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.

Industry News

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.

New board chairman for BMW

2014-12-10 08:21

BMW Germany has shuffled its corporate structure of chairman and CEO positions to initiate "a generational change".

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.

Buy a used car in Jan: Pay for Xmas?

2014-12-09 08:14

Buying a used car in December rather than waiting until January could save you enough money to cover the cost of Christmas, according to UK vehicle experts CAP Automotive.

BMW learns from Daimler's car-share flop

2014-12-05 08:30

Daimler failed to make its car-sharing service a success but now BMW has launched a similar scheme, learning from its fellow automaker's mistakes.

Airbag maker baulks at nationwide recall

2014-12-04 12:02

Suspect airbag maker Takata has rejected a recall of millions of airbags - with SA cars affected too. Is a pending legal showdown of epic proportions on the way?

Maserati 100: Century of Italian luxury

2014-12-03 18:32

The Maserati centennial celebration reached it conclusion with a plaque at 1 via de'Pepoli in Bologna, Italy - the automaker's first workshop which opened in December 1914.

Hyundai opens giant German showroom

2014-12-03 14:07

Korean automaker Hyundai has opened the doors to its new showroom in Frankfurt Germany - it's Europe's biggest. It the first of a planned 6000...

Hilux dethroned: SA has new top bakkie

2014-12-02 17:54

Toyota's Hilux, overall market leader for decades, has been dethroned as South Africa's top bakkie.

Naamsa: New car sales decline in Nov

2014-12-02 12:57

'Subdued economic growth', high inflation and vehicle price increases resulted in a decline in car sales in November 2014, reports Naamsa.

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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