Coming soon: Consumer Awards – powered by Wesbank

20Photography 160114 127 The countdown to the announcement of the winners of the Consumer Awards winners – powered by WesBank, has begun. Here are the 39 finalists (3 in each of the 13 respective categories) that stand a chance of winning trophies in Johannesburg on January 19 2017.   The final [...]

3 Highlights from Detroit 2017: What We Really Think of Them

20Kia The 2017 North American International Auto Show aka the Detroit Auto Show has come and gone, and here are 3 highlights from the exhibition. We look at how these products will fit into the market and what they bring to the table.  This year's Detroit Auto Show was a low-key affa [...]

Twin-turbo Lexus LS Debuts in Detroit

Lexus LS 500 2018 1280 02 The next generation of the Lexus LS has been revealed in Detroit. Although Lexus' first class sedan has not been a top-seller (especially not in South Africa), the model proved pivotal in the establishment of the Japanese premium marque stateside. The newcomer, which will reach the South Afric [...]

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 [...]

5 Most Memorable Drives of 2016

IMG 8622 In creating a series of memorable track and review videos in conjunction with's video editor and production team in 2016, Ciro de Siena got to grips with a melange of exotic automotive machinery. In this list, he nominates just 5 of a host of memorable driving experiences...   [...]

Lexus IS (2017) First Drive

Lexus Is350 028 1800x1800 The latest iteration of the Lexus IS is set to go on sale early in 2017. We took the revised business class sedan for a drive around the winding roads of the Lowveld to get a feel for it. Such is the domination of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz in the premium sedan market that Lexus battles t [...]

Lexus LC500 (2017) Track Drive [Video]

LC500 We travel to Spain to test the evocatively styled LC500 on road and track. Does the eye-catching V8-engined newcomer offer enough performance and driver involvement to be considered a fully-fledged sportscar? Let's find out...   Lexus is not renowned for produc [...]

Facelifted Lexus IS (2017) Specs and Pricing

Lexus Is350 001 1800x1800 Toyota's luxury brand, Lexus, has announced a new version of the IS sedan. Here are specifications and pricing for the 2017 Lexus IS.  The Lexus IS, rival to the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class, has never been a best seller and we don't understand why. It's supremely well [...]

Lexus LC500 (2017) First Drive

2016 Lexus LC500 DarkGray Dynamic 12 Lexus is not renowned for producing headlining sportscars, but the evocatively styled LC500 looks to change all of that. We drive the eye-catching V8-engined newcomer, which will be launched in South Africa in mid-2017, in Spain. SEVILLE – Stepping out of the hotel, onto the narrow, cobbl [...]

New Lexus LS Sedan Teased

LexusLSTease Lexus has teased its new LS flagship sedan and it's expected to be showcased at the 2017 Detroit Motor Show in January. The new fifth-generation Lexus LS luxury sedan has been teased and it will be shown in the metal at the upcoming Detroit Motor Show in January 2017. The new LS will riva [...]