The iconic Land Rover brand has come a long way from the days when its boxy, bone-shaking "Landies" were the undisputed bushwhacking conquerors of Africa and the preferred mode of transport for numerous armies across the globe, to its current elevated status of snobmobile of choice for rappers, WAGS, gangsters, A-listers and upper crust residents of sea-view suburbs.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 29 Aug 2014 05:17
Megane has been flying the Renault colours for a number of years so it comes as no surprise that the French car maker served up some of the same potent abracadabra it has brought to Formula 1 racing when it recently unveiled its latest flagship three-model range destined for local shores.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 18 Aug 2014 06:58
Although traditionally known in this country for its 'breker' bakkies, Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi has joined the growing band of manufacturers by dipping into the easier selling budget-passenger-car segment where funky fuel-sipping city cars are becoming as popular as red berets at an EFF gathering.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 13 Aug 2014 10:01
In their ongoing showroom war for the hearts, minds and wallets of the South African motoring public the three luxury German carmakers between have nearly 400 different models on the battle ground trying to out-pace and out-grace their opponents.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 5 Aug 2014 09:54
Hyundai has given its popular Elantra a cosmetic make-over to make it look prettier inside and out, tweaked a few things under the skin, improved its ride quality and added a few fancy goodies to sharpen its competitive edge.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 25 Jul 2014 08:32
Citroen has always been enthusiastic about hoisting the avant garde flag when unwrapping a new model and its latest C4 Picasso people-mover certainly again lifts the bar a good few notches higher than just about everything else in its class and price range.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 25 Jun 2014 06:04
Don't be fooled by the stylish Hugo Boss looks of the new Subaru WRX. See those black rimmed alloys, quad exhaust outlets and gaping air scoop on the bonnet? They are tattoos of the hooligan that hides just below the car's classy, grown-up veneer.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 5 Jun 2014 10:12
The newly launched third generation Mini Cooper has been kitted out with even more fancy a la BMW specifications and has also grown more techno-mature - but deep down it still has the character and soul of a mischievous, playful lion cub.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 29 May 2014 08:00
Anybody with a passion for anything on four wheels powered by a combustion engine will by now have heard and read about the new Mercedes-Benz S Class, described by Mercedes-Benz and numerous motoring scribes all over the world over as 'the best car in the world'.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 23 May 2014 07:27