Ashley has been riding or driving some sort of motorised vehicle since his 4th birthday when he got a Yamaha PW50. Equipped with years of racing experience, Ashley took up journalism and became a writer for some of South Africa’s best motoring magazines and online publications. He is SA’s first (and only) GT Academy winner having raced professionally overseas. He now serves as Road Test Editor at Cars.co.za, putting his wealth of racing and driving experience to good use.
The premium SUV that started a product revolution for Gothenburg-based Volvo Cars has received a mid-model-life update. We spent some time getting to grips with the XC90's new bits in Cape Town.
What’s... Read More
Few of us believed it would ever happen, but Lexus has introduced performance rivals to the Audi RS5, BMW M4 and Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe in the local market. The RC F and its Track Edition sibling go about... Read More
Why did Mercedes-AMG develop its 2.0-litre 4-pot to produce near-ludicrous peak outputs of 310 kW and 500 Nm? Well, so that the engine could power the flagship of the W177-generation A-Class, which... Read More
For those with a penchant for a practical family SUV festooned with a Fast and Furious-style body kit and endowed with heightened power/torque outputs, Hyundai has delivered a solution (yet again). Introducing... Read More
The 53-badged Mercedes-AMGs offer something in between full-bore AMG scary-pants machines and run-of-the-mill Benz models. We tested the new straight-6 engine in the cabriolet version of the E-Class to see what... Read More
Following on from the recent update to the Ranger, Ford has introduced sweeping changes to its Adventure SUV – the Everest. We travelled to Northern Botswana to put the newcomer to the test in some... Read More
BMW will be introducing a very special version of its critically acclaimed M2 in the near future. We reported on this back in 2017, but there have been some developments.
The BMW M2 CS will follow a similar strategy... Read More
The budget sedan market or Uber-car segment (as the pocket of the market is colloquially known), has an unsung hero. The Suzuki Ciaz has been facelifted for 2019 and we’ve tested the GLX derivative... Read More
This is the 8th generation of the 911 and easily the most tech-laden version of the quintessential sportscar. Has Porsche been able to keep its iconic model relevant? We drove the newcomer in the Western Cape... Read More