Detroit '15 debut for 'slimmer' Audi Q7

2014-12-15 14:06

Audi is going for a meaner, slimmer Q7 for launch in 2015. It's shed 325kg and is 26% more fuel-efficient than the outgoing model.

New Focus RS part of 12-model assault

2014-12-12 09:47

Missing an RS-badged Ford? The automaker confirms it will produce a next-generation Focus RS as well as a dozen more performance vehicles!

VW lights a fire under Jetta for 2015

2014-12-11 13:27

Volkswagen has amended and refreshed its Jetta sedan range for 2015 though the petrol and diesel engines are unchanged.

Citroen updates C4 for 2015

2014-12-11 09:52

New engines and the automaker's latest technology, including new headlights, will form part of an upgrade for Citroen's C4 in 2015.

Landy Sport show on tour for Christmas

2014-12-10 07:19

Ahead of its official local launch in 2015, fans of Land Rover’s new Discovery Sport can experience the 4x4 at select venues in SA.

SPIED: Merc's monster GLE 63 AMG

2014-12-05 09:31

Mercedes-Benz new GLE 63 AMG Coupe has been spotted virtually undisguised. Check out this radical new crossover!

New VW Touareg arrives in SA

2014-12-03 12:46

Volkswagen has given its Touareg SUV a major makeover that includes design tweaks and mechanical and technological enhancements. Prices, details and gallery...

Preview: Audi's 170kW S1 arrives in SA

2014-12-02 12:19

Audi's new S1 has arrived in South Africa, sporting a new 2.0 TFSI capable of 170kW/370Nm. We have prices and details on the new S-badged A1!

Baby Suzy DR-Z70 - just in time for Santa

2014-12-01 10:18

Suzuki's adorable DR-Z70 is a little bike with a big heart and has arrived in South Africa just in time for Christmas. Er, Dad...?

Mama Miata! MX-5 25 - and new one coming

2014-12-01 08:11

'For 25 years Mazda has uprated and improved its rather good sports car,' writes DAVE FALL as he reflects on Mazda's best-selling MX-5 and the new version heading for SA.

Hyundai adds turbodiesel grunt to ix35

2014-11-28 12:35

Hyundai has expanded its popular ix35 SUV range to seven derivatives with the addition of a new 1.7-litre turbodiesel.

Toyota reveals next-gen safety tech

2014-11-27 09:20

Adaptive cruise control, crash mitigation, smart headlights... Toyota will roll out its next-generation safety systems from 2015. Check out its latest life-saving technologies.

Jaguar F-Type gets all-wheel drive

2014-11-26 08:47

Jaguar’s F-Type sports car now has electric power-assistance for its steering across the range, which is cool, and an F-Type R Coupe with intelligent all-wheel drive, which is HOT!

SA-bound Lexus RC F: Performance for all

2014-11-26 07:20

Lexus has produced its most powerful V8 road car yet. Get ready for the new SA-bound RC F, a high-performance car for any enthusiast. Or racetrack...

SA-bound Lexus RC F: Performance for all

2014-11-25 10:06

Lexus has produced its most powerful V8 road car yet. Get ready for the new SA-bound RC F, a high-performance car for any enthusiast. Or racetrack...

Bellissimo! We drive new SA-bound 500X

2014-11-24 07:22

Fiat's morphed its little 500 into a rugged, stylish crossover - the 500X. Wheels24's SERGIO DAVIDS went to Italy to drive the car on Fiat's proving ground and says Fiat's gone wild!

Audi Prologue: Start of new design era

2014-11-21 14:03

Audi is showcasing its new era of design at the 2014 Los Angeles auto show with the debut of the rather tasty Prologue concept car. Take a look...

Spruced A1 for SA: Audi's first 3cyl engines

2014-11-17 12:43

Audi's little A1 receives a mid-life upgrade including the automaker's first three-cylinder engines. The new A1 and A1 Sportback will arrive in SA in May 2015.

'Price-busting' GWM H6 City in SA

2014-11-17 08:59

GWM has launched an entry-level H6 SUV, borrowing trim from its H5 City sibling, in South Africa. GWM boldly claims 'it can't be rivalled for value'.

MV Agusta's new Stradale 800 set for SA

2014-11-14 08:13

The MV Agusta Stradale 800 is set to arrive locally later in 2014, equipped with new sport brakes, improved acceleration and a host of mechanical changes.

Preview: Fiat's rugged 500X for SA

2014-11-11 10:37

What do you get when you give a little Fiat 500 some steroids? Meet the new 500X, a AWD variant of Fiat's iconic city car, due to arrive in South Africa in 2015.

Porsche Cayenne gets more pep for SA

2014-11-10 10:45

Porsche SA will boost its local range with the launch of new sport and entry-level additions to its Cayenne range. Check out the new budget and GTS-badged SUV's headed to SA!

V60 Cross County: 'Go-anywhere' Volvo for SA

2014-11-06 14:17

Volvo announces the Cross Country version of its V60 will arrive in South Africa in 2015. Check out details and images of this new 'go-anywhere' Volvo!

SPIED: Infiniti’s Merc-powered QX30

2014-11-05 09:46

Infiniti is gearing to take on the Audi Q3 and Mercedes-Benz GLA with a compact SUV of its own. Wheels24's spy team spotted the new QX30 undergoing testing.


Back to the future: Audi’s 270kW RS3 for SA

2014-12-12 11:56

Remember Audi’s monstrous five-cylinder turbo from the 1980's? The same roots have produced the SA-bound RS3 Sportback due in 2015: 2.5 litres, 270kW/465Nm enough?

Headed for SA: Spruced-up BMW M6 trio

2014-12-11 14:26

BMW’s facelifted M6 Coupe / Convertible and Gran Coupe will arrive in South Africa early in 2015.

Here it comes: Mini JCW lined up for SA

2014-12-11 11:59

A new Mini Cooper sporting the most powerful engine yet fitted to a production Mini will arrive in South Africa mid-2015. It's the 170kW John Cooper Works!

Stuff you really oughtn't do in a Vivaro

2014-12-10 11:40

Vauxhall/Opel's Ellesmere Port factory has a rather special worker with a unique approach to testing vehicles - hooning them around the factory floor. Check this awesome vehicle sign-off by ‘Ellesmere Pete’!

Lexus' RC F: Beauty built for purpose

2014-12-09 08:34

Lexus says its SA-bound RC F might be a stunner but every styling aspect has a functional purpose.

Opel Adam drops fig leaf in SA

2014-12-03 13:49

Opel is gearing up to launch its 'ultimate lifestyle accessory' in a collaboration with SA's Leaders in Science of Fashion. Meet the Opel Adam... in advance of its SA launch.

BMW next-gen flagship: 7 Series spotted

2014-12-03 08:24

BMW is gearing up to launch its sixth-generation flagship. Take a look at our spy images of the new 7 Series set to ride on a new platform be powered by new engines.

SPIED: Next-gen Mercedes E-Class

2014-12-02 11:09

Spy photographers captured Mercedes-Benz next-generation E-Class undergoing testing. Check out spy images of the new model!

We go budget: CSR DT 150 tested

2014-12-01 09:12

The CSR DT 150 makes for a great city commuter though it's not suitable for highway riding, writes Bike guru DRIES VAN DER WALT. He gets to grips with the Cayenne Group's new budget bike.

Suzuki's retro-styled VanVan in SA

2014-11-28 14:38

Suzuki's retro-styled VanVan arrives in South Africa. The 125cc adventure bike is only available in limited numbers, so act fast.

Reflecting on mirrors from a digital age

2014-11-27 10:23

Around 100 years ago Dorothy Levitt stated in her book that women should carry a hand-mirror while driving. Today, rear-view and side-mirrors could be replaced by digital cameras...

Lexus stuns LA with no-top LF-C2 concept

2014-11-27 08:36

Lexus is showing its latest concept, the LF-C2, at the 2014 Los Angeles auto show. The new open-topped stunner showcases the design future of Lexus.

Toyota's 2015 Fortuner Epic driven

2014-11-26 08:42

Toyota has given its popular Fortuner a cosmetic upgrade courtesy of featuring a number of exterior and interior upgrades and created a new model - the Fortuner Epic!

GWM's bakkies: Spruced Steed for SA

2014-11-25 13:40

GWM has spruced-up its trusty Steed bakkies with "style, tech and mechanical enhancements". The automaker has also given us a preview of its 2015 products.

GWM's bakkies: Spruced Steed for SA

2014-11-25 09:43

GWM has spruced-up its trusty Steed bakkies with "style, tech and mechanical enhancements". The automaker has also given us a preview of its 2015 products.

Audi Prologue: Start of new design era

2014-11-22 10:00

Audi is showcasing its new era of design at the 2014 Los Angeles auto show with the debut of the rather tasty Prologue concept car. Take a look...

KTM SA lands all-new RC390 sportster

2014-11-19 20:05

KTM South Africa has unveiled the all-new, 'ready to race', KTM RC390.

Toyota upgrades Land Cruiser 70 range

2014-11-17 11:02

Toyota's Land Cruiser 70 Series has been given an equipment upgrade that includes auto-locking wheel hubs, alloy wheel rims and a spare-wheel cover.

Ford's stylish new Everest for SA

2014-11-14 11:35

Ford's third-generation Everest will make its South African debut later in 2015. Check out the rugged SUV's new design, engines and tech!

Ford's new F-150 Light: It's aluminium!

2014-11-12 09:08

It's not on sale in South Africa but if you've watched an American movie there was probably a road chase involving an apparently indestructible Ford F-150. Now there's a light-weight model...

Car safety vs savings: Readers' answers will surprise you

2014-11-10 13:36

Nearly 19 000 readers participated in a News24 car safety poll. The majority were in favour of the "best protection" though alarmingly more than 7000 said choosing a safe vehicle depended on price.

Go's 'zero' rating: Datsun SA answers

2014-11-07 09:48

Datsun's Go,a budget hatch built in India, has scored ZERO in tests for basic safety, says the Global New Car Assessment Programme. It's just arrived locally. Read Datsun SA's response!

ForFour back: Next-gen Smarts for SA

2014-11-05 11:24

Smart, an automaker known for its quirky and tiny city cars, has launched its third-generation ForTwo and revived its ForFour range in Europe. Both will arrive in South Africa in 2015.

Citroen's latest C1 minis arrive in SA

2014-11-03 12:15

New design, latest tech, new engines... Citroen's second-generation C1 has arrived in South Africa. See what the cheeky city hatchback has to offer!

M-badged BMW SUVs for SA: X5 and X6

2014-11-01 10:30

BMW is gearing up to launch its most powerful M-badged sport wagons yet - the X5 M and X6 M. The biturbo V8 X models will arrive in SA in 2015.

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