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Mercedes-AMG GT R (2016) First Drive

16C1050 020 They call it the Monster from the Green Hell. They say it is essentially a road-going version of a Nurburgring 24-Hour Race-winning GT3 race car. It looks somewhat like the automotive equivalent of the Hulk, and sounds like a demon... a very furious demon. Has the new Mercedes-AMG GT R stretc [...]

Update: New Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe Details Revealed

MercedesEClassCoupe1955   Following the release of a short video teasing the new E-Class Coupe earlier this week, Mercedes-Benz has revealed more details ahead of its debut at the Detroit Motor Show in January 2017.  The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class was introduced locally earlier in 2016 and by all accoun [...]

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 [...]

New Ferrari J50 Revealed

Ferrari J50 Ferrari celebrates 50 years in Japan with the all-new, limited edition J50 supercar! Ferrari has revealed its limited edition J50 supercar in Tokyo to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Ferrari in Japan. The 2-seater roadster, according to Ferrari, “marks a return to the targa body sty [...]

Planning a road trip? SA's major roadworks locations (by province)

Compacthatch Are you planning to travel to your holiday destination by vehicle in December 2016? Prior knowledge of road conditions is a major advantage, especially if you're mindful of where you can expect delays at roadworks. See below...    To aid motorists in effectively planning their [...]

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 [...]

Spy Shots: Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV

I 5Nr37mL XL The most revered luxury car brand of all is taking a leaf out of Bentley's book and expanding its range to include an SUV. Here are some spy shots of Rolls-Royce's forthcoming product, called the Cullinan.  Picture credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien Some will find it difficult to fat [...]

Can't Wait for Mercedes-Benz X-Class? Check this out

Mercedes Benz G Class Pick Up Truck 4 Really want the upcoming Mercedes-Benz X-Class bakkie, but can't wait until 2018? Mercedes-Benz has a potential solution and this one's arguably tougher... It's called the Mercedes-Benz G300 CDI Pickup and comes with a legendary reputation. Based on the mighty G-Class SUV, this sing [...]

Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S Shatters Own Record

Volkswagen Golf Gti Clubsport S The potent Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S has returned to the famous ‘Green Hell’ to shatter its own record, and it succeeded… In April this year, the rather rapid Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S set the record for the fastest lap in a production front-wheel drive car arou [...]

Peugeot Citroen Realigns Strategy in SA

IMG 8964 Peugeot Citroen South Africa (PCSA) has realigned its strategy in South Africa: the Peugeot brand will be its key focus in 2017 and beyond. The discontinuation of Citroen products may prove critical to the local sustainability of PSA, which has experienced a resurgence in Europe.&nbsp [...]