Hilux versus Ranger: which has the best resale value?

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The Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger – the two most popular vehicles in South Africa by far – have long had a ding-dong battle in the market share stakes. Some motorists swear that the Hilux is a better bakkie. Others are die-hard Ford fans. But now, for the first time ever, we can reveal which bakkie is the best… in the resale stakes anyway. According to Darryl Jacobson, managing director of True Price, the Hilux has the best resale value. “This is especially the case when considering high-mileage models,” he reveals.…

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Nissan’s coolest city car gets a radical makeover by an international artist

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Nissan has teamed up with a world-renowned street artist to transform the all-new Micra, which is engineered for the streets, into a striking example of modern art at The City of Gold Urban Art Festival taking place from October 7-13, 2018 in Johannesburg. Established by graffiti and tattoo artist Rasty Knayles, who is the founder of Joburg’s only gallery dedicated to street art, the Grayscale Gallery, The City of Gold Festival will take over Braamfontein for seven days and will see international street artists join their local counterparts to make…

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Supercharged Mustang Blasts The Tarlton Drag Strip

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Mustang Supercharged. Now with added menace A highly-evolved version of RGMotorsport’s Ford Mustang GT Supercharged stomped its authority on Tuner Wars, Tarlton’s annual fast car fest. The Wild West of Gauteng came alive on Saturday September 8 as close to 100 of South Africa’s fastest straight-liners cars gathered to show their pace and traction, with SA’s best tuners and modifiers taking up the challenge. At the forefront of the action was RGMotorsport’s mega-horsepower muscle car, completed recently for V8 enthusiast Renier Ackerman, who doesn’t miss an opportunity to unleash it.…

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First race confirmed to take place on 15 December 2018 in Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia

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  Jaguar Racing has unveiled the full race calendar for the first season of the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Championship. Up to twenty identical Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY racecars will line up on the grid on Saturday 15 December in Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, for the first round of the new global electric production car racing series. The Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY race will take place before the main Formula E race on the same city circuits, throughout the 2018-19 season and beyond. The series, a world first, offers teams the chance to showcase…

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Mercedes-Benz and Mercedes-AMG set to thrill at the SA Festival of Motoring

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An exclusive preview of the newest members of the Mercedes-AMG family: making their first appearance in South Africa are the AMG GT 63 S 4-door Coupé, the new G 63, the new E 53 Coupé, and the C 43 Cabriolet. Also on the racetrack: the Mercedes-AMG models headlining the festival are top-selling performers from the GT model range (GTC, GTR, GTS); the 63 model range (C 63, E 63, GLC 63, GLC 63 Coupé,) and the 43 model range (C 43, E 43, GLC 43, GLC 43 Coupé, GLE 43). The…

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