The roads of Johannesburg are at best loathsome – if not for the Jacuzzi-size potholes and assortment of debris strewn across them, then for the idiots that drive them, the taxi drivers and the overloaded bakkies that somehow defy the laws of physics, teetering towers of furniture and other items … Read moreContinue Reading

Last year, I tested out the Mercedes-Benz B180 and I really loved it, but at the end of the day it was still a mommy-van, an old-people’s wagon destined to be plastered with those “My Family” stickers of the kids, grand-kids, and all 17 cats.  So when Mercedes-Benz South Africa … Read moreContinue Reading

For many years, big bang theorists and evolutionary believers have pondered and searched to find “the missing link”.  Well for Opel, they’ve found it, or created it rather.  It’s the Opel Astra sedan, back for the first time in nearly a decade!  For a while, Opel were lulled into the … Read moreContinue Reading

Off-road parks are a novel idea – you have off-road trails designed specifically to be conquered, within a short drive of the city, and you have experts to help you out along the way should something go wrong.  But off-road parks are tried and tested; everyone knows they can be … Read moreContinue Reading

Over the years, ever since the original MK1 VW Golf GTI, there has always been an iconic hot hatch.  Every new generation of spruced up hatchbacks has brought with it a new icon; or sometimes, just a new iteration of the original.  In recent times, we have seen the Golf … Read moreContinue Reading