CLS is the Helen Flanagan of motoring

CLS is the Helen Flanagan of motoring[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] When Mercedes-Benz launched the CLS 10 years ago it was dubbed Claudia Schiffer because at the time it was one of the sexiest non-supercars car on the planet. Now in its 10th year the latest CLS is even more striking and has such magnetic appeal that it could rightfully claim to be the Scarlett Johansson or Helen Flanagan equivalent of the sexy wheels set. 26 Jan 2015 05:12

Handsome and comfortable Accord

Handsome and comfortable Accord[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The Honda Accord 3.5 V6 looks smart, slick and sophisticated but it also rings some nostalgic bells that hark back to the days when family sedans were big, spacious and as comfortable as the well-worn old leather chairs you would find in gentlemen's clubs... 12 Jan 2015 10:16

Opel Adam is a little beaut

Opel Adam is a little beaut[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Under its stubby hood lives a minuscule engine not much bigger than a coffee-grinder but when it comes to driver-pleasing technology, customisation options and stand-out trendy looks the new baby Opel Adam is streets ahead of just about everything else on the road. 6 Jan 2015 08:57

AMG gives small Mercs rocket power

AMG gives small Mercs rocket power[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] If you think that Mercedes-Benz will never stoop to down-sizing its potent AMG cars you are in for a huge surprise because they have done just that and in the process created a two-litre engine that is the hottest four-pot engine in general production. 23 Dec 2014 09:02

Price-beating diesel boosts iX35 clan

Price-beating diesel boosts iX35 clan[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Hyundai has extended its popular iX35 SUV range with the addition of a more affordable 1.7 diesel model which costs R50,000 less than the current least expensive 2.0 diesel on offer... 8 Dec 2014 07:27

The Kia with lots of Soul

The Kia with lots of Soul[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] There has been a flurry of fast-finger exercise on social media, lots of tongue-wagging and a flood of photo grabs since the all-new Kia Soul hit the streets because this cute Korean sets new standards for funky-cool and off the wall... 1 Dec 2014 05:22

Classiest Estate on the market

Classiest Estate on the market[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Mercedes-Benz has expanded its hugely popular C-Class sedan range with the addition of three new Estate models that are even more practical, spacious and frugal than the outgoing models and most other vehicles in this segment. 24 Nov 2014 08:13

Sporty 86 puts a smile on your dial

Sporty 86 puts a smile on your dial[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Want a sexy boy-racer that's affordable, a barrel of fun to drive when it grows horns but also has a gentlemanly, fuel-sipping side and a ride comfortable enough to make it a pleasant daily commuter? Well, then the Toyota 86 might just be what you are looking for. 13 Nov 2014 07:55

Merc CLS ups the stakes again

Merc CLS ups the stakes again[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Eye-catching design tweaks, lots of fancy new technology, upgraded engines and the addition of a new nine-speed transmission are some of the features Mercedes-Benz has added to its CLS to make it one of the most desirable four-door luxury coup├ęs on the road. 10 Nov 2014 06:50

Corolla Quest ticks the right boxes

Corolla Quest ticks the right boxes[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The Toyota Corolla has been one of South Africa's favourite cars for many years and when the Japanese carmaker decided to trim some fat (and rands and cents) off its previous Corolla and to rebadge it as the Corolla Quest, it struck gold because it immediately hit a bulls-eye with the penny-wise market. 3 Nov 2014 08:08

XF is a purring kitty with claws

XF is a purring kitty with claws[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] It's as graceful and as fast as any member of the cat family, gentle and adorable when in purring mood and quick to show its claws when provoked -- all of which makes the new XF Jaguar the classy cat it is. 5 Sep 2014 07:46

Smart and sexy Evoque

Smart and sexy Evoque[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] 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. 29 Aug 2014 05:17

Baby-engined Megane is a stunner

Baby-engined Megane is a stunner[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] 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. 18 Aug 2014 06:58

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