November 29, 2016

Volkswagen’s new fastback

Three months ahead of its scheduled world premiere, Volkswagen has released a sketch of the Arteon, a new model that will reportedly replace the CC in […]
November 29, 2016

Hilux and Fortuner updated

Since introduction of the new Toyota Hilux in February this year, the model has sold over 30 000 units – keeping it at the top end of […]
November 25, 2016

Tyres by the numbers

Tyres are safety critical components on a vehicle, so understanding the meaning of codes moulded into their sidewalls is helpful in interpreting specific characteristics, including speed […]
November 11, 2016

718: The right sized Porsche

In the late 1990s, Porsche was under severe financial pressure. To avoid bankruptcy, the iconic sports car manufacturer needed a new, affordable model to replace its […]
November 8, 2016

New road for Merc engines

From next year, Mercedes-Benz plans to introduce a new family of engines across its passenger car line-up – among them four- and six-cylinder units that incorporate […]
November 4, 2016

Mobility according to BMW

The BMW Group has revealed its plan for motoring’s future – autonomous, electric, fully connected and shared. The vision is outlined in statement issued today by […]
November 1, 2016

Alfa Romeo Giulietta reworked

Alfa Romeo’s new Giulietta recently made its debut in South Africa, offering a choice of turbocharged petrol engines and Magneti Marelli-engineered exhaust, suspension and powertrain systems […]
November 1, 2016

Mercedes bakkie revealed

Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz brand has unveiled two concept versions of its first bakkie. Called the X Class, the model is scheduled to go on sale towards the […]
October 31, 2016

Everest in local production

Ford has expanded its Everest range following introduction of a new local production initiative for the vehicle at its Silverton assembly plant, where it will be […]
October 28, 2016

Kia Sportage set to impress

The new Kia Sportage builds comprehensively on the success of the outgoing model, offering an innovative and sophisticated package to buyers in an increasingly competitive compact […]
October 26, 2016

Toyota Gazoo racing to stick to proven 4WD recipe for Dakar 2017

The final round of the 2016 Donaldson Cross-Country Championship takes place near the mining town of Glenharvie this weekend, and Toyota Gazoo Racing SA will again […]
October 21, 2016

Mitsubishi Motors joins Renault-Nissan Alliance

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced that Nissan Motor Company (Nissan) has become its largest shareholder after completing the purchase of 34% of MMC-issued shares for […]
October 13, 2016

New 5-Series on its way

BMW has released details of its seventh generation 5-Series, which is due for launch in February next year. The executive class sedan is said to offer […]
October 7, 2016

Mama Mia!

If there’s one car you should drive before you die, it is Ferrari’s 488 GTB. Wynter Murdoch reports Shortly after Ferrari had launched its 488 GTB […]
September 28, 2016

Art on wheels

Twenty- five years ago Esther Mahlangu, a South African artist, was asked by BMW to paint a 525i sedan using the bright colours and unique ornamental […]
September 28, 2016

Nissan and BMW on a charge

Nissan South Africa and the BMW Group South Africa have introduced their first joint electric vehicle (EV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) charging stations in the Western […]
September 23, 2016

Bolt takes gold for fuel-saving!

Tata’s compact commuter is put to the economy test in a unique, cross-country odyssey. The challenge was straightforward: drive 2 100km from South Africa’s northern-most border post […]
September 22, 2016

Thrills aplenty at Kyalami

The inaugural South African Festival of Motoring, held at the iconic Kyalami racetrack, got the adrenalin pumping as it ushered in a new era of global […]