Mazda MX-5, Miata, Mazda, MX-5, 2019

Updated Mazda MX-5 Gets More Power, Revs Higher

Mazda has today unveiled the updated MX-5 sports car ahead of the 2019 model year, with the biggest update being something Mazda MX-5 fans have been begging for – more power!  The updates apply to both the soft-top roadster and hard-top convertible RF models.   The 2.0-litre SKYACTIV-G petrol engine … Read more

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Porsche SA takes over Lamborghini SA distribution

For some time now, Lamborghini has been imported into and distributed throughout South Africa by the Imperial Group under the Imperial Collection moniker.  Imperial Collection were also responsible for the distribution of Lotus and Bentley – with the rights to the latter being acquired a year or so ago by … Read more

Porsche 911 GT3 RS, 991.2, 911 GT3, GT3 RS

Porsche 911 GT3 RS (991.2) Debuts in Geneva

If there’s been one overriding theme to this year’s Geneva International Motor Show, it’s that we wait for one particular type of vehicle to come along, and we end up with two or more of that type of car.  We’ve seen it already with the super-saloon pairing of the Mercedes-AMG … Read more

Ferrari 488 Pista, 488 Pista, 488 GTB, Torquing Cars

Hard-core Ferrari 488 Pista Bows in Geneva

With every generation of mid-engined V8 super-Ferrari, we get another super version for track enthusiasts and/or collectors alike.  We’ve seen the F430 Scuderia, the 458 Speciale, and now we have this, the Ferrari 488 Pista.  The 488 Pista is the latest in a series of oddly named Ferraris, like the … Read more

Porsche Panamera, SA COTY, Car of the Year, WesBank, SAGMJ, 2018 COTY

Porsche Panamera Takes 2018 SA COTY Crown

The 2018 WesBank South African Car of the Year has been crowned – and it’s bound to stir some controversy.  At a gala evening in Midrand last night, the Porsche Panamera was crowned the 2018 South African Car of the Year – giving Porsche their fourth title within the last … Read more

Toyota Supra, Gazoo Racing, GR Supra Racing Concept, A90, A90 Supra

Toyota Supra Returns in Geneva

309views As far as badly kept secrets go, this ranks right up there with the most widely known and poorly kept of the lot.  The Toyota Supra is back!  Or, as Toyota have claimed at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show – the legend returns.  We’ve known this for some … Read more

BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe to rival AMG GT 4-Door

365views We spend our days pining for the latest reveal of something amazing in the automotive world, and then all of a sudden we’re hit with two.  It seems BMW is intent on ensuring no Mercedes model goes without a rival; just as the latter unveiled the new Mercedes-AMG GT … Read more

Ferrari, Portofino, South Africa

Ferrari Portofino – Maranello’s Junior GT in SA

450viewsNever again will the ‘entry’ level Ferrari GT car be called a hairdresser’s car.  Say hello to the Ferrari Portofino; the replacement for the California T, and the new entry model into the Ferrari brand stable – revealed this past week for the first time on South African soil.   … Read more

Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, AMG 53, CLS53, E53 Coupe, E53, E53 Cabriolet, EQ Boost, Torquing Cars

Mercedes-AMG Adds ‘53’ Models to Line-Up

Very soon, it seems you may be able to teach your child to count to 100 using a range of Mercedes-AMG models to do so.  While monikers such as 32, 55, 63, 65, and even 73 have been used for some time, in recent years they’ve been adding more and … Read more

Ford, Mustang, Shelby, Shelby GT 500, GT500, Torquing Cars

Ford Teases 700hp+ Shelby GT 500 (w/Video)

We’ve already agreed that the Ford Mustang is one of the most iconic movie cars of all time.  But few Mustangs are more iconic than the Shelby GT500 – ah Eleanor.  Alongside the new Ford Mustang Bullitt at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Ford has teased … Read more

Hyundai Unveil new Veloster and Veloster Turbo

After official images leaked this morning, Hyundai has finally and officially unveiled the second generation Veloster and Veloster Turbo at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.  The new Hyundai Veloster retains its unique “three door coupe” body shape, with two doors on the passenger side, but finds … Read more

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