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Formula 1® star Valterri Bottas headed to South Africa

Formula 1® star Valterri Bottas headed to South Africa

Bottas who is a teammate to Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes, will be visiting our shores as part of the Heineken® F1 Joburg Festival, scheduled for March 29 2020 in Sandton. The Finland born had the world on its knees, following how quickly he had found love again after the breakdown of his marriage. He’s now dating […]

BMW 118i M Sport ticks all the boxes!

BMW 118i M Sport ticks all the boxes!

Its so celebrated that kids as young as 5 whistled and ooohd as I took the latest BMW 118i M Sport for a drive. Yes, ‘it feels cool’ they agreed in unison, with jaws dropped. It is powered by a 3-cylinder, 1.5-litre turbopetrol engine with 103 kW and 220 Nm of torque and mated with […]

Jimny- give me waterlogged, offroads- I’m yours!

Jimny- give me waterlogged, offroads- I’m yours!

Would you blame them, me thinks not though a little closer they’re far apart. Petite but aggressive on the gravel road- I felt pity for it at times. Thanks to its height and compact design, the Suzuki Jimny showed it can and will chase the terrain, owing to a rigid ladder frame chassis. This frame […]

Suzuki SA out muscles it’s competitors

Suzuki SA out muscles it’s competitors

According to the official national sales figures, as reported by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers (Naamsa), Suzuki sold 1 632 vehicles in January. This is a massive jump of 61.4% over the same month last year, and it beats its previous record set in October 2019. “Total industry sales of new vehicles declined by 8.1% […]

BMW Z4 M40i walks the talk!

BMW Z4 M40i walks the talk!

It is 4,324mm long from afar but inside it feels too tight to mention, suffice to indicate for someone my height it was way too perfect. Fitted with buttons and hexagonal shaped surfaces decoration, it featured a stronger dual-zone climate control, leather seats, Bluetooth connectivity, USBs and there’s a thumping sound system with an onboard […]

SAB FESTIVE SEASON SAFETY TIPS

SAB FESTIVE SEASON SAFETY TIPS

“SAB actively works on fostering a culture of responsible alcohol consumption in South Africa. We believe that smart drinking choices affect everyone, every day and is key to reducing the harmful effects of the misuse of alcohol,” says Zoleka Lisa, VP for Corporate Affairs at SAB.  SAB is encouraging all consumers to drink responsibly at […]

Suzuki Swift GLX- swiftly moving along…

Suzuki Swift GLX- swiftly moving along…

That’s the kind of questions I had to field as a result of Suzuki Swift 1.2 GLX derivative as it continued with its journey from one region to another. It’s an easy to drive, portable due to its paltry 880kg kerb weight, as the normally aspirated 1.2-litre engine can easily keep pace with fast-paced Soweto […]

‘Felix the Cat’ joins Ford Motor Company

‘Felix the Cat’ joins Ford Motor Company

In the form of Felix Sebata, he’s a fighting ferocious figure and please don’t question his body stature, it can be deceiving- as they say about the looks! Felix has been appointed the Ford Motor Company Product Communications Specialist for South Africa. His role will include leading all product-related communication functions, including media relations, says […]

AutoTrader Car of the Year semi-finalists named

AutoTrader Car of the Year semi-finalists named

So too have members of the public. The votes have been tallied and 25 semi-finalists have been announced for the 2020 AutoTrader South Africa Car of the year competition. One of these semi-finalists will win the most sought-after title in the South African automotive industry, that of 2020 AutoTrader South African Car of the Year. […]