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Like Coca-Cola, the new X6 is a product of South Carolina. Picture: MARK SMYTH

INTERNATIONAL LAUNCH: Bouncer gets more finesse

1 day(s) ago

Motor News travelled Stateside to experience the latest generation BMW X6

SA CAR OF THE YEAR: Judging the best of the best

Toyota Corolla. Picture: SAGMJ
1 day(s) ago

The 2015 Wesbank/SAGMJ Car of the Year finalists have been announced and this year’s selection reflects a wide cross section of the market, writes Lerato Matebese

INDUSTRY NEWS: Is SA charged for the future?

Carel Snyman of the SA National Energy Development Institute at the electric vehicle workshop at SA Automotive Week. Picture: MARK SMYTH
1 day(s) ago

Mark Smyth attended a workshop on electric vehicles at the South African Automotive Week

PRODUCT TEST: Keeping a close watch

The Snapshot feature is a great way to easily and quickly take pics of those who do not respect traffic laws. Picture: MARK SMYTH
1 day(s) ago

Mark Smyth put the latest Garmin offering to the test

BOOK REVIEWS: Getting the most from your 4x4

The interior retains its solid Jeep feel with lots of comfort and specification.  Picture: QUICKPIC
1 day(s) ago

A useful guide to driving off the beaten track efficiently and safely, is aimed mainly at owners of Jeeps, writes Lerato Matebese

The styling of the X-Trail matches that of the new Qashqai. Picture: LERATO MATEBESE

ROAD TEST: Simply a grand option

Mark Smyth had to double take as he put the new Nissan X-Trail through its paces


TRAINING WHEELS: Now my every journey has become a miraculous trip

Joining the two-wheeled brigade has opened up a whole new lifestyle for Peter Bruce

Mitsubishi has enhanced the facade of the Pajero. Picture: QUICKPIC

NEW MODELS: Tweaks to keep it fresh

The Mitsubishi Pajero has received some cosmetic updates for 2015 in an attempt to remain current

TECHNOLOGY: Africa struts stuff in tech challenge

The team from the University of Benin in Nigeria in scrutineering. Picture: SHELL SA
1 day(s) ago

Educational institutions from across the African continent took part in the Shell Eco Marathon, writes Neo Goba

TECHNOLOGY: Innovative engine fills a gap

The new Ducati Testastretta DVT unit. Picture: NEWSPRESS
1 day(s) ago

Ducati has unveiled a new generation of engine called Testastretta DVT

INDUSTRY NEWS: Two wheels not so thirsty

The BMW F700GS (left) and its larger 800GS sibling. BMW SA
1 day(s) ago

The RFS Motorcycle Economy Run saw some efficient riding

LOCAL MOTORSPORT: Enduring to the end

Wade Young (Brother KTM) won the Liquorland Matatiele WFO National Enduro and claimed the E1 (200cc) Class championship title for 2014 while he also won the national series overall. Picture: DIRTRACING
1 day(s) ago

The Eastern Cape saw some close battles come to a head in the National Enduro Championship


BREAKFAST RUN: Biking the beauty of GP and WP

There is nothing like the camaraderie of breakfast fun no matter where in SA you are. Picture: EBEN GEWERS

A long-time biker compares riding in Gauteng to the scenic rides of the Western Cape

The GTS coupe manual boasts a top end of 306km/h.

For those who need a little extra

Porsche has released details of the more potent Carrera GTS derivatives

INDUSTRY NEWS: Is the door to SA still open?

Delegates listen to the speakers at the SA Automotive Week conference.
8 day(s) ago

Mark Smyth attended the South African Automotive Week conference where many were questioned whether SA is still open to the auto industry

LAUNCH NEWS: People mover gets cross

The Cross Caddy gets lots of cosmetic items to suit those with an adventurous lifestyle.
8 day(s) ago

Volkswagen has added a more lifestyle-oriented model to its Caddy range and bolstered the T5 Kombi with a DSG gearbox, writes Lerato Matebese

LONG-TERM FLEET: Stalwart back on form

The BMW 640d Gran Coupe recently went in for a regular oil service.
8 day(s) ago

Our BMW 640d Gran Coupe has had a busy time lately, including its first oil service, writes Lerato Matebese

NEW MODELS: Adding some petrol into the mix

The Infiniti Q50 is now available with a 2l turbocharged petrol engine.
8 day(s) ago

Infiniti has added a new turbocharged petrol engine to its Q50 line-up

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