Fiesta’s at The Palace

Fiesta’s at The Palace

Road tripping is my favourite mini-adventure, so when Ford invited me to join them at the launch of the new Ford Fiesta, little did I know that I was in for a bucket list treat.

The destination was a secret, right up until I got behind the wheel of the styling new Ford Fiesta!

A car designed to Go Your Way! A car to match your attitude as you make your way up the ladder – and do it in style! And, since the new Ford Fiesta is all about making your way into the world of awesomeness, Sun City was the perfect destination to launch this fierce and feisty little car.

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Mustangs & Milkshakes

Mustangs & Milkshakes

When was the last time you jumped in your car and drove? No plans, no map and no idea where you’re headed? Those “let’s see where the open road takes us” opportunities…

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Ford B-Max – The Little Car with a Big Attitude!

Ford B-Max – The Little Car with a Big Attitude!

This past week, I had the pleasure of driving the Ford B-MAX, the little car with a big attitude! Now a cool car is one thing, but one that’s kitted with all…

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Going UP! On A Tuesday

Going UP! On A Tuesday

This weekend I got to test drive the cute, new Volkswagen UP! The small car, with a big attitude! The UP! is VW’s compact city car, and it’s the perfect little run…

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Hot Cars!

Hot Cars!

It’s not often that I get to attend a fancy soirée right here in Durban. But yesterday I attended the 10 year celebration of Daytona Motors in South Africa, at their Umhlanga branch –…

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Cruising Around in the Toyota FJ Cruiser

Cruising Around in the Toyota FJ Cruiser

Wow, I had such a blast in this car! The other day, the fab folk at Hillcrest Toyota were kind enough to loan me a Toyota FJ Cruiser for the day –…

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Quick tests – KingCab fit for a Queen | Suzuki SX4 4×4

Quick tests – KingCab fit for a Queen | Suzuki SX4 4×4

“Be careful what you ask for” is the lesson I’ve learnt the last couple of weeks, or perhaps “ask and ye shall receive” is more apt. You see, I receive test vehicles…

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Suzuki Swift GLS 2011

Suzuki Swift GLS 2011

Over the past two years I’ve had many memorable drives in many fantastic vehicles. The Subaru WRX and BMW 335i Coupe jump to mind, but like all things, with the good comes…

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Mazda 5.2.0 Individual

Mazda 5.2.0 Individual

Let’s be honest, there are far more desirable shapes to be seen in than that of the boxy dimensions which afflict all people movers. But to be fair they do serve an…

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Jaguar C-X75

Jaguar C-X75

Towards the end of 2010, at the Paris Motor Show, Jaguar revealed its concept supercar, the C-X75. Concept cars are by no means new to auto shows, in fact manufacturers use these…

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Sheer Driving Pleasure – A look at the all new BMW 6-Series

Sheer Driving Pleasure – A look at the all new BMW 6-Series

If you take a keen interest in cars and live in Cape Town, this week on your daily commute you may have noticed a few large open top BMW’s, possibly driven by…

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The “Joule” of Africa – Africa’s first battery electric engineering masterpiece

The “Joule” of Africa – Africa’s first battery electric engineering masterpiece

For most of us, climate change is not a priority in our lives. Yes, we constantly read about it in the newspapers and we’re bombarded by doomsday scientists on Discovery Channel babbling…

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Man-Handled – Boys and bakkies – Nissan NP200

Man-Handled – Boys and bakkies – Nissan NP200

The first car I always wanted to buy when I was started earning my keep was an Opel Corsa bakkie. The first car I actually bought with my hard earned cash was…

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The bite to match the bark – Opel Corsa 1.6 Sport

The bite to match the bark – Opel Corsa 1.6 Sport

When it comes to describing cars, the word ‘sport’ seems to be thrown around with abandon. It’s used nowadays to describe anything from bakkies that wear a ‘sport’ emblem proudly on their…

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Ford Ikon – Affordable, dependable and practical motoring

Ford Ikon – Affordable, dependable and practical motoring

I came to the cold, hard realization the other day that for a large portion of the population buying a car is like buying a new stapler.  In other words it has…

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Double-oh-quirky style with the Peugeot 3008 Crossover

Double-oh-quirky style with the Peugeot 3008 Crossover

The French make quirky cars, they have for years and it’s this trait that sets them apart from other manufacturers in the world. Peugeot is no exception; think the weird and wacky…

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Hyundai getz a new look in the 120i

Hyundai getz a new look in the 120i

When Hyundai first entered the South African market nobody new them from a bar of soap. Little did we know that Hyundai is actually a huge company who didn’t only apply themselves…

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Is a great design enough to justify a premium price tag? Pro_cee’d to find out…

Is a great design enough to justify a premium price tag? Pro_cee’d to find out…

Kia doesn’t make memorable cars. In fact when I think of a car made by Kia, the only thing that springs to mind is the Picanto; good value for money, small car,…

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It’s no Ferrari but the Panda 100HP is pretty cute

It’s no Ferrari but the Panda 100HP is pretty cute

If you look closely at the front nose of Kimi Raikkonen’s Ferrari F1 race car you’ll see, amongst all the other sponsors badges, one that would seem out of place on a…

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You’ll go “Va-va-voom” in the Renault Clio sport

You’ll go “Va-va-voom” in the Renault Clio sport

I am a car addict. Being a car addict is much like being a fashion addict or a make-up addict for that matter and feeding your addiction is directly proportional to the…

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