This month’s MOTOR shines a spotlight on the Mustang Aussie performance junkies have been pining for, Australia’s own 522kW-supercharged special, the R-Spec.
The November 2019 MOTOR issue doesn’t stop there, and is brimmed full of features on every conceivable metal that will stir one’s spirit, from small sports cars, to the latest hot hatches, an all-electric Porsche, and Bugatti’s hypercar heritage. Check out what else we’ve got in store for you.
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‘ROIDED R-SPEC: Ford Mustang R-Spec detailed
522kW supercharged V8, manual-only, 500 limited build, and everything you need to know about Ford Australia’s own performance Mustang.
UNLIKELY COMPETITION: BMW M8 Competition first drive
The M6 is dead. Its replacement, the M8, roars in with impressive credentials and even bigger aspirations. Long live the M8?
DANGER ZONE: Ford Focus ST v Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR v Hyundai i30 N
Blue Oval’s latest hot hatch is an RS in sheep’s clothing, and two proven wolves are prowling, eager to draw first blood.
MOTOR review: Golf GTI TCR
RS HEAVEN: Audi RS7 Sportback first drive
More than just another big fast coupe, the RS7 shows promise that Audi Sport has ﬁnally returned to form with genuine excitement and emotion.
MIDSHIP RUNABOUTS: Alpine A110 v Porsche 718 Cayman v Alfa Romeo 4C Spider
France takes on Italy and Germany but fares better than, erm, the last few times. Can they turn their fortunes around in the 100-odd-grand mid-engine sports car market?
MOTOR comparison: 718 Cayman v Z4 M40i
TAYCAN TO EXTREMES: Porsche Taycan Turbo S first drive
We do 500 kays in Porsche’s groundbreaking all-electric Turbo S, but does it push the envelope enough?
SPEED KINGS: Bugatti Chiron v Veyron v EB110
A brand and the three modern classics that changed supercars forever, we celebrate the fastest dynasty on four wheels.
Fast Car History Lesson: EB110
ICON BUYER: Honda Civic FN2 Type R used car buyers’ guide
Sleek futuristic hatch hides an old school naturally-aspirated screamer, the FN2-series Type-R has a lot going for it, stock or modified. We examine what points to look out for.
FIRST DRIVES & GARAGE: Is the Ferrari F8 Tributo a fitting V8 tribute after all? Does a manual suit the Camaro better? Does the McLaren GT live-up to its grand tourer billing? Can our long-term Peugeot 308 GTi live up to its ancestors'legacy? And will time be able to work the Abarth's 124 Spider Latin charms into our hearts? We answer those questions and more.