Reading journal: The Top Gear Years (11/10/2017)

  Last week, a very talented and notorious South African journalist by the name of Miles Keylock, referred to me as 'the demon of motoring journalism'. I took it as a compliment. Proceeding with his lecture, he went to talk about the use of language and how we make use of language to project a... Continue Reading →

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Review: Volvo XC60 D4 Momentum

One can comprehend my surprise and shock that, upon returning home to Cape Town for the September holidays, I discovered that the old man had gone car shopping in my absence. How dare he! How dare he exclude me, the self-proclaimed motoring guru of the family, from the selection and process of finding a new... Continue Reading →

Extra, extra! Don’t fall for the extras!

At the end of July, CAR Magazine ran an online story into how using the configurator on the German automaker's website, they took a base-model BMW 3-Series and attempted to make it as expensive as possible by way of optional packages and equipment. the result of this little experiment was that this luxury sedan, which... Continue Reading →

Range Rover Velar open to orders

Yeah, this is the first time I’ve heard of this car as well. Truth be told, the time it took for the Velar to go from official debut to the production line begs belief, with the all-new SUV now available to order from Land Rover dealerships just six months after it was unveiled at the... Continue Reading →

Audi launches second-gen Q5

The B-segment SUV market was recently refreshed with the launch of BMW’s all-new X3. This week sees a response from Audi. The launch of the second-generation of their medium-sized 4x4, the Q5. Launched globally back in 2008 and introduced in South Africa the year after, the Q5 has sold more than 1.6 million units worldwide,... Continue Reading →

New Kia Picanto reaches SA

  Entry-level motorists have been awarded a refreshed offering with the arrival of the new Kia Picanto, the third generation of the South Korean brand’s budget hatchback. On the outside, The Picanto has demonstrated the current evolution of car design from curves to edges, taking on an even more youthful approach to its design than... Continue Reading →

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