We put every car, bakkie or SUV from importers and manufacturers through a rigorous road test regimen to ensure that our reviews are of maximum relevance to automotive consumers. From supercars to SUVs and family cars to economical hatchbacks, we test them all – whether petrol, hybrid or diesel engined. We also feature technical and equipment specifications as well as test figures for braking, acceleration and consumption.
IT’S fascinating to analyse other countries’ sales charts and compare them with our own. Yes, economic status, wealth, brand cachet and the availability of manufacturers and ranges do play a significant ... read more
HOW far can people’s perception of a brand be stretched? Marketers love finding out by introducing a popular brand into a different product category from where it originated. These offshoots often ... read more
How does a seven-year-old vehicle remain relevant in a section of the market that has strong players vying for the attention of style-conscious buyers? A Land Rover badge helps, obviously, as ... read more
It’s initially deceiving; the manner in which the Audi R8 V10 Plus picks up momentum is insidious but eye-widening in equal measure. The tyre scrabble and steering-wheel twitchiness that normally accompanies ... read more
The task of following up its 6,4-litre HEMI-engined SRT8 flagship sibling in a CAR road-test assessment is an unenviable one for the 3,0-litre turbodiesel 300C. In the January 2013 issue, we ... read more