February2016

  • Rimac Concept One is yours for R18 million

    The world’s first all-electric supercar is here and it has over 745 kilowatts! Croatian start-up Rimac Automobili is set to unveil the production version of the Concept_One hypercar at the Geneva Motor Show. The all-electric hypercar features four permanent magnetic electric motors, one for each wheel, in the middle...
  • Geneva: New Levante SUV is crucial for Maserati

    The super-SUV market is becoming larger and larger each season, and this one is no exception. Allow us to introduce Maserati’s first SUV, the new Maserati Levante. Set to be officially revealed at the Geneva Motor Show, (but spotted testing Cape Town recently) Maserati’s first SUV is set to be...
  • Turbo Supra takes on Aventador SV in public

    The owner of this howling Toyota Supra modified to the hilt must still be smiling after finding it easy to  blow past a Lamborghini Aventador SV on a public highway. Still, as impressive as it may be, the exhaust doesn’t spit out blue flames like the Lambo, and in our...
  • Drive Review: Opel Adam Rocks (2016) EcoFlex

    It’s become a bit of a trend to take a little hatchback and give it dose of “ruggedness” with some added plastic cladding and hike up the ground clearance a bit. Yes, I’m talking about the newest crossover on the block, the little Adam Rocks from Opel. The Adam...
  • Volvo’s digital key can be sent to your phone

    In what is sure to be a bold and pioneering move, Volvo is planning on launching keyless mobility in 2017. Yes, that’s right. No more keys to start your vehicle. Instead, the physical key we’ve become accustomed to over decades of driving will be replaced by a digital key...
  • New deal with LeEco could bring hybrid Rapid

    One cheesy photograph and Aston Martin is well on its way to building an electric version of its Rapide (cleverly named RapidE), because that’s the thing to do nowadays.  The British carmaker recently signed the partnership with LeEco, part of Chinese technology group Letv and the same group behind American...
  • Video: Rule breaking Sesto Elemento hits the streets

    Last time we checked you weren’t legally allowed to drive a Lamborghini Sesto Elemento on public roads but that small detail didn’t deter this owner from ripping up the highways in Qatar. Several third to sixth gear screams down the highway weren’t enough to attract the attention of something...
  • Lexus LC500 won’t lead into a new LFA. Pity.

    With the Lexus LC500 confirmed for production after next month’s Geneva debut, many assumed it might serve as the precursor to the next Lexus LFA – after all they share more than a hint of design similarity. The Lexus LFA was produced in 2012 and had a production run...
  • Soon to SA: New Peugeot 2008 PureTech

    Soon to be available in South Africa, the first images of the new Peugeot 2008 have surfaced and reveal a host of styling updates that bear little resemblance to those of the 2016 Dakar-winning 2008… The latest Peugeot 2008 receives a modern grille framed by new LED lights while...