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MOTOR July issue preview

By Scott Newman, 04 Jun 2015 News

MOTOR July issue preview

A jam-packed issue with more performance cars than you can handle

Welcome to the latest issue of MOTOR magazine, available at all good retail outlets and online in iPad and Android formats.

Below you'll find a quick outline and preview of the main features in this month's mag, plus our usual news, first drives, columns, long-term updates and more!

First up is news that Ford is planning to farewell the XR6 Turbo with a powered-up, hunkered-down special edition that may just wear the iconic 'Sprint' badge.

Ford XR6 Turbo

Chevrolet recently launched its new-generation Camaro, and we've got all the details you need to know, including whether this is Holden's post-Commodore V8 Coupe.

Chevrolet Camaro

Our man Georg Kacher was first behind the wheel of the epic new GT3 RS and delivers the verdict on whether this road warrior is really almost $100K better than the amazing GT3.

Porsche 911 GT3

Since the recent tragic death of a spectator due to an accident, the Nurburgring's future as a race venue has been under threat. Can the world's most famous circuit survive?


It's a sad fact of life that when local manufacturing wraps up, so too will the uniquely Australian invention of the high performance ute. Can Ford's facelifted FG X XR6 Turbo get the upper hand over Holden's SS?

Ford FG X XR6

You're lucky enough to have the best part of $500K burning a hole in your pocket and a desire for a new set of wheels, but which is best out of the Mercedes-AMG S63 Coupe or Bentley's Continental GT V8 S?

Mercedes-AMG S63 Coupe or Bentley Continental GT V8 S

If the Continental GT is Bentley's present, then the curvaceous EXP10 Speed 6 Concept is its future, hinting at a smaller, lighter, more agile Aston Martin fighting sports coupe.

Aston Martin EXP10 Speed 6 Concept

Back in the real world, we pitch Peugeot's 308 GT, Alfa Romeo's Giulietta QV and Volvo's V40 T5 R-Design against the VW Golf GTI to find out if any of them can hold a candle to the current category champ.


Honda's NSX has been in development for what seems like forever, but there's is light at the end of the tunnel and we bring you and in-depth look at this radical hybrid supercar.

Honda NSX

It's pulverisingly fast, but can Tesla's Model S P85D zap Dodge's old-school Charger Hellcat when it comes to pure driving appeal?

Tesla Model S P85D