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Volkswagen debuts Golf 8 R with 235 kW of power
2020/11/05

Volkswagen has officially pulled back the covers off its most powerful Golf ever in its R glory. ...

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DRIVEN: Facelifted Toyota Hilux Legend
2020/10/29

The Hilux bakkie is one of the top-selling bakkies in South Africa and, believe me or not, almost everyone within my broad circle of friends wants ...

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Here's why it is important to service your car regularly
2020/10/29

The words ‘car service’ probably do sound familiar when you own a car. All vehicles require constant servicing to ensure that they run ...

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New Opel Crossland breaks cover
2020/10/29

The folks at Opel have unveiled their new Crossland SUV that happens to ditch the X suffix in its name. The new Opel Crossland boasts some i...

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DRIVEN: All-new BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe
2020/10/29

The story of the BMW Gran Coupé began some eight years ago when the 6 Series Gran Coupé was introduced to the 6 S...

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Refreshed Toyota Hilux now in SA, we have prices
2020/10/07

The current-generation Toyota Hilux bakkie has been around since the year 2016, and some four years later, the Japanese marque is giving its Hilux ...

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3 Simple Ways to Buy a Used Car as Quickly as Possible
2020/09/30

Well, the demand for used cars is increasing greatly among people who want to have the pleasure of owning a good-conditioned car at pocket-friendly...

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Mercedes-Benz says the S-Class is still very relevant despite SUV boom
2020/09/14

It is no lie, the whole world has gone SUV mad and manufacturers are always fighting for the number...

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DRIVEN: New Suzuki S-Presso
2020/09/08

Suzuki recently introduced its new S-Presso tyke as an answer to the Datsun Go and Renault Kwid A-s...

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Toyota SA sold 7 743 vehicles in August
2020/09/07

Vehicle sales have seen fluctuations as a result of COVID-19 and some manufacturers have been adversely affected, howeve...

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New Mercedes-Benz V300d launches in SA, here's how much it costs
2020/09/02

The last time we got acquianted with the Mercedes-Benz V300 d was in Spain in 2019 at the refreshed V-Class internationa...

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Here's how much the refreshed Volkswagen Transporter range costs in SA
2020/08/26

Volkswagen is giving its commercial vehicle T-Series range a refresh for the 2021 model year. Now carrying the T6.1 insignia, the facelifted...

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Car Buying: 7 Important Tips to Get the Best Deal
2020/08/24

If you are considering buying a used car, you may be wondering if you need to visit a dealership to grab a good deal. In many cases, shoppers do no...

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Suzuki sold 1 213 cars in July
2020/08/24

Suzuki Auto South Africa will soon vacate its well-known head office and warehouse facility in Johannesburg for a much larger building nearby. ...

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Fuel prices could see a drop in September, predicts AA
2020/08/20

Fuel prices are showing slight reductions at mid-month, in the midst of a tug-of-war between international oil prices and the Rand/US dollar exchan...

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Online car sales in South Africa: What’s possible, what’s not and why
2020/08/18

Online shopping trends were on an upward trajectory long before the pandemic and enforced national lockdown saw South Afr...

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Kia reveals pictures of updated Stinger
2020/08/13

KIA Motors Corporation has released the first images of the upgraded KIA Stinger today, revealing a refreshed design for the high-performance fastb...

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DRIVEN: Kia Seltos EX+ slightly falls short but it’s still a great SUV
2020/08/06

Kia’s new Seltos has found favour in South Africa. About 830 units of the brand’s latest member in the SUV stable managed to find homes...

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Local pricing of Volkswagen's new T-Roc announced
2020/08/05

Following its South African premiere on 17 June 2020, Volkswagen has announced the pricing of the T-Roc SUV. The Volkswagen T-SUV range in t...

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New vehicle sales flat in July but still in choppy waters overall
2020/08/04

New vehicle sales were largely flat in July, showing similar numbers to those of June 2020. However, according to the Nat...

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Here are the true costs of owning a car
2020/07/31

Tips to work out the total cost of ownership Shopping for a new car is exciting! There is an innate thrill in the buying pr...

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Another fuel price hike on the cards, predicts AA
2020/07/29

With global oil prices striding higher in July, a fuel price increase for the month of August is expected. This is according to the Automobi...

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SA Motorists desperately need Child Car Seats to save lives
2020/07/29

Alarmingly low usage of child car seats, and the resultant child fatalities on South African roads, have prompted Supa Quick to take action and par...

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'We are close to developing a fully autonomous car', says Elon Musk
2020/07/28

Tesla founder Elon Musk said that the world’s recently crowned most valuable auto company could achieve a fully autonomous car by the end of ...

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Local Hyundai Venue expanded with the addition of special edition model
2020/07/23

Hyundai is expanding its Venue line-up with the introduction of a special variant limited edition. The limited-edition Venue wears a unique ...

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Don't expect the Nissan 400Z to have an electrified powertrain at first
2020/07/22

Nissan is slated to introduce a successor to the 370Z in 2021 and while there have been lots of rumours surrounding the sports car’s powertra...

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Local Kia Seltos range expands with the addition of diesel variants
2020/07/15

Kia is expanding its local Seltos range with the introduction of diesel derivatives. It ...

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Safety: How to Protect Your Car from Scratches?
2020/07/15

Seeing the scratches on your favorite car can be quite disappointing. However, there are several ways you can consider to take care of your car fro...

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New Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series is brutal and powerful (with 537kW)
2020/07/15

Mercedes-AMG has finally revealed its new AMG GT Black Series that has been long coming and it is finally here. ...

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New Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series is brutal and powerful (with 537kW)
2020/07/15

Mercedes-AMG has finally revealed its new AMG GT Black Series that has been long coming and it is finally here. ...

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Toyota unveils special-edition Aygo with JBL sound system
2020/07/10

Toyota has revealed its new special-edition Aygo city car that carries the JBL Edition name. So what does it come with? According to the Jap...

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Local Ford Tourneo line-up expanded with new engine and autobox
2020/07/09

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Refreshed Lexus LS officially breaks cover with minimal changes
2020/07/08

Sitting on top as the flagship model in Lexus' line-up is the LS model that has, for the 2021 model year, will receive a facelifted model. C...

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New BMW 1 series is the best of the lot
2020/07/06

If you look at all the previous generations of the 1 Series, they all had an element of fun. I mean, they all came with the rear-wheel-drive setup,...

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1 433 Suzuki vehicles found homes in SA in June – Naamsa
2020/07/03

Suzuki Auto South Africa has surprised the market with a stellar sales performance in June, with sales figures returning to pre-lockdown levels and...

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Here's how many vehicles Toyota SA sold in June
2020/07/02

It may not be the halfway mark that Toyota – or even the local auto industry and local economy, for that matter – had envisaged for 202...

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New vehicle sales start recovering some momentum
2020/07/02

The new vehicle market returned to its first full month of sales in June since lockdown commenced. Nonetheless, that didn’t mean a return to ...

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Facelifted Volkswagen Tiguan officially breaks cover; 235 kW R model coming to SA
2020/07/01

The current generation Volkswagen Tiguan has been around for about four years and while we think it still looks fresh and not in dire need of a fac...

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Reviewing your car insurance? Here are your options
2020/06/25

The effects of the national lockdown have already begun to show with many businesses either scaling back operations or co...

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Say hello to the second-gen Opel Mokka
2020/06/24

The Opel Mokka has been around for close to 8 years and the German marque is introducing the second generation model that comes with a bold redesig...

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Here's how to beat rising fuel prices
2020/06/22

Prior to this month’s hefty fuel price increase, South Africa saw large decreases in the fuel price. Unfortunately, however, most of the coun...

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Do you wonder what the most sold cars under R50k are? Here's the list
2020/06/19

For instance, searches for second-hand cars under R50 000 increased by almost 300% versus normal pre-lockdown levels during lockdown level 5. And t...

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Here are details of the SA-bound VW T-Roc
2020/06/18

Volkswagen is expanding its local SUV range with the introduction of the T-Roc. Slotting below the Tiguan, the new T-Roc completes the local...

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DRIVEN: Mini Clubman S continues to impress
2020/06/17

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How to Sell Your Car Quickly: 6 Steps
2020/06/11

These days people can easily afford a car for themselves. Banks are also playing a major supporting role in buying new or used cars if someone want...

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Ford SA launches new Figo Freestyle
2020/06/11

Sitting on top of the Ford Figo range is the newly-launched Figo Freestyle that, according to Ford South Africa, builds on Ford’s reputa...

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Mazda to unleash new BT-50 bakkie next week - report
2020/06/10

It seems like Mazda is ready to unleash its new BT-50 bakkie model in a week’s time from now. According to an Instagram post by Mazda ...

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'Some' Ford Fiesta mdoels could get mild-hybrid powertrains - report
2020/06/10

The folks at Ford have introduced a mild-hybrid powertrain to some of its petrol models in the Fiesta line up. According to Ford, the new mi...

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Kia introduces upgrades to Picanto range
2020/06/08

KIA Motors has made substantial upgrades to its smallest model, the Picanto. Offering a range of new safety and telematics technologies often reser...

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Are used car sales set to explode?
2020/06/08

While used car sales in South Africa during May 2020 mimicked new car sales and were understandably down on 2019, consumers are demonstra...

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Toyota’s facelifted Hilux bakkie debuts looking all fresh
2020/06/05

The Toyota Hilux bakkie is one important model for the Japanese marque. Every month, Ford, Nissan, Volkswagen and Isuzu are always competing about ...

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Here's the facelifted Toyota Fortuner
2020/06/05

Following the official reveal of the updated Toyota Hilux, the Japanese marque has also taken the wraps off its facelifted Fortuner SUV. Jus...

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Say hello to BMW's new 4 Series Coupe
2020/06/03

BMW has finally unveiled its brand new 4 Series Coupe model that will make its global market launch from October 2020. From October, only 3 ...

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Volkswagen's new T-Roc to make digital premiere in SA
2020/06/02

The folks at Volkswagen are looking at expanding the local range of SUVs with the introduction of the T-Roc model. Slated to make its premie...

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Suzuki's Ignis gets fresh new look plus added features for 2020
2020/06/01

Suzuki South Africa is giving its Ignis compact urban SUV a fresh new look as well as extra features for the 2020 model year. The Suzuki Ign...

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Volkswagen’s WeConnect Go App now available in South Africa
2020/06/01

Volkswagen has taken the first step on the journey towards the connected car by launching the WeConnect Go app in South Africa. The app which is co...

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New VW Nivus breaks cover with single engine option
2020/05/29

Volkswagen in Brazil has presented its new Nivus crossover vehicle that is slated to go on sale in the country at the end of June. According...

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Refreshed Isuzu mu-X goes on sale in SA
2020/05/28

The Isuzu mu-X SUV has been on sale in South Africa since 2018 and already, the Japanese marque is introducing a refreshed model for the 2020 model...

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Here's the refreshed BMW 5 Series that comes with new electrified engines
2020/05/27

Following a number of spy photos on the net, BMW has finally taken the wraps off its facelifted 5 Series. If you are familiar with the desig...

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Mini refreshes Countryman
2020/05/27

Mini South Africa has taken the wraps off its facelifted Countryman model. On the outside, the refreshed Countryman comes with a distinctive...

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Here are the factors that impact the resale value of your car
2020/05/21

Most cars are depreciating assets, this means that the value of your car is likely to decrease the longer you own it, and the more you drive it. Ho...

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New Renault Kwid keeps trying but it's still crap
2020/05/20

I said it in my review of the recently launched Peugeot 108 that people have been reluctant to buy French cars simply because of the after-sales se...

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Volkswagen says future R models will ‘surprise and amaze’ us
2020/05/18

Jost Capito, the man that oversees the Volkswagen R performance division recently said that engineers have made “a lot of small improvements&...

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Is It Safe to Buy a Used Car Through a Private Seller
2020/05/15

Well, buying a new car does not always make sense, especially when you have lucrative options of used cars available in the market. Buying a used c...

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Limited-edition Volkswagen Amarok 580S V6 revealed but it might not come to SA
2020/05/15

As much as we can try to remember, Volkswagen has quite a number of limited-edition models of the Amarok. That proves how special the Amarok...

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DRIVEN: Jeep Renegade Longitude is particularly interesting
2020/05/14

I used to look at ‘some’ Jeep cars as those vehicles that were always featured in war movies and were very capable vehicles that would ...

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DRIVEN: New Kia Seltos steps up
2020/05/11

As we began writing this Seltos review, Kia had just released images of its new 7-seater Sorento and I must admit, the brand has taken its design c...

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Graduates encouraged to choose affordable cars
2020/05/08

Owning a reliable car is no longer just a luxury, but a necessity too, especially as more employers require graduates to have a reliable mode of tr...

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DRIVEN: It’s the fun factor that makes the Suzuki Swift Sport stands out
2020/05/07

When talking performance, the Suzuki name might not even form part of the conversation at all. Simply because it is a name that, as far, as I know,...

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New Datsun Go CVT makes a viable run-around car
2020/05/06

The last time I got behind the wheel of the Datsun Go was in 2019 when I sampled the then range-topping GO in Lux guise and I still remem...

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Naamsa says only 574 vehicles were sold in April
2020/05/05

April new vehicle sales were effectively dormant as South Africa endured its first full-month of lockdown. With dealerships closed, business...

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VW has extended new vehicle Warranty and Maintenance Plans
2020/05/05

In light of the COVID-19 epidemic, Volkswagen South Africa has made the decision to extend new vehicle warranties. “As the passenger-c...

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Five tips for first-time car buyers and new drivers
2020/05/04

Learning how to drive and passing your driver’s licence is a major life milestone. Now that you have that little card in your hands &n...

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It is the right time to buy a used car, as price inflation slows
2020/04/30

Amidst the current global downturn, used car price inflation has slowed in South Africa. ...

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Own a Kia vehicle? Here are affordable service options for the lockdown period
2020/04/29

KIA Motors South Africa today launches an exciting vehicle servicing special, allowing customers to save now and service later. Designed to be effi...

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Peugeot Citroen bracing for return to business
2020/04/28

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How to care for your car during lockdown, and safely get back on the road afterward
2020/04/24

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Toyota debuts all-new Yaris-based crossover
2020/04/23

Toyota has debuted its all-new Yaris-based crossover that carries the Yaris Cross nameplate....

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DRIVEN: Mazda CX-3 Individual Plus remains a good offering
2020/04/22

The compact crossover vehicle segment has advanced over the years with some of the most appealing models on sale t...

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Hyundai extends warranties globally due to COVID-19 lockdowns
2020/04/22

Hyundai vehicles with original warranties that expire between March and June 2020 will benefit globally from a war...

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Four-door Suzuki Jimny on the cards - Report
2020/04/22

Space has been one of the disappointing issues we experienced when we tested the current Suzuki Jimny and it seems...

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How Can Your Car’s Value Affect Car Insurance
2020/04/28

Before applying the cover, all insurers and comparison sites estimate the value of your car. This value is not necessarily similar to the value you...

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5 Ultimate Benefits of Trading-In Your Used Car
2020/03/27

Are you thinking to upgrade your driving experience with a new car? Are you thinking to sell your used car so you can buy a new one? Are you maybe...

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Goodyear announces its latest take on the airless car tyre.
2020/03/25

Instead of future drivers having to swap out tyres when they get a flat, Goodyear imagines a future where tyres can repair themselves from the ins...

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Next-Gen BMW 7 Series to get the ‘most’ potent all-electric version
2020/03/21

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Volkswagen R boss says next Golf 8 R will be a ‘real driving machine’
2020/03/20

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Hyundai Elantra makes official debut; N Line version on the cards
2020/03/20

Following a teaser image last week, Hyundai ...

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Land Rover announces new Defender pricing
2020/03/20

Land Rover South Africa has revealed pricing for the new ...

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Smaller Volkswagen ID.1 electric car reportedly on the cards
2020/03/20

A fresh new rumour has emerged that Volkswagen could be hard at work readying its entry-level electric car that will likely carry the ID.1...

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Your Comprehensive Guide to Buying a Used Car Safely
2020/03/20

A recent study shows that online car shopping is growing because it is efficient and convenient for buyers. With convenience, it’s easy for ...

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Car Buying: 8 Major Different Types of Vehicles to Know
2020/03/20

A car is a sense of pride, a sign of growing assets, and a status in the society. Do not settle yourself for any car. Know some modern varieties a...

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Easiest Ways to Buy a Used Car at the Lowest Price
2020/03/25

Once you decide to buy a used car, you have a long way to go. Purchasing a pre-owned car is not as easy as you think. You need to consider several...

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5 Reasons Why Should You Consider Buying a Used Car?
2019/12/26

Don’t feel bad about your decision of buying a used car because of a small budget or limited access to finances. Buying a used car is a smart...

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