New Models

24 Jan 2017

Uber drivers rejoice – there’s a new Toyota Corolla in town

Well maybe not new but certainly refreshed. To inject some joie de vivre back into their best-selling sedan Toyota has given…

14 Dec 2016

First Drive: Land Rover Discovery 5 prototype

"One obstacle at a time,” I repeat to myself as ominous dark clouds hover increasingly closer to the horizon. But…

14 Dec 2016

This turbocharged Toyota Etios is the reimagined RSI you’ve been waiting for

The Toyota Etios may be cheap to buy and run, but it will never stir the soul. I know how…

13 Dec 2016

This is the new facelifted Lexus IS explained in just five photographs

Another week another facelift. This time the Lexus IS saloon received a quick nip/tuck to bring it up to date…

07 Dec 2016

First Drive: 2016 Ford Everest XLS and XLT

Spirits were high among the suits at Ford last week when it was announced that the Ranger had trounced its nemesis…

02 Dec 2016

First Drive: 2017 BMW 5 Series

A couple of weeks ago I travelled to Lisbon in Portugal to drive the 2017 BMW 5 Series. Unfortunately we…

01 Dec 2016

First Drive: 2016 Opel Mokka X

In a segment where motorists are spoilt for choice, the new Opel Mokka X confirms its credentials as a frontrunner,…

01 Dec 2016

First Drive: 2016 BMW 740e iPerformance

It comes as little surprise to see that earlier this year Cape Town was voted the No.1 city in the…

29 Nov 2016

The 2016 BMW M4 GTS is one of the rarest BMW models in Africa

I can remember riding shotgun in a BMW E46 M3 CSL in 2005 and was taken aback by the relatively…

25 Nov 2016

Five things you need to know about the new Abarth 124 Spider

If the Mazda MX-5 doesn't exude enough 'passion' for you then its quasi-Italian sister – the new Abarth 124 Spider…

24 Nov 2016

First Drive: 2017 Toyota C-HR

The spunky new C-HR infuses zest into the staid image of the Toyota brand, writes Brenwin Naidu What is this…

24 Nov 2016

The Volkswagen Passat has just been made even better but nobody will care

The latest Volkswagen Passat may be bland but it is, as mid-sized sedans go, brilliant. It's comfortable. It's spacious. It…

23 Nov 2016

First Drive: 2016 Toyota Hilux & Fortuner SRX

In a segment as competitive as light commercial vehicles, it is important to keep one step ahead of the opposition.…

23 Nov 2016

Five things you need to know about the new 2016 Volkswagen Up!

My how time flies. The awesome little Volkswagen Up! has been with us for nearly two years now and over…

22 Nov 2016

McLaren launches 570S Design Editions for lazy rich people with no imagination

If you can afford a McLaren 570S you can afford to customise it and make it your own. And surely…

21 Nov 2016

First Drive: 2016 Hyundai Tucson 1.7 & 2.0 Turbodiesel

Following the launch in the first quarter of this year of the new Tucson, which initially comprised only petrol models,…

16 Nov 2016

There’s nowhere to hide when you bin a new Lamborghini Huracán Spyder

Lamborghini has finally cut the head off its Huracán. Aptly unveiled at the 2016 Los Angeles Motor Show the new available-in-January-2017…

11 Nov 2016

First Drive: 2017 Audi A3

The facelifted Audi A3 is now available with even more tech – but soon so will the Golf, writes Mark…