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Stacking up the new Kia Rio against its older sibling

Is the updated fourth generation Kia Rio an upgrade from its predecessor? We recently got to spend some time with the new Rio where we were able to stack it up to its preceding sibling that arguably catalysed a rebirth for the brand not only in Mzansi but globally too. ...

The Performance Car Buyer’s Guide

Audi enters the arena with a whopping 15 new models! We see how they stack up ...

Road Sailing with Honda's new Ballade

Relative comfort and affordability are things that are seldomly mutually exclusive in the car market, particularly with the small sedan segment. ...

The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport: Overlooked & Under-appreciated

Oh boy, the large bakkie-based segment in South Africa is a tough market to play in. The Toyota Fortuner rules the roost while the likes of the Ford Everest, Isuzu MU-X, and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport all desperately cling onto the coattails of the Fortuner’s success....

Affordable Adventuring in the Toyota Urban Cruiser

Alex Shahini spent some time with the new Toyota Urban Cruiser to determine if it can fill the SUV gap and be a cost effective solution to adventuring. ...

The BMW M3 & M4 Competition

Say what you want about the looks, this is still a proper M car!...

Is The Petite BMW 218i Gran Coupe Worth Its Salt?

Not only is its imposing styling more aligned with the existing brand identity of current BMW models, but their uncommon presence on the road can provide naive passers by with an illusion that it is a brand new release...

The New Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupe

Is it worthy of the AMG badge? ...

Adding to Renault’s Arsenal of SUV’s - the New Kiger

Renault South Africa is looking at increasing their range of SUVs with the new Kiger....

In A Class of Its Own - The 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Mercedes-Benz recently hosted us at their AMG Driving Academy headquarters at Zwartkops Raceway for the launch of their updated 5th-generation E-Class lineup. Alex Shahini spent the day driving the full range. ...

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