Suzuki, S-Presso, Torquing Cars

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, V-Class, V300d, Torquing Cars

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 Vitara Brezza, Torquing Cars

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

Suzuki Vitara 1.4 Turbo Review: Bringing The Fizz

The Suzuki Vitara is a crossover we’ve come to love over the years since it first launched – loved for its composed chassis, well-sorted driving dynamics, predictable handling, pliant ride, and frugal demeanour. But if there was one thing the Vitara was missing, it was fizz. The 1.6-litre naturally aspirated … Read more

Suzuki Ignis Review: A Budget Car Only In Price

1.5kviewsThe Ignis name is not a new one for Japanese brand, Suzuki. In fact, the first generation debuted back in 2000 as an almost Kei-sized mini crossover. Suzuki rebooted it for 2016 with similar packaging, and with a budget-friendly price, legendary reliability, and incredibly low running costs, not to mention … Read more

Torquing Cars, Suzuki Swift Sport, Suzuki Swift, ZC33S, Opel Corsa GSi

Shootout: Suzuki Swift Sport vs Opel Corsa GSi

1.8kviewsHot hatches have seemingly fallen from grace in South Africa, with a single badge being the reason for it all. If it doesn’t wear the letters ‘GTI’ on its bum, the South African public won’t pay for it. It’s the reason we no longer see full-fat hot hatches like the … Read more

Niki Lauda

Formula 1 Legend, Niki Lauda, has Died at 70

It’s a sad day for Formula 1 fans and petrolheads alike, as in the early hours of this morning it was announced that the legendary Formula 1 driver, Niki Lauda, had died at 70 years of age due to complications believed to be linked to kidney failure. The Formula 1 … Read more

Toyota; Supra; GR Supra; Gazoo Racing; Gazoo; A90; 2JZ; B58; CLAR; Torquing Cars;

Toyota Supra Returns – A90 GR Supra Unveiled

Few things take as long to arrive as the fifth generation Toyota Supra has.  In the automotive world, it’s tough to keep things secret, so for years now, Toyota hasn’t even tried.  They admitted several years ago that a new sports car was in the works through their partnership with … Read more

Mazda, MX-5, Miata, MX-5 RF, Jinba Ittai, Torquing Cars, Roarke Bouffe

Review – Mazda MX-5 Retractable Fastback

Just how slow is 10km/h, and how long is 13 seconds?  Well as it turns out the answers to those two questions are A- glacial, and B- about 3 years, or at least that’s how painfully long it felt when I decided to open the roof of the Mazda MX-5 … Read more

Isuzu, KB, KB 250, X-Rider, 4x4, Double Cab, Torquing Cars

Review – Isuzu KB 250 X-Rider 4×4 Double Cab

1.6kviewsIf five years ago you’d told me Mercedes-Benz would be selling a Nissan Navara-based double cab bakkie in the South African market, I’d probably have told you you’d sooner see the legalization of marijuana in the country.  Surprise, surprise, I’m no good at prophesying the future, and we live in … Read more

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