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MOTOR Magazine May 2019 issue preview

By MOTOR Staff, 02 May 2019 News

MOTOR Magazine May 2019 issue preview news

Souped-up baby M, Koenigsegg’s mega marvel, and performance sedans go head-to-head

If all this talk about electrification and autonomous technology has gotten you down, the May 2019 issue of MOTOR Magazine will administer a healthy dose of automotive hedonism for you.

From MOTOR’s exclusive on BMW’s secret 331kW M2 CS, a detailed deep-dive into Koenigsegg’s latest 1195kW hypercar, and a comparison with five sub-5sec 0-100km/h performance sedans, this month’s issue is certainly to be a power trip!

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Beastly Heart, Baby Spice – BMW M2 CS Scooped!

We get the low-down on BMW’s secret plan to give the M2 what we’ve always wanted – full M4 power in a CS variant.

PCOTY 2019 runner-up: M2 Competition review

Physics Fighter – Lexus RC F Track Edition fanged!

Lexus’ M4-challenger gets its weight slashed and aero added for track duties. Is this the RC F that can play with GT3s?

Born to be Wild – Koenigsegg Jesko exclusive

1195kW/1500Nm twin-turbo V8 imbues Koenigsegg’s latest hypercar with an unbelievable 842kW/tonne figure, we peek beneath its skin to plumb its secrets.

Related: Four Jesko coming to Australia

Master Class – AMG C63 S v M3 Pure v RS5 v Giulia Q v Alpina B3 S

Five differing flavours go head-to-head in a bid for super-sedan supremacy. Which offers the tastiest recipe?

First Encounter – Ferrari F8 Tributo detailed

With its back against the wall in the face of stiff competition, Maranello has crammed everything that made the 488 Pista special – and much more – into the F8 Tributo.

Toy Story – Toyota Yaris AP4 rally, 86 Racing Series, and 86 Drift Car feature

Think Toyota is boring? We delve into Toyota Australia’s racing roots before taking a spin in its track and rally weapons.

Worthy Watch: 86 drift monsters unleashed at Altona

30 Years of MX-5 – We get Bob Hall’s thoughts on the MX-5

Who better to set the record straight on the world’s best-selling sports car than Bob Hall, the man who helped create the NA Mazda MX-5?

MX-5 comparison: NA v NB v NC v ND

Past Blast – BMW Z3 M Roadster revisited

Removing the roof aided access to the glorious 236kW straight-six, but at what cost to the BMW Z3 M Roadster’s dynamics?

Icon Buyer – Ford Falcon TS50 buyer’s guide

There’s lots to love about the T-Series – the pinnacle of AU Ford Falcon V8s

First Fangs, News, Opinions, and all the regulars!

We get behind the wheel of Lambo’s new SUV, Bentley’s Continental GT the Third, and examine Aston Martin’s new supercar plan of attack.