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.
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
Countless South Africans have fond memories of the Volkswagen Kombi, an icon that’s synonymous with long-haul holiday travel and lazy days at the beach. Five decades on, here’s why we still love The... Read More
The modern car has become a state-of-the-art digital sound symposium capable of putting concert halls to shame. Here are 6 of the most spectacular installations…
There was a time when tapedecks were... Read More
The smallest pukka off-roader in the world just got a whole lot better, writes Aaron Borrill.
The new retro-styled Jimny; the GA derivative rides on 15-inch steel wheels.
What is it?
We've had to wait 20... Read More
Back in the Eighties, Toyota knocked it out of the park with the original Conquest, but somewhere down the line, the Japanese brand's hatchback strategy became muddled. Aaron Borrill retraces the Conquest's... Read More
There was a time when bigger was better and yes, all the cars on this list have got monstrously oversized, naturally-aspirated power plants – just the way we like it!
Ask any petrolhead. Any real... Read More