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DRIVEN: VW's hottest Polo GTI yet gets a taste of Franschhoek Pass

2018-06-08 14:26

Volkswagen South Africa has unleashed its hottest Polo GTI yet and what's more, the new hot hatch is even more affordable than the outgoing model. Janine Van der Post drives the new GTI in Franschhoek.

There are now 3,200 dollar millionaires living in Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch

2018-04-05 12:28

Meanwhile Johannesburg lost 4% of its dollar millionaires the last 10 years – though it still houses 42.2% of the country's total.

Hyundai's new Elantra arrives in SA: Prices, specs and rivals

2017-06-05 09:35

Hyundai has launched its new Elantra in South Africa. Here's all you need to know about premium Korean sedan.

That time Michael Schumacher drove a Ferrari for a jam ad in SA

2017-04-19 09:48

In the late 1990s, Michael Schumacher drove a Ferrari 355 Spyder in TV commercial for a German jam brand in South Africa. Wheels24 reader Cindi Harding shares her awesome story and images!

Svelte Swedish S90: Does Volvo's flagship raise the bar for luxury sedans?

2017-01-30 11:44

Stylish design, loads of tech, great drive... Volvo's new S90 is at first glance exquisite but Wheels24's Janine Van der Post finds it's not without fault...

Driven: Lexus RC 200t

2016-10-16 07:00

The sultry Lexus RC 200t was a perfect mirror to accompany Melinda Ferguson to the jewel of Franschhoek, Leeu Estates. car review

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Murder case dug up

2016-05-18 10:52
Murder case dug up

Two forensic authors fiercely debate the murder case of Inge Lotz.

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2016 BMW M2 Coupe

2016-04-21 12:05
BMW launched their entry-level 'M' car, the M2 in the Western Cape.

BMW launched their entry-level 'M' car, the M2 in the Western Cape.

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Ford’s new Everest in SA: ‘Tough but not rough’

2015-10-02 08:21

Ford's third generation Everest has arrived in SA. The automaker claims it's one ‘smartest SUVs in its segment. Wheels24's JANINE-LEE VAN DER POST drives the new SUV.

Is this the sexiest Lexus yet in SA?

2015-07-29 12:51

Lexus claims it has launched the 'real coupe' JANINE VAN DER POST finds out if the RC F Sport is all that...

 

Driven: Hyundai's refreshed i20 - Can it take on the Polo, Yaris in SA?

2018-05-23 08:45

"The revised Hyundai i20 is a good value-for-money hatchback capable of holding its own against rivals such as the VW Polo and Toyota Yaris," writes Charlen Raymond.

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Warren Wilson expertly captures Sean Parker driving the new BMW M4 Competition Pack on some of the Western Cape's most famous roads.

Warren Wilson expertly captures Sean Parker driving the new BMW M4 Competition Pack on some of the Western Cape's most famous roads.

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Rickety Bridge Winery

2017-05-11 07:30

Situated on the outskirts of Franschhoek, the wine and food capital of South Africa, the Rickety Bridge Boutique Winery and Country Manor House nestle against the hillside overlooking vineyards and the magnificent Wemmershoek Mountains. Rickety Bridge is a historic property dating back to 1694 and the first French Huguenot farms established in Franschhoek.

2017 Concours South Africa: 'A learning opportunity, not just a competition'

2017-04-10 14:13

‘Owner passion and knowledge of their vehicles will carry great weight in the judging process,’ says Wayne Harley of the 2017 Concours South Africa event later this year.

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Wheels24 reader Warren Wilson says he often pays a visit to the Franschhoek Motor Museum. Check out these pictures from his last visit.

Wheels24 reader Warren Wilson says he often pays a visit to the Franschhoek Motor Museum. Check out these pictures from his last visit.

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Driven: New Honda Civic has big shoes to fill in SA

2016-08-12 12:12

This car could just be the ideal middle ground between the highly contested C and D-segments, writes Wheels24's Charlen Raymond after driving the new Honda Civic.

New M2 in SA: We drive BMW's new entry-level M-peror

2016-04-22 08:52

BMW's cheapest and smallest M-car has arrived in South Africa. Wheels24's Sean Parker had the pleasure of driving it around Johan Rupert's private race track in Franschhoek. Is it a 'proper M-car'?

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#TBT: When #GuguZulu 'speechless' during shotgun ride with B

Watch as SA rally and Touring car driver, Gugu Zulu, is rendered speechless as he rides shotgun with DTM champion racer Bruno Spengler in a BMW M3. Wheels24's Sean Parker hangs on for dear life in the backseat.

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Jaguar's 4-model assault: New XE driven in SA

2015-08-26 10:56

'The new XE represents the start of an all-out model assault for Jaguar in SA,' Wheels24's SEAN PARKER drove the new sedan in the Western Cape.

RC F Sport: Sexy Lexus coupe in SA

2015-07-28 18:53

It's hella-hot with its dreamy looks. JANINE VAN DER POST gets acquainted with the RC F Sport - what Lexus calls 'the real coupe'.

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