Fiat Fullback Double-Cab 2.5 Di-D 4x4 LX (2017) Review

JLEE7086 While the allure of competing in the South African double-cab market must be strong because of the (potential) big volumes, cracking this segment is tougher than you may think. Fiat is attempting to do just that with its Fullback pick-up. We review the flagship model to see whether it merits your [...]

Spotted in SA: Alfa Romeo SUV & new Fiats

16522491 373455829676871 1944522754 O A fleet of pre-production and test Fiat and Alfa Romeo vehicles were spotted in South Africa over the weekend and gave us a first look at what's coming. South Africa is often used as a venue for the testing of forthcoming vehicles. With our high average temperatures and altitude, vehicle [...]

Fiat Abarth 595 (2017) Specs & Prices in SA

160607 Abarth 595 01 1800x1800 Fiat performance fans have a lot to talk about this year... the Abarth range in South Africa has been expanded by the addition of new 595 derivatives. Pricing and specifications below. On the back of the recently introduced Abarth 124 Spider – Fiat's answer to the Mazda MX5 – [...]

World Car Awards: These Are The Finalists

Wca The top finalists in all 6 categories of the prestigious 2017 World Car Awards have been announced. Following a recent first round of voting by the 75 international motoring journalists that make up its jury, the World Car Awards (WCA) organisation has revealed the top finalists for t [...]

How to: Choose a Suitable Off-roader

IMG 6806 Choosing the best off-road vehicle for your needs is not easy. However, if you are realistic about the regularity and severity of the off-road activities you are likely to pursue, it's a much simpler task to choose the right recreational vehicle — one that will suit your budget.   [...]

Cars Coming to SA in 2017

ToyotaCHR With a host of new models and facelifted products due for introduction in 2017, it promises to be an exciting year for the South African new vehicle market. Take a closer look at the cars coming your way this year... We have created an alphabetical (by brand) list of all the cars you can expect [...]

Fiat's racy Abarth 124 Spider arrives in SA [with video]

Abarth1 Fiat has released the South African specification and pricing of its good-looking new 124 Spider. The big news is that it will only be offered in flagship Abarth guise. Available from local Abarth showrooms from December, the stylish new Abarth 124 Spider will be priced at R649 900. This, we c [...]

2016’s New Cars – How They Fare in Terms of Sales

Hyundai Tucson We look at some of the new cars that landed in South Africa in 2016 and see if they are selling as well as predicted. It’s difficult to tell if a new car is going to be a hit with the public or not – unless it’s a Volkswagen, in which case it probably will be. What we as [...]

Small Turbo Engines: Is The Hype Over?

Renault 29846 Global En The claimed average fuel consumption/emissions figures of contemporary vehicles are calculated in a way to ensure that they will comply with tightening emissions regulations, not give consumers realistic indications of how much fuel their cars should consume in general use. Therefore, [...]

Best Leisure Double-Cab Bakkies in SA

Recap Take a look at the semi-finalists in the Leisure Double Cab Bakkie category of the Consumer Awards – powered by WesBank! The second annual Consumer Awards – now powered by WesBank, is underway and the semi-finalists across 13 categories have been chosen. Make sur [...]