Ashley Oldfield

Ashley has been riding or driving some sort of motorised vehicle since his 4th birthday when he got a Yamaha PW50. Crushed by the expense of motor racing, Ashley took up journalism and became a writer for some of South Africa’s best motoring magazines and online publications. He is SA’s first (and only) GT Academy winner having raced professionally overseas.


Mitsubishi Outlander (2014) Driven

Outlander 21 1800x1800 By Ashley Oldfield Certainly one of the quieter brands around, Mitsubishi has been going about its business under Imperial management reasonably well. The introduction of its best seller the ASX has seen Mitsubishi stay afloat after some iffy times in the late 2000s. The new Outlander was first ava [...]

Aston Martin Plans New DB9

Aston Martin DB9 2013 1024x768 Wallpaper 16 A rejuvenated Aston Martin will begin penning an all-new lineup to be released early in 2017. We should start seeing concepts at motor shows in 2016 with the first car on the agenda being the Aston Martin DB9. The current platform Aston Martin uses has been around since the early 2000s so the lea [...]

Bentley Continental GT3-R unveiled

JL8 9049 Bentley took its first win on home soil for 84 years at the second round of the Blancpain Endurance Championship at the Silverstone GP Circuit during May 2014. In honour of the GT3 victory, the Bentley Continental GT3-R has been developed for the road. Bentley Continental GT3-R race engineering for [...]

Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient Cars in SA for 2014

Mercedes Benz A Class UK Version 2013 1024x768 Wallpaper 05 Yep, we’re at it again here, coming up with a list of SA’s most economical cars for 2014. You may think that it’s unlikely to have changed very much since the 2013 Most Fuel Efficient Cars, but there are a few new entries. You see not only do new cars come onto the market, but manufacturers also rem [...]

Peugeot 208 GTI Special edition teased

9483035391174594837 30 Years on from the original and iconic Peugeot 205 GTi, the French manufacturer plans to release a special edition 208 GTi 30th Anniversary. It will reveal the pocket rocket at the Goodwood Festival of Speed (27-29 June 2014). From the teaser image sent out, the only thing we can see different [...]

Mercedes-Benz CLS facelift for 2014

Mercedes Benz CLS Class 2015 1024x768 Wallpaper 05 Mercedes-Benz has just announced its facelifted CLS and the CLS Shooting Brake. Whilst visually the car has not undergone an entire revamp, there are a few small changes that Merc says make it look even more dynamic. The bigger changes to the Mercedes-Benz CLS facelift come in the form of two ne [...]

Subaru WRX STi in SA on pre-order

Sti 1800x1800 359495 Only a month after we drove the WRX at launch, Subaru has opened the doors on the new STi, allowing pre-orders on its top performance model. The new Subaru WRX STi features the same popular 2.5-litre flat-four turbocharged power unit as before, with 221 kW and 407 Nm available. It still has Symme [...]

Infiniti Q50 Launched in South Africa

Infiniti Q50 2014 1024x768 Wallpaper 03 The Infiniti Q50 has just been launched to the South African market. The brand has high hopes for a car that faces up against German favourites like the Audi A4, BMW 3-Series and Merc’s C-Class. Throw in a Lexus Is to the mix and it’s a full to the brim segment, so what’s the Infiniti got to attract [...]

Nismo Powered Renault Sport Teased

Renault 59012 Global En The lads over at Renault Sport Technologies – they do all the performance stuff for Renault have created a Nismo-powered Renault Sport Trophy for its World Series Championship. The Nismo (Nissan's performance arm) engine dropped into this Renault race car develops 368 kW and uses a seven-speed se [...]

Range Rover Sport Special (video)

Rangie The Range Rover Sport is already an absolute beast of a machine and now they want to make it even sportier? Well that's the idea according to this video released by Land Rover. Hints suggest that this special edition Range Rover Sport being launched at the Goodwood festival of speed 2014 may push [...]