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Toyota Rush

When You Need to Get Ahead In A Rush Yes, I know, that actually means if you want to be successful, you can’t dilly-dally but I think it can also be applied to the Toyota Rush. This is a versatile vehicle to have if you are the type of person who likes to...

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Peugeot 3008 GT-Line

Bon Voyage Peugeot’s 3008 range is excelling with sales and customer satisfaction, it has to if it earned the 2017 Car of the Year title, so it comes as no surprise that the French would bring out a spunkier and livelier version. Enter the GT Line+&hellip...

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Land Rover Evoque

For the brave ...

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Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDI EX + AT

The power to surprise I chose to put Kia’s slogan as the caption of this article because, to me, the Sportage is the genuine embodiment of the Korean brand and their offerings. After doing a bit of digging, I found that I wasn’t too far off when stumbling u...

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Mercedes-Benz CLA 200

It’s a CLA! Strikingly similar to the A-Class, in terms of appearance and with what’s cooking under the bonnet, the CLA is a different take on a dearly beloved vehicle. Now in its second genera...

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JMC Landwind 5

On the up and up! South Africans are still sceptical about eastern technologies and machinery but I think that it’s time for this to come to an end. In recent years we’ve seen a few Chinese brands starting to manufacture some quite decent vehicles and it time to add another one to the growing list. JMC (or Jiangling Motors Corporation) sta...

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Lexus RX 350 EX

Perfection at your Fingertips Lexus vehicles have not seen much success in South Africa and in my opinion, I think this needs to change. They have plenty to offer, look absolutely gorgeous and have a smooth-sailing drive. The RX is the brand’s most succes...

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Datsun Go

A Go-getter / get yourself a Go When the Go arrived on South Africa’s sunny shores way back it was met with severe criticism- it was lacking plenty of safety features and buyers were a wee bit concerned. Fast-forward a few years and they’re ready to...

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Ford Everest

Like the mountain- conquering Making its debut in 2003, the Everest has been and still is great value for money for the larger family market. It’s a big, strong and tough enough vehicle which is eager to tackle life’s everyday challenges. How can it...

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Haval H6

Safety first! Still new to South African roads, you would expect the Haval H6 to have few hesitant eyes peeking into the store and nervous buyers but when you look at their sales, or simply just peeking at any road, you would see otherwise. This is due to them implementing the winning recipe- straight forward, bang for your buck vehicles with no mess ...

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Kia Picanto SMART

Make an intelligent purchase The Picanto range is associated with a student like burgers and fries. They just go together, don’t question it! Okay actually do- I asked myself this specific question. Why has the Picanto become synonymous with a student vehicle and the answer is simple really- it’s a typical budget car with good offers- a successful...

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Hyundai Tucson R2.0 Elite Diesel Automatic

Tucson tough Hyundai has become wildly popular and occupies a large segment in the motoring market. The Koreans don’t have any problem in delivering seeing as they are the owner of the largest vehicl...

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VW Polo Sedan 63kW Comfortline

Curvy can be sexy Whether you know it as a Polo, the Mark 5, Vento or even that other mommy car, you’ve heard, and most probably have seen it patrolling the streets with its unique flair. That’s because it has a tried-and-tested, winning recipe of being a value for money, steadfast budget car. It’s also available in a wide range to c...

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Toyota Aygo X-Cite

X-Cite your funky side The Aygo is a trendy little budget car that will be ideal in the city. It’s available in three derivatives namely the standard, the X-Play and X-Cite. I was so excited to test the Aygo ...

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Suzuki Ignis

A burning passion for distinction ...

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Subaru Impreza 2.0i-S ES CVT Sedan

Impressing the family Yes it is possible to have an Impreza that doesn’t have gold rims, blue paintwork or exaggerated fibreglass trimmings- but no you definitely need a pair of ridicules glasses to go with it- it’s a w...

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Opel Corsa GSI

On your marks! Get set! GSi. Your imagining smoking tyres and revving engines right? This range has been iconic for it...

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Honda Jazz 1.5 CVT Elegance

And certainly, all that Jazz! Honda has yet again improved an already winning recipe - the third generation Honda Jazz now features an upgraded design, additional features, and more intuitive technologies....

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Volvo XC60 T5

With Scandinavian attitude My first job in the motoring industry had been for Volvo Truck and it was there where I fell in love with the Swedish and their way of doing business. Pioneers in safety, Volvo h...

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Mazda MX-5 2.0 RF Roadster Coupe A/T

  Let your inner Formula 1 shine from time to time ...

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Nissan Patrol 5.6 V8 LE 4WD 7A/T

The intelligent way Nissan has been in the game for more than 80 years which builds a trusting relationship and a sense of reliability with their clients and loyal...

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Mitsubishi Pajero SWB 3.2 DI-DC GLS Exceed 4X4 A/T

A strong contender Family-friendly crossover SUV’s have become a hot trend in recent years and for good reason- they are affordable and reliable and can easi...

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Mercedes-Benz AMG CLS 53

More like OMG   ...

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Land Rover Defender P 400 MHEV A/T

Land Rover Defender P 400 MHEV A/TLimitless Edition because… I think it has no limits ...

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Mahindra TUV300 T8

It’s the bomb Mahindra has been making waves and building a brand identity for having tough-as-nails vehicles that are uncompromising in their ...

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Land Rover Velar D180 S

For the future, for the family Still, in its infancy, the Velar has already been making headlines and rightfully so. As a product of Land Rover and Jaguar’s ...

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Isuzu D-MAX HI-RIDER Extended cab

For the daring As the world’s biggest diesel power unit manufacturer, Isuzu has built an impressive reputation for themselves and his brand has become rather...

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Honda CR-V 1.5T Exclusive AWD CVT

Confident and committed As the world’s largest engine manufacturer and producing over 23-million units every year, Honda has some serious bragging rights, al...

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Haval H2 1.5 LUX A/T

2 hot 2 handle Since being introduced into the South African market, this Chinese brand has been a hit from the get-go. This is due to the brand’s uncanny ab...

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Ford Figo 1.5 Trend Sedan

For those on the GO In the high-staked segment of budget cars, in order to prevail, you need an amazeballs (excuse my informal language) vehicle ...

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Fiat Panda Cross 4x4

Above, beyond and a little bit further The crossover SUVs are becoming wildly popular, especially in South Africa and Fiat has decided to join the bandwagon with t...

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Jaguar XF

X-plosively refined The name is XF, Jaguar XF. If you’re wondering why I would imitate a well-known super spy catch phrase with a vehicle, you most probably ...

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BMW X5 M Competition

X-citement guaranteed In 1999 we were graced by the wonderful range that is BMW’s X5. From the get-go it was adored and now at their third attempt, BMW isn&r...

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Audi A1 Sportback 40TFSI S Line

It’s an A for a reason Since making its debut in South Africa back in 2011, the Audi A1 has become a favour...

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Alfa Romeo Giulia 2.0T SUPER

Reborn with performance Alfa Romeo has been barrelling down the road of redemption with their Giulia and Stelvio models recently. They have been confidently recons...

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Opel Mokka X COSMO 1.4T A/T

Adding the X-tra We are familiar with the Opel Mokka since its arrival in 2015 but it has recently undergone remodeling and a striking little ‘X’ has ...

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Mazda3 Sedan 2.0 ASTINA A/T

Harmony for the whole family Mazda Motor Corporation has recently celebrated their 100th anniversary and having sold more than six million units it’s safe to say that the Japanese automaker knows its stuff not only when it comes to quality vehicles but also...

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Hyundai Atos 1.1

Motion a small wonder Based on the Grand i10, the Hyundai Atos is sure to be a raging success in South Africa and will definitely give competitors a run for their money. And why not? It’s a small car with a big attitude. Not only is this budget car sufficiently filled with tech and specs, it also sets a new benchmark for efficiency and economy in the country. It’s a good all-rounder and with its Hyundai-quality stamp, and its sure to have many pleased owners. The Concept...

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Nissan Micra Active

Inspiring new journeys and new discoveries. With much success in the economical car segment, it’s kind of obvious that Nissan would also join the affordability bandwagon and produce a compact, modestly priced city vehicle. Known and categorized for being a trustworthy brand in our South African markets, the Nissan Micra Active owners will be provided with peace of mind knowing that they will have a great buy and experience true value for money from this budget-friendly option. All of ...

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Toyota Rav4

Built tough, for the family Since 1994 the Rav4 has created a storm in the motoring world and I think that is for a good reason seeing as it is the pioneer of the compact crossover segment. With a wilder design and higher capability, this Toyota is ideally manufactured to integrate metropolitan with mother nature - it is even in the name, Recreational Activity Vehicle. After receiving my keys at the dealership and having some bonding time with my test subject, it is safe to say that Toyot...

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Kia Rio

Comfortably reaching new destinations The third generation Kia Rio has become rather popular amongst South Africans so it’s no surprise the following addition will be just as successful. Known to thrive in the city and its demanding life, the Rio is the ideal city family companion- it’s roomy and filled with many features for a safe and comfortable drive. The fact that it’s also extremely affordable for the owner, makes it just that more attractive for South Africans. Th...

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Jeep Wrangler

History on Wheels With a history dating back to the Second World War, the Jeep is one of the oldest mass-produced vehicles around. And with all-new comfort and convenience added to its enigmatic style, the Jeep Wrangler remains popular for its hardy off-roading abilities, as well as its polished and cool character. I enjoyed every minute from when I received the keys at the dealer and I’m eager to share my Wrangler experiences with you. The Concept The most capable Wr...

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Fiat 500 TwinAir POP STAR

The ultimate city girl Known for their signature compact vehicles, the Italian brand Fiat can easily be named an expert when it comes to these adorable little city vehicles. From their first - the topolino, or little mouse - to the newest 500 POP STAR, they have kept it simple and straightforward, evidently a successful and rewarding strategy. It’s a perfect metropolitan companion that will definitely be giving you your money’s worth for many years to come, and to me, that sounds like ...

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BMW 440i Gran Coupe

Engineered with excellence From aeroplanes to motorcycles and even trains, BMW has conquered them all. As one of the biggest and most distinguished luxury brands in the world, with millions of their vehicles driving around, it’s nearly impossible to not know the name. With over a century experience in engines and mechanics, it’s safe to say that they are quite clued up when it comes to vehicles and vehicle luxury. I can certainly say that that is particularly striking by just observing...

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Opel Combo LIFE

Opel Combo LIFE Drive your ambitions One of Europe’s largest and most successful auto manufacturers, Opel, has sold more than one million passenger and light commercial vehicles around the world just in 2014 alone, in conjunction with its British sister, Vauxhall. This goes to show that these Germans know what they’re talking about when it comes to everyday drivability and convenience. Their newest addition, nicknamed the Combo Cargo LIFE, is sure to make you jump for joy...

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Audi A7 55 TFSI quattro

A quality of its own Known for its advanced driving dynamics and refined comfort, the newest Audi A7 stacks up against its rivals rather impressively. How can it not? The pure-blooded German has been around for over a decade. Its overall brilliance counts almost as much as sheer brand appeal and it’s always a sure favourite in the premium executive car segment. It’s sporty and elegant, and is impressively accentuated through classic German design which I admired from the get-go, when i...

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Haval H6 C

Experience the quality Since the start of their trading in South Africa, Haval has quickly become a hot seller. To date they have sold more than 14 000 units in this country alone, and with 46 dealers nationwide, it’s safe to say that they have quickly became a success at that. And how can they not? Building a reputation for producing quality and well-specced vehicles at reasonable prices, Haval appeals to a wide range of South Africans. I had the opportunity to test drive their H6 C an...

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Mercedes-Benz AMG A 35 4MATIC Hatch

Engineering excellence Mercedes-Benz have upgraded their beloved A-class range and added the AMG sporty aspect to provide the market with even more luxury and performance-orientated vehicles to choose from. The newest addition to the posh family, and a personal favourite of mine, is their A 35 hatch. It’s a typical Mercedes-Benz with stereotypically smooth driving combined with the newest and hottest AMG characteristics. It is the embodiment of fun on wheels. The dedicated team ...

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Mitsubishi ASX 2.0L MIVEC 6-speed CVT GLS RF

Bold moves Mitsubishi is responsible for quite a few significant technological advancements, now commonly used in modern vehicles. These are features such as traction control and the first ever direct injection (GDI) engine. They also have more than half a century’s racing experience under the belt and are known for ruling the Dakar rally with a list of achievements and titles. This is all evidence of their intuitive thinking and uncompromising striving to satisfy their customers. With...

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Ford Fiesta 2020

Athletic, agile and affordable. Lavonne Davis the dealer principal of imperial ford Kempton park has been an inspiration and role-model to so many women in the motoring industry. She is in partnership with women torque and embodies women empowerment to any lady out there. The all-new modernized Ford Fiesta compliments that with its newly developed prowess. The Concept: The Ford Fiesta is a three or five door hot hatchback and is the 7th generation of its kind. It is so...

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