Road tests 19.7.2018 11:11 am

Motorists given option to hit the road on two wheels

Cycling-oriented accessories are handpicked and factory-approved.

If you had said to me just more than a year ago I would put into print, actual words, anything about me cycling, I would have bet you my life that would never happen.

Motorists given option to hit the road on two wheels
Motorists given option to hit the road on two wheels

Motorists given option to hit the road on two wheels

Cycling-oriented accessories are handpicked and factory-approved.

DRIVEN: All-new Volvo XC40
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DRIVEN: All-new Volvo XC40

Abundance of electronic nannies shield the driver, which does not add to a hands-on feeling.
DRIVEN: Affordable Mitsubishi ASX is suitable for urban use
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DRIVEN: Affordable Mitsubishi ASX is suitable for urban use

Panoramic sunroof is standard and there is plenty of headroom in the first two rows.
New Ford Fiesta is the real GT deal
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New Ford Fiesta is the real GT deal

This ‘frugal’ model in the range saved R1 300 in fuel on a long roadtrip.
DRIVEN: Changan Star minivan is a little workhorse with big appeal
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DRIVEN: Changan Star minivan is a little workhorse with big appeal

Economical, well priced and refreshingly simple – all in all a joy to drive.
Toyota’s Rush joins compact SUV craze
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Toyota’s Rush joins compact SUV craze

In a highly competitive segment, you won’t go wrong buying one of them.
TESTED: Renault Stepway versus the Kwid
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TESTED: Renault Stepway versus the Kwid

Both have three-cyclinder engines, but Stepway has a turbocharger too.
ROAD TEST: Jaguar’s XJR 575 is unique
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ROAD TEST: Jaguar’s XJR 575 is unique

XJR hits 100km/h in the claimed 4.4 seconds and feels nimble on the road.
DRIVEN: An expensive X 350d bakkie for Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts
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DRIVEN: An expensive X 350d bakkie for Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts

The gearboxes and engines leave much to be desired in a high-end vehicle.
The best from Affalterbach – Mercedes-AMG S 65 Sedan & GLC 63 S
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The best from Affalterbach – Mercedes-AMG S 65 Sedan & GLC 63 S

Choosing between two of the executive sports power industry’s finest.
DRIVEN: All-new Suzuki Swift
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DRIVEN: All-new Suzuki Swift

New model’s features upgraded to make it the safest in the range.
We drive the new Mitsubishi Triton Athlete bakkie
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We drive the new Mitsubishi Triton Athlete bakkie

Leather all round, with the power to go with a classy ride.
ROAD TEST: New Volkswagen Arteon R-line is stepping up
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ROAD TEST: New Volkswagen Arteon R-line is stepping up

It is a surprisingly sprightly ride with slick gear shift s and minimal body roll.
New versatile Renault Clio R.S 18 is ready to race
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New versatile Renault Clio R.S 18 is ready to race

Style of exclusive design choices, plus comfort and convenience make the new Renault greatly coveted.
Our long-term VW Golf GTD goes clubbing
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Our long-term VW Golf GTD goes clubbing

It’s performed flawlessly in the 2 500km it’s covered so far in the daily work grind.
Sensible Vigus 4×4 Diesel bakkie impresses
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Sensible Vigus 4×4 Diesel bakkie impresses

This vehicle doesn’t compromise performance for its low price.
DRIVEN: New Mercedes-AMG GLC63 is an SUV to drill nearly anything
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DRIVEN: New Mercedes-AMG GLC63 is an SUV to drill nearly anything

Mercedes designed the GLC S SUV and coupe ‘to be highly sporty and dynamic’, says CEO.
Premium feel in the new Volkswagen Crafter
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Premium feel in the new Volkswagen Crafter

Buyers will be spoilt for choice with a range of lengths, heights and optional extras available.
DRIVEN: Hardcore Porsche GT2 RS is an ultimate sports car
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DRIVEN: Hardcore Porsche GT2 RS is an ultimate sports car

This machine has no subtlety and demands respect … and the best in safety comes standard.
DRIVEN: New Toyota Etios Sport
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DRIVEN: New Toyota Etios Sport

Identical to the Sprint but with an improved cabin and instrument cluster.
Lexus breaks new ground with new LS 500
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Lexus breaks new ground with new LS 500

A brand apart – the LS 500 was built for ‘a different kind of driver’.
Ford takes it to competitors with the all-new Fiesta
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Ford takes it to competitors with the all-new Fiesta

Fuel efficiency is enhanced with Auto Start-Stop technology on all engines.
DRIVEN: Isuzu delivers with new mu-X SUV
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DRIVEN: Isuzu delivers with new mu-X SUV

A welcome addition to the market segment that is sure to attract fans.
DRIVEN: New Mercedes-Benz X-Class bakkie set to play in a tough market
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DRIVEN: New Mercedes-Benz X-Class bakkie set to play in a tough market

They don’t offer much different to what you will find in another top-end bakkie.
WATCH: New Volkswagen Arteon parks itself
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WATCH: New Volkswagen Arteon parks itself

Does the VW Park Assist actually work? Ntsako Mthethwa puts it to the test.
DRIVEN: All-new BMW X3 M40i
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DRIVEN: All-new BMW X3 M40i

It wins in the looks department with its bold and dynamic styling.


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