Reviews

15 Oct 2018

Review: 2018 Hyundai i20 Active

Laziness aside, the new Hyundai i20 Active has a lot going for it. By Thomas Falkiner Let’s cut to the…

11 Oct 2018

Review: 2018 Renault Megane RS 280 Lux EDC

Two years after the launch of its fourth-generation Megane, Renault SA recently introduced the big-muscle version — as a matter…

11 Oct 2018

First Drive: 2018 Lexus ES 250 & 300h

Since its launch here in 2013 the Lexus ES has become the premium Japanese brand’s bestselling vehicle. That’s no mean…

08 Oct 2018

Review: 2018 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0 TDI R-Line

Thomas Falkiner is taken with the new Volkswagen Arteon –  a stylish saloon-come-GT car that checks many boxes. Arty what?!…

07 Oct 2018

First Drive: 2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan

When I first heard the marketing line for the new Rolls-Royce Cullinan was going to be “Effortless, Everywhere”, I was…

05 Oct 2018

Honda HR-V crossover gets a refresh

Honda’s HR-V compact crossover, launched here in 2015, has undergone a stylish midlife update. Honda’s best-looking SUV, which slots in…

05 Oct 2018

First Drive: 2019 Renault Duster

Having been previewed at last month’s Festival of Motoring at Kyalami, Renault’s all-new Duster SUV commenced sales in SA this…

04 Oct 2018

Review: 2018 VW Touareg V6 TDI Executive R-Line

Volkswagen’s Touareg SUV has always been something of a nondescript entity, a vehicle with the right substance underneath, but all…

04 Oct 2018

First Drive: 2019 BMW X5

BMW timed the launch of the original X5 to perfection. The market was ripe for an SUV-like vehicle without the…

27 Sep 2018

First Drive: 2018 BMW X4

BMW has the knack of building niche products, but none has been more prominent and controversial than the X6, which…

27 Sep 2018

First Drive: 2018 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

If you’re going to flash your wealth with a brash motorised display, you may as well do it properly. Ladies…

25 Sep 2018

Review: 2018 Mercedes-Benz A250

The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class is a significant improvement on its predecessor. By Thomas Falkiner I remember you loathed the third-generation A-Class…

20 Sep 2018

Review: 2018 BMW i3

The utopian ideal of not having to pay for petrol should, in theory, have electric cars like the Nissan Leaf…

17 Sep 2018

First Drive: 2018 Porsche Cayenne

Thomas Falkiner samples the new Porsche Cayenne across the rural roads of the Western Cape. Stop the boat — is this…

13 Sep 2018

First Drive: 2019 Lexus UX

There has been a wave of new SUVs sweeping through the market in recent times and any would-be manufacturer worth…

13 Sep 2018

Review: 2018 Isuzu MU-X 4×4

Kind of like trying to imagine a new search engine trying to take on Google, it isn’t easy for a…

12 Sep 2018

Review: 2018 Renault Clio R.S. 18 F1

Renault proves that they haven't forgotten how to build a quick and properly engaging Clio with their new limited-edition R.S.…

10 Sep 2018

Review: 2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI

The new-generation Polo has grown into a fine little thing, a car with the solid engineering, value for money and…