October 19, 2017

Designed for a purpose

Mitsubishi launched the world’s first passenger vehicle with full-time 4-wheel drive – the PX33 – in 1933. More than 80 years later, Mitsubishi is launching their […]
March 29, 2017

Toyota goes funky and fresh

Fuelled by an ever increasing variety and diversity of models, soaring sales of small SUVs in South Africa’s passenger car market have made the segment the […]
March 6, 2017

Creta takes the gap

Hyundai has introduced its eye-catching Creta to the country’s competitive, sub-compact, SUV segment. Reuben van Niekerk reports Historically, Hyundai has succeeded in winning customers in South […]
February 27, 2017

Alfa unveils its Stelvio SUV

The wraps have come off Alfa Romeo’s rival to luxury class SUVs such as Jaguar’s F-Pace and Porsche’s Macan…   Alfa Romeo has launched its new […]
January 17, 2017

Ford recalls fire plagued Kuga

Ford South Africa has announced a recall of 4 556 units of its 1,6-litre Kuga model, sold between December 2012 and February 2014. Affected cars require […]
December 15, 2016

Everest expands range

New models added as local production begins. Reuben van Niekerk reports The Everest is set to become a more compelling choice in South Africa’s highly contested […]
December 13, 2016

Hyundai Tucson engine range expanded

Hyundai has added two new Tucsons to its best-selling, compact, SUV line-up, each featuring a turbocharged diesel engine. Introduction of the vehicles expands the range to […]
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 […]
September 21, 2016

Specification upgrade for Toyota RAV4 VX models

The Toyota RAV4 remains one of South Africa’s favourite Sport Utility Vehicles, racking up over 400 units on a monthly basis; it has established itself as […]
September 19, 2016

Tiguan heralds a new era for SUVs

Volkswagen have now been in South Africa for 65 years and they are a well known, well-loved brand. Volkswagen have built up this brand image with […]
September 7, 2016

Toyota launches new models

The SA Festival of Motoring provided the perfect platform for Toyota to engage with their customers and at the same time provide a sneak preview of […]
September 7, 2016

New Suzuki model an automatic choice

Suzuki Auto South Africa has added the option of an automatic gearbox to the popular GL+ derivative of its award-winning Vitara range. The newcomer is based […]
September 7, 2016

Range Rover unveils Evoque convertible

Land Rover has unveiled the world’s first luxury compact SUV convertible at the South African Festival of Motoring. The New Range Rover Evoque Convertible combines the […]
September 7, 2016

Macan Turbo gets Performance Package

As the sports car of the compact SUV segment, the Macan has been setting standards in terms of driving dynamics since its debut and now Porsche […]
August 10, 2016

Sticking to its guns

Toyota’s latest rendition of the Land Cruiser reinforces the vehicle’s go-anywhere heritage. Reuben van Niekerk reports All too often in life as well as in the […]
August 10, 2016

Kadjar muscles in

On the back of its best sales year ever in South Africa, Renault continues to muscle in on the market. Following the showroom success of models […]
August 10, 2016

Lexus RX – Redefining luxury

With Toyota reliability and Lexus style and sophistication, the latest RX is set to redefine the luxury crossover segment. Reuben van Niekerk reports Origami-inspired design cues, […]