New Models

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…

10 Nov 2016

Five things you need to know about the new facelifted VW Golf 7

Volkswagen has just unveiled their new Golf. Expect it isn't really 'new' at all. What they have released to the world…

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…