Thomas Falkiner Motoring writer

Thomas Falkiner has been driving and writing about cars since 2008. He serves TimesLIVE Motoring, Sunday Times Lifestyle, Edit Man and S-Mag.

Thomas Falkiner Motoring writer
LONG-TERM UPDATE 6 | What's it like to live with a Suzuki Jimny five-door?

Thomas Falkiner sums up his time spent with the Suzuki's most practical Jimny offering

Thomas Falkiner Motoring writer
LONG-TERM UPDATE 5 | How does our Suzuki Jimny fare in the concrete jungle?

Thomas Falkiner finds out how his long-term Suzuki Jimny 1.5 GLX MT performs as an urban commuter

Thomas Falkiner Motoring writer
LONG-TERM UPDATE 4 | Our Suzuki Jimny five-door tracks down the oldest railway ...

During my recent visit to the Western Cape I decided to put my Jimny Drive training to the test on a mission to a special place hidden in the Hex ...

Thomas Falkiner Motoring writer
Simola Hillclimb Day 2: TimesLIVE takes the win in Class A1

The final day of the 2024 Simola Hillclimb dawned to clear skies and a weather report promising zero rain, a welcome relief after it had poured for ...

Thomas Falkiner Motoring writer
Simola Hillclimb Day 1: TimesLIVE sets the pace in Class A1

The 2024 Simola Hillclimb is in full swing here at Knysna. While Friday belonged to the classic racing cars of motorsport's golden age, the King of ...

Thomas Falkiner Motoring writer
LONG-TERM UPDATE 3 | Six things I learnt about driving our Suzuki Jimny ...

Thomas Falkiner sees how his long-term Jimny five-door copes with a lengthy trek down to the Western Cape.

Thomas Falkiner Motoring writer
Five things to know about TimesLIVE taking on the 2024 Simola Hillclimb

This week, flying the flag for TimesLIVE Motoring, I will be jetting down to Knysna with Suzuki South Africa to take part in the 2024 Simola ...

Thomas Falkiner Motoring writer
REVIEW | Why the Ford Puma is a cat of a different tale

Though the Ford Puma follows a similar recipe to its 1990s predecessor, it might leave you feeling a little half-baked

Thomas Falkiner Motoring writer
LONG-TERM UPDATE 2 | Our Suzuki Jimny gets its boots dirty with Jimny Drive

Shortly after taking delivery of our long-term Suzuki Jimny 1.5 GLX MT five-door I decided to go in search of training.

Thomas Falkiner Motoring writer
TimesLIVE to tame Simola Hillclimb in a Suzuki Swift Sport

Thomas Falkiner looks forward to racing up a big hill in Suzuki's snappy little hot-hatch.