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Kia Sportage gains EXtra appeal
Kia Sportage gains EXtra appeal

South African roads are densely populated by family-hauling SUVs, cross-overs, station wagons and MPVS which is hardly surprising, considering that there are about 650 variants on the market...

By Henrie Geyser 14 hours ago

#TriedAndTested: Hyundai Grand i10 1.25 Glide Manual
#TriedAndTested: Hyundai Grand i10 1.25 Glide Manual

A loyal Hyundai client for many years now, I've come to fall in love with the brand. Since my first trusty steed - a cheeky black Getz, I've been quite the fan...

By Ilse van den Berg 15 Feb 2018

Jaguar F-Type thrills with topless fun
Jaguar F-Type thrills with topless fun

Okay, so the 221kW Jaguar F-Type convertible is the least powerful of the eight-model convertible range, but that certainly doesn't mean it is a slouch when it comes to generating a smile-on-your-dial adrenaline rush...

By Henrie Geyser 9 Feb 2018

The manly beats version
#BewareTheConfidence: The new Polo is cool, confident, and classy

I recently had the chance to take the sixth generation Volkswagen Polo for a spin along the stunning Eastern Cape coastline...

By Ilse van den Berg 5 Feb 2018

Elegant but pricey Discovery
Elegant but pricey Discovery

The Land Rover Discovery has been an integral component of the South African passion for bundu-bashing and exploring faraway places for almost 30 years, perfectly slotting in between the now-departed Defender and the snooty elegance of the Range Rover clan...

By Henrie Geyser 31 Jan 2018

Smooth sailing over tough terrain in the new Nissan Patrol
Smooth sailing over tough terrain in the new Nissan Patrol

With 66 years of the Patrol brand history, it is understandable that the Patrol has an almost cult-like following. Believe me, I've met a couple of them...

By Ilse van den Berg 14 Dec 2017

Sexy Aygo goes topless
Sexy Aygo goes topless

The funky Aygo range, which already brags with a Father Christmas bag full of way-out looks, has been given a further helping of chutzpah with the addition of the Aygo X-Cite which has a retractable black canvas roof...

By Henrie Geyser 27 Nov 2017

Audi RS 3 sedan takes the pole position
Audi RS 3 sedan takes the pole position

I drove 51 new cars this year and I could not decide which car to select as my personal Car of the Year for 2017 - until along came the Audi RS3 Quattro S Tronic sedan...

By Henrie Geyser 3 Nov 2017

NeXt-level adventure in the new Nissan X-Trail
NeXt-level adventure in the new Nissan X-Trail

The word 'SUV' it's definitely going to be on someone's "Most Popular Buzzwords for 2017" list at the end of the year. The thing with buzzwords though is, not everyone can get away with it. And 'SUV' is one word Nissan has gotten away with quite effortlessly...

By Ilse van den Berg 1 Nov 2017

Audi Q5 is the new pace-setter
Audi Q5 is the new pace-setter

The second generation of Audi's Q5 has been given a generous helping of refinement and sporty looks which will further strengthen this popular people-hauler's grip on a highly competitive segment...

By Henrie Geyser 30 Oct 2017

Five quality Korean cars
Five quality Korean cars

As life in SA becomes more and more expensive, these five quality Korean cars are worthy of your attention, if you're thinking of foregoing the expensive German luxury brands...

By Ané Theron 18 Oct 2017

The funky, #FunHunter Nissan Micra Active
The funky, #FunHunter Nissan Micra Active

We made our way to Jozi's oldest and one of the most fun playgrounds, Gold Reef City. Quite apt for the launch of the spruced-up Nissan Micra Active, otherwise known as the #FunHunter...

By Ilse van den Berg 2 Oct 2017

The Ford Ranger FX4 is a foxy lady
The Ford Ranger FX4 is a foxy lady

She turns heads, that's for sure. Especially the little (or shall I rather say big) black number I had. Ford introduced its limited-edition Ford Ranger FX4, based on its 3.2 TDCi Double Cab 4x4 models earlier this year...

By Ilse van den Berg 26 Sep 2017

Flagship Hyundai Elantra: Comfortable sedan with zippy performance
Flagship Hyundai Elantra: Comfortable sedan with zippy performance

The flagship 1.6 T-GDi of the Elantra range is a multi-talented family sedan with an appealingly naughty streak...

By Henrie Geyser 22 Sep 2017

Tucson Sport ticks the right boxes
Tucson Sport ticks the right boxes

Dressed in go-faster sporty gear, the latest addition to Hyundai's popular Tucson range must rank as one of the sexiest-looking and best-equipped SUVs in its class...

By Henrie Geyser 7 Sep 2017

Extra eye-candy for Renault Captur
Extra eye-candy for Renault Captur

Renault has face-lifted its popular compact cross-over Captur range with extra dabs of cosmetics, fancy techno-wizardry and the introduction of a R20,000-cheaper entry level Blaze model...

By Henrie Geyser 5 Sep 2017

#RideRoundup: New Mercedes-AMG GTs, Volvo XC40, Pajero Sport
#RideRoundup: New Mercedes-AMG GTs, Volvo XC40, Pajero Sport

This week's #RideRoundup features the three new Mercedes-AMG GTs - the AMG GT Roadster, AMG GT C Roadster, and sporty AMG GT R, as well as the new Volvo XC40 and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport...

By Ilse van den Berg 1 Sep 2017

Suzuki Ignis - as sparky as its name suggests
Suzuki Ignis - as sparky as its name suggests

If you like your cars compact, manoeuvrable and blessed with the ability to leave the confines of tar every now and again, chances are you'll go for some sort of small crossover.

By Ané Theron 30 Aug 2017

Funky, multi-talented Fiat Panda
Funky, multi-talented Fiat Panda

The Fiat Panda is back on local shores with four models to choose from, ranging from two cute city slickers to two surprisingly capable bundu-bashers...

By Henrie Geyser 28 Aug 2017

Honda adds more glam to CR-V
Honda adds more glam to CR-V

Honda has spruced up its fifth-generation CR-V soft-roader with pretty make-up, a more spacious interior, generous addition of techno wizardry and the introduction of a turbo-charged 1.5-litre model...

By Henrie Geyser 21 Aug 2017

#RideRoundup: Volvo S90 gets sporty, new Range Rover Velar, Peugeot 3008 SUV
#RideRoundup: Volvo S90 gets sporty, new Range Rover Velar, Peugeot 3008 SUV

In our #RideRoundup this week, we take a quick look at the sporty Volvo S90 R-Design, the new Range Rover Velar, as well as the Peugeot 3008 SUV...

By Ilse van den Berg 4 Aug 2017

Duster with automatic appeal
Duster with automatic appeal

Renault has enhanced its popular Duster range with the introduction of a new EDC (Efficient Dual Clutch) model which is guaranteed to further boost the popularity of this ruggedly cute SUV range...

By Henrie Geyser 28 Jul 2017

VW Golf turns up the heat
VW Golf turns up the heat

Volkswagen has added a double salvo of fire power to its popular Golf range with the addition of a sporty GTD diesel version of its iconic GTI and a new Golf R, the hottest Golf yet unleashed on the local market...

By Henrie Geyser 24 Jul 2017

Pretty Picanto brings character to city car segment
Pretty Picanto brings character to city car segment

The latest Kia Picanto has moved up several notches from the previous model in terms of looks, cabin refinement, practicality, safety and ride quality...

By Henrie Geyser 17 Jul 2017

#RoadTest: Toyota Etios Hatch 1.5 Sprint
#RoadTest: Toyota Etios Hatch 1.5 Sprint

When the Toyota Etios launched in 2012 as a replacement to the much-loved Tazz, the entry-level Etios Hatch 1.5 Xi carried a R115,800 price tag...

By Ané Theron 12 Jul 2017

Grand i10 is a pack leader
Grand i10 is a pack leader

Hyundai's Grand i10 might well be a little tyke in the heavily populated hatchback gene pool but it more than makes up for its size with lots of appealing features and cheeky looks...

By Henrie Geyser 10 Jul 2017

Everest is hard to beat
Everest is hard to beat

The Toyota Hilux bakkie was well-entrenched as South Africa's most popular bakkie until along came the Ford Ranger to erode its popularity. Now Ford is doing it again with its locally-built Ford Everest seven-seater...

By Henrie Geyser 30 Jun 2017

Driving Impression: Hyundai Elantra 1.6 TGDI Elite DCT Sport
Driving Impression: Hyundai Elantra 1.6 TGDI Elite DCT Sport

I remember finding the Elantra a little bland. They were good, solid cars - but entertaining to drive? Hardly...

By Ané Theron 13 Jun 2017

Golf GTI lifts the bar
Golf GTI lifts the bar

Volkswagen has rejuvenated its popular Golf range with some sporty makeup and fancy technology and a tot of extra vooma under the bonnet of the flagship GTI.

By Henrie Geyser 24 May 2017

Spruced up Mazda ups the pace
Spruced up Mazda ups the pace

The top-selling Mazda CX-5 range has been richly spruced up with sportier looks, upgraded safety features, a much smoother ride, richly refurbished living quarters...

By Henrie Geyser 18 May 2017

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