18.10.2019 08:33 am
They are never going to carve up the Nurburgring and drill the Germans into submission
There is always something bittersweet about road testing a Ford Mustang. It is such an iconic car that pulls hard at your heart strings and yet at the same time it is mechanically flawed in a world that has gone completely soft.
On my way back from Gerotek after testing this week, I spent way too much time thinking of terrible reality TV shows in trying to come up with a clever way to explain new car launches to you.
The question of what makes a moniker great will undoubtedly involve a number of factors and answers. Whether it is reliability, quirkiness or performance, there will always be a connotation, good or bad, to a certain name that will be remembered for years to come.
BMW’s initial foray into the then-growing luxury SUV segment with the X5 20 years ago was of course a watershed moment for the automaker and one which turned out to be a resounding success after wide-scale criticism.
I am sure you will pull all your hair out, one hair at a time, and do it slowly and painfully, if you hear me mention an SUV again.
Somehow, I don’t think Hans Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher, the founders of AMG, would have believed a single word you had to say some 60 years ago, if you told them that their high-performance cars would benefit from electrically assisted power.
Yip, it’s me again and we are talking SUVs again. I told you they are going to keep on coming and the Jaguar F-Pace SVR is a compact and seriously fast SUV. And not just fast in a straight-line, but unbelievably fast around corners too.
The chairperson of AA South Africa says that while achieving the minimum safety standard is appreciated, it’s not good enough.
Volvo has become the benchmark in safety. Now add unbeatable design.
XDS electronic diff lock up front and constantly adapting suspension do trick.
An extremely driveable vehicle at an extremely reasonable price.
Lighter Amarok pips Merc in sprint tests to remain fastest double cab in SA.
Although it may have started life as a workhorse, it is a real pleasure to drive.
You’ll get premium product, but prepare to pay for it.