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My life has always revolved around anything with wheels and an engine. It doesn’t matter if its an old banger, the latest hot-hatch or a fancy 4×4 – any excuse is a good excuse to take it for a cruise, spank it at the track or go bundu-bashing (the mud-and-rocks-side-of-a-mountain type, not the exploring-Joburg’s-pavements type). Otherwise, chances are you’ll find me lying underneath one of my beloved toys or with my head buried in its engine bay, tinkering away.


It’s a solid option!

Room for one more

Dec 12, 2018No Comments

Mercedes-Benz has upgraded its Vito 111 Tourer Pro. GAVIN MYERS drove it Three and a half years after its launch and this is the third

Digging in deeply

Dec 12, 2018No Comments

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has (finally) expanded its range of Unimog specialised trucks in South Africa, with a model designed specifically for the agricultural sector. GAVIN MYERS

Meet the electric bakkie that’ll tow five...

Dec 06, 2018No Comments

There can be no denying the rapid rise in the development of electric vehicles and the pace with which established vehicle manufacturers and green start-ups

Introducing SA’s most powerful, expensive...

Nov 30, 2018No Comments

Mercedes-Benz South Africa has given its X-Class double-cab bakkie an upgraded driveline which includes a V6 engine, seven-speed gearbox and permanent all-wheel drive. Dubbed the

A different Tata

Nov 14, 2018No Comments

Tata Motors celebrated its 21st anniversary in South Africa this year and, in that time, the brand has grown and evolved to offer a vehicle

No getting rid of the BS at borders…

Nov 14, 2018No Comments

When will the delays, corruption and looting at African borders be dealt with? Not in our lifetime, probably… Not a month goes by without some

Celebrating 150 years (and some mighty fast...

Nov 07, 2018No Comments

Tata Group didn’t start out as a vehicle-manufacturing company. However, this is perhaps what it’s best known for in South Africa. It has also done

Hydro power of a fuel-efficient kind

Oct 17, 2018No Comments

A locally developed hydraulic-hybrid propulsion system has been launched. It could change the way vehicles are powered in the future – those running internal combustion

Value low down

Oct 16, 2018No Comments

With new 4×2 derivatives, the Nissan Navara range has been expanded to appeal to more buyers. GAVIN MYERS drives the entry-level SE variant. Originally launched

Like a hot knife through butter

Oct 16, 2018No Comments

The science of aerodynamics is crucial in ensuring good economy and comfort from a truck. Needless to say, the application of it has evolved somewhat