Motoring

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Making waves in a crowded pool

The Suzuki Baleno and VW Tiguan

With the new car market in South Africa feeling the pain of consumer penny pinching, it’s refreshing to see Suzuki coming out with an affordable car that’s specifically mandated to come in at an attractive price point. This obviously means certain compromises have been made, but as we found out, they were the right kind of compromises.

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Shopping for a New Car?

Maintaining a constant speed

Buying a car is one of the most important purchases you’ll make. Here are some of the latest cutting- edge safety features to look out for when purchasing a new vehicle.

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For the Love of the Drive

OPEL

"This little pocket rocket has no trouble darting in and out of city traffic and nips you around town with gusto."

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An Italian Affair

The Fiat 500L & Fiat Panda

Fiat isn’t necessarily a brand that one sees on the road much in South Africa, but this Italian stable has been producing great cars for decades now. OnRoute had a chance to put both the Panda and the 500L thro

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You’re Never too Old to Take your Top Off

One hell of a cool car

“When you open this Italian Sports car up and hear the clear roar of the engine with the top down, it’s a real symphony for the ears.”

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Return of a Golden Oldie

Blast from the past

Cars come and go; some impress while others fail to make an impact. But iconic cars like the Volkswagen Beetle, the Mini Cooper, and the Ford Mustang have stood the test of time - strong enough to inspire a new generation of drivers while still providing a nostalgic trip down memory lane.

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Bite-Sized Hatchbacks

Which one would you go for?

As little as ten years ago, if anyone had offered you a car with a 1.0 litre engine, you would have laughed at them. But as technology advances and the demand for more economical, environmentally friendly cars increases, it seems every manufacturer is clamouring to produce the best small car on the road.

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A Car for Every Member of the Family

Pick one and drive!

Great cars for dad, mom, and all you first-time drivers out there. Now you decide which is best suited for you…

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The Jeep Wrangler

Rustle the bush, rock the streets

If we judged the Jeep Wrangler purely on how much everyone talks about this particular Jeep, then we can only imagine that the Wrangler would win car of the year every time it enters. Although, it isn't perfect, it has elements that make it great and the off-road capabilities would astound even a fool-hardy 4X4 nut.

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The Suzuki Family

Growing up so Fast

When we were offered a chance to test a few different members of their rather large family, we jumped at the opportunity...