Contents

The power. The passion.

AUGUST 2017

42

Super Sonic

Ferrari’s straight to the point with the name of its new front-engine V12 flagship. We board the 812 Superfast

52

Nismo GT-R vs M4 GTS

Fastest-ever BMW battles Godzilla for ultimate track bragging rights

64

CSV’s 600kW Drag King

CSV’s new twin-turbo Mustang GT is a power-packed Pony Car with a penchant for smoking

72

Meeting The GT2 RS

We ride shotgun in the fastest and most powerful 911 ever, the wild, winged 515kW GT2 RS

78

Stinger GT: The Verdict

Kia’s so confident in its new Stinger GT it chose the Nurburgring for our first proper drive

86 Bang For Your Bucks

Found: The Best Fast Car Under $50,000

22 FIRST FANGS

Audi RS5 Porsche 911 GTS BMW M140i PE Huracan Performante Lexus LC 500 Mustang PP Porsche 911 Turbo Toyota 86 TRD * Privacy notice can be found on page 7

REGULARS

9 Ed’s Letter

The Stinger GT is a medicine

10 The News

Mad WRX; wild Walky; Type R pricing and special editions

18 The Vent

Blurt it all out, tell us all. We won’t bite, verbally

20 Sweet Dream

If Alfa Romeo built a C63 Black challenger

116 Geek Speak

Brake-by-wire; what is it and how does it work?

118 Cool Kit

Make your cash vanish

120 Garage

We welcome Toyota’s new 86 and see off our beloved Skoda

124 New vs Used

Two trick Audis face-off in a pricepoint war

125 Chart Attack

BMW’s M2 engages in a sales war with AMG’s A45

127 Columns

Keen eyes off HSV’s billy cart; Morley debates dual-clutchers

131 Hot Source

Fast cars and all the numbers that go with them

146 Hero Worship

Strap in for a yarn on Australia’s greatest muscle car