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McLaren's 673kW P1: Hot on ice

2013-05-02 08:13

McLaren's next-generation sports car underwent extreme testing in frigid northern Sweden. Watch as the P1 is put through its paces!

Trans-US in a very Old-smobile

2013-04-12 10:47

London-Sydney in a Morris Minor, the 8000km Carrera Sudamericana… Joy Rainey knows epic drives. Now she's off to cross the US in a 109-year old Oldsmobile.

Austin 7 classics on show

2013-03-15 08:24

Classic car enthusiasts are in for a treat at the 51st National Rally of pre-war Austin 7's in England as iconic vehicles take to the track.

Kia’s 86-fighter debuts in Geneva

2013-03-04 16:54

Looking every bit like a road-legal racer, Kia debuts a stunning new ride at the 2013 Geneva auto show. Is this the Korean automaker’s answer to Toyota’s 86?

Second team joins Formula E series

2013-02-28 11:27

China Racing becomes the second team to sign up for the new Formula E electric series set to start in 2013.

FIRST LOOK: Inside McLaren's P1

2013-02-13 10:14

McLaren has a clear goal for 2013 - to create the best performance car in the world both on and off the track. Take a peek inside the new P1!

Police 'bonus-hunting' shameful

2013-02-05 16:54

Readers say... Chris Barry believes that the practice of traffic officials harassing drivers for "bonus payments" needs to come to an end.

Webber, Kimi to swap engineers

2013-01-18 10:42

LONDON, Jan 17 - Red Bull's Mark Webber and Kimi Raikkonen of Lotus will be working with new Formula One race engineers this season after their previous ones swapped teams.

Geely comes to Chana SA rescue

2013-01-15 21:06

Chana owners in SA have been thrown a lifeline by fellow Chinese automaker Geely which will supply parts to South African customers.

SA 2012 auto sales up 9.2%

2013-01-10 08:41

The South African National Association of Automobile Manufacturers reports that 623 914 vehicles were sold in 2012 - an improvement of 9.2% over 2011.

460kW topless Bentley flagship

2013-01-02 10:05

Bentley gives us a sneak peek at its fastest convertible yet ahead of its official launch at the 2013 Detroit auto show. Check out the sun-seeking 460kW Continental GT Speed Convertible! GALLERY

Dakar 2013: Mini's dream team

2012-12-31 11:54

Mini may have terminated its involvement in the World Rally championship but the British/German automaker is determined to race to victory at the 2013 Dakar Rally. Check out Mini's "dream team".

GSR750: Survivor of one-litre war

2012-12-12 07:28

Back in the 70's and '80's 750cc, says DRIES VAN DER WALT, was a mainstream engine capacity. This bike is one of the survivors...

Le Jog rally braves new routes

2012-11-20 10:38

Over 60 classic cars will drive a grueling 2253km journey across the UK as part of the 2012 Le Jog rally.

Toyota recall hits SA

2012-11-14 11:29

Toyota will recall 2.77-million vehicles worldwide due to a steering defect and water pump issues and South African Prius owners are affected.

LR's wounded soldiers off to Dakar

2012-10-24 13:04

Land Rover will provide desert training for a team of wounded soldiers who plan to enter the 2013 Dakar Rally and have successfully concluded a major desert training exercise.

Reader: Stellies' truck drama

2012-09-26 14:01

In response to the latest series of Western Cape crash videos, Reader MELISSA shares her thoughts of dangerous behaviour of truck drivers near Stellenbosch. IMAGE

Two-door i30 for Paris show

2012-09-17 10:00

Ahead of its world debut at the 2012 Paris auto show, Hyundai unveils the next addition to its new generation i30 family - a two-door hatchback.

 

Five hot tips on selling a car

2013-04-12 13:21

TV’s best-known car-dealing expert, Mike Brewer, reveals his top tips on buying and selling your car - old or new.

Easter carnage claims 241

2013-04-09 08:18

At least 241 people were killed in road incidents during the 2013 Easter long weekend - most of them pedestrians.

Merc: ‘Testing means nothing’

2013-03-05 08:05

Mercedes motorsport chief Toto Wolff played down expectations for the 2013 Formula 1 season after the team's top test times in pre-season testing in Barcelona.

GranTurismo MC Stradale for Geneva

2013-02-28 12:59

The GranTurismo MC Stradale will be the star of the Maserati line-up at the 2013 Geneva International Auto Show.

Nissan to rivals: Take Note

2013-02-18 10:28

Nissan signals the start of a wave of new models with a stunning design making its debut at the2013 Geneva International Auto Show. Check out the new Note! GALLERY

Rosberg overcomes Merc woes

2013-02-08 08:04

Nico Rosberg put in the test-lap equivalent of driving across Europe to dispel any doubts about the 2013 Mercedes Formula 1 car.

Merc banks on Hamilton, Rosberg

2013-02-05 08:09

Mercedes team boss Ross Brawn says Lewis Hamilton is a "fantastic replacement" for retired F1 driver Michael Schumacher.

Corvette 60 years on: Fast facts

2013-01-17 11:12

The US celebrates 60 years of the iconic Corvette with the introduction of the 2014 Stingray at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Check out some facts and figures of the iconic US sports car.

Honda to slash 800 jobs

2013-01-11 13:01

Japanese automaker Honda plans to cut 800 jobs at its plant near Swindon, England, due to poor demand for its vehicles in Europe.

Stolen Corvette sold 23 years on

2013-01-03 11:17

A man claimed he was "coerced by gangsters" to steal a Chevrolet Corvette which he kept in storage. Now, 23 years later, the vehicle has been recovered after the thief racked up nearly R600 000 in storage fees.

2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed convertible

2013-01-02 08:22

Bentley gives us a sneak peek at its fastest convertible yet ahead of its official launch at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. Check out the sun-seeking 460kW Continental GT Speed Convertible! GALLERY

Video: Flying trike takes off

2012-12-31 11:16

A US inventor has come up with a novel way to avoid rush-hour traffic - a flying tricycle capable of a travelling 480km on a single tank.

Digital showroom app for Mazda6

2012-11-20 10:43

Mazda has launched a mobile showroom app dedicated to its new 6, allowing customers to configure the new model.

Geely SA opens R&D centre

2012-11-20 09:53

Geely South Africa will open a Research and Development Centre in December, 2012 at its head office in Midrand, Gauteng.

Godzilla refined: 2.7 0-100km

2012-11-05 09:16

Improved response, better handling, tweaked engine - Nissan refines its 405kW supercar for 2013. Check out the next GT-R headed to SA! GALLERY

Reader: Driver attitude to blame

2012-10-24 07:34

Reader John Johnston believes that driver attitude plays a major role in the majority of road deaths in South Africa.

Two-door i30 for Paris show

2012-09-17 14:48

Ahead of its world debut at the 2012 Paris auto show, Hyundai unveils the next addition to its new generation i30 family - a two-door hatchback.

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