car tech

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

Toyota C-HR Hybrid: 4 reasons why this should be your first hybrid car

With the petrol/diesel doomsday now set in stone, hybrids are about to take off in a big way – and the Toyota C-HR Hybrid could

Why the 2017 Velar is the coolest Range Rover ever

The Ranger Rover Velar 2017 is the latest addition to the Range Rover family. Here’s everything you need to know about Jaguar Land Rover’s new

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

Range Rover Velar 2017: 4 ways this is the coolest Range Rover yet

The Ranger Rover Velar is the latest addition to the Range Rover family. Here’s everything you need to know about Jaguar Land Rover’s new SUV,

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

10 Discontinued Car Brands We Want to See Revived in the US

Variety is the spice of life, especially when we’re talking about Pontiac GTOs, AMC Pacers, Saab 900s, and Checker Marathons. Car brands come and go;

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

The 2017 Chevy Volt Is the Hybrid That Will Finally Win You Over

You’re looking at one of the most important models in GM history. When the Volt concept debuted at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show, it was

Volvo V90 Review

KEY FEATURES 57.7-62.8mpg 119-129g/km CO2 emissions 1,526-litre max internal capacity (seats down) W201.9 x H147.5 x L493.6cm 8-speed automatic transmission Sensus Connect infotainment with 9-inch

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

2017 A4 Allroad Review: Audi’s Counter to Crossovers

Audi wasn’t messing around when it came time to prove the 2017 A4 Allroad is about more than looking classy — and moderately rugged —

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