Like it or not, our automotive world has moved in a distinct direction. Once everyone in Namibia (actually, southern Africa) had figured out how practical a modern SUV can be, there was no stopping its proliferation. Although the performance-SUV is nothing new, I recently tested this exciting newcomer from Alfa…
The most powerful Prancing Horse car ever references Scuderia Ferrari
Maranello, 29 May 2019 – Ferrari introduces a new chapter in its history with the introduction of its first series production PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle), the SF90 Stradale, images, videos and information on which can be seen on the dedicated web site: SF90stradale.com
A record number of six awards
Stuttgart, 5 June 2018 – The latest iteration of Ferrari’s turbo-charged V8 that equips, in various forms, all Ferrari’s V8-engined cars, has been nominated the best engine in the world for the third year running in the 2018 International Engine of the Year Awards.
At the third Concours South Africa, to be held this year on 10-12 August, Johannesburg Ferrari afficionado and racing driver Libero Pardini will be showing his 1970 Ferrari 365 GTB/4, otherwise known as the Ferrari Daytona.
Gift Experience South Africa: Super Car Drive Days
Have you ever dreamt of driving a supercar? Sure you have, why else would you be reading this? Your dream might just be within reach now if one innovative South African company has anything to do with it! We were recently invited by one of our biggest advertising clients, Gift Experience South Africa, to participate in one of their Supercar Drive Days for the public – a first on the continenent.
The opulent opportunity
It’s not often that we get the opportunity to review two top models of a brand and the AMG versions of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupé certainly qualify for this description. A few months ago I reviewed the three million Dollar plus Bi-turbo V12 S65 AMG and now I’ve had a go in the slightly cheaper Bi-turbo V8 S63 AMG.
The small truth
Sometimes my friends and acquaintances can be cruel. Downright rude, even. If I had a Rand for every time I heard “Meh, is that your car for this week?” or “When are you testing a Ferrari?” I’d have, oh, about N$28 now. What most of them refuse to believe is that I enjoy testing small budget cars – like this Kia Picanto.
‘n Spesiale ervaring
Johann van Tonder
Ek gee nie om hoeveel voertuie jy al bestuur het nie. As jy agter die stuur van ‘n nuwe Lamborghini inskuif en die aansitter druk, is dit ‘n spesiale oomblik. Die voorreg het ons te beurt geval toe ons onlangs die nuwe Lamborghini Huracán in Kaapstad van nader leer ken het.
The big fun
Today, the Hyundai Grand i10 and I would like to teach you a lesson. Don’t worry; it’s not the hurting kind but rather the opposite – small cars can be fun. The harsh reality is that practicality and price rule when your budget is tighter than two coats of paint but you shouldn’t settle for something cheap ‘n nasty.