• Audi TTRS-R treatment given to TT Roaster

    A few months after Audi revealed their ABT tuned TTRS at the annual Geneva motor show, dubbed the TTRS-R, the German marque has announced that the roadster will be getting the same treatment. Like the TTRS-R coupé, the roadster version will be limited to just 50 units. ABT have...
  • 428kW Jaguar XJR575 bound for SA

    The Jaguar XJR is back- and this time it comes with a bit more grunt than before. 18.6kW more, to be precise. Named the Jaguar XJR575 (indicating the 575bhp it produces), the rejuvenated Jag makes use of the same 5.0L supercharged V8 found in the 2017 XJR, but Jaguar’s...
  • Jesse Adams Breaks record in Toyota 86

    Although the record still needs to be verified, all signs point towards seasoned motoring journalist, Jesse Adams having broken the Guinness World Record for the longest drift, using a 2017 Toyota 86. In a feat that must have taken a tremendous amount of concentration, focus and driving skill, Adams...
  • WATCH: Here’s why buying a modern car could save your life

    The Aussies have crashed two cars into each other. One from 1998 and one from 2015 and the results are shocking. Safety really has come a long way over the last 20 something years. The message is to go for the safest car you can afford and in this...
  • Toyota sets a land speed record with a twist.

    It’s been 25 years since we saw blurry footage of Andy Wallace doing 374km/h in a McLaren F1 at Volkswagen’s private test track in Ehra-Lessien, Germany .  Back then speeds over 340km/h were unheard of, bar Jaguars XJ220 supercar and highly-modified, once-off cars built specifically to beat records. Fast...
  • Porsches one-millionth 911 rolls out of the factory

    One-in-a-million – it doesn’t get any more exclusive than these four-words, and in celebrating their one-millionth 911, Porsche has done everything possible to make this statistical rarity as nostalgic as possible. The special Porsche 911 comes just over half a century since the first 911 rolled off the production...
  • 301kW Pogea Ares is the gold standard for pocket rockets.

    If you’ve ever wanted a Fiat 500 with more power than a Porsche Cayman GTS, well, there’s some good news for you. German tuning company Pogea have managed to cram 301kW (no that’s not a joke) under the bonnet of a Fiat 500 Abarth and renamed it the Pogea...
  • 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...
  • Merc’s latest E63 S Estate is a 290km/h superwagon

    Just a few days after BMW revealed their new wagon, the  5 Series Touring, Mercedes have unveiled their 450kW answer to BMW – the new E63 S Estate. Expected to debut in March this year at the Geneva Motor Show, the new ‘superwagon’ has come back with even more...