How to buy a classic motorcycle in SA?

'There are a few things you need to consider,’ writes bike guru Dries Van der Walt.

Top family cars in SA

Wheels24's Janine Van der Post has gone from a 'SpeedQueen' to a supermom. Check out her list of top family cars.

SPIED: BMW's 'born electric' i3

2012-02-01 12:32

BATTERY BMW: BMW has described its new i3 as “futuristic premium mobility”, and has set the retail price at €40 000 (over R400 000).


Back in 2011 we reported on BMW’s new electric vehicles, the i3 and i8, under the new “i” sub-brand.

Image gallery: BMW i3

Our spy photographers have snapped a new series of images of what will become the i3. BMW hopes to sell as many as 30 000 units in its first full year of sales - 2014.

The i3 will launched along with the i8 hybrid supercar in 2013. Both models will be built at the Leipzig plant and ride on the German automaker’s "LifeDrive" architecture which has an aluminium chassis and a carbon fibre-reinforced plastic cabin.

The under-the-bonnet electric motor is rated at 97kW.

Inside Wheels24

Opel Astra 1.4T Enjoy auto – understated and smart new hatch

When it comes to the mid-size hatchback choice, there are a few default choices, a few bland ones… and some often overlooked cars. The Opel Astra hatch is an example of the latter, writes David Swanepoel. - Sponsored

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.