Cars.co.za's content manager has been a motoring journalist for more than 15 years. Before joining Cars.co.za, Mike was the deputy editor of South Africa's oldest motoring magazine for 5 years. Apart from accumulating a wealth of experience in testing and reviewing vehicles in South Africa and abroad, Mike has distinguished himself as a columnist, copy editor, PR practitioner and a 3-time South African representative on the World Car of the Year jury panel.
Renault’s compact hatchback range, which underwent a mild facelift late in 2016, has been further expanded with the introduction of an 88 kW 1.2-litre 6-speed turbopetrol derivative, replete with GT-Line... Read More
The next-generation Volkswagen Polo – scheduled to make its world debut at the Frankfurt Show – has been photographed in South Africa. Built on the MQB-platform that underpins the Golf, it is longer,... Read More
After the thrilling introduction of the visceral Quadrifoglio version of the Alfa Romeo Giulia (which remains available, but in limited numbers), the 2.0-litre derivatives of the new range are tasked with enlarging the... Read More
The eagerly awaited Nissan Navara is now available in South Africa. The launch line-up comprises a trio of well-specified 4x4 derivatives available in 2 spec levels: SE and LE. The range’s pricing begins at... Read More
Alfa Romeo has introduced its much-anticipated Giulia business class sedan in South Africa. Spearheaded by the Quadrifoglio model, of which limited numbers were pre-sold before the range’s arrival, the... Read More
Having added a new flagship model to the Sorento lifestyle SUV line-up last year, Kia has further bolstered the range by introducing a turbodiesel derivative that matches the specification of its entry-level... Read More
Skoda, the Czech brand that started as the Volkswagen Group's budget offering but which has risen to become a star performer, is rumoured to be under consideration for South Africa.
The Volkswagen... Read More
In an economy desperate for nett growth and an automotive market that seems to increasingly favour SUVs over traditional executive sedans, the relevance of cars such as the 7th-generation BMW 5 Series seems diminished... Read More
It’s deliberately styled to resemble a tank; it sports SUV underpinnings and is rear-wheel-driven; it costs as much as an entry-level compact hatchback but offers seating for 7… the Mahindra TUV300... Read More
Although the award-winning XC90 and, more recently, the attention-grabbing S90 sedan are the Volvos on most people’s lips, a recent update to the V40 sees the Gothenburg-based premium hatchback come of... Read More