Gero Lilleike

Gero Lilleike is a published writer and photographer with most of his work appearing in the fields of travel and motoring. Gero has worked in the motoring space for the last four years and enjoys driving and photographing the latest cars. You can read Gero's work right here on Cars.co.za.

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Five Safest Cars in South Africa for 2014

Volvo V40 True or false? A bigger, heavier car is safer than a smaller, lighter car. Most would probably say true, but the numbers tell a different story entirely. We had a look at cars tested by Euro NCAP from 2012 to 2014, to determine the five safest cars available in South Africa and the result was somewh [...]

Safety Systems for Cars Explained

Safety System Image1 These days you'll be hard-pressed to find a new car that doesn't have some form of safety system, and if you do, you should think twice before buying it. Most, if not all new cars on the market today will have some basic safety systems in place to help keep rubber on the road and passengers safe. [...]

Best SUVs in SA - Mid to Large Size

Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Autobiography Dynamic 2015 1600x1200 Wallpaper 03 Choosing the best SUVs in the mid to large category is no easy task. We have already given you our list of the best compact SUVs and best medium-size SUVs in South Africa, but now it's time to have a look at the slightly more luxurious mid to large SUVs in SA for 2014. This segment of the SUV mar [...]

Chevrolet Spark, Sonic Black & White Editions Announced

Chevrolet Spark Black White 3 1800x1800 Chevrolet South Africa has announced the arrival of 'Black & White' special edition Spark and Sonic models in South Africa, albeit in limited numbers. The limited edition Chevrolet Spark and Sonic 'Black & White' models feature sporty upgrades and improved specification. Chevrolet Sonic Bla [...]

Mitsubishi Mirage 1.2 GLS (2014) Review

Aviary Photo 130534309631958664 The entry-level A-segment in South Africa is both hostile and cut-throat. Contenders doing battle in this volatile segment generally come heavily armed with standard features, improved quality and competitive pricing. That said, new contenders have lots of convincing to do to make a significant sa [...]

Five Fastest Cars in South Africa for 2014

Lamborghini Aventador LP700 4 For the average motorist in South Africa a fast car doesn't mean much. There's no Autobahn, no Nürburgring Nordschleife to test your mettle, just congested highways, the Karoo, a 120kph speed limit and the odd speed cop hiding behind a bush ready to wave you down when you clock 131 kph. South Afr [...]

Best SUV in South Africa - Luxury

Land Rover Range Rover 2013 1024x768 Wallpaper 74 Just in case you've missed our 'Best SUV' series of articles, we have already chosen the Best Compact SUVs, Best Medium SUVs and Best Mid to Large SUVs in South Africa for 2014. Now the time has come to pull out the big guns and reveal our pick of the best luxury SUVs available in South Africa. T [...]

New Car Sales in South Africa - August 2014

Toyota Hilux Despite slow economic growth and tough market conditions, new car sales in South Africa has showed resilience for the past three months according to the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA). It's also been reported that the automotive sector will remain under pre [...]

Best Convertibles in South Africa under R300k

Fiat 500C Abarth 2013 1024x768 Wallpaper 0a Summer in South Africa is the perfect time to set yourself free and let your hair blow in the wind, and there's no better way to do this than from behind the wheel of a cheeky-looking convertible. Driving a convertible is about making a statement while having fun and we've compiled a list of the bes [...]

2016 Mazda MX-5 Details Revealed

Mazda MX 5 2016 1024x768 Wallpaper 06 The 2016 Mazda MX-5 was revealed recently, but very little was mentioned regarding the car's specifications. A new report by Motoring has provided further details on the latest 2016 Mazda MX-5, which is said to weigh just over a ton at 1 020 kg, making the car about 100 kg lighter than the previous [...]