Reviews

15 Feb 2018

First Drive: 2018 Toyota Yaris

Remember when Toyota and Volkswagen were locked in a furious battle in the small car segment? First it was the…

15 Feb 2018

First Drive: 2018 Renault Megane RS

Love it or loathe it, the first generation Renault Megane RS was one of the most focused front-wheel drive hot…

12 Feb 2018

Review: 2018 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line

Now wait just a darned minute, Falkiner, why are you reviewing a Volkswagen Beetle? I thought these things had been…

08 Feb 2018

Review: 2018 Alfa Romeo 2.0T Q4

We have probably said this before, but what’s going on with all the SUVs? Not so long ago, environmentalists decreed…

08 Feb 2018

First Drive: 2018 Honda Civic Type-R

When you are competing against a car such as the Volkswagen Golf R, it would be easy to design something…

08 Feb 2018

First Drive: 2018 Honda Jazz Sport

The Honda Jazz used to be a firm favourite in SA, selling hundreds every month, loved by everyone from school…

05 Feb 2018

First Drive: 2018 Volvo XC40

The ramblings of a trend analyst provided riveting lunchtime listening while sitting in my first traffic jam of 2018. On…

01 Feb 2018

First Drive: 2018 Jaguar E-Pace

Jaguar design director Ian Callum told Motor News last year that for years he resisted the call from management to…

01 Feb 2018

First Drive: 2018 Volkswagen Polo

Volkswagen SA has launched the sixth-generation Polo, with SA having had its first acquaintance with the model in its fourth…

26 Jan 2018

Review: 2018 Land Rover Discovery TDV6 HSE

During the week that we had the new Land Rover Discovery on test, I managed to chat to a number…

22 Jan 2018

Review: 2017 Aston Martin DB11 V8

Combining killer performance with gorgeous good looks, the new DB11 V8 is the most complete Aston Martin in decades, says…

18 Jan 2018

First Drive: 2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo

Ashooting brake, station wagon, estate or hatchback — call it what you will, but the Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo takes…

13 Dec 2017

First Drive: 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 Cabriolet

We know that crossovers and SUVs are where the action lies at the moment, but looking at the two-door version…

13 Dec 2017

First Drive: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio

My heart is racingand I am trying to stifle an enthusiastic yelp, lest I look like a fool to the…

12 Dec 2017

Review: 2017 Suzuki Ignis 1.2 GLX

It’s fugly. It’s Japanese. Let me guess, Falkiner, you like it, don’t you? I do indeed. Although its rear end…

07 Dec 2017

First Drive: 2018 BMW M5

BMW’s sixth-generation M5, which was launched in Portugal last week, is the most powerful variant of the model — and…

06 Dec 2017

First Drive: 2018 Volvo XC40

Do yourself a favour and pick up the book The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden by Jonas Jonasson.…

06 Dec 2017

First Drive: 2017 Lexus NX

A cold, wet towel and iced tea never looked so enticing. With the outside temperature nudging a sweaty 36°C, the…