Features

17 Feb 2017

How to spot a good deal when buying a second-hand car

The second-hand car industry has a poor reputation — and it’s mostly undeserved, says Jeff Osborne, head of Gumtree Automotive. “Dealerships…

16 Feb 2017

This Volvo P1800 has clocked over 5-million kilometres

More than 5-million kilometres travelled, only two engines rebuilt and one owner since new. Meet Irv Gordon, a former school…

14 Feb 2017

Celeb Spot: Talking cars with DJ Sbu

What is your favourite car at the moment? It’s a Levante which is the Maserati SUV. I think it’s about…

14 Feb 2017

Opinion: Why cars are so much better than girls

True love is not hard to find, it’s as close as the nearest steering wheel. By Thomas Falkiner So I…

13 Feb 2017

Shootout: Four premium hatchbacks go head-to-head

There are many views regarding what constitutes a premium product these days. The word is bandied about liberally in motoring evaluations.…

31 Jan 2017

Uber envisions a future filled with self-driving cabs

You are all set for a night on the town and being responsible you order yourself an Uber. Now imagine…

31 Jan 2017

Spinning: Going behind the scenes with Magesh Ndaba

It's a hot Sunday afternoon and I’m parked in the emergency lane on the Ergo Road turn-off, just off the…

13 Dec 2016

Opinion: Why endurance racing still matters in 2016

“You’re absolutely crazy. How can you waste an entire day watching cars go around a track?” This is the typical…

12 Dec 2016

This is what it’s like to own Jean Alesi’s 1991 Ferrari 643

So you’re a Formula One fan with a few bob lying about — what do you do? You might swing…

07 Dec 2016

37 things to check on your car before your holiday roadtrip

Nobody likes breaking down. Especially not when you're travelling to your holiday destination of choice. So to help you avoid…

07 Dec 2016

Meeting Magnus Walker and his Outlaw Porsche 911s in Los Angeles

Porsche. It’s a sports car marque with many connotative images: well-to-do yuppies with a penchant for Oliver Peoples spectacles and…

02 Dec 2016

Tune in and win with our Motoring Gifts Show

This competition is now closed. Congratulations to all of our lucky winners! We hope you enjoy your awesome prizes! *…

29 Nov 2016

Opinion: Stop saying that the Porsche 718 sounds like a Subaru – it doesn’t

People. Fellow motoring journalists. Bloggers. Everybody – listen up. Please stop comparing the sound of the new Porsche 718 Boxster/Cayman to…

23 Nov 2016

Motocycles: Mat Durrans takes a ride into the world of celebrity bikers

I was recently asked to contribute comments to a lifestyle magazine about celebrity bikers. My interviewer wanted to know who…

17 Nov 2016

Buying Advice: We choose the best value secondhand cars from 16 segments

There are so many new car awards, but the pre-owned market is dominant as buyers seek more value in secondhand…

10 Nov 2016

Motoring Hacks: 11 ways to stay afloat in a flash flood

Flash floods present a real and very serious danger to us motorists – especially in a country such as ours in which…

09 Nov 2016

When it comes to big adventures a smaller bike is actually better

Presenter of The Bike Show, Mat Durrans, ponders his bucket list road trip and explains why he'd pick something small…

08 Nov 2016

12 great tips for a less stressful drive this holiday season

The holidays are nearly upon us. Which means that most of us will be gearing up for a motorised trek…