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 [...]

Volkswagen Clubsport S Local Pricing Revealed

20S 001 The VW Clubsport S is finally on sale in SA, except, they’ve all been sold already. The GTI Clubsport S is the most powerful GTI ever – it produces a peak output of 228 kW, which is directed to the front wheels. It also holds the record for the fastest front-wheel-drive product [...]

New Car Sales Summary for 2016

DSC 3689 The new car market showed a significant decline in 2016 amid tough economic conditions in South Africa and the outlook for 2017 is much the same, with slight improvements expected in the second half of the year. Take a look at this vehicle sales summary for all the details… A [...]

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.   [...]

Volkswagen Tiguan Stretched in Allspace Version

Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace 2018 1280 01 After seeing plenty of pre-production units and prototypes, the seven-seat Volkswagen Tiguan has officially been announced. Meet the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace! While the South African market received the all-new Volkswagen Tiguan in 2016, the US market had to do without it, unti [...]

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 [...]

Next-Generation VW Products Undergo Tests In SA [Video]

Volkswagen Volkswagen is one of many manufacturers that use South Africa's hot and dry climate for vehicle testing. Watch the next generation of VW products being put through their paces on our roads. South Africa's altitude and climate borders on the extreme, which makes it a perfect dest [...]

5 Most Memorable Drives of 2016

IMG 8354 2016 has been a bumper year and we've been treated to many car launches over the past 365 days. Here are David Taylor's five memorable sets of wheels of 2016. Being a photographer as well as a writer for means I get to drive virtually every vehicle availed to the [...]

Volkswagen Varok Concept Shown

Vw Varok Concept2 Intern design students at Volkswagen have created the intriguing Varok concept, combining the practicality of a wagon with the convenience of a bakkie. Concepts play a critical role in the car design process. They are often outlandish in design and although few ever make it to the produc [...]

Volkswagen up! GTI Coming in 2018

2016 Vw Up Facelift1 Volkswagen is planning on introducing a new up! GTI model in 2018! The Volkswagen up! city car has been a sales success in South Africa since it was launched almost 2 years ago. The facelifted up! was introduced recently but reports are indicating that Volkswagen will be ‘spicing up&rsq [...]