MasterDrive Test


Launch review: JMC Carrying Plus and Vigus 5

The new Carrying Plus With the introduction of the Carrying Plus, Jiangling Motors Corporation (JMC) South Africa has moved up a weight division.   The Plus boasts a 4-tonne payload yet is priced below R300 000 in dropside configuration. This price includes the security of a 3-year/90 000 km service plan and a 5-year/150 000 […]

Sam says it ditched the mom jeans

When I first drove the Subaru Forester in previous years, I thoroughly enjoyed the car. The only thing that bothered me about it was its distinctive station wagon look. In the same way that sedans are slowly but surely losing their appeal, I feel the same way about cars with a station wagon look. To […]

Sam says it’s a step up

Renault Duster has improved considerably. My first experience with the Duster, was satisfactory but not quite exciting. The latest version takes the car to a new level, so much so it is like I was driving a completely different car all together.   The Duster provides a comfortable and stable drive. Minor potholes or indents […]

The new Mercedes-AMG C 63 S model range: More agility for the C-Class

Powerful V8 engines, thrilling driving dynamics and distinct design have made the Mercedes-AMG C 63 S model range a bestseller. The Sedan, Coupé and Cabriolet (combined fuel consumption: 10.4-9.9 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 236-227 g/km) now feature a sharper exterior, a modernised interior and even more agility. The fast-shifting AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9G transmission, the electronically controlled rear-axle […]