ARTICLES RELATING TO CARS

BMW SA slammed for 'drive it like it's stolen' ad

2014-07-01 10:27

BMW was criticised by the Advertising Standards Authority over a controversial billboard featuring a Mini Cooper with the tagline 'Drive it like it's stolen!'

Andy Green Diary: Meet the Goat's Head

2014-06-27 07:32

Andy Green has sent us another take from his diary ahead of the upcoming Bloodhound supersonic car's scheduled record-breaking run in South Africa. Meet the Goat's Head.

Special editions of SL 63 and 65

2014-06-20 10:50

Mercedes-Benz has jazzed up its SL 63 and 65 AMG models with a sexy 2LOOK Edition. All we can say is, it looks awesome!

Nun, 82, killed in horror ECape hijacking

2014-06-17 11:25

Eastern Cape police discovered the body of a hijacked and kidnapped 82-year-old nun in Nangeni.

Nissan reveals radical Gran Turismo concept

2014-06-17 10:15

Nissan will unwrap its new concept 2020 Vision concept for players to drive in Gran Turismo fans July 2014. Could this be what future high-performance Nissans will look like?

London gets serious about eco taxis

2014-06-12 10:43

Electric taxis - they're cleaner, quieter and cheaper to maintain. Imagine being driven around in silence while doing good things for the planet..

Smart car, smart home - will it work?

2014-06-10 11:25

'Honey, I think I forgot to switch off the stove... That's right I can turn it off from inside my car.' Toyota and Panasonic have collaborated to create a system to monitor and operate home appliances - from your car!

Yengeni in court for drunk-driving

2014-06-03 08:42

It's crunch time for ANC national executive committee member Tony Yengeni who is expected to appear in the Cape Town Magistrates Court for drunken driving.

Whoa! Watch a Smart car outrun a Mustang

2014-05-30 11:21

A tiny Smart ForTwo vs a Ford Mustang in a drag race... No contest, right? Watch the epic race!

14 tips to avoid being hijacked

2014-05-29 13:15

According to the SAPS vehicle hijacks are on the rise with an average of 28 vehicles hijacked each day. We list 14 tips to help avoid being hijacked in SA.

Dangerous freeway filter caught on video

2014-05-22 12:11

Are you a victim of dangerous filtering when joining the freeway? Or are you one of those drivers who simply doesn't care and swerves out in front of traffic. Watch the video!

Infinti's 'good vs evil' Q-car stunners

2014-04-10 08:36

Luxury furniture designers Poltrana Frau team up with Infiniti for a set of one-off 'good vs evil' Q-cars for the 2014 Milan Furniture Fair. Check out the special edition Q50 and QX70 models!

6 April Fools' car pranks we wish were true

2014-04-01 11:16

A grass-covered Opel, a tea-powered Mini, a way to beat e-tolls in Gauteng… We’ve compiled a list of the top automotive April Fools' Day pranks. WARNING: This article contains gratuitous use of puns.

Holiday weekend - chill on the roads!

2014-03-20 14:37

Arrive Alive! put a number of questions to motorcycle instructor HEIN JONKER and sought his insight into the phenomenon of 'road rage.

India market no joyride

2014-02-10 15:22

It's a rough road for global car makers hoping to tap into India's vast potential.

Driving decline: Car-use dropping

2014-01-21 11:31

Driving appears to have levelled and even fallen in many of the world's advanced economies long before the global downturn in 2008, according to transport experts. What's more, youngsters, especially young men, are driving much less.

Video: Corvette Z06, C7.R LIVE

2014-01-13 14:08

General Motors will reveal its Chevrolet Corvette Z06 and C7.R race car at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. Watch the unveiling live!

Hustler anyone? Top 10 worst car names

2013-12-27 08:12

Suzuki had no idea that the name "Hustler" for its new boxy model, aimed at Japanese customers, might cause mirth among English speakers for its association with an adult magazine - but it's not alone.

VW: 2013 was Year of the Golf

2013-12-10 08:50

2013 European, Japanese and World Car of the Year; 500 000 units sold... VW's Golf has had a fantastic 2013. What's more, the range will receive four new derivatives!

Readers' Car of the Year: Who's leading?

2013-12-03 14:26

The SA Car of the Year finalists have been named but which model would you vote for? We asked readers to vote and our Coty poll has garnered nearly 9000 votes. Find out which model is in the lead!

Classic car show

2013-11-28 13:12

Vintage car lovers, feast your eyes at the Classic car show at the Johannesburg Expo centre (1 December 2013).

Honda's Juke-fighter: New Vezel

2013-11-27 10:31

Honda has set its sights on Nissan's popular Juke with the reveal of a compact SUV - the Vezel. Can this cheeky new crossover knock the Juke off its perch? What's more, the automaker also revealed a sporty roadster.

New holiday car? Here's 7 buying tips

2013-11-26 10:34

Need a new ride for the holiday season? Should you buy new or used? Is a deposit necessary? We answer these questions and more in our holiday car-buying guide!

Panamera Turbo S - SA prices

2013-11-11 13:02

Wheels24 has already reported on the latest addition to Porsche's local family - the Panamera Turbo S. Now the luxury automaker has revealed pricing of its soon-to-arrive, family-orientated, turbocharged S version.

 

Nissan Juke facelift 'due late '15'

2014-06-27 12:50

Nissan's next Juke, with new engines and a facelift, will, we're told, reach South Africa late in 2015. Here's what you can expect if you want to wait that long...

Opel UK celebrates 10 years of VXR cars

2014-06-26 10:03

Vauxhall, the UK badge for Opel products, marks ten years of its performance VXR-badged cars. Take a trip down memory lane with our gallery!

Nissan reveals radical Gran Turismo concept

2014-06-17 15:00

Nissan will unwrap its new concept 2020 Vision concept for players to drive in Gran Turismo fans July 2014. Could this be what future high-performance Nissans will look like?

Nun, 82, killed in horror ECape hijacking

2014-06-17 10:53

Eastern Cape police discovered the body of a hijacked and kidnapped 82-year-old nun in Nangeni.

GWMSA: We'll 'buy-back' your old car

2014-06-17 08:50

GWM South Africa hopes to boost consumer confidence with the launch of its buy-back programme. In short, the automaker "guarantees the buy-back of a vehicle for as much as 40% of its original value after five years".

Western Cape gets tougher on the roads

2014-06-11 11:01

The Western Cape government means business as its operational plan will see a strict enforcement of the law on the roads and encourage safe driving.

Yengeni in court for drunk-driving

2014-06-03 15:09

It's crunch time for ANC national executive committee member Tony Yengeni who is expected to appear in the Cape Town Magistrates.

14 tips to avoid being hijacked

2014-05-30 11:22

According to the SAPS vehicle hijacks are on the rise with an average of 28 vehicles hijacked each day.

Whoa! Watch a Smart car outrun a Mustang

2014-05-29 14:28

A tiny Smart ForTwo vs a Ford Mustang in a drag race... No contest, right? In most cases that's true unless you heavily modify the little city car. Watch the epic race!

14 tips to avoid being hijacked

2014-05-29 09:22

According to the SAPS vehicle hijacks are on the rise with an average of 28 vehicles hijacked each day. We list 14 tips to help avoid being hijacked in SA.

More April Fools' car pranks

2014-04-01 14:54

It's April Fools' day, that special time of year where every one, including automaker's cut loose with hilarious pranks. Take a look at these crazy car pranks!

6 April Fools' car pranks we wish were true

2014-04-01 13:00

A grass-covered Opel, a tea-powered Mini, a way to beat e-tolls in Gauteng… We’ve compiled a list of the top automotive April Fools' Day pranks. WARNING: This article contains gratuitous use of puns.

6 April Fools' car pranks we wish were true

2014-04-01 11:12

A grass-covered Opel, a tea-powered Mini, a way to beat e-tolls in Gauteng… We’ve compiled a list of the top automotive April Fools' Day pranks. WARNING: This article contains gratuitous use of puns.

Shift from new to used cars

2014-03-03 15:02

The value of the rand is likely to have a greater impact on the new vehicle market in 2014 than the current interest rate cycle, says an expert.

The most inspiring story you'll read today

2014-01-30 14:07

Joy Rainey, a woman with restricted growth, travelled across America in a 109 year-old-car all in the name of love.

Driving decline: Car-use dropping

2014-01-21 08:41

Driving appears to have levelled and even fallen in many of the world's advanced economies long before the global downturn in 2008, according to transport experts. What's more, youngsters, especially young men, are driving much less.

NYE blaze: 1067 cars torched in France

2014-01-03 08:04

As South Africans revellers welcomed the new year, French youths chose to torch their cars. The French government revealed that 1067 cars were set ablaze on New Year's eve 2013.

VW: 2013 was Year of the Golf

2013-12-10 13:35

2013 European, Japanese and World Car of the Year; 500 000 units sold... VW's Golf has had a fantastic 2013. What's more, the model range is about to get four new derivatives!

VW: 2013 was Year of the Golf

2013-12-09 20:51

2013 European, Japanese and World Car of the Year; 500 000 units sold... VW's Golf has had a fantastic 2013. What's more, the model range is about to get four new derivatives!

Readers' Car of the Year: Who's leading?

2013-12-03 10:27

The SA Car of the Year finalists have been named but which model would you vote for? We asked readers to vote and our Coty poll has garnered nearly 9000 votes. Find out which model is in the lead!

Classic car ad: Opel's baby on board

2013-11-27 12:09

Back in 1996 more than 40 babies were gathered to make televisual history in an ambitious advert for Opel's Astra. Take a trip down memory lane and watch the classic car ad!

Potent 200kW MX-5 unleashed

2013-11-26 13:55

Brodie Brittain Racing (BBR), creator of the original turbocharged Mazda MX-5 in 1990, has created its most potent package yet – a 200kW Mazda MX-5 GT270.

Panamera Turbo S - SA prices

2013-11-12 20:45

Wheels24 has already reported on the latest addition to Porsche's local family - the Panamera Turbo S. Now the luxury automaker has revealed pricing of its soon-to-arrive, family-orientated, turbocharged S version.

Women drivers plan mass protest

2013-10-25 10:43

It's been two years since women in Saudi Arabia protested against a female driving ban and on October 26, Saudi women will once take to the kingdom's roads and this time they have garnered massive support!

 
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