ARTICLES RELATING TO CHARLEN RAYMOND

DRIVEN: Renault launches new Koleos flagship SUV in SA

2019-02-15 11:00

'Renault has been missing a product in recent years to take the fight to the likes of the Toyota Rav4 and Nissan X-Trail but has remedied the situation with the local introduction of its new Koleos,' writes Charlen Raymond.

REVIEW: Mercedes-Benz does ‘entry’ with C180 AMG Line

2019-02-14 07:30

The C-Class is without doubt one of the best cars money can buy. Charlen Raymond drives the C180 AMG Line, dressed in Merc’s AMG attire that includes an AMG face, slightly wider wheel arches, and 18” AMG wheels.

SA bakkie sales: Toyota Hilux hits top gear in 2019

2019-02-05 05:30

The Toyota Hilux laid down the gauntlet for 2019 by kicking off the new year where it ended 2018: at the top.

SA car sales dashboard: Local numbers start off slow, but exports start the year on a high

2019-02-04 10:30

the Department of Trade & Industry - the Association said that domestic new vehicle sales had started the year on a weak note principally due to lower than expected new car sales.

Unlikely 4x4 battle: Can Suzuki's giant-slaying Jimny keep up with a Jeep Wrangler off-road?

2019-01-23 09:20

The all-new Suzuki Jimny is proving incredibly popular in SA. Charlen Raymond put it up against a modified Jeep Wrangler CRD Unlimited to see just how well the little 4x4 fares.

Best-selling SUVs in SA: Toyota Land Cruiser, Volvo XC60 run riot

2019-01-10 07:00

Charlen Raymond lists top selling large and medium SUVs, with the Toyota Land Cruiser and Volvo XC60 leading the charge during December.

SA's best-selling bakkies: Hilux, Ranger, NP200 battle it out for the top spot

2019-01-09 10:25

The Toyota Hilux has been the dominant force in the SA bakkie market for decades and December 2018 proved no different for the popular pick-up, writes Charlen Raymond.

SUV sales: Toyota Land Cruiser 200 & Volvo XC60 top of the pile

2018-12-04 16:00

The Toyota Land Cruiser 200 came out on top in November 2018 for large luxury SUV sales, amassing 85 units sold to the second-placed Range Rover/RR Sport’s 84 units, writes Charlen Raymond.

DRIVEN: Lexus adds hybrid model to stunning IS range

2018-11-28 15:00

Lexus expands its stunning IS range with the addition of the new IS 300h. Charlen Raymonds gets behind the wheel of the Japanese automaker's new hybrid.

Four tough SUV rivals the Suzuki's giant-slaying Jimny must battle in SA

2018-11-20 15:00

Charlen Raymond takes a look at the hotly contested budget 4x4 segment and four rivals the Suzuki Jimny must overcome in South Africa.

 

Oval Racing: Local is 'lekker' but why the lack of interest?

2019-02-14 08:00

'It’s almost unfathomable to imagine that this was little over two decades ago, but the lack of interest in local motorsport has seen the sport dwindle down from what it once was', writes Charlen Raymond.

SA vehicle sales: Luxury SUVs aplenty in January 2019

2019-02-06 14:00

The Toyota Land Cruiser 200 and Audi Q5 took top honours for large and medium sized luxury SUVs, respectively. And though overall sales were down compared to the same period in 2018, these categories saw respectable numbers the past month.

SA vehicle sales: VW Polo goes top of the log in January 2019

2019-02-04 19:00

The Volkswagen ended January 2019 as the top selling passenger car for the month.

DRIVEN: Why the Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG makes absolute sense

2019-01-30 16:30

Wheels24 contributor Charlen Raymond spent some time with the Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG and he had nothing but good things to say about the 287kW luxury sedan.

Need a new SUV? Why Isuzu's mu-X is an ideal family vehicle

2019-01-17 09:11

Need a new family vehicle? Charlen Raymond experiences what Isuzu's mu-X has to offer.

SA car sales: VW's popular Polo ends the year on top, Fortuner on the rise

2019-01-09 13:00

"Volkswagen again managed to push its two popular Polo models to the top of the best-sellers list", writes Charlen Raymond.

Toyota Hilux Dakar vs. Mitsubishi Triton Athlete: SA's bakkie market leader meets its match

2018-12-04 19:00

Toyota adorned its Hilux with a limited edition Dakar model, but Mitsubishi has something to say with its Triton Athlete. Charlen Raymond investigates.

Bakkie sales: Toyota Hilux conquers the category, ranks as SA's best-selling vehicle

2018-12-04 11:11

The Toyota Hilux again put its stamp on the South African new car market by ending November 2018 as the best-selling bakkie for the month.

WATCH: How Lewis Hamilton won his five F1 championships

2018-11-22 10:30

Charlen Raymond takes a look at Lewis Hamilton's Formula 1 career and how the Mercedes veteran grabbed his five championship titles.

PICS: From father to son - Rare Jaguar E-Type, awesome F-Type, one epic reunion in Cape Town

2018-11-06 15:00

'Two very different cars with the same DNA, same heritage - that, in a nutshell, is how to best describe one of the greatest reunions in all of the automotive world, writes Charlen Raymond as he experiences a classic Jaguar E-Type and the new F-Type.

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