Road Trip: 2019 Renault Duster 4WD Dynamique

The comfort zone

I’m writing a book. Like every author before me, I think the world is just waiting to hear my amusing short stories entitled “The Wrong Car”. These detail the many memorable trips I’ve made with cars which were way out of their comfort zone… which happily doesn’t apply to my recent excursion to southern Namibia with this 4WD Duster.

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Padtoets: 2018 Volvo XC40 D4 AWD

Die nuwe klein SUV koning

Volvo het nie net in 2017 die Europese Motor van die Jaar toekenning gewen nie, maar ook nou ‘n voertuig gemaak wat as “cool” beskryf kan word. Volvo se nuwe XC40 is nie net visueel treffend en een van die mees tegnologies gevorderde voertuie op die mark nie, maar ook nou meer ‘generasie’ vriendelik vir enige ouderdoms groep met verskeie kleurskemas en binneruim styleringspakkette. Waar anders dan om die jeugdigheid van die nuwe XC40 uit te beeld as by ‘n Matriek- (Graad 12) afskeid? 

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Tested: 2018 Jaguar E-Pace P300 AWD R-Dynamic HSE

The wrong speedo

Have you ever brought a knife to a gunfight? A speedo to a beach party? If you can imagine the buttocks-clenching feeling of such faux-pas, you have a good idea what state I was in while testing the newest compact SUV from Jaguar. You see, we didn’t just saunter through town with the E-Pace, we took it deep into the dirty Karoo.

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