Reviews

06 Aug 2018

Bike Review: 2018 BMW G 310 GS

BMW’s G 310 GS offers more flexibility than the street-going G 310 R, writes Thomas Falkiner Maybe it’s early Alzheimer’s…

02 Aug 2018

First Drive: 2018 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

Arresting, is it not? The new Aston Martin Superleggera is one of the most elegantly styled vehicles to come from…

02 Aug 2018

Review: 2018 Opel Grandland X 1.6 Turbo Cosmo

Platform sharing is definitely back and in some cases it is just like the 1980s and 1990s when the same…

27 Jul 2018

First Drive: 2019 Mercedes-AMG C63

The new radiator grille on the forthcoming Mercedes-AMG C63 represents much more than a facelift of AMG’s most popular model.…

26 Jul 2018

Review: 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class X250d

It felt like a long time coming, but we have finally got our hands on the Mercedes-Benz X-Class to see…

19 Jul 2018

First Drive: 2019 Ford Focus

The first-generation Ford Focus that hit the global market in 1998 was an instant hit, with a design that struck…

16 Jul 2018

First Drive: 2018 Porsche 911 T

At the risk of repeating myself — Porsche engineers get it. I know, I have said this before, but if…

12 Jul 2018

First Drive: 2018 Toyota Rush

Remember the Daihatsu Terios? It was loved by many for its simple but cheeky nature and its affordability. Sadly it…

12 Jul 2018

First Drive: 2018 Bentley Bentayga Diesel

After driving the new Bentley Bentayga diesel, we can’t help but wonder about the future of Rudolf Diesel’s powerplant. Diesel…

12 Jul 2018

First Drive: 2018 Mini Cooper

There is no denying the current-generation Mini Cooper has grown in stature and morphed into a C-segment-sized car and that’s…

09 Jul 2018

Review: 2018 Volkswagen Polo Vivo GT

VW’s Vivo GT will cause sleepless nights for contenders such as the Kia Picanto and Toyota Etios, says Thomas Falkiner…

02 Jul 2018

First Drive: 2018 Hyundai H1

Since its launch locally in the first quarter of 2009, Hyundai’s H1 range has sold 17 633 units — 14…

02 Jul 2018

Review: 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS

The smell of the leather always excited my imagination and I picture myself in a different situation. I’m a company…

28 Jun 2018

Review: 2018 Hyundai i20 Active

Volkswagen’s Cross Polo was the first model to bring the faux crossover look to the B-segment of the market, offering…

22 Jun 2018

Review: 2018 VW Arteon 2.0 TDI R-Design

While SA has not yet woken up to what is happening in the rest of the world, the fact is…

20 Jun 2018

Review: 2018 Porsche Panamera 4S Sport Turismo

The Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo takes on the BMW 7 Series and Mercedes-Benz S Class — and comes out on…

14 Jun 2018

First Drive: 2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI

When the GTi badge first appeared in 1976, it started a dynasty of models and not just for Volkswagen. Over…

14 Jun 2018

Classic Review: 1985 BMW 325iS

What is the most sought-after car in SA? Is it a Porsche, a Ferrari or a Lamborghini? These might be…