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Classic Drive: Mercedes-Benz 220D La Pick-Up

Classic Drive: Mercedes-Benz 220D La Pick-Up
Much has been written about Mercedes-Benz's controversial Nissan-based X-Class pick-up, but here's a load-carrier from the past, and it's pure Mer...

Spring Rally 2019

Spring Rally 2019
It wasn't only Gauteng classic car fans that had fun this past week, lovers of classic and exotic cars in the Western Cape hosted the Spring Rally...

Concours South Africa 2019

Concours South Africa 2019
Some of the most immaculately prepared classic cars in South Africa competed for the coveted "Best in Show" title at the weekend's Concours South ...

OutRun - Bastille Day and the Franschhoek Motor Museum

OutRun - Bastille Day and the Franschhoek Motor Museum
With a record number of cars entered, Cars.co.za's SentiMETAL project kicked up several gears this past weekend when a feast of exotica travelled ...

Dodge Viper GTS - American Muscle in Cape Town

Dodge Viper GTS - American Muscle in Cape Town
When we made the most of an unexpected opportunity to drive a Dodge Viper GTS, we found that the iconic American supercar is not the hairy-chested...

Checker A11 New York Cab - Cape Town's drug-busting taxi

Checker A11 New York Cab - Cape Town's drug-busting taxi
For the past 2 decades a rather special Checker A11 New York taxi has been cruising the streets of Cape Town. It's the only such cab in all of Afr...

Alfa Romeo GTV6 3.0 - African Special

Alfa Romeo GTV6 3.0 - African Special
The locally developed GTV6 is undoubtedly the most revered Alfa Romeo model ever sold in South Africa. Bred for the track, the 3.0-litre “Alfetta”...

VW Split-Window: Splitty Vibes in Episode 8

VW Split-Window: Splitty Vibes in Episode 8
Classic Volkswagen buses, or Type 2s as they are more formally known, were supposed to be hardy, cheap commercial alternatives to the VW Beetle of...

Ferrari Testarossa - Poster Child features in Episode 7

Ferrari Testarossa - Poster Child features in Episode 7
Words by Sudhir Matai; Images by Justin Pinto Few cars epitomise the 1980s in the same manner as the Ferrari Testarossa. And few cars adorned as m...

Mercedes-Benz 190SL - filming the Concours SA winner for Ep6

Mercedes-Benz 190SL - filming the Concours SA winner for Ep6
Beautiful, timeless lines are a hallmark of the 190SL. This particular car is a Concours SA winner.  Several stunning cars emerged from the design...

Opel Kadett Superboss - Motorsport legend

Opel Kadett Superboss - Motorsport legend
"Born on the racetrack" is an often-used term when it comes to high-performance cars, but few road machines can rightfully lay claim to that descr...

BMW 333i - South African Special in Episode 4

BMW 333i - South African Special in Episode 4
In the mid-80s BMW fanatics in other parts of the world were enthralled by the debut of the first-ever M3, a vehicle that has since become a highl...