Lance Branquinho is a Namibian-born writer and photographer who has won numerous motoring journalism awards. He once smuggled parts to South America, in a minor contribution to help Giniel de Villiers finish on the podium at the Dakar. He fears for the eventual collapse of the air-cooled Porsche 911 market – and keenly awaits, in vain, the return of the brand's 928.
The most hyped bakkie in memory has not delivered for Mercedes-Benz. Here's what went wrong...
Two years ago, Mercedes-Benz corralled the world’s automotive media into a secure part of the Cape Town... Read More
At a time when mass manufacturers, especially premium marques, are racing towards electrification, BMW announces a new supercar project. Can the Bavarian brand not learn from its past mistakes?
BMW does not... Read More
Engineering excellence and independence have always been non-negotiables for BMW. So, why did the Munich-based firm forge a new cooperation agreement with Jaguar Land Rover, then?
Many automotive... Read More
Mercedes-AMG has revealed another amazing turbocharged engine. Will BMW's M Division ever be able to produce a 4-cylinder motor that could rival Mercedes-AMG's 310-kW M139, which will debut in the upcoming... Read More
The proposed undertaking would have lead to the creation of the 3rd-largest car company in the world. Despite the aspirations of merger-hungry Renault and FCA execs, however, the collaboration's... Read More
Porsche has finally introduced a "fastback" Cayenne, but has the Zuffenhausen-based brand's newcomer leapt to the front of the Premium SUV Coupe class? Lance Branquinho reports back from the... Read More
Europe has voted to make speed limiters mandatory in new cars. Does this mean our free-driving days are coming to an end?
If you are a regular visitor to Cars.co.za, it stands to reason that you like driving,... Read More
Global automotive sales might have finished last year 0.2% up on the year before, but that percentage doesn’t tell the true story of a looming crisis.
When all the vehicle sales data for 2018 was extracted from... Read More