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21 Jun 2017

New Transformers film to offer car-centric thrills

Following April's "Fate of the Furious," June 21 debut "Transformers: The Last Knight" looks to overtake its billion dollar box…

20 Jun 2017

Renault Clio GT-Line vs VW Polo 1.0TSI R-Line

Renault Clio RS. Volkswagen Polo GTI. Two performance hatchbacks that many people want to buy but few can afford. Especially…

19 Jun 2017

Opinion: Why it’s only cool if it’s air-cooled

When I tell people I’m a motoring journalist, they always want to know what my favourite car is. And my…

13 Jun 2017

Watch an Evoque take on rugby star Owen Farrell

There are all sorts of publicity stunts and viral videos around these days, but we all love those that pit…

08 Jun 2017

This in-seat airbag could save lives of the future

Leading automotive supplier ZF is developing a new type of in-seat airbag that, when deployed, will stop an occupant from…

08 Jun 2017

The history of our homegrown BMW 745i

If you are fortunate enough to be one of those who wafts to the office in the morning in a…

07 Jun 2017

Renault wants to power homes with old batteries

French carmaker Renault, one of the first mainstream companies to move into the electric car market, is teaming up with…

06 Jun 2017

13 wet weather driving tips to keep you safe

Hey, Cape Town, listen up. Apparently the mother of all storms is going to be hitting your hipster city sometime…

06 Jun 2017

Tom Tom wants you to rediscover the road trip

Navigation company TomTom is launching a new free-to-use route planning tool for those that see the summer road trip as…

01 Jun 2017

Behind the scenes of the Concours d’Elegance

BMW might have used the annual Concours d’Elegance at Villa d’Este in Italy to unveil its concept 8 Series, but…

31 May 2017

Is soccer more exciting than a supercar?

As the UEFA Champions League final – the world's biggest single game of soccer – approaches, fans couldn't feel more…

31 May 2017

Celebrating 50 years of the Mazda rotary engine

50 Years ago Mazda launched the Cosmo Sport 110S and in doing so put the automotive world in a spin.…

29 May 2017

Exploring a secret Free State Datsun collection

Nothing really happens in Bothaville. No, that’s a lie. Each year in May this dusty Free State locale plays host to…

23 May 2017

Ready your falcon for the Bentley Bentayga

There are lots of specialist activities vehicles designed to suit, and some people will immediately think of Nissan recently unveiling…

22 May 2017

A brief history of the pesky speeding fine

The first internal combustion-propelled car may have chugged out of Karl Benz's workshop back in 1886, but it took until…

22 May 2017

Singapore has a luxury car vending machine

A vending machine that dispenses luxury cars to well-heeled buyers is the latest space-saving innovation in land-starved Singapore – just…

14 May 2017

Are we on the cusp of a car design revolution?

After 130 years of visual and technological evolution, the car is accelerating towards a genuine revolution in terms of aesthetics,…

03 May 2017

Shootout: Alfa Giulia QV vs. BMW M3 vs. AMG 63 S

Aside from obvious rivalry that exists between the trio you see before you, there is a historical link between their…