MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE PART II
Keeping your vehicle regularly maintained and serviced not only ensures that it remains in excellent condition, costing you less upkeep, but it also increases the resale value come time to upgrade to a newer model.
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE PART I
Keeping your vehicle regularly maintained and serviced not only ensures it remains in excellent condition, costing you less upkeep, but it also increases the resale value come time to upgrade to a newer model…
10 Fuel Saving Tips
The petrol and diesel price are set to increase yet again, and so we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to share 10 fuel saving tips with you to offset the additional expense…
Insurance – Make it work for you!
So, you’ve bought your dream car. Now what?
Before even driving your car off of the dealership floor, you’re going to want to insure it first. If you’ve financed the car, then this will be a prerequisite anyway.
Insurance, while some may see it as a grudge purchase, is an important financial safety net should something ever happen to your car, but the premiums are not always a welcomed expense. Having said this…
Winter is fast approaching which means colder weather, darker mornings, icy roads and a lot more fog and mist – sounds exciting, doesn’t it? Whatever your take on winter, it’s important to understand that our vehicles take a bit of a beating during these next couple of months, so knowing how to prep them correctly and give them a little extra TLC will come in handy…
PURCHASING A PRE-OWNED LUXURY VEHICLE PART II: THE HOW
In Part I, we covered the why (not that you needed much convincing). In Part II, we’re covering the how. Purchasing a pre-owned vehicle is a daunting task on its own. Make it a luxury vehicle and a little more you have to splash out and it can become even more daunting. You want to […]
PURHCASING A PRE-OWNED LUXURY VEHICLE PART I: THE WHY
It promises a seamless, powerful drive, boasts a timeless, elegant beauty and leaves you with a sense of pure satisfaction and elation; but if that’s not convincing enough for you, here are a few more practical reasons as to why purchasing a pre-owned luxury vehicle is a good move for you. Pre-owned Warranty Programmes You’re […]
A Preview of the Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato
After it was announced last year that Aston Martin and Zagato would be collaborating for a limited run of amazing cars only to be sold in pairs, we have all been waiting in anticipation for a preview of these beasts (well I know I have). They will launch a DB4 GT Zagato Continuation and a […]
Loadshedding, Electric Vehicles and Musk
Loadshedding… the word on everyone in South Africa’s minds, but what does it mean for electric cars and their growth in the country? The reality is that, as South Africa still generates power from coal, the ‘green’ factor of electric vehicles doesn’t really apply. Your carbon footprint isn’t reduced dramatically by purchasing an electric car, […]
How The Ford Mustang Evolved Into One of South Africa’s Favourite Sports Coupes
Before 1960 – petrol heads all around the world viewed the perfect sports car as James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 or the Ferrari 250 GTO, but a new fresh-faced American kid on the block crashed the party and has since been driven by a great deal of influencers and celebrities alike – from Tom Cruise […]
Mercedes Benz Electric Future – The EQ Range
Automotive brands are embracing electric motors more and more and in 2019, Mercedes-Benz joins in on the action with its EQ range. Bringing together cutting-edge design and electric technology to make an electric 4×4 SUV called the EQC is at the top of Mercedes to-do list for 2019.
Latest Automotive Scams and How to Avoid Them
Scammers are out in full force over the holidays and it’s important to keep your wits about you if you’re considering buying or selling a car. The scammers were brought to our own attention when someone took our photos off Facebook, removed the branding and made their own post. So we decided to write about the red flags to watch out for and the advice to heed.
Supercars vs Hypercars in 2018
Race through the ages to understand the supercars vs hypercars debate through the lenses of automotive enthusiasts. Get an overview of how these beasts have affected the automotive industry at large.
BMW 8–Series Expectations
8-Series BMW – a blast from the past Discontinued in 1999, the last 8-series you probably didn’t see was a 2-door Coupe with pop-up-headlights. We’ve come a long way since then, and so have the big brands of the German automotive industry… Many feel as though BMW’s design hasn’t evolved at a rapid enough pace […]
Preventing weather damage to luxury cars
As anyone who has spent time in our country can attest, South Africa has some of the most diverse weather conditions. We know that the elements can cause major damage to a vehicle, which is why our showroom provides the best protection to our vehicles. But once you drive away in your luxury vehicle, how […]
Driving pleasure is 2 doors and rear wheel drive
Talk to most motoring enthusiasts about the perfect configuration for the greatest driving experience and invariably you’ll hear the same thing over and over again – rear wheel drive. Leave the front wheels to handle the steering and let the rear wheels handle the oomph. There are few more pleasing feelings in a car than […]
The Mercedes-Benz EQC
The Premiere of the Mercedes-Benz EQC The Mercedes-Benz EQC is the first all-electric car from the luxury German brand. Here’s a quick summary of what’s been announced. EQC Premiere Live Stream In a world premiere held at the Artipelag art museum in Stockholm, Sweden, Mercedes-Benz announced their new all-electric model the EQC. The Mercedes-Benz EQC […]
The 5 coolest luxury concept cars
The brands we love are pushing the boundaries for what is possible for the future of luxury cars. We’re taking a look at five of the coolest luxury car concepts around. What are the best luxury concept cars around? BMW Vision Next 100 “Our goal was to create a very personal vehicle. There will always […]
The Safest Luxury SUVs for Parents
We’ve spoken before about the popularity of Luxury SUVs, and it’s easy to see why they remain a first choice for parents. Whether you’re a mom taking your son to his cricket games, or a dad taking your daughter to soccer practice, keeping your kids safe is always going to be your top priority. We’ve […]
Getting your car detailed? Here’s what to look for
Everyone loves a good before and after. We love watching someone transformed with a new haircut, or a room uplifted with a coat of paint, and having your car detailed is no different. Why should you get your car detailed? There are a few reason for car detailing: You’ll enjoy your car more when it […]
Japanese police add Nissan GT-R to its fleet!
The Nissan GTR: Performance vehicle, sports car, and now… police car? You read that right. The Police Force in Japan recently added a Nissan GT-R to its fleet of patrol vehicles. The Nissan GT-R Police Car The Nissan factory in Tochigi where the car is assembled recently turned 50 years old. To celebrate this […]
The Cars of the FIFA 2018 Semi Finals
Even though the Football world cup is over, football fever is still going around. The star players of the four remaining teams – Belgium, Croatia, England and France – drive some of the world’s most beautiful vehicles. Football Stars and their Super Cars Belgium – Eden Hazard As one of the world’s best football players, […]
The quick guide to the BMW i8 Roadster
Picture a Hybrid car. Are you thinking of a slightly chunky, family-sized, practical piece of machinery? Think again. BMW is setting the standard for what a hybrid car can be. The new BMW i8 Roadster is a beautiful, fast, fun sports car that also happens to be a hybrid. It’s the sportier version of the […]
The new Mercedes-Benz A Class – everything you need to know
The long-awaited Mercedes-Benz 2018 A-Class is expected to be launched in South Africa before the end of the year. With its beautifully re-imagined design, it’s worth getting excited about. Here are some of the highlights you can expect: What’s new in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class? In-car office The in-car office feature turns the A-Class into […]
Our Pick of The Most Fuel Efficient Luxury Car Models in South Africa
As fuel prices continue to rise in South Africa, motorists are forced to live on a shoestring budget. Below we have created a list of the most fuel-efficient luxury cars on account of anyone who is in the market for a new set of wheels, without compromising on performance and appeal. There are various factors […]
Flying the Coup’ – Our Favorite Coupe’s in South Africa
We’ve all considered slipping into something a little sleeker at some stage. Invariably, we end up looking at coupe’s. I mean, who among us hasn’t had the vision of stepping out of a low slung, two-door speed machine, akin to Magnum PI emerging from his bright red Ferrari 308 GTS. If you are planning to […]
The All New Volvo XC40 – the Small SUV that’s Big on Innovation
The baby Volvo has recently been launched in South Africa, but don’t be mistaken, this dynamo is packed with plenty of spunk! With expressive design, ingenious storage and smart technology, it’s built for city life. The XC40 offers two engines at present – Volvo’s class leading D4 turbodiesel, producing 140kW, and a T5 petrol […]