Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
A1 S-Line versus Polo GTI: Which has more muscle?

A1 S-Line versus Polo GTI: Which has more muscle?[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Two German pocket rockets, the Audi A1 S-Line (now just "Sport") and the Volkswagen Polo GTI have undergone major changes and improvements and are now similar in many ways with lots of shared DNA...

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Ciaz up against a gang of toughies

Ciaz up against a gang of toughies[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Suzuki has been churning out new vehicles during the past year with a three-model Ciaz sedan following close behind the local arrival of the Splash, Erigo and Celerio to push the Japanese automaker's local line-up to 36 vehicles...

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Auris sparkles after make-over

Auris sparkles after make-over[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Toyota has given its strong-selling Auris hatchback a few dabs of fresh make-up and some nifty cosmetic surgery to give it more appeal in a tightly contested segment...

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Swedish SUV with class and cling

Swedish SUV with class and cling[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Volvo's latest XC90 has arrived on local shores with renewed confidence...

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Baby Fiat 500, now all grown-up

Baby Fiat 500, now all grown-up[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Fiat applied some clever cosmetic surgery to its iconic Fiat 500, added an X to its name and then dressed it up...

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Ford Focus ST clings and handles even better

Ford Focus ST clings and handles even better[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Additional make-up and go-faster touches have polished the looks of the face-lifted Ford Focus ST...

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Classy, chic and slick Peugeot

Classy, chic and slick Peugeot[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Allow me to summarise the new Peugeot 308 GT-Line, part of clan that won the Europe Car of the Year title in 2014, in just one word: impressive...

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Juke is a very kissable frog

Juke is a very kissable frog[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Some think it looks foxy, others think it looks like a frog peering out of a marshy pond but love it or hate it, you cannot ignore the re-styled Juke cross-over...

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You can't ignore the Lexus NX200

You can't ignore the Lexus NX200[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Like roasted sheep's head, witblits, and rooibos tea, the Lexus NX200 makes the opinion-o-meter swing between "ugh" and "wow" with not much wavering between the North and South Pole. Simply put - you either love it or hate it!

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Julia van Schalkwyk
Clarkson, Hammond & May Live... for legal reasons

Clarkson, Hammond & May Live... for legal reasons[Julia van Schalkwyk] As a fan of Top Gear and a 'soutie', as my mates call me, I was looking forward to seeing my favourite three British petrolheads cause a bit of mayhem, accidentally set things on fire and exchange a bit of witty banter at Clarkson, Hammond and May Live. That was only partially the case ...

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Luke Preston
Jaguar XF - The British Imposter?

Jaguar XF - The British Imposter?[Luke Preston] Can the Jaguar XF unsettle the established German competition in the executive sedan market?

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Luke Preston
Volvo S60 comes fully loaded

Volvo S60 comes fully loaded[Luke Preston] When we were young, if your dad did ok in business, he bought a VW Jetta. If he did really well, he bought a BMW 3 Series, and if he did really, really well, he bought a Jag. Nowadays though, almost 90% of the business world is tied up in that fuzzy middle-management area and Jags are reserved for government people...

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RS is a sporty, comfortable commuter

RS is a sporty, comfortable commuter[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The Chevrolet Sonic RS carries two heavy responsibilities - as the flagship of the Sonic range, it has to attract the attention of potential buyers to the seven-model Sonic range but probably more importantly, it has to live up to the hallowed RS letters liberally tattooed all over its body...

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Cross-over Kia is a real cheerful Soul

Cross-over Kia is a real cheerful Soul[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] As pretty as a cheerfully wrapped Christmas present the funky-cool Kia Soul continues to grab attention wherever it goes because of its boxy upright shape, sharp styling and bright colours...

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Auto box boosts Cruze appeal

Auto box boosts Cruze appeal[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Chevrolet's likeable Cruze family sedan has been prettied up and given a few appealing new features including a snazzy infotainment system and a six-speed automatic transmission for its flagship 1.4T LS sedan...

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Hot Polo has Golf GTI in its sights

Hot Polo has Golf GTI in its sights[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The newly-launched Polo GTI is looming close enough to its bigger brother, the Golf GTI, to justify a few twitchy rear view glances...

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Q50 range boosted by petrol power

Q50 range boosted by petrol power[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Japanese luxury brand Infiniti has adopted a "Premium Challenger" mission to equal or better the same high standards set by the market-dominating fancy cars badged with a blue propeller, four rings or three-pointed star.

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Tough tyke Cross joins Caddy clan

Tough tyke Cross joins Caddy clan[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Volkswagen has expanded its popular people mover range with the introduction of its 7-speed DSG transmission in its 103kW Kombi, and it has also increased its lifestyle footprint with the addition of a new Cross Caddy model.

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Etios Cross - lamb dressed as wolf

Etios Cross - lamb dressed as wolf[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Like a number of other brands, Toyota also has a cute pretend-toughie. It's called the Etios Cross and like Renault Stepway and VW Polo Maxx, it is also very much a lamb in wolf's clothing.

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Honda launches seven-seater Mobilio

Honda launches seven-seater Mobilio[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Honda has just launched its latest seven-seater Mobilio in South Africa in two specification levels and powered by the same 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine that is already doing duty in the Honda Ballade.

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