ICYMI | Huracan Evo, GTI wrap, C63 AMG road trip... All the reviews you might have missed this week

2020-03-29 10:00

We wrap up our long-term test of the VW Golf GTI, undertake a road trip in a V8 AMG, and drive a raging bull around the Western Cape.

Netflix has rad car content to watch during the lockdown period

2020-03-27 04:30

As the lockdown period gets underway this week we scrounged around Netflix and picked the best car shows to stream. From Formula 1's Drive to Survive to the Story of a hypercar, binge away.

GAME | Can you react faster than Tesla's Emergency Braking System?

2020-03-25 16:31

Put down the Uno cards and pack away the 30 Seconds, and test your reaction time against Tesla's advanced automatic braking system.

These four cars offer true self-isolation

2020-03-24 04:30

As governments around the world implore citizens to avoid unnecessary contact with others in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus, we know petrolheads long to be out on the open road.

WATCH | On board at the 24 Hours Nürburgring... in a street car

2020-03-20 13:24

Ride on board in a 2010 Porsche GT3 RS that was driven to the Nürburgring Nordschleife on a public road from Weissach, raced at the 24 Hours Nürburgring, and finished 13th overall.

BMW SA shuts down Plant Rosslyn for a month due to coronavirus

2020-03-18 15:56

BMW CEO Oliver Zipse announced that the carmaker's Rosslyn Plant in Gauteng will be shutdown to 'to protect employees and their families and to support society' in its fight against the coronavirus.

WATCH | Will carsharing save our cities?

2020-03-18 09:00

Carsharing is supposed to save our cities from gridlock. But doesn't carsharing apps add tens of thousands of additional cars to the congestion? Deutsche Welle investigates.

McLaren team member 'recuperating well' after contracting coronavirus

2020-03-16 13:27

McLaren said a member of its Formula 1 team who contracted the coronavirus was "recovering well and the symptoms have gone".

WATCH | The Mercedes-AMG C63 S' V8 will live long in petrolheads' dreams

2020-03-13 04:30

If the Mercedes-AMG 63 S were a person it would have so many people climbing into its DMs (direct messages). Why? Because it contains the perfect mix of ingredients that gets attention from almost everyone.

DRAG RACE | New Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 vs Audi S3 vs Mini Clubman JCW

2020-03-09 10:16

Check out the latest Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 take on the Audi S3 and Mini's Clubman JCW in this week's drag race.

 

The jury is out! This is what the world's motoring media think of the new Land Rover Defender

2020-03-27 16:00

The embargo has lifted, the prices are out and the new Land Rover Defender (should) arrive in South Africa in 2020. But what is it like to drive?

REVIEW | 2020 Mitsubishi ASX 6-speed A/T CVT

2020-03-26 07:00

Sean Parker drives the updated Mitsubishi ASX, the compact crossover has recently undergone an upgrade.

Review | A swan song to the Volkswagen Golf GTi

2020-03-25 07:53

Sean Parker reflects on what makes the outgoing GTi one of the best-selling models in its class, and the most popular Golf in the Mzansi.

No live motorsport, but DSTV Catch Up has you covered

2020-03-21 06:30

Motorsport fans are among the big losers as the coronavirus pandemic has forced the Formula 1, MotoGP, IndyCar, World Endurance Championship, and many others to postpone or even cancel races.

These five car-related podcasts will make self-isolation bearable

2020-03-20 08:30

As the world comes to a virtual standstill due to the coronavirus outbreak, we've got some cool car content to make it manageable. Here are five car-related podcasts for your listening pleasure.

REVIEW | Why the Volkswagen Amarok Canyon is more than just a special edition bakkie

2020-03-18 10:30

Volkswagen's latest special edition Amarok has been emblazoned with a beautiful colour and some interior touches, but under the skin it remains a powerful V6-engined bakkie. Sean Parker drives the Canyon.

WATCH | Is the 'old' Audi R8 manual better than the latest V10 model?

2020-03-18 06:03

The Audi R8 has always been a popular mid-engined supercar since its introduction in 2006. 14 years and two generations on, which version is better, the V8 or the latest V10?

DRAG RACE | Audi RS7 vs Bentley Flying Spur vs Porsche Panamera Turbo S

2020-03-16 13:00

It's drag race time again and on this occasion it's a Volkswagen Group affair as the new Bentley Flying Spur battles against Germany's Audi RS7 and the Porsche Panamera Turbo.

Now in SA! Land Rover's updated Discovery Sport is a big step up

2020-03-12 04:30

Land Rover's newest nameplate, the Discovery Sport has been on sale since 2015, five years down the line the car company synonymous with off-road vehicles has updated it.

Five things that make the VW Golf GTi easy to live with

2020-03-05 07:00

With the launch of the new Volkswagen Golf GTi launch set for the end of 2020, Sean Parker recaps what it's like to live with the outgoing model.

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