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ROAD TEST: Kia Seltos 1,4 TGDI GT-Line DCT

It may be a late arrival on the small-crossover scene but the Kia Seltos is difficult to ignore… Unlike its relative Hyundai, Kia’s SUV/crossover stable… Read more →

ROAD TEST: Jeep Compass 2,4 4×4 Trailhawk

Now in its second generation, the Jeep Compass is a more accomplished offering. But it faces stiff competition from the mainstream brands… “Should the allure… Read more →

ROAD TEST: Hyundai Venue 1,0 TGDI Fluid DCT

It’s spacious and characterful but the Hyundai Venue faces some stern cross-examination from its established rivals… Quite a few eyebrows have been cocked by those… Read more →

DRIVEN: Ferrari LaFerrari

CAR’s features writer thinks back to that time he drove the LaFerrari in Switzerland… SWITZERLAND, Geneva – My excitement grows as I peek through the… Read more →

DRIVEN: BMW 730Ld Steptronic

CAPE TOWN – The BMW 7 Series has for too long played second fiddle to Mercedes-Benz’s S-Class in the highest end of the luxury grand… Read more →

DRIVEN: Citroën C3 1,2T Shine AT

JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – The announcement of Citroën’s return to South Africa was a welcome one. Although the French firm is unlikely to sell its wares… Read more →

DRIVEN: Lamborghini Urus

CAPE TOWN, Western Cape – Once, after a particularly spirited track session in the pinnacle Aventador of the time, I asked Lamborghini’s chief technical officer,… Read more →