2020 Datsun Go CVT Review

Datsun South Africa have recently introduced a new CVT transmission for both the Go+ and Go models. I managed to get my hands on the latter to see what this new take on the budget car is like. A Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) allows for gear changes to happen seamlessly and going almost unnoticed which… More 2020 Datsun Go CVT Review

2019 Mitsubishi Triton 2.4TD DC Auto Review

Mitsubishi South Africa has introduced the latest Triton model to South Africa in hopes to steal away some of the sales made by the already popular Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux. What we like: Price Exterior design Off-road capabilities What we don’t like: Soft steering Lack of parking sensors The new Mitsubishi Triton has received… More 2019 Mitsubishi Triton 2.4TD DC Auto Review

2019 Mahindra XUV300 W8 1.5TD Review

Mahindra South Africa has introduced the all-new XUV300 compact hatchback to the market and it is rather excellent! We like: Price Size Practically  Looks We don’t like: Loud Diesel engine Big A-pillars matched with big side mirrors that obstruct your view in a T-junction. Do you remember the Mahindra XUV100 we tested a couple of… More 2019 Mahindra XUV300 W8 1.5TD Review

Mazda have finally Gone electric with the all new Mazda MX-30

Press release by: Mazda Europe; https://www.mazda-press.com/eu/news/2019/mazda-mx-30–an-electric-car-for-the-environment-and-the-driver/ Mazda’s first production electric car, the Mazda MX-30, available now for pre-order following its premiere at the Tokyo Motor Show, has been developed for customers who don’t want to sacrifice driving pleasure when they buy an electric car. With its unique freestyle doors, ecological materials and right-sized battery giving… More Mazda have finally Gone electric with the all new Mazda MX-30

2019 Opel Crossland X 1.6TD Enjoy Review

Opel South Africa has introduced a new model to the Crossland X line-up and it just might be the variant we’ve been waiting for! What we like: Practicality/ usability Size The addition of the diesel engine What we don’t like: Infotainment system power-saving feature Price Last year we saw the launch of the latest addition… More 2019 Opel Crossland X 1.6TD Enjoy Review

2019 Opel Astra 1.6L OPC-Line Test Drive Review

Opel South Africa have introduced a newer, sportier model to its Astra line-up and it is the now range topping OPC-Line.  We like:  Sporty power Comfortability  Interior trim We don’t like: Price Fuel consumption It’s interesting to me that this car comes in at R509 900 which isn’t far off Golf GTI money, however as… More 2019 Opel Astra 1.6L OPC-Line Test Drive Review

2018 Suzuki Jimny 1.5L GLX Auto Test Drive Review

Here’s the all new, much anticipated Suzuki Jimny and doesn’t it just look the part? With its boxy design, it kind of reminds me of the G wagon, but just a smaller, cheaper version. The Jimny that we had on test was an automatic which comes in at around R325 000, so what do you… More 2018 Suzuki Jimny 1.5L GLX Auto Test Drive Review

2019 Tesla Model 3 Performance – EU Spec review with 5 Star NCAP Safety Rating

We finally managed to get our hands on the media-hyped Tesla Model 3 press vehicle to test drive and review… Off the mark, the future of automobiles is here! If the video above wasn’t enough to tantalise your taste buds and give you all the much needed information about this Tech packed all electric vehicle,… More 2019 Tesla Model 3 Performance – EU Spec review with 5 Star NCAP Safety Rating

2018 Datsun Go Test Drive Review

The Datsun brand arrived in South Africa back in 2013 and we were presented with the Go model. Despite the cars lack of safety and it’s entrance into the South African market it did remarkably well with around “25 000” sold units (source: cars.co.za). 2018 brings the updated Go to South Africa and it’s almost… More 2018 Datsun Go Test Drive Review

Attending The Launch for the Updated Kia Sportage

On Tuesday, 20th November 2018, we were lucky enough to attend the launch of the updated Kia Sportage which boasts value for money in terms of size and equipment. Model Lineup: Our day starts at the Century City Conference center, where we are sat down and given a break down of the Sportage’s history and… More Attending The Launch for the Updated Kia Sportage

LIMITED-EDITION SUBARU WRX STi DIAMOND EDITION30

Press release by: Subaru SA THE FASTEST, MOST POWERFUL STi – EVER Developed exclusively in South Africa Only 30 Limited Edition, individually numbered models will be sold in South Africa More powerful than ever before Johannesburg – As a celebration of thirty years of STi, Subaru Southern Africa introduces the 2019 Subaru WRX STi Diamond… More LIMITED-EDITION SUBARU WRX STi DIAMOND EDITION30

2018 Nissan Micra Acenta Test Drive Review

Nissan have recently introduced the 5th Generation Micra into the South African market and it looks much better than the previous versions! Interior: Stepping into the all-new Nissan Micra, you’re welcomed by a two-toned layout on the seats and dashboard, making it feel more premium than your average city run about. The car features equipment… More 2018 Nissan Micra Acenta Test Drive Review

2018 Suzuki Dzire 1.2l GL

Remember the Suzuki Swift Dzire sedan that was often called the ‘Swift with a boot’? Well Suzuki has now introduced the all-new Dzire sedan as a standalone model in South Africa. Specifications: With the Dzire weighing in at only 890kg, it means that it’s tiny naturally aspirated 1.2L petrol engine will get you where you… More 2018 Suzuki Dzire 1.2l GL

2018 Suzuki Swift 1.2L GL

The Suzuki Swift has been immensely successful over the past few years of it’s existence, but alas, there is a brand new Swift that has hit the market and it has big shoes to fill. Improvements: The new model is only 10mm shorter than the outgoing model but it is 40mm wider too. The front… More 2018 Suzuki Swift 1.2L GL

Gumtree World Rallycross of South Africa – 48 days to go!

The Countdown Begins! Summer is here, and the temperature’s definitely rising as we count down to when the Gumtree World Rallycross of South Africa hits the Killarney Raceway in Cape Town on the 24th and 25th of November 2018. If you thought you couldn’t handle the heat, then just wait until twenty-five of the world’s… More Gumtree World Rallycross of South Africa – 48 days to go!

Cape Town Drift City 2018

The Cape Town Drift City kicked off in 2018 with a buzz. Three years in a row, petrol heads from South Africa and other parts of the world have had the chance to witness and experience some of the most ridiculous vehicular mayhem. The idea for a Motorsport event at the Grand Parade was conceived… More Cape Town Drift City 2018

A legend reborn; the iconic Rosslyn-built BMW 325iS (E30) restored.

Press release By: BMW SA Johannesburg. This week BMW Group South Africa is showcasing the legendary vehicles that have been produced at its Rosslyn plant in Tshwane by means of a tour themed “The Legends of Rosslyn”. The tour includes the South African exclusive BMW 333i (E30), which was refurbished in 2017, as well as the… More A legend reborn; the iconic Rosslyn-built BMW 325iS (E30) restored.

All-New Volvo XC60 launches in SA

Press release By: Volvo SA The much anticipated all-new Volvo XC60 – and current 2018 World Car of the Year – is now available in South Africa. The new car replaces Volvo’s highly-successful original XC60, which in the nine years since its launch became the best-selling premium mid-sized SUV in Europe with one million units… More All-New Volvo XC60 launches in SA

Hyundai’s i20 gets smarter, with a refreshed design and new flagship derivative

Press release by: Hyundai SA Hyundai Automotive South Africa is continuing its success in the segment for mid-sized hatchbacks by introducing a refreshed i20 line-up with a more modern design, and the addition of a 1.4 Active flagship derivative. “The i20 is one of our important models and has been one of our top-selling cars… More Hyundai’s i20 gets smarter, with a refreshed design and new flagship derivative