DRIVEN: Nissan's new Patrol SUV, at long last

2017-12-12 05:30

'The sixth-generation Patrol was introduced in 2010 in Dubai but Nissan has only recently decided to bring it to South Africa,' writes Cyril Klopper as he drives the Japanese automaker's new flagship SUV.

Best roads in SA: Here are 10 awesome routes you need to experience

2017-01-03 15:40

South Africa is one of the world's favourite tourist destinations, but it also plays hosts to some properly amazing roads. Like these ones.

New ‘Big Twin’ engine for Harley-Davidson in SA

2016-11-29 06:57

Harley-Davidson introduces a new twin-cylinder engine to power its range of touring bikes in South Africa. Cyril Klopper cruises on two-wheel along the south coast and through the Karoo.

Back in time with Chev, Ranger topples Hilux... 10 top SA motoring stories

2016-11-04 09:02

With another week drawing to a close, we look at the best South African stories that made the headlines this week.

Riding BMW’s R nineT in Cape Town

2016-10-26 07:30

Remember those old Bultacos, BSAs and Hodakas of the 1970s? BMW recently resurrected the scrambler with an an off-road version of the popular R nineT. Cyril Klopper rides the new R nineT Scrambler.

4WD vs. AWD - Know the difference in SA

2016-09-13 06:47

4WD and All-Wheel Drive, they’re basically the same thing, right? Cyril Klopper explains the the subtle but important differences between these off-road drive systems.

4x4 recovery in SA: Choosing the right winch

2016-02-15 09:47

Do you know how to recover your 4x4? We focus on choosing the right winch for dealing with an off-road crisis in SA.

The essential 4x4 kit for SA – and what not to waste your money on

2016-01-25 08:29

From a portable compressor to 'a fuel magnetiser', we list 10 items that can either make life easier outdoors in SA or rob you of cash that could be better spent on a tank of fuel.

Want to go off-road in SA? Top 4x4 terms you should know

2015-12-21 08:58

'Were you bitten by the 4x4 bug? Welcome to the wonderful world of technical jargon, acronyms and colourful abbreviations,' writes Cyril Klopper. We list top 4x4 and off-road terms!


Motorcycles: 8 new Softails for Harley-Davidson

2017-10-09 06:38

Harley-Davidson introduces eight new Softails to its range. Cyril Klopper rides four of these new Softails in the mountains of Catalonia.

Hilux, Ranger or Isuzu? Here're the best 4x4 bakkies of 2016

2016-12-29 09:57

Ford Ranger, Toyota Hilux or Isuzu KB... Cyril Klopper rates the best of the best 4x4 bakkies of 2016.

Car won't start in SA? 5 things you should check

2016-11-18 08:49

Stuck far from home with a car that won’t start? Is your mechanical knowledge lacking? Here are five things you should check to help you resume your road trip.

Five countries, 21 days... Here's how to have an epic African Road Trip

2016-11-01 06:57

Just finished varsity and in need of an epic road trip before you settle behind a desk? Or perhaps your family deserves a holiday. Here is a road trip through five African countries you won’t soon forget!

Riding BMW's naked R1200R in Cape Town

2016-09-20 07:28

Naked bikes are for leather-clad ruffians, right? Cyril Klopper rides the BMW R1200R and encounters a gentle brute that’s easy to get along with.

Road test: We drive BMW's second-gen X1 in SA

2016-03-08 07:52

The second-generation BMW X1 looks a lot similar to its predecessor, Cyril Klopper finds out if there are major differences.

Lexus' latest SUV: Radical RX arrives in SA

2016-02-02 07:41

Lexus has launched its fourth-generation RX in South Africa. Cyril Klopper gets to grips with Lexus' radically-styled SUV in Mpumalanga.

12 famous movie cars: Where are they now?

2016-01-14 09:13

Whatever happened to Herbie, Eleanor or that psycho Christine? Did you know that Sean Connery’s original Aston Martin DB5 is missing? Cyril Klopper investigates...

#SARoadTrip: Top 5 awesome gravel mountain passes

2015-12-03 15:00

There are some magnificent public roads that the government hasn't gotten round to tarring yet. Check out these top 5 gravel mountain passes in South Africa.

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