Aaron Borrill is the former associate editor of TopCar magazine. Having driven, tested and reviewed over 1500 cars, Aaron’s extensive experience makes him a valuable contributor to the Cars.co.za. panel. When he’s not driving, writing or thinking about cars you’ll find him barrelling down a trail on his mountain bike – at full speed.
The CitiGolf is a bona fide icon of South African motoring – close to 377 000 units of the legacy Golf Mk1 units were produced in Volkswagen South Africa's Uitenhage plant. Here are 5 of the... Read More
Despite having to adapt to ever-stricter emission laws and contemporary safety measures, the ethos of the Nissan sportscar has remained largely unchanged over the years. Aaron Borrill traces its lineage and covers... Read More
From the naturally aspirated free-revving era to the turbocharged generation, the ST nameplate has spawned some incredible Ford performance models over the years. We look back on some of the best STs that the Blue... Read More
These performance models (or derivatives) were all expected to do great things, but none of them really did…
When they were new, every car listed below was hyped up by its respective manufacturer as a... Read More
Some purists suggest that the finest BMW performance engines are reserved for the Munich-based firm's M models. That's not to say, of course, that BMW hasn't produced some stellar non-M mills over the... Read More
Some of these cars are old, others are more contemporary, but they have 1 thing in common: they're embodiments of mid-mounted, rear-wheel-drive perfection.
The mid-engine formula is a peculiar term because... Read More
These cars may not be regarded as particularly quick by modern standards, but the driving experiences they deliver are as visceral and every bit as involving as the tales that gave rise to their legends...
I... Read More
BMW M has made some of the best performance engines for attainable sportscars and sports sedans, but which ones stand out and gain legendary status?
BMW has built a reputation over the years for designing and... Read More
Two men. Three letters. One vision. AMG has a reputation for building some of the world's most alluring sportscars. Mercedes-Benz's Affalterbach-based performance division has indeed produced a multitude of... Read More