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 →

BMW reveals new X3

  The wraps have finally come off BMW’s new X3, the third generation of the German automaker’s mid-size SUV. Launched back in 2003, the X3 has been a successful entrant in its segment, with over 1.5 million units having been registered during the last 14 years. The X3 and its design follow that of BMW’s... Continue Reading →

2017 MINI Countryman reaches SA

With global sales now totaling over 540,000 units, British car manufacturer Mini has announced that the latest generation of their premium compact, the Countryman, is now available in South Africa. The Countryman has undergone major design changes, and while whose bodywork is reminiscent of other models currently offered by Mini, the front and rear bumpers... Continue Reading →

Toyota adds Sprint to Etios lineup

Toyota South Africa has modified its line-up of its Etios model with the addition of the new Sprint derivative. Previously displayed at last year’s Festival of Motoring in Gauteng, the Sprint replaces the ‘Xs’ derivative as the mid-spec option, and features an all-new front bumper and grille design. This allows for all three derivatives of... Continue Reading →

Sandero gets 2017 upgrade

A car that has begun to appear around the Rhodes University campus more and more, The Renault Sandero is expected to reach a total sale tally of 50 000 units in South Africa, sold since its introduction back in 2009, during this year. In addition to this, the fresh carmaker has given its budget hatchback... Continue Reading →

Bloodhound hosts Scifest workshop

There’s something at Scifest Africa for everyone, even the petrolhead. During the week, The Settlers Monument Art Gallery played host to the Jaguar Primary School Challenge, a worldwide non-profit initiative in association with the Bloodhound Education Programme and the Department of Science and Technology, with the aim to teach schoolchildren engineering processes by designing and... Continue Reading →

Oldest Beetle in SA restored

In 1971, Volkswagen South Africa held a competition to find the oldest Beetle in the country, with the winner receiving a brand-new 1300 Beetle in exchange. The winner was David Rubin of Middelburg, whose Beetle, named Jan, had rolled off the production floor at the original Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg, Germany, all way back on... Continue Reading →


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