Akivan Kemraj

  • BMW to have aggressive model roll out till 2019

    The BMW Group has promised to roll out more than 40 new or updated models across its three luxury brands – BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce – by the end of next year. The primary objective of this strategy is to reclaim the luxury sales crown from Mercedes through focusing...
  • Opel Astra takes silverware at Wesbank COTY

    It certainly has been an exciting month for German Manufacturer after the surprising victory of the Opel Astra at the 2017 Wesbank Car of the Year awards. The news was delivered at an exclusive banquet gala held for members of the South African Guild of Motor Journalism at Kyalami...
  • Geneva: Audi Reveals Porsche powered RS5

    Meet the latest contender in the cut-throat mid-size performance coupe race; the Audi RS5. Set to battle against the immensely popular BMW M4 and the overpowered Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe, the latest German comes fitted with a comparatively humble 2.9-litre petrol V6, along with two electric turbochargers. This might sound...
  • Civic Type-R back to reclaim it’s throne

    Things are absolutely hot at the Geneva Motor Show, especially after the covers were pulled off the all-new Honda Civic Type-R. The Japanese hot-hatch replaces its predecessor after a short-lived run of only two years, making it the tenth Honda to wear the coveted Type-R badge. The short lifespan...
  • Ford’s fiery Fiesta ST with 147kW 3-cylinder engine

    It’s the all-new 2017 Ford Fiesta ST, but it’s missing something very important… The third-generation Fiesta ST manages to pull 147kW from Ford’s all new three-cylinder 1.5-litre Ecoboost engine; a similar output as its four-cylinder predecessor. The turbocharged engine propels the ST from rest to 100km/h in 6.7-seconds thanks...
  • The 812 Superfast is Ferrari’s last pure V12

    We’ve seen it with the FF, and now it’s time for the F12 to get a shot at new life; meet the Ferrari 812 Superfast, Maranello’s most powerful production model since the beginning of Ferrari. Aesthetically, the exterior design is a lot more aggressive than the F12, with redesigned...
  • Maybach collaborates on V12 G65 Landaulet

    South Africa is popular for its breath-taking scenery and challenging, yet rewarding, off-road drives. Due to the appeal, automotive manufacturers tend to host quite a number of private launches here, and Mercedes is no exception after photos of their latest super-SUV were leaked prior to its debut at the...
  • Lightning strikes again with BMW McLaren partnership

    They’ve done it before with the McLaren F1, and it was a success, but can lightning strike twice for the newly announced collaboration between McLaren and BMW to develop new engine technology? The primary objective of the new technology is to achieve a higher output per capacity while keeping...
  • Stinger GT to do miracles for KIA’s global image

    Float like a butterfly and sting like bee – KIA has been determined to compete with the German Super-Trio for a long time now, and their latest offering, the Stinger GT might be the car to alter those perceptions. Power to Surprise? Confirmed. The KIA Stinger GT has finally exited...