Ashley has been riding or driving some sort of motorised vehicle since his 4th birthday when he got a Yamaha PW50. Equipped with years of racing experience, 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. He now serves as Road Test Editor at Cars.co.za, putting his wealth of racing and driving experience to good use.
Postman Pat's hatchback of choice has returned, replete with a brace of capable off-roader derivatives with heaps of go-anywhere attitude. Can the Panda's diversified line-up allow Fiat to increase its foothold... Read More
The all-new Kia Rio aims to solidify its success as a top-seller in the compact hatchback market. Next year, it will have to compete with new iterations of the Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Polo. We test the... Read More
As an experienced motoring journalist and #CarsAwards jury member, Cars.co.za road test editor Ashley Oldfield is accustomed to applying strict criteria when comparing cars in their market segments, but when it... Read More
The Audi RS3 Sedan has finally hit showrooms in South Africa. The Ingolstadt-based company has wedged a thumping turbocharged 2.5-litre 5-cylinder engine into an A3 body equipped with a quattro drivetrain. Has this... Read More
It’s a pocket rocket battle for the ages as 2 of our favourite hot hatch makers go head-to-head on the same section of tarmac. Boasting identical performance figures, just one question needs to be answered: which... Read More
Volvo has opted to bring only its raised V90 – the Cross Country – to South Africa, a market in which wagons are usually shunned in favour of SUVs. We test out this raised station wagon that may... Read More
The AA has released its forecast for the fuel price movement in August 2017.
The Automobile Association of South Africa has estimated that the fuel price is set to rise by 20 cents a litre for petrol, 31 cents a... Read More
The British manufacturer is said to add the new P15 to its lineup of cars. It’s said to be the most extreme McLaren ever.
The P15 will sit below the P1 in terms of McLaren’s hierarchy, but the engineers... Read More
Ford’s evergreen Fiesta returns with this "all-new" model and it’s coming to South Africa in Q2 of 2018, around the same time that the new Volkswagen Polo will arrive on the local market. How... Read More
The newest member of the Jaguar SUV family has been revealed. Here are 5 interesting things you need to know about the compact SUV.
1. It’s not electric
Despite the E suffix, the E-Pace is not an... Read More