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Headlights Disappoint In New Safety Study

Automakers seeking to improve safety with high-tech headlights may be literally leaving their customers in the dark. A new study…

A Tesla Model 3 sedan, its first car aimed at the mass market, is displayed during its launch in Hawthorne

Tesla Model 3: The Details

Tesla’s Model 3 unveiling was its iPhone moment: More than 250,000 orders have been placed for the car, unseen by…

Mika Salo and Ernest Page.

F1 Legend To Test Locally Tuned Cars

IGNITION viewers are in for a white knuckle ride as local car tuners take on F1 racing star Mika Salo…

 
Videos

TV Highlight: IGNITION GT

Audi takes the fight straight to BMW and Mercedes-Benz with the all new A4. We find out what the eagerly anticipated Toyota Fortuner is like to drive and Gugu takes the baby McLaren for its first track outing.

Show times: Saturday 10:30 | Sunday 16:30 | Monday 00:30 | Tuesday 04:30 | Wednesday 20:30 | Thursday 08:30 and 17:30 | Friday 14:30

TV Highlight: Viper – Legend In Its Own Lifetime

The first Viper rolled off the Dodge production line back in February 1990.  It is one of the most exciting, soul-stirring sports cars ever to burn rubber. This 200 mph, 8-litre V10 rocket has become a modern day legend.

Show times:Saturday 01:00 | Sunday 19:00 | Monday 02:00 and 22:00 | Tuesday 05:00 and 16:00 | Thursday 12:00 | Friday 10:00

TV Highlight: Tuned In SA

A standard BMW M6 already packs an almighty punch but just wait until you see what this tinkered model can do.  We check out how progress is going on our winner’s car and Deon takes a look at a custom RunX RSi.

Show times: Saturday 09:30 | Sunday 15:30 | Monday 04:30 | Tuesday 20:30 | Wednesday 08:30 and 17:30 | Thursday 14:30 | Friday 00:30

2016 Toyota Fortuner: Launch Video

Toyota’s Fortuner has earned the status as South Africa’s favourite SUV. The latest generation version promises greater refinement and a more premium persona. We got the lowdown on the improvements made to the model.

 
 

Details: 2017 Mercedes-AMG E 43 4MATIC

Details: 2017 Mercedes-AMG E 43 4MATIC

The unrelenting pace of progress in the motoring industry never fails to induce awe. Every year cars get faster, smarter, safer and more efficient. Sometimes you think the peak of ...Read More

Volvo Targets Germans With New S90

Volvo Targets Germans With New S90

Volvo Cars unveiled a luxury sedan targeted at winning customers away from BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi, in what may be the biggest challenge for the Swedish manufacturer since it was ...Read More

Prices & Details: 2015 Ford Mustang

Prices & Details: 2015 Ford Mustang

The wait is over. Ford has finally released the Mustang on South African shores. Brace yourself for an assault of equestrian-related headlines and puns in the nation’s automotive titles. We’ll ...Read More

 
 

Quizzing A Mercedes-Benz Designer

Quizzing A Mercedes-Benz Designer

IgnitionLIVE was fortunate to be invited to the recent world launch of the Mercedes-Benz SL in the sunny state of California. While there, Bruce Fraser chatted to Jackson Luttig, a ...Read More

BMW Centenary: The Milestones

BMW Centenary: The Milestones

The Early Years Bayerische Flugzeugwerke AG was established on March 7, 1916, as the successor to aircraft manufacturer Gustav-Otto- Flugmaschinenfabrik. The lead office was at Lerchenauer Straße in Munich, Germany. By ...Read More

Car Clinic: Cure For Deadbeat Polo

Car Clinic: Cure For Deadbeat Polo

Question: My Volkswagen Polo Classic 1.6 (year 2000) only performs reasonably well at light throttle openings. As soon as the revs rise, it begins to exhibit “flat spots”, and struggles ...Read More

 
 

Vettel: ‘Tyre Strategy Went Against Me’

Vettel: ‘Tyre Strategy Went Against Me’

Sebastian Vettel said Ferrari’s aggressive strategy on tyres probably went against him as he relinquished the lead to Nico Rosberg in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix. The four-time world champion, who ...Read More

Hamilton Upstaged In Aussie GP

Hamilton Upstaged In Aussie GP

Lewis Hamilton found himself in the rare position of playing second fiddle to his team-mate Nico Rosberg as Mercedes went one-two in the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday. Rosberg, who ...Read More

Alonso Walks Away From Horror Crash

Alonso Walks Away From Horror Crash

Two-times world champion Fernando Alonso walked away unharmed from a horrifying crash that wrecked his McLaren car in an incident-packed Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on Sunday.The 34-year-old Spaniard, competing ...Read More