Lineage: Audi RennSport

The Audi-Porsche Genesis

Audi Sport, a name that can not be mentioned without a referral to the Group B (or rather the “Golden”) Era of the World Rally Championship in the 1980’s. While it was short-lived, it was Audi, who took the first step in creating a four-wheel drive rally car, intriguing other manufacturers like Peugeot, Lancia, MG and Ford to join the fight.

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Tested: 2011 Jaguar XF S

The fancy feast

If I mention the word Jaguar do you also think of a spotted tiger and stodgy British cars? More senior readers might lean back, tug on their pipes and reminisce about Le Mans D-Types, sexy E-Types and Mark Twos but you’ll be hard-pressed to locate a fanatical S-Type or X-Type owner.

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Padtoets: Honda Accord Tourer 2.2i DTEC

Sportwa by uitstek

Ons beurt om die Honda Accord stasiewa te toets, nadat hy al ‘n jaar op die mark is, was nou een van die aangenaamste verrassings in ‘n lang tyd. Stasiewaens verkoop nie eintlik regtig goed in Namibië of Suid-Afrika nie; anders as in Duitsland waar BMW, Mercedes en Audi volop is en hulle op die Autobahn amper harder gery word as Porsches.

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Porsche Museum

Saliva gland torture

Let’s face it. You’re not a proper petrol-head unless you had a poster of a whale-tail Porsche 911 on your bedroom wall and knew the difference between a 924, 944 and 968. You might prefer the dramatic Italian offerings or brute American muscle, but any car fundi should entertain a sizable amount of respect for the Stuttgart sports cars.

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