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S450L

MERCEDES-BENZ S450L AMG-LINE DRIVING IMPRESSION

The buttery smooth engine in this S450L emits a bare whisper when driven conservatively. Put your foot down and the torque makes itself felt, with the car accelerating in an effortless yet urgent fashion.

Mabula

HYUNDAI GRAND i10 GOES THE MABULA ROUTE

As we left Pretoria behind rather late in the day, Friday traffic out of the city proved more challenging than expected, so our arrival at Mabula was delayed, and we missed the last game drive of the day.

Grandland X

OPEL GRANDLAND X: MAKING LEMONADE

Opel starts bidding on the Grandland X with three derivatives – 1.6 Turbo, 1.6 Turbo Enjoy, and 1.6 Turbo Cosmo – that are all powered by the same force-fed 121 kW and 240 Nm 1.6-litre engine that is sourced from Peugeot.

Clio RS

RENAULT CLIO RS18 F1: First drive impressions

Renault’s proud racing heritage has spawned several pocket rockets, and limited edition hot hatches over the years. The latest, a […]

Fine Art

AN EYE FOR CAR ART: THE ELEGANCE OF CLASSIC JAGUARS

Car photography is an understated art that is increasingly under threat from the rising tide of mobile photography and computer-generated […]

Volvo XC40

VOLVO XC40 D4 AWD R-DESIGN: Sun, Snow & Chilled Vibes

Perched high above the African plains, in the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho, Afriski Mountain Resort is Africa’s most unique winter […]

GLC63S

MERCEDES-AMG GLC63S & COUPÉ: First drive impression

Mercedes-AMG is not unique in the art of sticking big V8s into sports sedans, but it is the only manufacturer […]

Andreas Bareis

ANDREAS BAREIS: SOARING WITH THE SUPER SERIES

Despite assurances that Andreas Bareis is one of the most amicable people he was ever likely to meet, DEON VAN […]

Essentials

JULY DRIVEN STYLE & GADGET ESSENTIALS

SCRATCH? WHAT SCRATCH? Paint that can heal itself from small scratches and swirl marks? Nah, that’s something straight out of […]

Peugeot 208 GT Line

PEUGEOT 208 GT LINE: Making sense in many ways

If you make car-buying decisions based on facts and figures like value-for-money, reliability surveys and online forums dedicated to bore […]