ARTICLES RELATING TO RIDE

Taking on Golf: Next Mazda3

2013-06-27 12:12

The third-generation Mazda3 has shown off its curves globally as the Japanese automaker hopes its new model will be a far more serious contender to Volkswagen’s Golf.

Honda's race-bred CBR600RR in SA

2013-05-16 13:47

Improved performance, new styling and tech... Honda's race-bred CBR600RR is now available in South Africa for track-tuned performance with great city-riding manners.

Pirelli: More F1 testing needed

2013-05-15 07:52

Formula 1 must allow in-season testing to avoid the risk in 2013 of tyres lasting only a handful of laps and races being cut, said Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery.

Toyota fine-tunes Yaris trio

2013-05-14 08:39

Toyota has fine-tuned its Yaris line-up for 2013 by dropping its two-door models and adding the previous Xs specification but for less money.

Honda's race-bred CBR600RR in SA

2013-05-13 14:13

Improved performance, new styling and tech... Honda's race-bred CBR600RR is now available in South Africa for track-tuned performance with great city-riding manners.

Out of India: Ford EcoSport

2013-05-13 08:01

Ford has taken on the urban SUV market with its SA-bound EcoSport. A Fiesta on steroids or high-riding Figo? SERGIO DAVIDS reports from Goa, India.

Be vigilant on the road

2013-05-02 09:07

Wheels24 reader and motorcyclist Basjan shares his thoughts about cyclists on our roads.

Gramps clocks 1.6m km in Porsches

2013-04-29 09:37

An 82-year-old aficionado of German sports cars has racked up more than 1.6-million km in 20 Porsches since 1957. He recalls his 55-year love affair with Porsche! VIDEO

Facelifted Z4 debuts in China

2013-04-24 08:25

BMW debuts its facelifted Z4 at the 2013 Shanghai auto show sporting a new design, tweaked interior and a new Design Pure Traction package.

Facelifted Z4 debuts in China

2013-04-23 08:51

BMW debuts its facelifted Z4 at the 2013 Shanghai auto show sporting a new design, tweaked interior and a new Design Pure Traction package.

Hyundai's feisty Veloster in SA

2013-04-18 13:55

Hyundai adds a feisty hatch to its South African model line-up. JANINE-LEE GORDON gets behind the wheel of the new Veloster. GALLERY

Webber, Alonso's cheeky photo

2013-04-17 13:32

Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber have rekindled the 'Multi-21' controversy with a cheeky photo posted on Twitter.

Hyundai's feisty Veloster in SA

2013-04-17 09:29

Hyundai adds a feisty hatch to its South African model line-up. JANINE-LEE GORDON gets behind the wheel of the new Veloster. GALLERY

Toyota's hybrid pass 5m milestone

2013-04-17 07:18

Toyota says its global sales of hybrid vehicles have exceeded five million models, in a milestone for technology that was initially greeted with skepticism.

Vettel: Apology but no remorse

2013-04-11 11:20

Formula 1 World champion Sebastian Vettel has made clear that his apology to Red Bull for ignoring team orders does not extend to remorse about winning.

Magnifique! New Clio hits SA

2013-04-11 08:57

Coupe-esque design, new engine… Renault’s sexy Clio stunner has arrived in South Africa. Does it have the "je ne sais quoi" to take on the cream of SA's hatchbacks?

'Show babes just seduce men'

2013-04-09 09:30

Wheels24 reader ELAINE ELS believes that scantily clad show babes are used to seduce men and asks "What do the girls have to do with cars?"

Next: Star ratings for grandpa

2013-04-05 17:43

How safe is a vehicle for rear passengers? What about those older than 65? The US is considering new safety ratings for families and the elderly.

250km/h racer takes on Tesla

2013-04-04 08:27

Detroit Electric, a start-up battery-car company reviving a century-old brand, has unveiled its first model - a stunning R1.2-million sports car. GALLERY

Toyota tops in brand value

2013-04-02 13:51

Toyota remains on top of the international automotive world in terms of total brand value as the automaker rose 6% in 2012 from R225-billion to R239-billion.

Wolff backs Merc team orders

2013-03-26 09:28

Toto Wolff, the new Mercedes co-owner and director, has played down reports of a growing rift between the team's German and British factions.

2013 Malaysian GP: Practice 2

2013-03-22 10:05

Lotus' Kimi Raikkonen set the quickest time in a rain-hit second practice session at Sepang ahead of the Malaysian Grand Prix.

No regrets, despite crisis - Perez

2013-03-22 08:01

New McLaren recruit Sergio Perez insists that he has no regrets about joining a team in crisis.

Defeat makes Lauda moan - Pirelli

2013-03-20 07:39

Paul Hembery has hit back at Niki Lauda, after the former Formula 1 driver lashed out at Pirelli in the wake of the 2013 season opener.

Kimi: 'Told you our car is good'

2013-03-17 10:07

Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen won the Formula 1 season-opening Australian Grand Prix, indicating his team has the capacity to challenge its bigger rivals for the 2013 championship.

 

Chev's SUV more Captiva(ting)

2013-06-11 10:19

Chevrolet's Captiva had had exterior and interior style tweaks along with upgraded tech as part of a 2013 facelift. SA prices and details!

Bernie E. facing bribe charges

2013-05-15 09:01

Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone is facing charges in Germany relating to bribery. He denies any wrongdoing, stating that he was being blackmailed.

'Lost' last Mini up for sale

2013-05-14 10:59

A salvaged Mini Clubman hidden in tunnels under the Longbridge factory in England for 30 years is to be auctioned.

Battery fears slow EV charge

2013-05-14 08:01

A former Volvo CEO believes that fear of being stranded is one of the biggest deterrents to owning an electric car.

Nuke power need for electric cars

2013-05-13 13:38

Bankruptcy, job cuts, few buyers - even if electric cars take off one analyst believes "a multitude" of nuclear power stations would be needed for recharging.

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From the first 901 debuted in 1963 to the 991 launched in 2012... Porsche celebrates 50 years of its iconic 911. Watch this spectacular video!

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Busted! Ferrari kid's dad held

2013-04-29 10:01

If you’re going to engage in gross parental negligence, it’s best not to film it. A father who allowed his underage child to drive his Ferrari F430, has been arrested. VIDEO

New GL in SA - classiest 4x4xfar

2013-04-26 07:17

New exterior design, lighter and loads of tech, Mercedes-Benz' new GL has arrived as the classiest way to bundu bash across SA!

Reader: Hummer killer's offer

2013-04-24 06:28

Wheels24 reader FIONA SEEDAT says "absolution cannot be bought" as Hummer killer-driver Indi Hamalindi Chiyabu offered victims' families R700 000 in compensation.

'World's fastest' EV in China

2013-04-22 13:53

Detroit Electric’s high-performance electric sports car, the SP:01, made its global debut at the 2013 Shanghai auto show. Take a look...

Dubai cop's R2.2m Ferrari

2013-04-18 09:23

Dubai Police have unveiled its latest high performance patrol car - a 485kW V12 Ferrari FF with a price-tag of R2.2-million.

'Impotent' FIA slammed

2013-04-17 13:22

Formula 1 journalists have attacked Jean Todt for not travelling to Bahrain for the sport's highly controversial grand prix in April.

EU to ditch 'brick-like' trucks

2013-04-17 08:16

Rolling out round-nosed trucks with aeroplane-style flaps at the back would cut fuel costs, reduce carbon emissions and save lives, reports the European Commission.

Reader: Plan for SA road safety

2013-04-12 13:07

Reader GERRIT KELLERMAN believes that "if there is any earnest commitment from the government to reduce the slaughter on South African roads” it should follow his plan for road safety.

Driving a Ferrari? Child's play!

2013-04-11 09:32

Irresponsible parenting alert: This video shows two youngsters in India riding around in a V8-powered Ferrari F430.

GM to axe 500 Oz jobs

2013-04-09 11:59

General Motors plans to shed 500 jobs in Australia because of weakening demand for its Holden (Chevrolet) Cruze and a high Australian dollar.

Girl eye-candy: Is it necessary?

2013-04-08 08:48

If nobody employed invariably young and pretty women to parade around at motor shows and race meetings would the popularity of either decline?

VIDEO: Clio’s sexy test drive

2013-04-04 09:55

Baguettes, kissing in front of the Eiffel Tower and a sexy burlesque show… experience French automaker Renault’s va-va-voom in all its glory with a cheeky test drive. Ooh-la-la indeed!

65% of SA cars NOT insured

2013-04-03 10:51

The AA and a major insurance broker want the return of compulsory third-party insurance - including the 65% totally uninsured in South Africa. It could cost as little as R50 a month!

65% of SA cars NOT insured

2013-04-02 13:20

The AA and a major insurance broker want the return of compulsory third-party insurance - including the 65% totally uninsured in South Africa. It could cost as little as R50 a month!

‘Red Bull have a clear No 1’

2013-03-26 07:40

Lewis Hamilton hit back at Formula 1 rivals Red Bull for suggesting after a controversial 2013 Malaysian Grand Prix that he has joined Mercedes as its No 1 driver.

African adventure: 8000km 4x4 trek

2013-03-22 08:27

The second annual 4x4 African Adventure will see more than 30 people take on a challenging 8000km journey across Southern Africa.

VW to recall over 300 000 models

2013-03-20 08:49

Volkswagen will recall 384 181 vehicles in China over gearbox defects following televised criticism of the automaker's Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG).

Webber's woes: Who's to blame?

2013-03-19 09:45

McLaren has hit back at Formula 1 rival Red Bull's claims that the British team was responsible for Mark Webber's troubles in Melbourne.

Volkswagen shamed in China

2013-03-17 07:56

Chinese TV show "3:15" called for a recall of Volkswagen's direct shift gearbox (DSG) in its annual corporate malpractice exposé.

 
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