January2016

  • MQB-based Audi Q2 will be shown at Geneva

    All eyes will be on Audi at this year’s Geneva Motor Show after their newest “Q” family member, the Audi Q2, was announced.  The brand new Q2 badge will complement a radically designed crossover SUV which will target a younger market than Audi has ever previously succeeded to reach....
  • End of an era, Defender production shuts down

    Land Rover celebrated 68 years of history today after the final batch of Defenders rolled off the production line at the renowned Solihull production facility.   To celebrate this impressive achievement, over 700 current and former Solihull employees who were involved in the production of Series Land Rover and...
  • Hyundai adds value with 7 year/200 000km warranty

    Hyundai vehicles have always been known for peace of mind motoring and if you don’t believe this from us, believe it from Hyundai themselves. Hyundai Automotive South Africa has implemented a new “7 years or 200 000km” manufacturer’s warranty towards their new vehicles, which is a first in the...
  • Launch Drive: New Lexus RX 350 and hybrid

    Over the last four years Lexus saw a steady rise in global sales with more than 650 000 new vehicles finding owners in 2015 and a big contributor to that achievement is the Lexus RX SUV. Since coming to market in 1998, Lexus RX has been nothing but a sales’...
  • Video: Farewell to the Land Rover Defender

    An old soul trapped in a modern world, today is the last day of Land Rover Defender production. With tears close to forming in the corner of our our eyes we take you down the slow-paced production line for one final time. It is here where Land Rover has given so many of...
  • Road Test: New Mazda MX-5 2.0-litre 2016

    The fourth, most stylish and latest generation of a motoring legend in its own right, Mazda’s MX-5 certainly makes best of its toy-like character to defy that ballooning car trend to stay surprisingly true to the great original the 1990 original. Mazda MX-5 quite brilliantly brings a 25-year legend...
  • Road Test: Land Cruiser 200 VX 2016

    Slick and modern in its design, the Toyota Land Cruiser 200 has done what so many of us have to and embraced urbanisation. I say this because the once bad boy of the Toyota family has dropped its ruggedness for flowing lines and urban appeal. Thankfully it hasn’t lost...
  • Video: BMW M2 hits 250km/h top speed

    Nothing like shaking off your brand new BMW M2 with a top end run down the Autobahn. Steering with cellphone in hand, here is our first dash-cam view showing the M2’s mid-range grunt from 120km/h to the limited top speed of 250km/h. More importantly is the sound from that 3.0-litre straight six...
  • Official launch date for new 485kW Ferrari FF

    Ferrari has moved slowly to update its radical four-seater FF and at last the Italian firm has broken the silence by announcing that the new Ferrari FF will make an official debut at Lake Como, Italy, on the 15th of February. Ferrari has confirmed its participation at the prestigious...