 impresses, but it can’t compensate for the traction and steering ills 32 PAGE MELBOURNE, VICTORIA

Porsche Cayenne S

While the mega-fast Turbo grabs all the headlines, the bent-six undercard still proves worthy 34 PAGE CRETE, GREECE

Levorg STI Sport

Subaru takes to the Levorg with myriad updates, but has it performed a miracle?

36 PAGE MELBOURNE, VICTORIA