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Mercedes Plans New EV Range

Mercedes-Benz is planning its own distinct line of electric vehicles, challenging BMW and Tesla Motors Inc. in a bet that alternative-fuel…

Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla.

Musk: Tesla Still On Track

After a tumultuous summer at Tesla Motors Inc., Elon Musk spent most of his time on an earnings conference call assuring…

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in Taipei

Samsung To Make Car Parts?

After Samsung Electronics Co.’s success in selling components for rivals’ smartphones, Vice Chairman Lee Jae Yong is considering a similar…


Memorable Moments With Gugu Zulu

The tributes flowing from the entire nation today attest that Gugu Zulu impacted not only the South African motoring fraternity, but people from all facets. He inspired on the rally stages, his success and achievements proved that barriers could be broken. And he was our very own resident racer here at IGNITION. Boy, could he drive. Whether behind the wheel of a powerful exotic, or the humblest hatchback, The Fastest Brother in Africa showed no fear in exploring the very limits around Zwartkops. Join us as we look back on some of his memorable GT LapZ moments, in celebration of the brilliant helmsman he was.

McLaren 650S Spyder


Ford Transit

Caterham Supersport R

Porsche 911 T


Volkswagen Golf R

Ford Galaxie, driven with Sarel Van Der Merwe

Toyota 86 Limited Edition

Mazda MX-5 (ND)

Mercedes-AMG GT S

Jaguar XFR-S

Daihatsu Gran Max

Audi RS Q3

Subaru BRZ (Supercharged)

Honda CRX

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

Opel Astra OPC

Renault Clio RS

Fiat Abarth 130 TC

Porsche 930: GT Lapz

The Porsche 930 Turbo not only elevated the Stuttgart company into the supercar league but it also made “whale tails” cool. “Legend in its time” as Gugu puts it, the 930 put “turbo” in popular palant. He gets a drive on the race track in this fiercely fast sports-car.

Opel Adam: GT Lapz

If size is anything to go by, the Opel Adam is a small dynamite that gives a thorough punch in the Opel family. Gugu Zulu takes the cheeky bugger on to the race track. See what he thought of it…

Video Review: BMW M2

Over the past forty years, BMW’s M line-up has grown from one model to a range of ten cars. Coincidentally, the latest addition is also the baby in the family but there’s nothing infantile about the M2′s performance. Gugu Zulu recently drove it around the Franschhoek Motor Museum’s test track. Here’s what he thought…



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