DRIVEN: All-new BMW X5 30d xDrive

X5’s poor cousin’s physique is far more desirable than it’s performance.

BMW is making a big deal out of their new fourth - generation X5, going so far as to declare, “The boss is back”.

DRIVEN: All-new BMW X5 30d xDrive
DRIVEN: All-new BMW X5 30d xDrive

DRIVEN: All-new BMW X5 30d xDrive

X5’s poor cousin’s physique is far more desirable than it’s performance.

ROAD TEST: Nothing stirs the soul like proper BMW racing snake

ROAD TEST: Nothing stirs the soul like proper BMW racing snake

Mark Jones lets the new BMW M2 Competition and M5 Competition loose at Gerotek.
DRIVEN: Lexus RC 350 F Sport is one good-looking car

DRIVEN: Lexus RC 350 F Sport is one good-looking car

In the ‘minor change 2019’, look for subtle changes outside and in.
DRIVEN: Kia’s Grand Sedona is in league of its own

DRIVEN: Kia’s Grand Sedona is in league of its own

Trusty diesel engine produces 147kW of power and 440Nm of torque.
ROAD TEST: Ford Kuga ST Line

ROAD TEST: Ford Kuga ST Line

Prepare to fork out quite a bit to style your ride with all the bells and whistles.
DRIVEN: Volkswagen Kombi is a perfect people mover

DRIVEN: Volkswagen Kombi is a perfect people mover

VW DSG gearbox makes driving a pleasure in the city and on the open road.
A forward step from Fiat with Fullback bakkie

A forward step from Fiat with Fullback bakkie

A good-looking, affordable vehicle that fits as a lifestyle companion.
ROAD TEST: Rock solid Range Rover Sport a gentle giant

ROAD TEST: Rock solid Range Rover Sport a gentle giant

Clever towing system takes stress out of manoeuvering a trailer in reverse.
DRIVEN: Ford Mustang Eco Boost Convertible is really good looking

DRIVEN: Ford Mustang Eco Boost Convertible is really good looking

The Eco Boost Auto Convertible is very pretty, but it’s a real gas-guzzler.
Our long-term VW Golf GTD is a pretty classy all-rounder

Our long-term VW Golf GTD is a pretty classy all-rounder

Cheaper than the GTI with most of the creature comforts.
ROAD TEST: Merc-AMG C43 is the pick of this segment right now

ROAD TEST: Merc-AMG C43 is the pick of this segment right now

Output increase is nominal but it does feel crisper.
Do go for the Datsun Go

Do go for the Datsun Go

Initial disdain was due to lack of airbags and poor score in international safety tests.
DRIVEN: Diamond Edition Subaru WRX STI

DRIVEN: Diamond Edition Subaru WRX STI

AWD system makes it a breeze to handle the 260kW of power from 2.5l turbo-charged Boxer engine.
Toyota Land Cruiser is a real bruiser

Toyota Land Cruiser is a real bruiser

The model range was recently given exterior nip and tuck to update looks
New Suzuki Jimny is a guilty pleasure

New Suzuki Jimny is a guilty pleasure

Has the same mechanical pedigree as always and is ready for off-roading.
DRIVEN: Lack of oomph in Honda Amaze is not so amazing

DRIVEN: Lack of oomph in Honda Amaze is not so amazing

Car aimed at first time buyers, young families and mature people.
DRIVEN: New Hyundai Kona is an SUV to fall in love with

DRIVEN: New Hyundai Kona is an SUV to fall in love with

New offering has a perky 998cc three-cylinder turbocharged engine.
DRIVEN: Nissan Navara 4×2 Bakkie

DRIVEN: Nissan Navara 4×2 Bakkie

Behind the wheel, Navara is nimble and road friendly, despite being hulky.
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.

 

 

 

 

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