Toyota reveals 86 rally cars for '15 season

2015-01-27 11:39

Toyota has unveiled its rally-tuned 86 in the form of the CS-R3. Toyota's new motorsport competitor will make its debut later in 2015.

New power, nose job for Lotus in 2015

2015-01-27 08:09

'It's no secret we struggled with the 2014 car,' says Lotus technical boss Nick Chester. He believes the team will be far more competitive in 2015.

Nico up for another year duelling Lewis

2015-01-26 08:18

Mercedes F1 driver Nico Rosberg is expecting another competitive year against team mate and 2014 title defender Lewis Hamilton.

Rookies name Lewis favourite for 2015

2015-01-23 08:05

They might have their favourites, but there can be only one... Formula 1 rookie drivers have admitted that Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton is likely to take the 2015 Drivers' title.

Honda still unhappy at 'unfreeze' ruling

2015-01-22 09:26

Honda, despite an engine 'unfreeze', might only be able to perform a fraction of the power unit development of its rivals.

How 1 stolen Range Rover turned into 4

2015-01-22 08:58

British police and vehicle recovery specialist Tracker traced a stolen Range Rover, raided a ship container - and found another three.

Bernie backs Lewis for third title

2015-01-22 08:13

Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has tipped Lewis Hamilton to win his third Drivers' title in 2015 and says Mercedes could dominate for years to come.

Nico to get first taste of new F1 Merc

2015-01-20 09:04

Lewis Hamilton may have won the F1 title in 2014 but his team mate Nico Rosberg will have first dibs during testing of the new Merc in February

McLaren P1 GTR to debut at Geneva show

2015-01-19 09:32

McLaren says its most exclusive and powerful model yet, the P1 GTR, will debut with a production-ready model at the 2015 Geneva auto show. Take a look...

SA, UK driving tests: Calls for upgrade

2015-01-16 17:30

Traffic, country roads, poor weather... the SA driving test doesn't prepare potential drivers for real-world conditions. It's the same in the UK and safety organisations have had enough.

Losing your air? Check alloy rim cracks

2015-01-16 11:06

How often do you check your tyres? Drivers with under-inflated tyres are at risk of potentially deadly failure on the road. Here's what to do...

'Retired' Stoner still testing for Honda

2015-01-15 08:54

Could two-times MotoGP champion Casey Stoner be reconsidering a comeback? He's enjoying testing for Honda so much, he'll be doing it for 2015 too.

McLaren to focus on next-gen tech

2015-01-14 07:55

The McLaren Group, including its F1 team, will change its name to reflect the company's focus on technology.

Jaguar F-Pace coming for 2016

2015-01-12 14:31

Jaguar's concept C-X17 was such a hit that the the automaker has decided making the car mass-production is a must!

Parking record for Fiat's latest baby

2015-01-12 09:16

Alastair Moffatt has reclaimed his Guinness World Record* for the Tightest Parallel Park, sliding a Fiat 500C between two of its siblings with a mere 7.5cm to spare.

Healey theft recalls 'great' of 1950's

2015-01-12 04:15

The theft of a patiently and painstakingly restored Austin Healey, says DAVE FALL, makes one wonder where they go then?

LPG: Magic trick to halving fuel bill?

2015-01-09 11:11

'Why pay for something when you don’t have to,' asks OWEN SALMON who since 2000 has converted four vehicles to use LPG autogas.

New Hamilton contract 'will happen'

2015-01-08 12:18

Mercedes chairman Niki Lauda believes talks with Lewis Hamilton, will result in the 2014 champion's contract being extended,

Long drive? Energy drinks work, no bull!

2015-01-08 11:55

Drowsy drivers can a be a danger on the road. Can a gulp of an energy drink be beneficial to sleepy drivers? A UK university finds outs...

BBR reveals stunning 150kW MX-5 concept

2015-01-08 08:58

Ahead of launch later in 2015, performance specialist BBR is working on performance upgrades for the Mazda MX-5 - a 50kW roadster stunner!

Year of celebration for Landy Defender

2015-01-07 13:09

Land Rover is celebrating 68 years of its iconic Defender through 2015 with an epic 1km sand drawing tribute in Wales. Limited edition Defenders will reach SA.

Struggling teams still face bleak future

2015-01-05 09:18

Northern winter testing is due ahead of the 2015 F1 season but will ailing back-markers Marussia and Caterham be there?

Verstappen plays down high expectations

2015-01-05 09:18

Formula 1's youngest driver Max Verstappen is playing down expectations ahead of his debut career with Toro Rosso.

Formula 1: Best and worst from 2014

2015-01-02 12:21

Formula 1 presented many new developments in 2014 with a V6 turbo era, double points and a tragic crash. Here's the highs and lows...

Alonso 'first in line' if Lewis leaves

2015-01-02 09:29

Former Ferrari F1 driver Fernando Alonso's future was looking bleak in 2014 but now Mercedes is looking to take him on.


308 GT: Low-down on a Pug hot hatch

2015-01-27 08:26

Peugeot stylish new 308 GT will arrive in South Africa later in 2015. We have details on the automaker's latest SA-bound hot hatch!

Remember the Opel Viva? Well, it's back...

2015-01-26 09:55

Vauxhall is reviving the Viva, a popular car in SA during the1960s hit, paying homage to the classic with its original philosophy of durable and practical. Opel calls it the Karl... Does it have a future here?

Opel serves up hot-shot Grand Slam Adam

2015-01-23 13:34

Opel has expanded its Adam hatchback catalogue with a high-performance supermini, the Grand Slam - 112kW, 200km/h, 4.9/100...

SA update: Scooby's next Outback

2015-01-23 06:42

Subaru is launching its fifth-generation Outback with new looks, more space and upgraded equipment and technology.

McLaren teases with 2015 design glimpse

2015-01-22 09:23

Williams Formula 1 team has already revealed its 2015 car, now McLaren is previewing teaser images before its official reveal on January 29.

Bernie cast doubt on 2015 German GP

2015-01-22 08:45

Is the German GP in crisis? Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone has doubts about the 2015 race since neither track has signed.

Shoulder-tap bike alert for JLR drivers

2015-01-20 14:23

Volvo is not the only automaker ‘thinking bike’ with its helmet technology. Now Jaguar Land Rover has come up with a system... VIDEO, GALLERY

2014 - record year for Jeep sales

2015-01-20 06:52

Jeep has had a record year in 2014 on all counts, and Jeep South Africa had some steady growth too.

Struggling Marussia's fate sealed?

2015-01-19 07:57

The survival of Marussia depends on an 11th hour rescue deal in the works as the team's assets, including key staff, are lost

Toyota's Aygo goes (semi)-topless

2015-01-16 17:12

Toyota has given its funky little Aygo an extra notch of cool with a retractable canvas roof. What's even better, it's headed for South Africa!

New cycle tech 'talks' to passing cars

2015-01-16 10:58

Cars and bicycles talking to each other? Now there's the possibility of the two communicating through a special helmet. Would you use it in SA?

SPIED: Next Jaguar XF in forest snow

2015-01-15 08:37

Jaguar is readying its second generation XF sedan with a new design very similar to its XE sibling. Wheels24 spies captured images... GALLERY

Renault hits back at new superlicence

2015-01-13 07:56

Formula 1 engine supplier Renault has hit back at the international Automobile Federation's controversial new system for issuing superlicences.

Panigale power leaves mark at Mugello

2015-01-12 11:18

Ducati kicks off 2015 with testing its of its new 152kW Panigale in Mugello, Italy. Ducati test rider Alessandro Valia shares his impressions on the new superbike.

New F1 superlicence system ‘flawed’

2015-01-12 08:09

'Omitting championships is flawed,' says race driver Gary Paffett who has been excluded from points towards an F1 superlicence.

Volvo S60 Cross Country for 2015 Naias

2015-01-09 12:25

Volvo will debut its new S60 Cross Country at the 2015 Detroit auto show later in January.

'Reborn' Listers sold out for special series

2015-01-09 11:11

Lister Cars' has revived its ‘Knobbly’ racer at the Autosport International show in England. The sport car uses the same spec as the original 1958 unit.

Toto Wolff: 'Surname hurt Susie's career'

2015-01-08 12:18

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes his marriage to racing driver Susie Stoddart harmed her chances of a successful F1 career.

Kia Soul EV: Real battery-range surprise

2015-01-08 08:58

Kia claims its Soul EV has a range of 212km but can the battery-powered MPV really achieve that figure? Green car experts tested one - watch the video!

Bentley: New SUV to spur sales surge

2015-01-08 07:54

Bentley expects its first SUV to help almost double its sales by 2020 with the luxury automaker saying '3000 units; might be 'conservative'.

Honda left out in '15 engine 'unfreeze'

2015-01-05 09:18

The unending Formula 1 engine-freeze war is over with a loophole found for 2015 but it doesn't include Honda - which is now out in the cold.

Merc, McLaren to change colours in '15

2015-01-05 09:18

Mercedes and McLaren have changed their stripes for the 2015 Formula 1 season with new livery on their cars.

Sinclair C5: 30 years ahead of its time

2015-01-03 09:46

Sir Clive Sinclair was a dreamer but one of his dreams that didn't come true was mass-mobility with this three-wheeler back in 1985 - the electric Sinclair C5.

Merc to test 2015 car in January

2015-01-02 11:26

Mercedes is set to launch it's title-defending cars for the first northern-winter Formula 1 test and the team is determined to stay on top.

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