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'It was love at first sight': Why my old Mazda Astina was such a beaut - reader

2020-03-26 13:00

Wheels24 reader Rene Frans responds to our contributor Robin Classen's article and says: "My 1998 Astina was a beaut with its sleek coupe styling back when most cars had quite boring boxy styling."

Car Doctor | Here's why your car might be revving too high - reader

2020-03-23 07:00

Wheels24 reader John Pearson shares an in-depth look at why older vehicles might have a common high-revving problem, and also why the reasoning has an alternative answer in more modern vehicles:

REVIEW | The new Nissan Micra might be pricey, but here are three reasons why it's a good buy

2020-03-20 04:30

Cars with standard features to knock it out of the park will always outweigh the need to buy a 'cheapie' when you can afford to pay more. Here are three reasons why the Nissan Micra is a good buy, despite its high-end price.

SEE | F1 drivers react to Australian GP cancellation due to coronavirus fears

2020-03-13 08:40

What should have been the most highly-anticipated weekend of the year for Formula 1 fans the world over, had become an utter disappointment when the Australian GP was cancelled at the last hour on Friday.

WATCH | The new VW Golf GTI ad filmed in Cape Town is flippin' awesome and will set your heart racing

2020-03-05 11:26

Everyone is excited about the new Volkswagen Golf GTi being launched in SA later this year, but how cool is the new ad filmed right here in Cape Town?

Toyota's refreshed C-HR is now safer, more connected, and a whole lot more hip

2020-02-26 08:30

Wheels24's Janine van der Post shares her impressions on the heavily revised Toyota C-HR, after driving the vehicle at its SA launch.

Why these readers would still buy a Nissan NP300 even though its has a zero-safety rating

2020-02-19 12:01

Wheels24 readers Robin Harrison and Kenneth Duggard says they would still buy a Nissan NP300 despite its poor safety ratings. Here's why...

REVIEW | Why the Crossland X compact SUV will make you give Opel a second thought

2020-02-17 04:30

Opel has been working hard to regain the love and trust of South Africans, and since they never really left, their new cars bring back the excitement of the brand as we knew decades ago.

Valentine’s cars? Here are 2019's most-sold and searched-for red cars in SA

2020-02-13 11:30

Red is the colour of love! It’s also a popular car colour. Given the fact that Valentine’s Day is on our doorstep, we list the most-sold and most-searched-for used red cars in South Africa.

Why the Merc X-Class bakkie should be given another chance - readers

2020-02-06 16:30

News of Mercedes-Benz ceasing its production of the X-Class actually came as no surprise to the South African bakkie lovers, but not everyone is happy about it.

 

What it's like to drive a R5.5-million Lamborghini Huracan EVO for the first time

2020-03-23 19:15

When I was a little girl and didn't know much about cars, there was one brand that stirred emotions in my soul that I could not comprehend. Now decades later, I had the chance to drive a new Lamborghini.

ICYMI | S-Presso, Land Cruiser - All the new vehicles that made an impact on the SA market this week

2020-03-22 07:00

Despite the coronavirus running rampant across South Africa, we still managed to get the job.

WATCH | What it's like living with Ford's little Figo

2020-03-17 10:00

After six months, Wheels24 returns the key of the long-term Ford Figo 1.5 Titanium.

WATCH | Here's how the 2020 SA Car of the Year finalists were put to the test

2020-03-10 15:00

Testing for the South African Car of the Year took place on Monday at Zwartkops Raceway outside Pretoria. Here's how SA's jury members put the finalist cars through its paces

REVIEW | Alfa Romeo's Ferrari-powered Stelvio QV is a beautiful beast and all about Italian passion

2020-02-28 09:00

'This Italian stallion can hold its own, despite the stereotypes,' writes Wheels24 Charlen Raymond after driving Alfa Romeo's very emotive Stelvio QV.

COLUMN | Why this petrolhead's first car constantly made her feel like she was on a good dose of Prozac

2020-02-20 12:00

'It was the beginning of a beautiful friendship. She was my ultimate independence. I no longer had to borrow Dad's red Ford Escort', writes Janine Van der Post about the sheer bliss her first car bestowed.

Driving a Lamborghini, AMG or Range Rover? How to avoid your luxury vehicle being stolen in a clever scam

2020-02-18 08:09

A spate of luxury vehicles have been 'stolen' in South Africa, but owners are literally handing their cars over to criminals in one of the most brazen scams we have ever seen. Here's how not to become a victim...

Stolen SA Lamborghini Urus with R200 000 reward spotted in Mozambique

2020-02-14 20:10

Social media hit a frenzy when a R200 000 reward was posted along with information about a stolen white Lamborghini Urus earlier in February.

Quick review | The Mercedes-Benz CLS 400d might be a lofty sedan but it is as frugal as a small city car

2020-02-09 11:00

The guys at Deutsche Welle recently took the Mercedes-Benz CLS 350d all-wheel drive model for a spin while we drove the 400d version here at home. These two vehicles are pretty similar, here are our thoughts of the latter.

Dear Mercedes, here's where your X-Class bakkie went wrong - SA readers

2020-02-04 07:00

Mercedes has announced that production of its X-Class bakkie would end as soon as this May. Wheels24 readers have shared their thoughts on why this vehicle was never a hit in South Africa.

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