Phuti Mpyane Senior motoring writer

Cars have been a surefire passion for Phuti Mpyane even as a tyke. This was intensified 16 years ago when he joined the ranks of SA motoring journalism. He is now a senior motoring writer at Business Day.

Phuti Mpyane Senior motoring writer
Insurers roll up their sleeves to repair Joburg’s potholed roads

Discovery and Dial Direct have launched a Pothole Patrol crusade to save wheels and lives

Phuti Mpyane Senior motoring writer
Top ten fuel sippers

We are under no illusion that these 10 cars are out of reach for most but their fuel eating habits can't be disputed

Phuti Mpyane Senior motoring writer
SVI engineering announces bullet- proofing for VW Amarok

The armour specialist has expanded its protection services to the model with a V6 TDI motor

Phuti Mpyane Senior motoring writer
Classic Mercedes SL roadster turns 50

The model heralded the first time use of a V8 for the brand’s roadsters and it became a household name.

Phuti Mpyane Senior motoring writer
Midrand built machines take pole and second spots at 2021 Dakar prologue

In second place are SA nationals Taye Perry and Brian Baragwanath

Phuti Mpyane Senior motoring writer
Brace yourself as the Dakar kicks off

Looking back, the 2020 Dakar that was held in Saudi Arabia and won by Spaniard Carlos Sainz in a Mini JCW X-Raid buggy was a good outing by ...

Phuti Mpyane Senior motoring writer
Volkswagen wants to deploy charging robots by 2021

The electric car revolution faces numerous challenges, including the need for extensive charging infrastructure

Phuti Mpyane Senior motoring writer
BMW M boss teases M5 CS as world bids farewell to a vicious 2020

Fanatics will be happy to know that come January 2021 BMW will unveil the near-mythical M5 CS (Club Sport).

Phuti Mpyane Senior motoring writer
New McLaren Sabre departs gaming sphere into real life

It will go from a digital existence onto real roads for a clump of US customers

Phuti Mpyane Senior motoring writer
Grand Bentley one-off created for Xmas fan

Oh what fun, it is to ride in a luxury Bentley sleigh, sings Phuti Mpyane

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