FIRST DRIVES

44 FORD FALCON XR6 TURBO SPRINT

Saving the best until last

48 HOLDEN SPARK

Dunce becomes class leader

50 SUBARU FORESTER

Popular nip and tuck

51 TOYOTA RAV4

Sharper looks, dull drive

52 SKODA SUPERB

Handsome carry-all blends practicality and punch

54 VW PASSAT ALLTRACK

Off-road ability, on-road polish

55 FIAT 500

Old-school charm given software update

56 HYUNDAI ELANTRA

Korean sedan grows up

58 MERCEDES SL500

Upgraded luxury drop-top

60 RENAULT CLIO RS220 TROPHY

Just needs a stick

61 MINI COOPER S CONVERTIBLE

Stiffer, bigger, slicker