Meet Smokey Nagata - the man behind the legendary twin-turbo V12 Toyota Supra build

2020-03-25 07:00

Kazuhiko Nagata, also known as 'Smokey' worldwide, is a legend in Japanese performance tuning. He is the guy responsible for fitting a V12 engine coupled with a twin-turbo setup into the body of a Toyota Supra.

WATCH: Can't afford a brand new set of wheels? Take a look at these bargain buys

2019-05-18 07:00

New cars can be expensive, but there are sometimes significant savings to be had in motoring's nearly-new aisle. Here are 5 bargain year-old cars to keep in mind.

#FreedomDay: 27 reasons to be a proudly South African petrolhead

2019-04-27 09:00

What does Freedom Day mean to you? Local petrolheads have a lot to be proud of as we celebrate SA's rich motoring heritage.

Here's why you shouldn't 'skimp on tyres in SA' - RMI

2019-03-26 11:41

With rising costs, petrol hikes, load shedding and generally tough economic times consumers are looking for ways to cut back on costs.

That special car touch - What is gentleman tuning all about?

2019-02-24 13:00

Not every modification done to a car needs to be seen or heard. There are some that simply catch the eye without doing anything at all.

Why a modern version of the Nissan SR20 wouldn't be a bad idea

2019-02-20 05:30

Nissan produced some of the sweetest engines during the 1990's, most notably the SR20 series. Robin Classen reckons the brand has yet to adequately replace it.

WATCH: Luxury, design, performance - Countdown begins for 2019 World Car of the Year!

2019-02-06 10:45

If the provisional list of candidates for the 2019 World Car Awards is anything to go by - and it is - Germany, Japan and South Korea are currently dominating the global automotive stage.

Ubuntu Christmas Day 4 - Mudding a hut and how the Nissan X-Trail saved the day

2019-01-22 15:13

Vuyi Mpofu learns how to 'mud' a hut on hr Ubuntu Christmas trip while the Nissan X-Trail becomes the hero in messy traffic.

SEE: Need a family car? Here are some of SA's most popular MPVs of 2018

2019-01-11 10:00

"MPVs are like the MVPs of the automotive world. Which one is South Africa’s favourite family bus?" Lance Branquinho takes a look at a few examples.

Record year for Porsche - more than 250 000 cars sold in 2018!

2019-01-10 11:51

Porsche delivered 256 255 vehicles worldwide in 2018 with the Cayenne, Macan and 911 models proving popular among buyers.


WATCH: Lambo's first SUV - 5 best convention-defying new cars

2019-06-17 08:43

Whether it's taking a different path from the rest of the industry, or doing something new for a brand, these are the cars that fly against the wind.

#Mothersday2019: School run or career mum - best cars for mom

2019-05-11 19:00

Whether mom is helping to farm or managing a career, here are some great car options for her.

WATCH: What was he thinking!? Truck driver dangerously reverses along highway

2019-03-27 13:50

British authorities said they have dealt with a truck driver who was caught on camera reversing into the path of oncoming traffic along a busy motorway.

Love Black Panther and Green Book? Check out some cool Oscar movie car legends

2019-02-25 15:30

'Each movie is a journey,' writes Lance Branquinho as he takes a look at some of the most famous automotive stars.

DSG and paddleshifts? Will manual transmissions slowly become a dying breed

2019-02-22 19:00

'Manual transmissions have been around for a long time but with the age of autonomous driving and the emergence of direct shift gearboxes, their expiration clock is ticking', writes Robin Classen.

WATCH: Why the 'stu tu tu' noise from your turbo might sound cool but isn't good for your engine

2019-02-19 20:00

The 'whoosh' sound coming from a turbo is probably one of the most satisfying noises for a petrolhead, but there is another sound that's even more sonorous although it isn't necessarily beneficial for your engine.

Jimny and Wrangler go head-to-head, Hyundai 'Iron Man' Kona - Midweek motoring wrap

2019-01-23 18:12

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SEE: BMW, Toyota, VW... Here are some of the biggest players in the car industry

2019-01-14 10:00

Did you know that five out of the top 13 automobile groups own 33 car brands? Take a look at the some of the biggest automotive groups.

Ever heard of ProChargers? Here's what they are and how they work in your car

2019-01-11 08:51

"Many petrolheads have their own opinions regarding which is better - turbo or supercharging. Each has its own benefits depending on the application," writes Robin Claasen.

Mazda to unveil 30th anniversary edition of its MX-5 roadster

2019-01-10 09:11

Mazda announced that it will showcase the world premiere of its MX-5 Roadster 30th Anniversary Edition at the Chicago Auto Show.

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