First Drives FIRST DRIVE | The 2021 Kia Picanto X-Line is a plucky urban warrior FIRST DRIVE | The 2021 Kia Picanto X-Line is a plucky urban warrior Manufacturers are unlikely to slow their push to satiate the demand that exists for sport-utility vehicles and their related ilk from the crossover category
First Drives FIRST DRIVE | Extrovert Peugeot 2008 offers a sporty driving experience FIRST DRIVE | Extrovert Peugeot 2008 offers a sporty driving experience The new Peugeot 2008 takes on the highly competitive compact SUV market segment with an assurance that might surprise its competitors
First Drives FIRST DRIVE | The 2021 Mazda CX-30 (nearly) has it all FIRST DRIVE | The 2021 Mazda CX-30 (nearly) has it all The people at Mazda cited a key rival to their newly-launched CX-30 sport-utility vehicle. That is the Volkswagen T-Roc, released on local shores towards the end of last year amid ...
First Drives FIRST DRIVE | BMW M2 and M8 play to the company's traditional strengths FIRST DRIVE | BMW M2 and M8 play to the company's traditional strengths Everyone will agree that 2020 was tough. For BMW, aside from the general derailment associated with the Covid-19 pandemic, there were notable blunders that made their year that ...
First Drives Kia Rio gets mild facelift Kia Rio gets mild facelift Mostly obscured by European alternatives, the Kia Rio has been touched up to keep it interesting
First Drives FIRST DRIVE | Ford Ranger XL Sport offers lifestyle value at a snip FIRST DRIVE | Ford Ranger XL Sport offers lifestyle value at a snip This model bridges affordability, family practicality and off-road grit to good effect, writes Phuti Mpyane
First Drives FIRST DRIVE | New BMW 4-Series is more than just an 'ugly face' FIRST DRIVE | New BMW 4-Series is more than just an 'ugly face' Stylistic misstep or courageous defiance of the “traditional” BMW aesthetic rulebook? Many are going to find it hard to decide where the new 4-Series, launched locally last week, ...
First Drives FIRST DRIVE | New 2020 GWM P-Series is a value champion FIRST DRIVE | New 2020 GWM P-Series is a value champion Life can be challenging in the SA pick-up arena if you are not a Ford Ranger or Toyota Hilux. There are fiercely loyal allegiances to this duo of nameplates, whose dominance on ...
First Drives FIRST DRIVE | The 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc is an old Golf in a new costume FIRST DRIVE | The 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc is an old Golf in a new costume South African taxpayers are used to case studies of aviation business interventions
First Drives FIRST DRIVE | The BMW M2 CS could mark the end of an era FIRST DRIVE | The BMW M2 CS could mark the end of an era Change is inevitable. This is a mantra continuously proved in the automotive world, especially as it transitions away from internal combustion and towards electrification and ...
First Drives FIRST DRIVE | New Toyota Agya is thrifty but not pretty FIRST DRIVE | New Toyota Agya is thrifty but not pretty Consumers would be forgiven for associating the A-segment category below R200,000 with two common threads: questionable aesthetics and dubious safety credentials
First Drives FIRST DRIVE | New 2020 Honda WR-V is like an outdoorsy Jazz FIRST DRIVE | New 2020 Honda WR-V is like an outdoorsy Jazz In case any of us forgot, Honda was a pioneer in the sport-utility vehicle and crossover arena. Their CR-V, which saw life in 1995, was among the earliest nameplates to a category ...
First Drives FIRST DRIVE | No situation fazes the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS FIRST DRIVE | No situation fazes the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Luxury motoring in 2020 means something totally different to what it did a decade or two ago. We have written about this in previous columns – about how woodgrain and leather have ...
First Drives FIRST DRIVE | Is the new 2020 Honda Ballade a worthy adversary to the Toyota Corolla and Mazda 3? FIRST DRIVE | Is the new 2020 Honda Ballade a worthy adversary to the Toyota Corolla and Mazda 3? The short answer to the question posed above is no. But before we address the glaring impediments to the success of the new Japanese sedan, we need to get nostalgic for just a ...
First Drives FIRST RIDE | New 2020 BMW R18 is a retro-styled thumper FIRST RIDE | New 2020 BMW R18 is a retro-styled thumper The clunky and charismatic new cruiser bike harks back to bike design of the 1930s
First Drives FIRST DRIVE | 2020 Porsche Cayenne GTS is a SUV with a sporting vibe FIRST DRIVE | 2020 Porsche Cayenne GTS is a SUV with a sporting vibe A return to V8 power gives this Porsche more verve and voice
First Drives FIRST DRIVE | The 2020 Hyundai Grand i10 is a budget car star FIRST DRIVE | The 2020 Hyundai Grand i10 is a budget car star The Hyundai Grand i10 has a unique selling point held by none of its contemporaries at present. It is among the eligible vehicles in the World Urban Car category of the 2021 World ...
First Drives New 2020 Porsche 911 Turbo S is polished and playful New 2020 Porsche 911 Turbo S is polished and playful Denis Droppa experiences Porsche’s new 330km/h sportscar at its South African launch
First Drives FIRST DRIVE | New 2020 Porsche 911 Turbo S is violently quick FIRST DRIVE | New 2020 Porsche 911 Turbo S is violently quick This week the SSC Tuatara was officially crowned as the fastest production car on the planet. During an adjudicated high-speed run in Las Vegas, Nevada, the American creation ...

What to watch on Ignition TV this week (DStv channel 189)

TV HIGHLIGHT | Celeb Rides

DJ Sabby picks up international star Moonchild in a sexy BMW 330is and takes her to Mamelodi to make some kotas. Zee ...

TV HIGHLIGHT | Ignition GT

We take the massively popular Toyota Starlet out for a drive. We also take a look at the new RS4 and RS5 model ranges ...

TV HIGHLIGHT | Auto/Biography

Mulholland Drive in Los Angeles, California, is one of the most famous and most treacherous roads in the world. In the ...

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