New Models

07 Nov 2016

First Drive: 2016 Suzuki Baleno 1.4

The new Suzuki Baleno hatchback wants to steal some market share away from the Volkswagen Polo and Kia Rio. Lerato Matebese…

03 Nov 2016

Five things you need to know about the new Renault Kwid

If you thought the Sandero was cheap then you ain't seen nothing yet. For today Renault has gone and launched…

27 Oct 2016

First Drive: 2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Convertible

Said to be inspired by the design of a luxury yacht, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class convertible, which is now available in…

27 Oct 2016

The 2016 Chevrolet Trailblazer gets a summer refresh

For some reason everyone is suddenly releasing updates to their seven-seater family SUV models. Recently Toyota announced it was updating…

27 Oct 2016

First Drive: 2017 Aston Martin DB11

Aston Martin is 103 years old. It has been through good times and bad times — in fact, in those…

27 Oct 2016

First Drive: 2016 Nissan NP200 ICE

Too often in the macho world of bakkies it's all about size. But as Bruce Fraser finds out, the limited…

26 Oct 2016

First Impressions: 2017 Mercedes-Benz Concept X-Class

Mercedes-Benz chose the neutral location of Sweden to pull the wraps off its X-Class pick-up, writes Mark Smyth What is…

24 Oct 2016

First Drive: 2016 KIA Sportage

The new Kia Sportage is unlikely to fade into the periphery of the crowded SUV segment, writes Brenwin Naidu What…

18 Oct 2016

The Renault Duster now has fancy new wheels that will urge you to go off-road

We are big fans of the Renault Duster here at Ignition. It's a simple, honest and capable entry-level SUV that comes…

13 Oct 2016

Toyota reveals ‘refreshed’ Auris – we fail to really spot the difference

Every other day a car gets a facelift. Or a makeover. Or a midlife refresh – whatever you want to…

12 Oct 2016

First Drive: 2016 Honda BR-V

I hate to sound like a conspiracy theorist, but in the massive tapestry that is the automotive industry, manufacturers hold…

12 Oct 2016

Busting Namib dunes in the new facelifted Isuzu KB

A collective gasp escaped from the passengers of our tiny Air Namibia plane as we touched down in Walvis Bay. Not…

11 Oct 2016

Another day another new Volkswagen ‘special-edition’

When it comes to churning out so-called 'special-editions' Volkswagen is right up there with Porsche. Just last week we had…

10 Oct 2016

Five things you need to know about the new Honda BR-V

Say hello to the new Honda Bold Runabout Vehicle – or BR-V for short: a small SUV that offers a…

30 Sep 2016

First Drive: Porsche 718 Cayman & Cayman S (updated)

Seven. One. Eight. These numbers, in that order, are steeped in rich history for Porsche and hark back to the…

28 Sep 2016

Preview: Maserati Levante

Maserati is hopping on the SUV bandwagon with their new Levante that launches locally in December. Thomas Falkiner went behind the…

23 Sep 2016

The new Renault Mégane ain’t no flaky French pastry

SA’s first official taste of the Renault Mégane was in 1996 when the company made a return to our shores…

22 Sep 2016

First Drive: Jaguar F-Type SVR

The fastest F-Type ever made has arrived to battle the likes of Porsche, Nissan and Mercedes-Benz. Thomas Falkiner took it…