Top List: Emergency brake from 100km/h!

Have you seen our Top List of 0-100km/h times? You should, it’s really quite impressive. Anyway, we don’t just strap our fancy equipment to most press cars for testing their acceleration, no sir, since late 2016 we also do a once-off emergency stop from 100km/h. Here follows the list of cars from best to worst, by stopping distance: 

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Top5: Affordable Cars

Welcome to one of NamWheels’ more regular features – our list of top 5 car-related items.

Times are tough. You’re living on two minute noodles and your shoes have holes in them but you saved plenty of big notes (and a meaty deposit) for a shiny new car. Of course you could always look at a more affordable second-hand car (which offers better value) but we are focussing on new cars only.

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Top List: 0-100km/h times

So we don’t just drive around aimlessly, take random photos or count all the cup holders of test cars – oh no. Whenever we can, there’s a quiet stretch of road which we like to visit with our clever GPS device and a GoPro to measure and film a car’s acceleration. So; for your and everyone else’s entertainment, here is a list of all our measured 0-100km/h times (most with video!) from fastest to slowest:

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Top 5: Car Buying Tips

So we thought of doing something fun for this top5 list but the local motor industry isn’t exactly fun at the moment; quite the opposite.

With that in mind we came up with a slightly more serious list – things we consider vital when purchasing a vehicle. Tough times and lacking funds should not be a reason to stop dreaming about your next car. We hope that these tips will encourage you to go out there and find your dream car!

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Top 5: Cars of the Year 2016

So here’s something different. Each year we list our favourite new cars which were launched over the last 12 months but this time around, instead of us telling you which ones we liked, our Facebook page invited YOU to vote your favourite new ride of 2016.

The list of candidates was chosen from the launches we attended or vehicles we thought were brilliant newcomers and worthy of being included in this line-up.

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