First-time car buyer’s checklist

The combination of huge choice in the market, a large financial commitment and complex financial terms can intimidate first-time buyers.

Owning a car is one of life’s milestones, bringing consumers independence and freedom.

First-time car buyer’s checklist

First-time car buyer’s checklist

The combination of huge choice in the market, a large financial commitment and complex financial terms can intimidate first-time buyers.

David Perel can wear sprint crown

David Perel can wear sprint crown

The South African leads all three championships in the series.
ROAD TEST: new Audi RS3 Sedan is a giant slayer!

ROAD TEST: new Audi RS3 Sedan is a giant slayer!

There isn’t another vehicle in this class that should be on your shopping radar
Mercedes-Benz C-Class gets sporty new Edition C

Mercedes-Benz C-Class gets sporty new Edition C

This model offers even greater individuality and sportiness to the prospective buyer.
Toyota Ses’fikile gets a free service plan

Toyota Ses’fikile gets a free service plan

The service plan is intended to support the industry viability and ensure the safety of taxi commuters.
SA shaky on supporting electric vehicle rollout

SA shaky on supporting electric vehicle rollout

Lack of infrastructure development chasing manufacturers away.
Scheckter, Parton take laurels in Lamborghini

Scheckter, Parton take laurels in Lamborghini

The Mopar South African Endurance Series will head to the Port Elizabeth Aldo Scribante circuit next.

Bottas edges Hamilton in Italian GP practice, Ferrari close gap

A satisfied Valtteri Bottas narrowly outshone his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton, with Ferrari close behind, in Friday afternoon’s second free practice for this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

Samsung okay to test self-driving cars in California

Samsung Electronics has joined the self-driving car race in California with a permit from the state to test the technology on the home turf of Tesla, Google, and Apple.

Leeke, Kohne out to consolidate lead

Saturday’s action will get underway at 7.45am with three groups of two stages, all within 16km of the town.

Red Star is the place to be

Top billing will belong to the Bridgestone BMW Car Club Brigade.

motoring news

Ford Kuga rises from the ashes

Prices have been adjusted downwards slightly, with the entry level 1.5l model coming in at R368 800.

You can go further with Toyota’s new extended warranties

The vehicles must not have not skipped more than one service interval.

Frankfurt Motor Show continues to electrify

In 2020, VW starts launching its new generation of electric vehicles currently in development.

Hyundai’s i30 N is built for serious driving fun

The i30 N is inspired by Hyundai Motorsport’s experience in WRC since 2014.

motorsport

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA enters two cars for Dakar Rally Series in China

The highly-experienced pairing of Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz will be taking charge of the first Toyota Hilux.

Penalty system clear as mud

Grid penalty concept is there to cut costs, but only serves to confuse fans.

David Perel needs only one point

The event will incorporate the penultimate round of the 2017 Extreme Festival, plus a variety of other circuit racing on both four and two wheels.

Radio host races in Sun City 400

Go and watch – entry to spectator points at popular resort is free of charge.

road tests

ROAD TEST: Blood brothers – VW Golf GTD and R

The cars come with a full house of safety and assistance systems.

Who wins the multimillion-rand supercar shootout?

Who has won the local performance power battle between supercars of note?

The Audi stable’s R8 rock star

The V10 plus is the fastest production Audi to date with a 0-100 figure of 3.2s

Audi R8 debuts during star-studded event

Audi SA hosted an exclusive Driving Experience Event at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on Thursday.

reviews and opinion

DRIVEN: New JMC Landwind 5 Auto

JMC Landwind offers looks, space, comfort and safety at a reasonable price.

The world gets to see the new Porsche Cayenne

The Cayenne S’s 2.9-litre V6 delivers 324kW and races to 100km/h in just 5.2s.

Mercedes-AMG GT family driven

‘Proof of the close collaboration between our constructors of racing cars and road-going cars.’

The best way to become a biker

Course will stack the safety odds in your favour.

technology

Samsung okay to test self-driving cars in California

Samsung Electronics has joined the self-driving car race in California with a permit from the state to test the technology on the home turf of Tesla, Google, and Apple.

Ferrari reveals Portofino V8 GT

Renowned V8 turbo produces 441kW/ 760Nm and catapults the car to 100 in 3,5s.

Saturday a day of top drifting action at Brakpan’s The Rock

The venue gates will be open from 10am with practice sessions and and qualifying during the day.

Car Dealer app launch to help dealers sell more cars

The launch of a ground-breaking, new, dealer-facing app is changing the way dealers and buyers communicate.

Ford Kuga rises from the ashes

Prices have been adjusted downwards slightly, with the entry level 1.5l model coming in at R368 800.

First-time car buyer’s checklist

The combination of huge choice in the market, a large financial commitment and complex financial terms can intimidate first-time buyers.

Rethink your monthly car budget

As people, we are reluctant to making any payments towards our cars and think that as long as it can get us to where we need to be without breaking down, it’s ok.

You can go further with Toyota’s new extended warranties

The vehicles must not have not skipped more than one service interval.
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