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RPM TV Website | April 28, 2017

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Honda Civic Type R ups the Green Hell ante with new front-wheel drive record

April 25, 2017 |

It’s become the battleground of choice for  performance car makers, who field their fastest machines in an attempt to earn the ultimate in bragging rights: a Nürburgring lap record.

Also known as the Green Hell, the 20,8 km Nürburgring Nordschleife … Read More

RPM TV Ep387: BMW 740e. Updated VW Up! Kia Sportage 2.4 GDI SX Auto. Audi Q3 long-term update

April 24, 2017 |

Large, luxurious limousines like the BMW 7-Series aren’t usually associated with fuel efficiency and eco-friendly credentials. But the BMW 740e hybrid is meant to offer just that, without compromising the Seven’s reputation for high-tech, luxurious – and effortless – motoring. … Read More

RPM TV Ep 386: Alfa Romeo Giulia 2.0T and QV. Audi A5 2.0 TDI Coupé. Mercedes-Benz GLC250 Coupé

April 19, 2017 |

Alfa Romeo is on the comeback trail. The Italian marque has launched the all-new Giulia premium compact sedan to much acclaim and will soon follow up with the equally new Stelvio SUV. This week, we have a tale of two … Read More

Frugal four-pot F-Type chases enhanced value

April 13, 2017 |

Jaguar’s attractive F-Type two-seater sports is set to be offered with a four-cylinder option for the first time. The British sports car marque insists the new entry-level model will still be a true Jaguar, delivering swift performance linked to a … Read More

Dodge Challenger SRT Demon: the ultimate muscle machine?

April 12, 2017 |

When Dodge released the Challenger SRT Hellcat in the US last year, it was billed as the meanest, fastest standard production muscle car ever. And yes, the specs were impressive: a supercharged 6,2-litre V8 producing 527 kW and 881 Nm … Read More

RPM TV Ep385: Mini Countryman, Toyota Corolla, BMW 440i Convertible, Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit

April 10, 2017 |

It’s the biggest Mini ever – but can the supersized Mini Countryman maximise the Mini experience. We drive the all-new, second-generation model in Cooper S guise to find out.

Toyota’s perennial best-seller isn’t the prettiest, the fastest nor the cheapest … Read More

RPM TV Ep384 5 April 17: VW Passat TDI. Ford Everest 2.2 XLS 4×4. Opel Mokka X. Long-term Mini Cooper Clubman

April 5, 2017 |

The Volkswagen Passat is sophisticated and serene – a spacious sedan offering plush accommodation and poised dynamics. Yes, it’s unmistakably premium, but it’s held back by a mainstream image. This week we test the VW Passat 2.0 TDI Executive DSG.

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RPM Web Exclusive: interview with Zimbabwean racer Axcil Jefferies

March 30, 2017 |

Axcil Jefferies is a seasoned Zimbabwean campaigner in international motorsport – even though he’s only 22 years old! Having previously raced in GP2, he now drives for GDL Racing in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East Series. We recently had … Read More

Maximum attack as Mini Countryman goes on SUV offensive

March 30, 2017 |

When is a Mini still a Mini? It’s a question that’s been posed ever since BMW took over the British brand, and started building cars that were bigger and fancier than the original. The new Mini Countryman is the biggest … Read More

Breaking news: RPM TV premiere broadcast delayed

March 29, 2017 |

Due to technical issues, the new episode of RPM TV will not premiere on SuperSport 8 at 20h30 as previously stated. Instead, the Ep 383 will premiere at 14h00 on Thursday 30 March on SuperSport 8. The remainder of the … Read More