On the road during lockdown

Here's what motorists should know.

Meet Smokey Nagata

The man behind the legendary twin-turbo V12 Toyota Supra build.

So you've bought a lemon of a car, now what?

'If you buy more than one car in your lifetime, there's a chance you could purchase a dud. Here's how to deal with it,' writes Duncan Alfreds.


How to disinfect your vehicle without causing any damage during the Covid-19 pandemic

2020-06-12 07:00

Most common disinfectants are effective, but some are not ideal for vehicles, including bleach, hydrogen peroxide, benzene, thinners or abrasive cleaners that can damage upholstery and interiors.

Five lockdown car checks to save you money

2020-05-28 11:00

With the economy now opening up and many people returning to work in their cars under level 3 on June 1. We look at a couple of checks you need to do before hopping back into your trusty ride.

How to take care of your car battery in lockdown

2020-05-22 07:00

'Batteries need action to stay in good nick, and if you're not driving your car for long periods at a time, your battery will be the first thing in your car to suffer' says Ernest Simon.

Explainer | 'ABC tuning'? Yes, it's a real thing in car modifications

2020-05-19 12:30

To extract a bit more power out of a car's engine without doing extensive work, some tuners refer to this as the 'ABC' method of tuning.

WATCH | Here's why should never leave bird poop on your car unattended

2020-05-15 11:30

While getting struck by bird poop may be a sign of good luck, bird poop landing on your car can have more serious consequences.

vw golf gti

The essence of Vrrphaaa: Is the Volkswagen Golf GTI still the ultimate everyday hot hatch?

"For those that enjoy cars, it’s about how they make us feel when we drive them. And the GTI, well it makes me want to drive all the time," says Sean Parker as he tests the Volkswagen Golf '7.5' GTI.

Nissan celebrates Godzilla with GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition

04/09/2019 04:30 Nissan has launched the latest edition of its iconic GT-R to celebrate 50 years of the firm's iconic Skyline GT-R. Sean Parker drove the 408kW Japanese performance car in Gauteng.
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