Lexus pushes greener gear with new IS hybrid

Apart from trademark trims, it also comes with good spec set of safety features.

It feels like just the other day that Toyota rolled out the world’s first hybrid powered car, the Prius, when it was in actual fact as long ago as 1997.

Lexus pushes greener gear with new IS hybrid
Lexus pushes greener gear with new IS hybrid

Lexus pushes greener gear with new IS hybrid

Apart from trademark trims, it also comes with good spec set of safety features.

Our long term VW Golf GTD produces brilliant fuel usage figures

Our long term VW Golf GTD produces brilliant fuel usage figures

Plan is to curb the manufacturers from manipulating outcome of a laboratory test.
Ford Fiesta Trend is tops in fuel economy

Ford Fiesta Trend is tops in fuel economy

Ford’s little number also scores high for reliability, comfort and style.
DRIVEN: New BMW X3 xDrive 30i

DRIVEN: New BMW X3 xDrive 30i

BMW’s xDrive30i combines all-round performance and a feel-good factor.
DRIVEN: All-new BMW 3 Series – sharper and smarter than ever

DRIVEN: All-new BMW 3 Series – sharper and smarter than ever

You can ask it how weather is at home or that you are bored and it will respond.
Porsche opens playgrounds

Porsche opens playgrounds

One-on-one coaches give personalised attention and bespoke programmes.
DRIVEN: New Mercedes-Benz X350d is capable

DRIVEN: New Mercedes-Benz X350d is capable

New 3.0-litre, six-cylinder diesel engine a big step up on x250d.
Popular Porsche Carrera 911 a beaut

Popular Porsche Carrera 911 a beaut

Carrera S and 4S Coupe more masculine but still modern and timeless.
Refreshed Kia Sportage ticks buttons for price, value and choice

Refreshed Kia Sportage ticks buttons for price, value and choice

Eight-speed auto gearbox boasts 143 newly patented technologies.
DRIVEN: New Hyundai Santa Fe stands out

DRIVEN: New Hyundai Santa Fe stands out

Little creature comforts make large SUV a very attractive option.
DRIVEN: New Lexus ES 300h is pleasing

DRIVEN: New Lexus ES 300h is pleasing

The self-charging electric system has remarkable effect on fuel economy.
New JMC Landwind 5 is a Chinese beauty

New JMC Landwind 5 is a Chinese beauty

Big and spacious with all the modern conveniences.
DRIVEN: New Datsun GO raises the bar

DRIVEN: New Datsun GO raises the bar

Designed to create mobility for middleclass and appeal to millennials.
Hail, those unsung heroes who put the Ford Ranger Raptor together

Hail, those unsung heroes who put the Ford Ranger Raptor together

The hands putting the jigsaw of a vehicle together have complex job to do.
DRIVEN: Porsche 911 GT3 RS is certainly addictive

DRIVEN: Porsche 911 GT3 RS is certainly addictive

Fastest naturally aspirated engine to lap Nurburgring Nordschleife.
Isuzu got it all right this time with D-Max bakkie

Isuzu got it all right this time with D-Max bakkie

Automatic gearbox takes too long to shift while the manual is more engaging.
DRIVEN: New BMW X3 impresses

DRIVEN: New BMW X3 impresses

If I had a million, I’ll help show the world we don’t have to step aside for anyone.
ROAD TEST: BMW X4 M40i offers the best of both worlds

ROAD TEST: BMW X4 M40i offers the best of both worlds

Midlife update gives it better driving dynamics and driver assistance systems.
Home from home in a MINI Autohome

Home from home in a MINI Autohome

The Autohome, weird as it looks, is the perfect size for two adults and it is easy to put up and take down.
New Renault Duster is still a great small SUV

New Renault Duster is still a great small SUV

Over two million sold since this vehicle was first introduced seven years ago.
ROAD TEST: New Mercedes-AMG C43 is unpretentious, comfortable and rewarding

ROAD TEST: New Mercedes-AMG C43 is unpretentious, comfortable and rewarding

If you need space on a day-to-day basis, rather look for something else.
DRIVEN: Mercedes-Benz Vito Tourer Pro and V250d

DRIVEN: Mercedes-Benz Vito Tourer Pro and V250d

There might be alternatives on the market, but you can’t go wrong with a Merc.
DRIVEN: New Suzuki Jimny is a beauty

DRIVEN: New Suzuki Jimny is a beauty

Making light of heavy work without breaking into a sweat.
Isuzu KB bakkie built to tackle even serious off-road terrains

Isuzu KB bakkie built to tackle even serious off-road terrains

We spent some time attacking severe off road terrain at the Hennops off-road trail.
New Volkswagen Polo GTI is a nippy, sexy family car

New Volkswagen Polo GTI is a nippy, sexy family car

Although small in nature, I admit this Polo has a lot of space for a family of four.
DRIVEN: Significantly improved Kia Sorento and Grand Sedona impress

DRIVEN: Significantly improved Kia Sorento and Grand Sedona impress

Kia has not only significantly improved in styling and good offerings, but more importantly won over many local consumers. 

 

 

 

 

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