When does a car become a classic?

'Classic car' is a definition dilemma and a burning question among car enthusiasts – when does a car become a classic? Whatever... how about owning an 'as new' 1969 VW Beetle?

Senna portrait made from old jeans

The Autosport International show in the UK in January will be packed with racing stuff but pride of place will go to a portrait of Ayrton Centre created with old pairs of jeans.

Environmental

Land Rover experience: Epic Namib drive

2014-12-17 13:35

Four lucky couples experienced the trip of a lifetime – an epic trek through Namibia and its desert with Pirelli and Land Rover experience. SERGIO DAVIDS drove solo for Wheels24...

Munich-Rome: On the trail of Hannibal

2014-12-11 11:19

Three drivers took on the Hannibal Tour 2014 to follow the infamous ancient general's route over the Alps to Rome. He was on an elephant - these guys were in BMW electric cars...

Green challenge: GMSA’s solar car battle

2014-12-10 12:10

Engineers at General Motors SA set 14 teams against each other to find which would produce the best miniature solar-powered car.

SA's groaning roads: 50m tons trucked in Oct

2014-12-09 11:59

South Africa's over-stressed roads carried 50-million tons of freight throughout the nation in October 2014 while the rail services carried only a fraction of that volume.

Toyota reveals next-gen safety tech

2014-11-27 09:20

Adaptive cruise control, crash mitigation, smart headlights... Toyota will roll out its next-generation safety systems from 2015. Check out its latest life-saving technologies.

Hybrid Outlander could power 150 homes?

2014-11-26 13:57

The new Outlander PHEV could create enough electricity to keep on the lights and appliances in 150 suburban homes for a day, claims Mitsubishi.

Hyundai, Kia to triple green cars

2014-11-12 08:12

After being fined more than R1-billion for overstating its fuel consumption figures, Hyundai and Kia plan to triple the number of fuel-efficient cars by 2020.

Is this SA's police car of the future?

2014-11-06 15:30

Future SA police cruisers could be fitted with advanced tech as a prototype showed at a conference in Durban. Will the future SAPS car help reduce the country's awful crime rate?

Tesla supercharges Scottish airport

2014-10-27 10:09

Battery-car maker Tesla is expanding its European footprint with the installattion of its first battery super-charger location in Scotland - a chain of them, it's said, will follow.

Reader: Beach driving - a rights issue

2014-10-13 13:40

'As with many other issues in SA, it seems MAKING laws is vastly more important than ENFORCING them,' Wheels24 reader ARMAND VAN AS says about beach driving.

Autumn Nissan Leaf flurry lifts UK sales

2014-10-08 10:33

The most popular battery car, Nissan's Leaf, has exceeded expectations in the UK by breaking national and European records in a flurry of autumnal sales. There's good news for SA, too...

Bakkie crash: Another TEN killed

09-12-2014 10:14 Ten more people have died in yet another bakkie crash, this time in North West. When will the ANC start to enforce laws that prohibit the carriage of humans like animals?

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Bakkie crash: Another TEN killed

Ten more people have died in yet another bakkie crash, this time in North West. When will the ANC start to enforce laws that prohibit the carriage of humans like animals?

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