• Wednesday, September 03 2014
The Volvo XC90 features a new corporate face that will be signature on future models.  Pictures: VOLVO, QUICKPIC

FUTURE MODELS: Xciting times signal new era

6 day(s) ago

Volvo has taken the wraps off its second generation XC90 SUV that will go on sale in SA in 2015, writes Lerato Matebese

INDUSTRY NEWS: General set to unleash its army

The funky Adam urban runabout is set to arrive in SA in the first quarter of 2015.  Picture: QUICKPIC
5 day(s) ago

General Motors SA shared a few nuggets with Motor News on its future plans in SA, writes Lerato Matebese

FUTURE MODELS: Nomad gets new clothes

The updated Volkswagen Touareg will feature some redesigned exterior items like the grille, bumpers and wheels.  Picture: NEWSPRESS
5 day(s) ago

Volkswagen has revealed details of its revised Touareg that is expected in SA early in 2015

Dominic Wilcox predicts self driving cars will allow a multitude of projected images on the inside of vehicles.  Picture: NEWSPRESS

DESIGN: How we will travel is brought to life

Mini asked a number of designers to provide their view of the automotive future for a UK exhibition
Apart from teaser pics like this, few details of the design of the new XE have been released.  Picture: NEWSPRESS

FUTURE MODELS: Smart cat on its way

Jaguar’s XE sports saloon looks set to upset the apple cart of the establishment when it launches in SA in 2015, writes Lerato Matebese

LAUNCH NEWS: Perfect for people on the move

The Transit Tourneo bus is available in 12- and 18-seater options. Picture: FORD SA
5 day(s) ago

Mark Smyth put the latest Ford Transit derivatives through some challenges more suited to sportscars

DRIVING IMPRESSION: Focused on the job at hand

Toyota has tried to modernise the pick-up with bits of chrome over the years. Picture: MARK SMYTH
5 day(s) ago

The Toyota Land Cruiser Pick-Up is a bit anachronistic but it still has character, writes Mark Smyth

DRIVING IMPRESSION: Limited only by imagination

Nissan has added a number of items to create the limited edition Navara Safari.  Picture: QUICKPIC
5 day(s) ago

The Nissan Navara Safari gets a bit of explorer attitude, writes Mark Smyth

ROAD TEST: With added substance

The design of the Grand i10 fits well into the Hyundai family.  Picture: QUICKPIC
5 day(s) ago

As the replacement to the popular Hyundai Getz the Grand i10 has a great deal of pressure riding on its shoulders, writes Lerato Matebese

The Mustang will arrive in SA in 2015.   Picture: NEWSPRESS

Beloved ‘pony car’ saddles up to get it right — worldwide

Ford has begun testing of its first right-hand drive Mustang, due in SA in 2015

LONG-TERM FLEET: Bakkie with plenty of space for the silverware

5 day(s) ago

The Volkswagen Amarok continues to rack up the awards, writes Lerato Matebese

TECHNOLOGY: Scalable future

The T-shaped LED lights on the new XC90 have been christened “Thor’s Hammer” lights.  Picture: QUICKPIC
13 day(s) ago

Volvo’s forthcoming XC90 platform will spawn a few more future models

FUTURE MODELS: Hatching a refined offering

The design of the new Hyundai i20 is definitely more refined.  Picture: NEWSPRESS
13 day(s) ago

Hyundai’s second generation i20 looks set to have an even wider appeal than its predecessor

INTERNATIONAL MOTORSPORT: Driving South African flag to victory

South African Jordan Lee Pepper celebrates his Scirocco R-Cup championship.  Picture: VOLKSWAGEN
13 day(s) ago

South African Jordan Lee Pepper has taken the international Scirocco R-Cup championship

ROAD TEST: Cherokee a Cruiser, but not a looker

The styling is more urban warrior than outdoor trail hunter.  Picture:  QUICKPIC
13 day(s) ago

The new Jeep Cherokee is more at home in the city than the great outdoors, writes Mark Smyth

ROAD TEST: Tried and tested recipe

The designers have avoided going all lifestyle with the KB and kept some of its masculine looks.  Picture: MARK SMYTH
5 day(s) ago

Mark Smyth: Isuzu had time to look at its latest rivals before coming up with its KB, but did it learn anything?

TECHNOLOGY: A more efficient future

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf will be one of many with host of new efficiency features.  Picture: AUTOCAR
5 day(s) ago

Technology is set to be introduced to meet demanding new efficiency legislation — but it will come at a price

INTERVIEW: Dragon with a passion

Caan views his Rolls-Royce Phantom as the “black-tie” of cars.  Picture: SUPPLIED
13 day(s) ago

Mark Smyth spoke to entrepreneur and Dragon’s Den star James Caan about his relationship with his cars

OUTDOOR SHOW: Something for outdoors

The Benelli brand recently returned to SA.  Picture: MARK SMYTH
20 day(s) ago

Mark Smyth found the boat and bike industry to be thriving at the Bike, Boat and Outdoor shows

ROAD TEST: Two is new number one

The BMW 2 Series strikes a serious pose.
20 day(s) ago

BMW’s 2 Series lends itself to customisation — and the company’s M Performance parts bin ups the styling ante of the already sporty model, writes Lerato Matebese

INDUSTRY NEWS: Optimising performance, costs

One of the Conti360 Fleet Services vehicles.  Picture: QUICKPIC
13 day(s) ago

Continental is offering a new suite of truck tyre services in South Africa

INDUSTRY NEWS: SA’s fleet travel lagging: survey

Murray Price, managing director of Eqstra Fleet Management.
13 day(s) ago

The 2014 fleet market study by Eqstra Fleet Management shows the country is behind the curve when it comes to adopting trends from Europe

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