Reviews

10 Sep 2014

Driven: Mazda’s New Models

We have all heard Mazda’s slogan “Zoom-Zoom”. Generally I have regarded it as one of those marketing slogans that applied…

05 Sep 2014

Mahindra XUV 500: Video Review

The versatile Mahindra XUV 500 is often overlooked on buyers' shortlists. Recently the Indian automaker released a more affordable derivative…

04 Sep 2014

Topless 4 Series Soothes The Ego

A colleague on another publication recently found himself in the unenviable position of writing a review on a vehicle for…

04 Sep 2014

Baby Hyundai Packed With Value

The Hyundai Getz was an excellent value for money proposition as it offered a reasonably well put together B-segment hatch…

03 Sep 2014

Toyota Land Cruiser: Old But Good

I flicked through the Bible the other day to try to find some reference to the Toyota Land Cruiser Pick-Up.…

03 Sep 2014

Alfa Romeo 4C: Video Review

The Alfa Romeo 4C certainly dragged its feet on the journey to South Africa. It has finally landed. With that…

28 Aug 2014

Our Epic Economy Run In Volvo’s V60

I have a peculiar confession. Even though I don’t carry the picket-fence burden of boisterous Labradors, free-range kids and a…

28 Aug 2014

BMW i8: First Drive

Egomaniacs, listen up, because when it comes to the war for attention, the BMW i8 wins. Yes, you’ll get plenty…

28 Aug 2014

Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG: First Drive

As a motoring scribe, you quickly learn that manufacturers go to great lengths to make a point. Some sniggers escaped…

27 Aug 2014

Cherokee Cruises Better Than It Looks

When I think Jeep, I usually think of an American wearing a bandana driving the legendary Rubicon Trail with a…

25 Aug 2014

Clio RS Has Big Shoes To Fill

I am a fervent fan of the previous third generation Renault Clio RS and when I attended its launch back…

25 Aug 2014

Lexus ES 250: The Road Rage Cure?

Road rage. It’s everywhere. Every other day you read a newspaper article about how some guy went nuclear at an…

21 Aug 2014

Topless Rolls Bathes In Applause

Sir Henry Royce once said: “The quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten.” I am not quite sure…

19 Aug 2014

One Snag To Diesel 2 Series

Essentially the replacement to the previous generation 1 Series Coupe which was loosely based on the 1 Series hatch, the…

18 Aug 2014

Sharper Toyota 86: Pretty Much Perfect

I have always been an admirer of the Toyota 86. It is, to my eyes at least, the perfect antidote…

15 Aug 2014

Monstrous S-Class Duo Driven

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class commands a great deal of respect — as it should — and is considered by many to…

15 Aug 2014

Updated Megane Needs More

There used to be an advertising tag line that said: “So you wouldn’t buy a Renault?” There was a time…

11 Aug 2014

F-Type Coupe Has Gladiatoral Presence

The Jaguar E-Type was voted by many as the car of the last century for its looks, its performance and its class. Any successor…