suv

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mercedes doubles down on compact segment

    With sales of Mercedes compact cars doubling each year, it makes sense that the manufacturer has shirked its image of only driving older owners around in comfort, and taken on the role of catering for the younger, first-time Mercedes owner.  A minor facelift has been implemented to its compact...
  • 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...
  • Peugeot 2008 gets fresh new look for 2017

    Having sold over 760 000 units worldwide of it’s 2008, Peugeot has decided to spruce up the existing model with some updates for 2017. The 2017 Peugeot 2008 SUV range consists of four models, spanning two engine choices, two transmission choices and three trim levels. The Entry level Active model...
  • 2017 Nissan Navara debuts in SA

      Commonly all pickups or bakkies have leaf springs at the back but for Nissan Navara they have chosen to go for a 5 link coil spring system at the rear. A first for a main stream 1 ton bakkie. Navara, which pushes out 140kW and 450Nm of torque...
  • New images of Alfa Romeo Stelvio has us rapt

    It appears as if Alfa Romeo is on overdrive these days with their second derivative to the Stelvio line already revealed for 2017. Meet the Stelvio First Edition; Alfa’s take on the modern SUV. What makes this specific model, the First Edition, special is the fact that it’s the...
  • Bentley could get new look with hotshot designer

    A revised exterior design for all upcoming Bentley models is what John Paul Gregory, the new head of exterior design, will be aiming to achieve when he takes on his new role. Bentley’s range of coupes, GT models, sedans and the recent Bentayga SUV share many elegantly evolved design...
  • Renault’s Kadjar 1.6dci is an exciting soft roader

    When I was young, cell phones had been out only a few short years. We followed the influx of new models with intense focus. First it was MMS capability – sending images and videos, before the days when you could even record them with the same phone. Then it...