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Opel Corsa GSi: sounds to delight and annoy you
Opel Corsa GSi: sounds to delight and annoy you
In my youth, an Opel Corsa was a “starter-pack” car — a first car; the kind of car one names. My starter pack was an apple green Golf...
Polo rides the Beats smoothly
Polo rides the Beats smoothly
Trying to get over 100km/h on the N12 East on a Friday afternoon can be frustrating. Everybody is in a rush to kick-start their weekend, but nobody...
Opel Astra is an interesting enigma of a sports car
Opel Astra is an interesting enigma of a sports car
This year’s Opel Astra 1.6 is a confusing car. At half a million rand, it gives a lot of luxury and features such as self-park and lane assist,...
The pure absurdity of a high-end Mercedes bakkie
The pure absurdity of a high-end Mercedes bakkie
Some of the greatest advances in human history have come during moments of great adversity. World War II gave us rockets that would eventually take...
Follow the crazy cult of Golf R
Follow the crazy cult of Golf R
A minibus driver pulled up next to me at a traffic light in the East Rand. From the corner of my eye, I caught his and his front-seat passenger’s...
Landy’s Velar roars in plush luxury
Landy’s Velar roars in plush luxury
Land Rover’s latest Velar demands speed. This trademark was inspired by the company’s humble Rover Light Six in January 1930, when it became...
Our Polo crush gets bigger ... literally
Our Polo crush gets bigger ... literally
South Africans love their Polos. Like, really love them — the ubiquitous hatchback has been the best selling passenger vehicle on these...
An ode to aggression
An ode to aggression
Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity suggests that your experience of space and time varies depending on your position in relation to...
Toyota and VW lead in the ‘previously owned’ market
Toyota and VW lead in the ‘previously owned’ market
Volkswagen (VW) and Toyota dominate the used market. Flaws are certain when buying an older car, but these reputable brands bring a host of...
Ford, on the road to freedom
Ford, on the road to freedom
Most youngsters have their heroes. They can be living (think sport stars such as Lionel Messi and Caster Semenya), or fictitious (Batman and...
The bakkie that made me ‘that guy’
The bakkie that made me ‘that guy’
I don’t want to like this car; I’m trying hard not to be “that guy”.This is made much more difficult when I get a “Cool!” from Finn, my...

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