#MandelaMonth

#TriedAndTested: New Mini Cooper and Mini Cooper S

The Mini Cooper has always been one of my secret favourites. Secret because, well, I didn't want to hurt my little trusty steed's feelings. But now that I've driven two of the new facelifted Mini Coopers, I am in a pickle... I want one!

By Ilse van den Berg 9 Jul 2018

#TriedAndTested: Hyundai H1 Bus

It's funny how you only become aware of certain cars on the road once you drive one of them. I found this again the other day when I drove Hyundai's refreshed H1 Bus...

By Ilse van den Berg 3 Jul 2018

#TriedAndTested: BMW i8 and i3

When you get into a car with flip-up, gull-wing doors, you cannot help but feel excited. Especially if it's a BMW i8 Roadster and it's the only one in South Africa...

By Ilse van den Berg 29 Jun 2018

#TriedAndTested: New Nissan Micra

The fifth generation Nissan Micra represents a significant progression in design. It has undergone a complete transformation from cute and bubbly to downright sophisticated and sexy...

By Ilse van den Berg 22 Jun 2018

#TriedAndTested: The all-new Suzuki Swift

Suzuki is targeting millennials with its all-new Suzuki Swift model which it hopes will give them "all the right feels"...

By Ilse van den Berg 18 Jun 2018

#TriedAndTested: VW Tiguan Allspace 2.0TDI 4Motion Comfortline

Volkswagen's new Tiguan Allspace model is spacious, elegant, and smooth. The main highlight of the Allspace is the fact that it has an extra row of seats, making it a large and versatile seven-seater SUV...

By Ilse van den Berg 8 Jun 2018

#RoadTest: Renault's self-shifting Kwid 1.0 Dynamique AMT

The French are an ingenious bunch. Responsible for modern marvels such as the Eiffel Tower and gastronomic delights like Coq au Vin, they've certainly made their mark in the automotive world as well...

By Ané Theron 7 Jun 2018

#TriedAndTested: The all-new Ford Fiesta

The face-lifted Ford Fiesta is bold and bright-coloured and the manufacturer has nipped and tucked various things in order to give the hatchback a more premium feel...

By Ilse van den Berg 23 May 2018

Rolls-Royce's first SUV finally makes its debut

Rolls-Royce launched its first SUV today. The Cullinan is named after the world-famous Cullinan diamond which was found in South Africa in 1905...

10 May 2018

2018 Mercedes-Benz S450 is "affordable" cake that you can eat

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a luxury favourite in the large sedan market, competing with finesse and ease against some competent and strong rivals. For 2018, the S-Class gets a bit of a refresh...

By Aaron Turpen 2 May 2018

#TriedAndTested: Volvo XC40 T5 Geartronic Momentum

Earlier this week, I headed up to Johannesburg for the local launch of Volvo's first premium compact SUV, the XC40 which was also recently named the 2018 European Car of the Year...

By Ilse van den Berg 19 Apr 2018

Feisty Ford Fiesta ST200 for optimal fun

As I went for my first spin out towards Cape Point after they dropped off the limited edition Ford Fiesta ST200, I immediately understood what they meant when they said "be careful when you put your foot on the gas"...

By Ilse van den Berg 18 Apr 2018

The Volvo V90 Cross Country - when an SUV just won't do

If ever there was a car that I put at the top if my "What I would buy if I won the lottery"- list, it's Volvo's V90 Cross Country - the sexiest wagon I've ever driven...

By Ané Theron 3 Apr 2018

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