Contents

The power. The passion.

FEBRUARY 2016

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Ford GT

FORD is re-entering the supercar sphere in a big way. We dig beneath the carbonfibre skin of this 450kW beast.

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A45 AMG v RS3

GERMANY’S latest steroid-fed hatches meet on Aussie soil to settle who’s the faster, meaner super compact.

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Huracán LP 580-2

LAMBORGHINI has thrown its baby’s all-wheel drive system in the bin – the return of the hairy-chested supercar?

PCOTY: DECA

PCOTY returns to the Driver Education Centre of Australia, but it’s the cars we’re here to learn about.

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PCOTY: Road

THE torturously twisty tarmac of Victoria’s alpine region offers a tough test for assembled heroes.

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PCOTY: Strip

THE numbers don’t lie: our exceptional eleven face off against the harshest marker of all – the stopwatch.

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PCOTY: Track

NO REST for the wicked: the Winton torture test is a final sting in the tail to separate the great from the good.

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Cockburn’s diary

RESIDENT wise-one Cockburn spills all on just what goes in to picking this country’s top-dog sportscar

PCOTY 2016

Eleven hopefuls. One winner. Let the games begin. 60

FIRST FANGS 22

Ferrari F12tdf Bentley Bentayga Mazda MX-5 2.0-litre Mini Cooper S Clubman Lexus RC200t