Automotive

4 days ago | May 20, 2022

Powerful model: BMW XM technical details released

Munich: BMW is not quite ready to pull the covers off its new XM SUV flagship, and given the controversy surrounding ...

Toyota posts record profits,sees challenges ahead

Tokyo: Toyota this week posted a record full-year net profit helped by strong sales and a cheaper yen, but issued ...

Bentley Continental GT Speed: Proverbial iron fist in velvet glove

Speed. It’s a term that’s all too often associated with reckless hooliganism, which almost lends a tinge of irony to the ...

2 weeks ago | May 13, 2022

Ford reveals all-electric E-Transit Custom van

Cologne, Germany. — The Ford Transit, which is Europe’s best-selling van model, has just taken a solid step into the ...

New SA-bound Range Rover Sport revealed with smooth lines

London. —The third-generation Range Rover Sport has been revealed to the world and it’s set to reach South Africa before ...

Mercedes-Benz A-Class could be axed, CEO hints

Stuttgart — Keeping up with Europe’s increasingly stringent pollution laws requires a great deal of investment, and this ...

New BMW X1 teased, along with all-electric iX1 variant

Munich: The third-generation BMW X1 is set to be revealed in the not-too-distant future, and for the first time ever the ...

3 weeks ago | May 6, 2022

Hyundai i30 N edition brings more bling

With the i30 N Drive-N limited edition, Hyundai is adding some visual sparkle to its Golf GTI rival. Worldwide ...

Suzuki Swift best-selling car in April

Johannesburg. —The South African new vehicle market continues to show its resilience and willingness to grow. April 2022 ...

Ford pays tribute to 1966 Le Mans sweep

Detroit. —Ford is once again paying tribute to the legendary GT40 MK II race car that swept the podium at Le Mans in ...

Hardcore Ineos Grenadier expected in SA soon

Johannesburg — South African 4×4 enthusiasts will soon be able to get their hands on the Ineos Grenadier, which is ...

4 weeks ago | April 29, 2022

Mahindra confirms new Scorpio, XUV700 flagship

Pretoria. —While it might not be growing at the same headline-grabbing pace as Chinese firms like Haval, India’s ...

New Opel Mokka great to drive

Cape Town. — Opel has a long history in South Africa and it’s good to see the brand back with a bang over the last year ...

Corolla Cross: Roomy, efficient solution for SA buyers

Pretoria — The Corolla name has stood the test of time. It is one of the most popular vehicles on a global scale and ...

Suzuki Jimny GL, Rhino Edition now available in SA

Despite its impracticalities, South Africans have really fallen in love with the Suzuki Jimny, largely thanks to its ...

1 month ago | April 22, 2022

Toyota confirms extensive flood damage at Durban plant

The contribution of the automotive industry to South Africa’s economy this year is likely to be dented by the floods in ...

Ferrari 296 GTS debuts with hybrid twist

Maranello. — If you’re a fan of the Ferrari 296 GTB but soaking up the sun on your Sunday drive is also on the wish list ...

Mercedes EQ electric car family now has flagship SUV

Stuttgart. — The rapidly expanding Mercedes EQ electric car family now has a flagship SUV in its ranks following the ...

1 month ago | April 15, 2022

Hyundai i30 N vs Hyundai Kona N

Cape Town. —Hot hatches should make every car lover’s heart beat a little bit faster. I know the world is SUV gaga, but ...

Isuzu D-Max arrives in SA with 23-model range

Qgeberha – The long-awaited seventh-generation Isuzu D-Max has arrived in South Africa and the Japanese commercial ...