• 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...
  • Williams Hunt now official Opel distributor

    JOHANNESBURG. The Williams Hunt group has been appointed as the dedicated distributor to distribute and sell the Opel brand in South Africa, effective January 2018. Williams Hunt has been a major Opel partner in South Africa for many years, making up 20 per cent of Opel sales. Opel plans...
  • Shock Announcement: GM to leave the country by end of the year

    In an announcement made Thursday, General Motors has stated that it no longer sees South Africa as a viable investment. The company has been building cars in South Africa since 1926 and has had a strong foothold in the market with brands such as Isuzu, Opel and the recently...
  • Michelin officially launches Pilot Sport 4

      Race on Sunday, sell on Monday Michelin has worked with Formula E to develop the tread pattern on Pilot Sport 4 and this is not just sales talk. When looking at the actual tread pattern and the “land and sea” or ratio between rubber and no rubber on...