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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 Ep 382: New BMW 5-Series. New Toyota CH-R. New Audi Q2. Fiat 500X update.

March 20, 2017 |

The new-generation BMW 5-Series seeks to link business-class tech and comfort to real dynamic appeal. In fact, it borrows heavily from the range-topping 7-Series. This week, we drive the sophisticated sedan on the Garden Route.

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Jukes aside: this Toyota CH-R crossover turns heads

March 6, 2017 |

When Nissan unleashed the concept car-like Juke, it established a crossover segment has been growing in popularity ever since. Indeed, the number of manufacturers throwing a hat into the crossover ring continues to grow.

The launch of the C-HR in … Read More

Updated Toyota 86 promises even more driving fun

January 19, 2017 |

Toyota has updated its purist sports car, the 86. Also badged GT86 or FT86, depending on where it’s sold, the latest version of the two-door was previewed at the 2016 New York Motor Show, but has now been officially launched … Read More

RPM TV Schedule 10 August 2016: VW Golf vs Opel Astra. New Toyota Prius. Updated Volvo V40. Fiat 500X long-termer

August 8, 2016 | | 2 Comments

The Volkswagen Golf has been the compact hatchback benchmark for seven generations now. Does the all-new Opel Astra have what it takes to tackle its German rival? We pit the VW Golf 1.4 TFSI against the Opel Astra 1.4T Enjoy.

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RPM TV Schedule 22 June 2016: Mercedes-Benz C300, Jaguar F-type R AWD, Toyota Fortuner 2.8, Jeep Grand Cherokee CRD

June 20, 2016 | | One Comment

It could well end up being considered the most handsome member of the burgeoning C-Class clan. But the Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupé is also swift, composed and luxurious. This week, we put it through its paces.

If you thought the F-Type … Read More

Toyota and BMW’s joint venture could spawn new Supra

May 16, 2016 |

News that Austrian vehicle assembler Magna Steyr may have clinched a deal to build a new sports car jointly developed by BMW and Toyota is fuelling speculation that the Toyota version of the two-seater could end up as the long-rumoured … Read More

New Toyota Fortuner ups the ante

April 6, 2016 | | 2 Comments

Toyota’s burly Fortuner SUV has been a runaway success in South Africa, with almost 100 000 examples sold since it made its debut here a decade ago, thanks to its combination of rugged underpinnings, ample space and go-anywhere talent.

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Episode 338 – Toyota Auris 1.6 XR Manual

March 29, 2016 |

Deon looks at Toyota’s family hatchback, the Auris, and sees how a naturally aspirated engine holds out against the forced-induction competition.

Engine: In-line four-cylinder, 1 598 cc, DOHC Power: 97 kW @ 6 400 rpm Torque: 160 Nm @ 4 … Read More

Episode 336 – Toyota Aygo X-Play

March 14, 2016 |

Spike tests the Toyota Aygo X-Play. Can an older three-cylinder engine keep up with the modern slew of turbocharged motors. Luckily its light so shouldn’t be a problem.

Engine: In-line three-cylinder, 998 cc, naturally aspirated Power: 51 kW @ 6 … Read More