Features

22 Aug 2017

A new superglue might revolutionize auto design

Automotive designers say the future lies with multimaterial vehicles: high-strength steel, carbon fiber, aluminium and advanced plastics. The problem arises…

14 Aug 2017

Road Trip: 3 Great roadhouses worth visiting

The roadhouse is dead. A construct of decades past, this purveyor of fast street food has been tossed in the…

11 Aug 2017

Exploring the McLaren Technology Centre

Bruce McLaren died in a crash in 1970 while testing the McLaren M8D Can-Am race car at the Goodwood circuit…

07 Aug 2017

Baby Driver: A must-watch for car & music fans

Awful name, Baby Driver. Pretty cool movie, though. Especially if you prefer your action films chased with a double-shot of…

02 Aug 2017

How 007 ditched his Aston for a Lotus

Forty years ago, Lotus made a huge splash with the cinema-going public when James Bond ditched his Aston Martin in…

01 Aug 2017

How Toyota & Nissan are approaching autonomy

Toyota is a manufacturer that likes to go its own way, and it's not afraid to make controversial decisions. Only…

31 Jul 2017

Shootout: Battle of the super Spyders

There are levels to the high-performance car game. From humbler, hot hatchbacks to fire-breathing exotics, the spectrum delights all observers…

27 Jul 2017

World readies for EVs, despite speed bumps

Technological advances mean fossil fuel in cars could be phased out within decades but switching to electric carries its own…

26 Jul 2017

Taking your car for a service? Read this first

Taking your car in for a service can be daunting — even if you score an A+ for car-maintenance knowledge. Each…

24 Jul 2017

Road Trippin’ on a Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin

It is the stuff of dreams, this picture. Two bikes thudding along under dark skies on a lonely mountain road.…

20 Jul 2017

A brief history of the Martini Racing livery

When you think of the most famous names in motorsport, chances are you will think of brands such as Ferrari…

14 Jul 2017

Concours SA 2017 Competition

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED Love your classic cars? Want to invest in one? Or simply indulge your eyeballs in…

13 Jul 2017

Rally Cars rule at Goodwood Festival of Speed

There is no denying that most of the action at the famous Goodwood Festival of Speed happens at the bottom…

11 Jul 2017

Checking your car’s oil – you’re doing it wrong

Maybe you're driving home this evening and you decide to pull into the petrol station for some fuel. Maybe while…

10 Jul 2017

Alpine A110: The French Reconnection

When was the last time you stopped to gaze upon a French sports car? No, I’m not talking about a…

06 Jul 2017

High octane thrills at Goodwood Festival of Speed

We have been to the Goodwood Festival of Speed before, but the excitement of attending what is probably the best…

05 Jul 2017

The days of motorbikes in Hanoi are numbered

Officials in Vietnam's traffic-choked capital Hanoi vowed on Tuesday to banish motorbikes by 2030 to ease environment and congestion woes,…

29 Jun 2017

What the world’s best footballers choose to drive

In these tough economic times, it’s always interesting (and perhaps a little galling) to see there are those who are…