What it’s like to Interview Christian von Koenigsegg

And how a simple phone call reminded me of why I chose this career. Just this past week, a Facebook memory reminded me that a little more than a year ago, I spent just under half an hour on the phone with Christian von Koenigsegg, talking everything from the Gemera … Read more

Suzuki Vitara Brezza Review: Packing Value

If you’re reading about the Suzuki Vitara Brezza on Torquing Cars for the second time in nearly as many weeks, that’s because the new crossover from the Japanese automaker was only just launched in South Africa a couple of weeks ago. Slotting in below the standard Vitara as a smaller, … Read more

Oops, I Bought a Mazda MX-5

I started writing this post back at the beginning of 2019, a few short weeks after I bought an MX-5, and when the idea of turning Torquing Cars into a more personal publication was still in its infancy. It’s been on ice since then, but with the official refocusing of … Read more

Torquing Cars is Changing – A Letter from the Editor

As many long-time followers of Torquing Cars may have noticed, the last 2 years have been pretty quiet on the site. No, Torquing Cars hasn’t shut down, but as anyone who knows the man behind the brand – me – will understand, I haven’t been able to dedicate my time … Read more

Suzuki S-Presso Review: Not Our Cup Of Tea

Suzuki fans have a rather strong affiliation with caffeinated beverages. It’s not just that they love to start their mornings with a cup of coffee; no, mention the name Cappuccino and watch them devolve into gushing fanboys and girls, drooling over the Japanese Kei sports car they’ll never own and … Read more

Mercedes-Benz V300d Review: V. Classy, V. Pricey

After amalgamating the old Vito and Viano nameplates into one, the Mercedes-Benz V-Class has been the go-to high-end van for those needing to move eight occupants in comfort without resorting to purchasing a large, bakkie-based SUV. Last year, in the heat of a global pandemic, Mercedes-Benz South Africa improved the … Read more

Suzuki Launches Vitara Brezza Compact SUV In SA

It seems like just yesterday when we were calling Suzuki our brand to watch. Now, the brand has grown from strength to strength, building a solid product lineup around old favourites like the Swift Sport and Jimny, as well as new additions like the Ignis. But as of today, the … Read more