• Datsun GO is SA’s most affordable car.

    When the Datsun name was revived, many we’re not sure what it meant for Nissan.  The name carried lots of weight among South Africans. For for the third time in a row, Datsun has become synonymous with affordable driving and cemented itself back into our car culture. According to...
  • Toyota hits record sales, but marred by floods

    After what has been a fantastic year for Toyota South Africa, the Japanese manufacturer has had to halt production at the Durban plant due to flooding. According to Andrew Kirby, Toyota CEO,  the plant has suffered significant damage but Kirby confirmed that no workers were injured in the floods. “Production,...
  • Audi Carbon Editions extended to RS4 Avant and RS5

    Ever wanted a louder, lighter RS4 Avant or RS5 Coupe with some extra carbon-fibre? Well, thankfully, Audi Sport has you covered. Two new ‘Carbon Editions’ of the above-mentioned models are set to become available- and they’ll be faster, lighter and dripping in carbon-fibre details. The Carbon Editions will feature...
  • Part 2 of our WesBank COTY Check-in

    We continue our look at this years COTY top ten finalists in this, part 2 of the WesBank COTY check-in. Audi Q5 Despite glaring similarities between this and the old model, the Q5 is in-fact mostly new. Fitting in snugly between the other Audi Q models it provides a...
  • Wesbank COTY 2018. Car of the year, Part 1 of 3

    Hot off the press, the Wesbank COTY nominees have been announced. We check-in with all of them in no particular order in our three-part series and note the pros and cons of each car based on our experiences of these vehicles. Land Rover Discovery The Disco 5, or All...
  • A closer look at Mazdas Sky Activ Technology

    Mazda have been hard at work over the past few years pushing the boundaries of the compression ratios of their internal combustion engines. The development of their SKYACTIV-G engine represented the first mass production petrol engine to achieve a compression ratio of 14.0:1 (most mass production vehicles run at...
  • Could we see a Ferrari SUV in our life time?

    It’s funny how words find a way of haunting people. Take Ferrari boss Sergio Marchionne, for example, who vowed to the world that we would never see a Ferrari SUV. Well, things sure do look greener at Bentley and Rolls-Royce with the Bentayga and Cullinan raking in some tidy...
  • Rolls-Royce Phantom teaser pictures released

    You may recall the buzz of the upcoming new Rolls-Royce Phantom being spied here in South Africa during its testing phase. Well, there’s good news if you’ve been waiting to see it without a disguise because the official debut will be taking place a lot sooner than you’d expect....
  • Three things we love about the 2018 VW Polo GTI

    The Volkswagen Polo has been the main stay of the German Car makers line-up since the 70’s, yet only made it here circa 2000, with Polo GTi arriving much later. Playing flank for the Golf since the Golf decided to grow up, Polo filled a much-needed gap for the...