SABAT Batteries was established in 1967, with its first factory in Johannesburg. Through its sponsorship of local motorsport and its distinctive red colour scheme, SABAT has become known as South Africa’s most renowned automotive battery and fastest moving battery brand. Building on this legacy, SABAT is now a celebrated lifestyle brand, enjoying strong support and brand loyalty from motorists, including sports and outdoor enthusiasts.
Who loves Formula One … show of hands? Mine’s up and I’m guessing so are quite a few around South Africa. Perhaps they don’t number… Read more →
Timeshare is making a comeback. And I’m not talking about three weeks every year in a self-catering apartment “just outside Umhlanga”, but cars. People are… Read more →
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Mine was a Ferrari 288 GTO. Like every boy growing up obsessed with cars, there was one poster on my bedroom wall that took pride of place, and it was this piece of automotive exotica.
Classic cars are rubbish. Fans of older vehicles might be a little wide-eyed at this point, but let me qualify that incendiary statement. “Classic-car lover”… Read more →
Driving a car used to be really easy. You got in, put the key in the ignition, turned it and off you went. Not any… Read more →