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.
The top-spec derivative of the recently refreshed Opel Mokka X compact family car had an extended tenure in the Cars.co.za test fleet, during which time it provided well-specced, comfortable family transport and... Read More
The Toyota Yaris Pulse has been introduced in the South African market, replete with a host of updates that include revised exterior and interior styling, upgraded features as well as the introduction of a new 1.5-litre... Read More
The BMW 750Li is the champion in the First Class category of the 2016/17 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards – powered by Wesbank. In a rarefied segment of the market where opulent features and exclusivity are key... Read More
Following the introduction of the R8 V10 and V10 Plus in South Africa last year, Audi now welcomes the R8 Spyder V10 to the local market!
The Audi R8 Spyder V10 is offered with the 397 kW/540 Nm 5.2-litre... Read More
To sportscar purists, the idea of a high-performance cabriolet is an anathema, but for those who want to make the maximum status statement and fill the air with expensive mechanical noise (while the winds wisps through... Read More
Renault’s compact hatchback range, which underwent a mild facelift late in 2016, has been further expanded with the introduction of an 88 kW 1.2-litre 6-speed turbopetrol derivative, replete with GT-Line... Read More
After the thrilling introduction of the visceral Quadrifoglio version of the Alfa Romeo Giulia (which remains available, but in limited numbers), the 2.0-litre derivatives of the new range are tasked with enlarging the... Read More
The eagerly awaited Nissan Navara is now available in South Africa. The launch line-up comprises a trio of well-specified 4x4 derivatives available in 2 spec levels: SE and LE. The range’s pricing begins at... Read More
Alfa Romeo has introduced its much-anticipated Giulia business class sedan in South Africa. Spearheaded by the Quadrifoglio model, of which limited numbers were pre-sold before the range’s arrival, the... Read More
Having added a new flagship model to the Sorento lifestyle SUV line-up last year, Kia has further bolstered the range by introducing a turbodiesel derivative that matches the specification of its entry-level... Read More