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MOTOR Magazine August 2019 issue preview

By MOTOR staff, 25 Jul 2019 News

MOTOR Magazine August 2019 issue preview news

Muscle car and hot hatch hierarchies get challenged and an off-road Lambo supercar gets fanged

The August issue of MOTOR magazine is just a blizzard of colour and horsepower as three force-fed V8 muscle cars lead the charge in our feature comparison test.  And that is just the start of it.

In this issue we get behind the wheel of Porsche’s new 718 Cayman GT4 and find out if a brand new atmo flat-six from Porsche’s RS department can elevate the Cayman GT4’s legendary status, while AMG’s new A35 goes toe-to-toe with hot hatch royalty in the form of the Civic Type R and Golf R.

For the dreamers, we put Aston Martin’s DBS Superleggera to the test on Australian roads, delve into the complexities of servicing a McLaren F1, and fang Lamborghini’s rally-prepped Sterrato concept.

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MONSTERS INC – Shelby Super Snake vs Camaro ZL1 vs C63 S Coupe

Three ultimate modern rear-drive V8 muscle coupes drop the tough guy act and enter the ring.

TANTRIC SIX – Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 first drive feature

Manual, 8000rpm atmo flat-six from Porsche’s RS department, sublime balance – we’re not sure it gets any better than this.

HOT PURSUIT – Mercedes-AMG A35 vs Golf R vs Civic Type R

Does the Mercedes-AMG A35 have what it takes to beat the R-types on their own turf?

TRIAL BY FIRE – Aston Martin DBS Superleggera review

A lighter, sexier DB11 loaded with more punch. What’s not to like about Aston’s new “Super GT” as we unleash it down a post-apocalyptic-looking Victorian road?

LOOSE UNIT – Lamborghini Huracan Sterrato concept driven

A supercar built for the dirt? Is Lambo serious or is this just a case of Raging Bulldust? Only one way to find out.

CHAPTER ONE – Genesis G70 first drive feature

272kW twin-turbo V6, rear-wheel drive and a lotta luxury for $70,000, does Korea’s 3 Series challenger have what it takes?

AND THE REGULARS – Drives, news, features and columns

Mercedes-AMG’s GT63 S four-door coupe impresses, the X3 M Competition surprises, and the topless McLaren 600LT surpasses expectations. All these features and more in the August 2019 issue of MOTOR.

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