Classic Car News and Drives

South African Racing Legends Build Cobras, GT40s and Daytona Coupés for Shelby’s Heritage Collection

South African Racing Legends Build Cobras, GT40s and Daytona Coupés for Shelby’s Heritage Collection
For many motoring enthusiasts the thought of owning a classic car is likely to feature high on their bucket list, but nameplates that carry credib...

Call for Entries: Simola Hillclimb 2022

Call for Entries: Simola Hillclimb 2022
Over the past 11 editions, Knysna’s Simola Hillclimb has firmly established itself as South Africa’s premier motorsport and motoring lifestyle eve...

A visit to racing legend Peter Lindenberg

A visit to racing legend Peter Lindenberg
We catch up with Peter Lindenberg only two weeks after he competed in his final track race. We chat about his colourful career and take a walk tho...

The Best 4x4 Museum by Far?

The Best 4x4 Museum by Far?
Thought you would need to book plane tickets to the USA to see one of the best Toyota Land Cruiser collections in the world? You don’t... Words: W...

The Cape 1000 - More Information Released

The Cape 1000 - More Information Released
South Africa’s own “Mille Miglia”-styled classic car event was announced late last year and is set to take place from 8 to 13 March on some of the...

Future Classics launched in 2021 - and those that won't become collectible

Future Classics launched in 2021 - and those that won't become collectible
They say hindsight is 20/20. After all, it is impossible to predict the future, but when it comes to cars, there are several reasonably accurate w...

Hannes buys a Subaru SVX - now the revival starts!

Hannes buys a Subaru SVX - now the revival starts!
Even in a car collection that already includes a quirky round-light 1967 Citroen DS19 and somewhat obscure 1971 Opel GT, the addition of a 1992 Su...

CLASSIC DRIVE: Mercedes-Benz W123 280E racer

CLASSIC DRIVE: Mercedes-Benz W123 280E racer
A W123-generation Mercedes-Benz might not seem like a born racer, but this 280E and its hands-on owner were keen to prove otherwise. Words: Wilhel...

MODERN CLASSIC: Living with the rare VW Golf GTI Clubsport S

MODERN CLASSIC: Living with the rare VW Golf GTI Clubsport S
It is fair to say that since the fifth generation of its iconic Golf GTI, Volkswagen has consistently produced a lineage of superb modern hot hatc...

COLLECTION: Air-Cooled Goodness in Pretoria

COLLECTION: Air-Cooled Goodness in Pretoria
Leon Potgieter’s 4-car air-cooled garage is one of the best we’ve come across, offering some fascinating car and aviation paraphernalia. He takes...

CLASSIC DRIVE: Porsche 944 Cup

CLASSIC DRIVE: Porsche 944 Cup
Porsche’s 944 Turbo Cup was built for a racing series in the 1980s. We find one that has been road registered and reunited with one of its former ...

INTERVIEW: South African F1 engineer Anthony Abbot

INTERVIEW: South African F1 engineer Anthony Abbot
This past Sunday we witnessed one of the best (and most controversial) F1 races in a very, very long time. It was the battle of the two ultimate d...