Mercedes-Benz G-Class Bakkie Spied

Merc G Bakkie1 The rumours about Mercedes-Benz building a G-Class bakkie appear to be true — it’s been spotted testing in the snow. Picture credit: S. Baldauf/SB Medien The spy shots appear to suggest that the bakkie on the cards is a double cab G500 4x4. It also appears to ride on a longe [...]

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 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. [...]

Facelifted Mazda BT-50 (2017) First Drive

Bt50g The new-look Mazda BT-50 may still be regarded by some as the less-than-macho, somewhat awkward-looking cousin of the top-selling Ford Ranger, but beneath its polarising exterior styling lies a pragmatic bakkie that is made for work and isn’t short on comfort, either. Australian contrib [...]

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 [...]

Not all parking bays are created equal

Parking2 Cars have got a lot bigger over the years, yet parking bays have stayed the same (at best) and, in some cases, they've shrunk. Therefore, if you are considering renting a space for your vehicle, make sure the "parking bay" is adequately sized and practically positioned. Just cons [...]

Tata Worker Bakkie Upgraded

Tataworker Tata has enhanced its one-ton Worker 207DI EX2 workhorse bakkie with the addition of visual and practical improvements. The Tata 207DI EX2 workhorse bakkie has been refined and now features bold decals seen on the side of the vehicle as well as on the bonnet. The wheels have also received re- [...]

SA Ratings Downgrade: What It Would Mean for the Motor Industry

CarWarehouse The dreaded credit rating downgrades of South Africa by the influential ratings agencies may, or may not, happen... but suffice to say the motor industry will adapt and prevail. Whereas economic factors preclude a recovery in the new vehicle market in the short term, used car sales are exp [...]

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 [...]

Isuzu KB 250 HO X-Rider Extended Cab (2016) Review

KB02 Special edition vehicles and “cab-and-a-half” bakkies are two things that the mainstream automotive media reviews infrequently. Shortly before the facelift of the KB range, we were availed an X-Rider Extended Cab unit… and liked it. We like: For urbanites, an extended cab is [...]