car tech

Ford Mustang Bullitt review: Almost Steve McQueen cool

Nostalgia is powerful — it’s why we still have Star Wars movies. It’s the reason everyone loves the ’80s, and if you’ve ever talked to someone about

Hyundai Kona Electric review: The everyman’s EV is a near-perfect crossover

Electric vehicles (EVs) are an increasingly viable prospect for people in the UK. With zero emissions and therefore no tax, plus a government grant to

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio first drive

The 2018 Stelvio Quadrifoglio is always fast, all the time, regardless of what drive mode you’re in. How could it not be, endowed as it

Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain review: Top of the class

How much do you want an SUV? It might have escaped your notice, but every other car we now review seems to be an SUV

2019 A-Class says “Hey Mercedes” to a new age of car tech

Mercedes-Benz may have actually done the seemingly-impossible, and given the new 2019 A-Class an infotainment system worth using. The new compact car debuts MBUX, or

Audi A8 (2017) review: The most tech-packed car to ever hit the road

Step into the brand new Audi A8 and it’s impossible not to be impressed. This car is like a first class suite on wheels, with

Porsche Panamera (2017) review: Tantalising tech is only half the treat

“Fahren, fahren, fahren auf der Autobahn,” Emil Shult chants out of the Bose stereo as we speed up the A1 in the new Porsche Panamera

DS Automobiles DS4 review: Flair and individuality, but at what cost?

DS Automobiles continues its march into independence, dropping the badges of its Citroen heritage as it tries to mark itself out as something different. The aim

Volkswagen Golf GTI first drive: The hot hatch that transcends boundaries

Some cars are considered as class benchmarks. The Volkswagen Golf GTI is one such car. And with the German firm having just refreshed its best-selling

Volkswagen Golf R-Line first drive: Leader of the pack

Given its status as the best-selling car in Europe and its leadership of the compact hatchback class, when Volkswagen updates the Golf, you take note. When

2017 MCLAREN 570GT REVIEW

HIGHS Thrilling acceleration Endless grip Streamlined, exotic looks Fantastic ride Surprising practicality LOWS Slow touchscreen Muzzled exhaust Let’s be honest, the term “practical supercar” makes

2016 Chevrolet Cruze review

THE GOOD: The attractive and efficient 2016 Cruze brims with the latest in-car tech. THE BAD: The Cruze has some trouble getting out of its own way,

Audi R8 Spyder (2016) review: Tinnitus, tyre marks and turned heads guaranteed

Audi R8 owners dislike the sentiment, but the German speed machine has always been the sensible supercar. The controlled but elegant exterior styling, the impressive

2016 MCLAREN 570S COUPE REVIEW

HIGHS Amazing acceleration Head-turning looks Adheres to the road like glue Sounds like an F1 car, feels like one, too LOWS Slow, unresponsive touchscreen Unintuitive

Kia Niro review: Say hello to my little friend

The word “Niro” makes us think of a few things: Robert de Niro in his classic film roles; strong black coffee; or some kind of

Ford Fiesta ST200 first drive: Irresistible overboost fun

When Ford announced that it would not be making a Fiesta RS, drivers the world over sighed. But that soon changed to cheers when the

2017 Hyundai Elantra Review: Best Connected Car for the Masses

THE GOOD Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support Blue Link subscription offers remote start and other useful features Premium Clari-Fi sound system Active lane assist

Opel Adam Jam 1.0 EcoFlex Review

R350 000 doesn’t buy you a heck of a lot of car, but strangely R215 000 can get you almost all you need. An entry

Self-driving car tech lets computers see our world like never before

Since their inception, computers have lived in a world of ones and zeros, doggedly processing if-then and and-or statements through multiple language layers. One fascinating