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Our 7 Most Memorable Drives of 2016 - Video

570Sr8 It was an interesting year at Cars.co.za - we drove some exciting cars and some... not so exciting ones. So we asked Ciro De Siena to trawl through his memory banks and pick his most memorable drives of the year, and this is the list he's come up with. We've created a highlights reel fo [...]

5 Exciting Cars coming to SA in 2017 [Video]

5carscool With myriad new products scheduled to arrive in local showrooms in 2017, it promises to be an exciting year for South African motorists. We've picked 5 that we're particularly excited about: the new BMW 5 Series, the Toyota C-HR, Land Rover Discovery, Alfa Romeo Giulia and Nissan Navara. [...]

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 [...]

Aston Martin DB11 (2016) Video Review

DB11vid The DB11 has finally arrived and we've secured an exclusive first drive in South Africa. Aston Martin has become synonymous with the glamorous world of Hollywood through its long-time association with the James Bond movie franchise, but how does the Gaydon-based marque's latest model fare [...]

Ford Focus RS (2016) Video Review

20RS We prowled the deserted streets of Cape Town's industrial areas for a night in our jet black Focus RS, and found that when it comes to hot hatches, it's about more than just power. The Focus RS has an engine and that engine produces 257 kW, or 350hp. That kind of power in a hot hatch is [...]

Ford Ranger 2.2 XLS 4x4 Automatic (2016) Video Review

DCranger22 The introduction of 2.2-litre TDCi double-cab automatic Ranger derivatives has created a stir in the bakkie market, because the XLS 4x4 appeals strongly to family vehicle buyers who want a vehicle with off-road ability, the convenience of a self-shifting transmission, but can't afford one of t [...]

Top speed run: Chasing 300 kph in Jaguar F-Type SVR [Video]

Jaguarsvr Can Ciro de Siena achieve his dream of driving at 300 kph? Jaguar availed us its fastest production car to date, the F-Type SVR and Ciro unleashed the rapid Jag at the Mafikeng SpeedWeek 2016. What kind of mental fortitude does it require to achieve that heady velocity at the wheel of a road ca [...]

Extended Test: Mazda MX-5 [with Video]

20160906 094022 A Mazda MX-5 recently spent a month in Cars.co.za's test fleet for an extended evaluation. Does the Hiroshima-based manufacturer's iconic little roadster still impress as a daily driver, or will the realities of living with such a focused machine destroy fantasies of top-down summer&n [...]

Cars.co.za Fortuner 4x4 Challenge – Episode 3 [Video]

FortunerEp3 This is it, the final episode of our Cars.co.za Fortuner Challenge. This is the episode where we announce our winner, who will be going through to the finals in Knysna in November. In Episode 2, our contestants faced 3 challenges, a rapid-fire quiz about the Fortuner, a sharp-shooting [...]

Stunning Classic Bimmers at BMW 100 Festival [Video]

BMW100vid This year, BMW is celebrating 100 years of building cars, and to mark the occasion, the company virtually took over its hometown of Munich, Germany, to set up a sprawling festival which was completely open to the public. The anchor point of the festival was the BMW Welt, a stunning bu [...]