Alonso kicks up some dust in SA

Alonso kicks up some dust in SA

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing driver Fernando Alonso completed a two-day evaluation test at the wheel of a Dakar Rally-winning TOYOTA Hilux in South Africa on 27-28 March. Fernando, who currently leads the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) drivers’ standings alongside team-mates Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima, spent two days learning the specific demands of rally raid...

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Be tyre-wise: replace your worn tyres now

Be tyre-wise: replace your worn tyres now

Worn tyres can cause accidents, may invalidate your insurance—and will cost you money in the long term. Not replacing them doesn’t make sense.   Tyres are vital to the safety of the driver, passengers as well as other road users. Therefore being tyre-savvy is important; that means understanding how to choose the right tyres, how...

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Long weekend driving

Long weekend driving

This time of year brings with it a brief but welcome relief from everyday life with a number of public holidays right after each other. Some South Africans might see one of these weekends as the perfect opportunity to escape for a quick getaway. Yet, the roads could be more dangerous at this time of...

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Ferrari wins at the 2019 iF Design Awards

Ferrari wins at the 2019 iF Design Awards

  The Ferrari Monza SP1 received the most prestigious award at the iF Design Awards 2019 held in Munich. In presenting the accolade, one of the most important international design prizes launhed 66 years ago, the jury praised the minimalist and elegant line of this, the first ‘Icona’ model, a new concept of special limited-series...

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Mahindra unveils the Thar Adventure Series

Mahindra unveils the Thar Adventure Series

Mahindra’s most iconic off-roader, the Mahindra Thar, has received a major off-road boost for 2019 with the launch of the Thar Adventure Series model. The Thar Adventure Series is a special edition equipped with a host of off-road accessories that meet the needs of every off-road enthusiast. It is available immediately from dealers across the...

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Jeep Renegade “Urban SUV Of the Year 2019

Jeep Renegade “Urban SUV Of the Year 2019

The new Jeep Renegade, introduced across Europe in fall last year, has been crowned “SUV Crossover Urbain de l’Année” (Urban SUV Crossover Of The Year) by the expert readers of the specialist French magazine SUV Crossover (published by Editions Larivière).  According to Julien Renavand, Chief Editor of the magazine, “after playing for several years in...

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Lexus celebrates 10 million sales

Lexus celebrates 10 million sales

Lexus sold its 10 millionth vehicle (worldwide) on 19 February, adding to the momentum that has seen the brand break multiple sales records around the world in 2018. Lexus pioneered self-charging hybrid power in the luxury car market with the introduction of the RX 400h in 2005. Today it offers the largest line-up of premium...

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