1.6kviewsThe 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
2kviewsHot 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
We’ve been behind the wheel of the turbocharged third-generation Suzuki Swift Sport. Has it lost the spark that made previous ones so great?
333viewsJust 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
1.8kviewsIf 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
371viewsThe most economical vehicle we’ve ever tested is the Suzuki Dzire. Let’s not waste any time getting to the crux of this review – in the six years I’ve been reviewing vehicles for Torquing Cars, driving hundreds in the process of all shapes and sizes, the Suzuki Dzire is the … Read more
492views “What is it?” I’m asked for about the 60th time in a week, with a finger pointed at the Mercedes-Benz X-Class I’m currently driving. “It’s the Mercedes-Benz…” don’t-call-it-a-Nissan-Navara “X-Class, the new double cab pick-up from Merc.” It was made plainly obvious to me upon collection that the guys and … Read more