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 compact SUV segment in South Africa has become a battleground of note. As basically the only segment that has shown growth over the last couple of years, the gloves are off among competitors.
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.

ROAD TEST: Mercedes-Benz X Class speaks for itself

Lighter Amarok pips Merc in sprint tests to remain fastest double cab in SA.

So, let’s go make a memory with VW’s AllTrack 2.0TDi Caddy

Although it may have started life as a workhorse, it is a real pleasure to drive.

DRIVEN: X250d bakkie is pricey, but a Mercedes-Benz nonetheless

You’ll get premium product, but prepare to pay for it.

DRIVEN: New Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

Models feature proven 2.0-litre petrol engine paired with CVT gearbox.

DRIVEN: New Subaru Forester is something real good

Safety is a big selling point for the brand’s latest offerings.

DRIVEN: Kia Sorento is savvy

It’s a great cruiser for large families, with everything that can click or bang.

DRIVEN: All-new Renault Koleos is back with va-va-voom

In Latin, Koleos means ‘testicle’ and this offering surely possesses a pair of those.

DRIVEN: Woman’s touch completes new Lexus UX

Chief designer Chika Kako’s signature sets this SUV apart from others.

ROAD TEST: Hot BMW X5 M50d takes it up a notch

Fuel efficiency very impressive for this level of performance.

The Vaal Toyota Cressida is king

Passion is a funny thing. It doesn’t let go of you. Ask Maps, who has a thing for this iconic ’80s ride.

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

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

In the ‘minor change 2019’, look for subtle changes outside and in.

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

Trusty diesel engine produces 147kW of power and 440Nm of torque.





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