Mike has been a motoring journalist for almost 20 years. Before joining Cars.co.za in 2016, Mike was the deputy editor of South Africa's oldest motoring magazine for 5 years and the editor of its website for 3 years. Apart from accumulating a wealth of experience in testing and reviewing vehicles in South Africa and abroad, Mike has distinguished himself as a columnist, copy editor, PR practitioner and a 3-time South African representative on the World Car of the Year jury panel.
Although the Opel Astra line-up has been rationalised since the German compact hatchback was introduced in South Africa in 2016, its local distributor has added a 1.6T Sport OPC-Line automatic derivative at... Read More
The G20-generation BMW 3 Series may set a benchmark by virtue of its all-round accomplishment, but its focus on smart packaging and cutting-edge connectivity suggests that, as far as the brand's business... Read More
The 330i is the entry-level petrol-fed derivative of the recently-launched G20-generation 3 Series (at least until a 320i will join the range near the end of 2019). We review a specced-up Sport Line version to find out... Read More
In parallel with the recent upgrade to its Ranger line-up, Ford has introduced a range of styling, suspension, powertrain and feature upgrades to its Everest 7-seater Adventure SUV. See details below...
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Toyota South Africa, which refreshed its Aygo last year, has made further tweaks to its compact city car for 2019. Herewith the consolidated specifications and prices of the updated range.
The Toyota Aygo... Read More
Toyota has introduced a revised version of its 4th-generation Prius petrol-electric hybrid compact car in South Africa. Herewith the model's specifications and price.
The Prius has the distinction of being the... Read More
The evocative GSi nameplate will soon be back in the South African market. Opel will introduce a new, sporty 3-door Corsa GSi to its local lineup in May, with an asking price of R365 900. Take a look at... Read More
The expression “Win on Sunday, sell on Monday” may have originated in North America, but in 1976 it was a call to arms for a fledgling South African subsidiary of a famous Bavarian marque. BMW SA recently... Read More
The production version of the Kia SP Signature, which was recently exhibited at the Seoul Show, will go on sale in South Africa early next year – if not sooner. We interviewed Kia Motors SA brand... Read More
With the recent introduction of the Eclipse Cross, Mitsubishi Motors South Africa expanded its family car line-up to 3 models, which now begins with a standalone ES derivative of the long-serving ASX crossover.
Nic... Read More