• Why CVT makes the Toyota C-HR a dream to live with

    That headline alone could make purists purse their lips and frown their brows. But the fact of the matter is that not all of us are aspiring race car drivers who want to learn to swap cogs and blip the throttle in the fastest possible time. The media hasn’t...
  • Suzuki Ignis track test!

    They say motorsport improves the breed, and no one knows this better than Suzuki. With multiple world titles behind the Japanese brand, we wanted to find out if any of this trickled down to the pint-sized Suzuki Ignis. But truth be told, we were just looking for an excuse...
  • General Tire X3 and AT3 make an onslaught on the offroad market!

    If you’re in the market for a functional aftermarket offroad tyre, the General Tire brand would almost certainly be on your shortlist.  The American tyre company, now a subsidiary of Continental in South Africa has just shipped in the new X3 and AT3. Two perfectly suited tyres for the...
  • 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...