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

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

Suzuki Ignis 1.2 GLX Test drive review – 2018 Budget Car of the year winner (1.2GL model)

With today’s current economic down turn and the exchange rate fluctuations, as well as petrol price hikes, it’s needless to say that everyone’s budgets are pretty strapped, if not in the red already. What do you do then when looking to buy a new car or trade in the old model. Well, Suzuki have found… More Suzuki Ignis 1.2 GLX Test drive review – 2018 Budget Car of the year winner (1.2GL model)

BMW X3 National Launch & First impressions

This week we attended the National BMW X3 3rd generation G01 model range launch. And wow, what a versatile, exciting and dynamic car all round. The BMW X3 which was first launched in 2003 in its first generation E83 model Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) crossover, which has since been refreshed in its 2nd generation F25… More BMW X3 National Launch & First impressions

MY17 Kia Picanto Launch & First Impressions

The 3rd Generation facelifted Kia Picanto has a feisty smirk, with a sporty feel. The entry level car segment today has a lot of variety, but not many have the quality and the full package included. The feeling you get from the Picanto at a first drive, is that of a well built car. It… More MY17 Kia Picanto Launch & First Impressions

MY17 BMW 4 Series facelifted model launch & first impressions

The Bold, Dynamic BMW 4 Series It’s not every day you receive an invitation from BMW SA to fly up to Nelspruit for the launch of the facelifted release of the 4 Series. I was really excited getting to return to Nelspruit (now called Mbombela), with my family having lived up there for a few… More MY17 BMW 4 Series facelifted model launch & first impressions

South Africa: Haval Motors Has Arrived

Press release by: Haval Motors SA Pictures by: Sebastiaan Thoolen ​Internationally renowned SUV brand Haval Motors South Africa has made its formal arrival on local shores on 31 May 2017 at a glittering event which showcased their desire to impress. And impress it did… Newly renovated Kyalami International Race Track was the stage for the… More South Africa: Haval Motors Has Arrived

2016 Ford Mustang 2.3L EcoBoost Fastback

Gone in 60 seconds? The cult Pony car For the first time in 50 years since the release in 1965, Ford have manufactured the Mustang for global market sales in a (RHD) right hand drive variant and exported globally since 2015. This car is now in it’s “sixth generation” production of what Ford class as… More 2016 Ford Mustang 2.3L EcoBoost Fastback

Jaguar F-Type S Test Drive

Performance, class and style come standard with this premium sports car. In the past Jaguar have been known to make luxury saloons and sports cars, the type that only a select few were able to afford, with the likes of the British Royal families. Jaguar also have a history of racing pedigree and have competed… More Jaguar F-Type S Test Drive

Audi R8 Coupe’ V10 Plus

It’s every man’s dream to drive a super car! But, can every man afford it? The Audi R8 is a magnificent car. Released in many different variants, but I was very privileged to get my hands on the new R8 V10 Plus thanks to Audi South Africa and Audi Centre Cape Town for arranging the… More Audi R8 Coupe’ V10 Plus

The new Renault's KWID on the block

Renault is renowned for making seriously good, safe cars. But, they haven’t managed to break into the entry level car market. That was until now. Let’s see how they managed this with the all new Kwid. Last week I had the privilege of being invited to the Renault Paarden Eiland launch of the new arrivals… More The new Renault's KWID on the block

The BMW i8

Sports Car or Super Car? The BMW i8 begs the question between what makes a car, a supercar… And what is just a sports car? BMW have moderately defined this new marvel as the most progressive sports car. Let’s find out why? At a first glance, the BMW i8 has that WOW factor you get… More The BMW i8

2016 Mazda MX5 Miata roadster coupe 2.0L

Today, thanks to Cape Town Guy and Mazda SA I had the pleasure of this beautiful creatures company. Many thanks to Cape Town Guy for taking me out for a spin on his drive to Hout Bay. To be quite honest with you, I walked away with goosebumps and the hair raised on the back… More 2016 Mazda MX5 Miata roadster coupe 2.0L