Mercedes-Benz can rightfully claim quite a bit of credit for the current luxury SUV boom with their first model, the ML or M-Class, beating most other soft-roaders to the tills. Two decades later, I test-drove one of its direct descendants.
The artist formerly known as ML or M-Class can now be found in an even more refined state called GLE. I test-drove the big turbo-diesel 400d model.
Hypocrisy can be a tough nut to crack. Usually I would fly into a spitting rant about cars like the Audi Q8 but just a few hours behind the wheel left me completely smitten. I hate everything it embodies but it never put a wheel wrong. It’s enormously ostentatious but so incredibly refined…
Honda South Africa has just released two new models to their fleet. A new Ballade and a completely new “RV” model employing the letter W… the WR-V!
There you are, standing outside your local Volvo dealership after close of business and that stunning blue XC60 you had your heart set on is parked next to a cool grey V90 Cross Country. Dang it, which dotted line do you sign on?
Small crossover Jaguar, small diesel engine, small thirst. So is there anything about this Jag that isn’t tiny?
Lexus gee nuwe hoop vir die koms van die “perfekte” voertuig.
Another day, another expensive and over-styled pavement hopper. Or is it?
I have nightmares. Going to school in my underwear or falling off a cliff pale in significance to the one about a gigantic wall of cars rolling up my street. Three, four, five cars high and tumbling one over the other, the mass of [insert Yankee slang here] compact crossover SUV’s [end slang] grows bigger and bigger as it nears my house…
You’ve made it this far. That big Volvo is keeping you awake at night and all you require is a nudge over (or away from) the purchasing ledge. We’re always happy to help.