BMW 1 Series M Sideways

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/25004246] Oh my holy greatness. This is some seriously amazing driving. A video apparently filmed by BMW for their 1 Series M. It has just arrived in SA (all sold) ... so weep children of the earth. Weep Sideways…
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Mini Cooper Coupe / Roadster – 2012

MINI (BMW Motors) recently announced they will be bringing the Mini Cooper Coupe to SA. They claim it the ultimate in go-kart feeling. Now if you have never driven a Mini Cooper S, I don't know how…
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4 Top tips for brands on Twitter

Whether you’re currently running, or going to run, a corporate Twitter account, there are a few key things you should be considering above all else. Below are my four top tips: 1. Have a personality It’s often difficult to keep…
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Start taking Facebook mobile seriously

Facebook has 3.8 million unique users in South Africa. Of these 3.8 million users, 2.5 million access the site via both web and mobile, with 0.5 million using mobile only. This mobile-only number is significant for two reasons: it’s already…
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Volvo S60 T6 AWD – 2010

Last year’s “Naughty Volvo” campaign that launched the S60 had me dare the Volvo twitter account (@volvocar_SA) to give me car to test out. They did. So we’re off to a good start. So, the 2010 Volvo…
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VW Golf 6 Bluemotion 2011

Unfortunately I am part of a breed that would have red paint thrown all over them in the near future. Why … Well … I am not a fan of hybrid / eco-cars. I have never been. I believe the…
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VW Passat – 2011

I’m sure quite a few of you have seen the latest VW ad for the Passat with the Darth Vader kid in it. It’s such a great ad, and co-incidentally quite a good car too. I recently got behind the…
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First impressions – Audi A1 – 2010

Quick driving impressions of the Audi A1 today Let’s start with the looks. From the front, it’s typically Audi with a gaping front grille, which has been slightly revised to be more angular and a little more aggressive. That’s about…
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Porsche Panamera 4 – 2010

Porsche sure as hell have taken an interesting turn in the past couple of years. I’m sure you’ve all seen that hideous 4x4 the Cayenne. There’s about a squillion of them up here in Sandton. I can’t imagine St.Davids lets…
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London Taxi Cab – Circa 1803

Public transport was never meant to be glamorous (queue Fergie music) except of course for the Concorde and things like the Orient Express, but that's really about where it ended. I'm sure the Concorde was a masterpiece to fly, a…
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Lexus RX400h – 2008

First drive for the day, one of the, if not THE, first Hybrid SUV. Massively successful in the USA, especially the roads of California ,where the hybrid lifts social status to Madonna’esque levels. The one I drove had around 68…
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Lexus is-f – 2010

Lexus IS-F I was recently granted the opportunity with Lexus East Rand to drive a range of their cars across Joburg. The highlight, for me, was the Lexus IS-F, so it’s been granted its own post Some background, the Lexus…
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