Merc claims B-Class radar cuts crashes

Crash researchers have found that the radar-based safety system in the Mercedes-Benz B-Class has significantly reduced collision incidents.

Another Hilux milestone: The Legend 45

A decade ago, LES STEPHENSON recalls, Toyota SA took a bunch of motoring journos on a big white bird to a paradise island and sent them into a primeval forest in Toyota Legend 35's. Now there's a Legend 45...

Road Tests

Reviewed: Erik Buell Racing EBR 1190 RX

2014-10-28 12:13

Maverick engineer Erik Buell's fantastic bikes are available in South Africa through the Cayenne Group. DRIES VAN DER WALT rides Buell's EBR 1190 RX!

We ride: Yamaha XVS950 Bolt

2014-05-26 08:27

Harley-Davidson makes the Sportster, Yamaha replies with the XVS950 Bolt cruiser. Traditional American or traditional Japanese? DRIES VAN DER WALT rides the new Bolt.

Yamaha FJR1300 makes a comeback

2013-05-20 13:21

The 2013 Yamaha FJR1300's redesigned bodywork, modern look and an electronics package is set to regain some of the relevance it may have lost over the years.

Honda CB1000R: A polished gem

2013-04-12 12:44

'Tame' versions of race engines in everyday bikes have created gems and lemons, says DRIES VAN DER WALT. The Honda CB1000R...?

BMW K1300R: Still turning heads

2013-02-25 10:02

BMW'S K1300R - four years on and its still an touring bike with a reputation and radical looks that still turn heads.

TESTED: Kawa's ZX-6R superbike

2013-01-28 08:27

Hot off the heels of its race track successes, Kawasaki has introduced the latest version of its ZX-6R in South Africa. DRIES VAN DER WALT gets to grips with the 636 superbike.

Best bike buy for 2012

2012-12-31 06:51

2011 was a fun biking year, says DAVE FALL, but which of the motorcycles he's ridden over those 12 months did he think was the best overall...?

Honda CBF1000FA: Litre of sense

2012-12-24 07:41

The South African motorcycle market is pretty much sewn-up between litre-class superbikes and big-bore adventure machines... or is it? asks DRIES VAN DER WALT.

GSR750: Survivor of one-litre war

2012-12-12 07:28

Back in the 70's and '80's 750cc, says DRIES VAN DER WALT, was a mainstream engine capacity. This bike is one of the survivors...

Kawa's versatile Versys 1000

2012-10-29 09:36

If you're in the market for a mid-size bike with added grunt for long-distance riding, the Versys 1000, says DRIES VAN DER WALT, is well worth your attention.

Tested: BMW's top-end R1200RT

2012-10-01 07:23

Bikes man Dries van der Walt goes back to basics with BMW's latest big, boxer-engined, tourer.

ATV crash severs Olympic star's spine

10/06/2014 12:56 Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken's spine was severed when the all-terrain vehicle she was riding hit a kerb in a restaurant car park and plunged into a two-metre drop.

YOUR WEEKEND READ

Big new Suzy V-Strom in showrooms

23/05/2014 10:12 Until six years back there was a giant of a bike - the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 - but emissions controls killed it. Now it's back, even bigger, tech-savvy, and with anti-lock and traction control.

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