Bread and butter plus kaya

Two slices of plain white bread, with a spread of yellow margarine on one and a dab of green kaya (sometimes orange) on the other. That's a breakfast staple in Singapore, and a good analogy for the new 11th-generation Corolla Altis. Because it's still a bread-and-butter car for ordinary people, but now it comes with a delicious dollop of "coconut jam" - excellent equipment and handsome styling.

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Also, check out the March 2014 issue for these other great stories:

1) FOUR-DOOR SENSATION (pg 38-41) Maserati's new Quattroporte S saloon is bigger and better-built, but retains much of its Italian charm

2) SUBURBAN COWBOYS (pg 78-84) We drive the Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit, Infiniti QX70 and Lexus RX350 to find the upmarket SUV with the best combination of on-road comfort and off-road capability

3) A GREAT WAY TO FLY (pg 90-92) We asked two pilots to take Audi's speedy new SUV, the SQ5, for a "flight test" - here is the "data" they logged