With over 23,000 employees around the globe, this little-known giant is likely to be hiding under your bonnet. Car enthusiasts love their brand names, and often nerd out on the smaller details of models, parts and the all-important provenance. Beyond the obvious makes and models, one can also delve into the lesser-known world of automotive…

The Toyota Corolla Cross hasn’t been around long, but it’s already gaining fans. Does it deserve to become one of Australia’s top-selling cars?  What we love Impressively low servicing costs Easy to park and manoeuvre Safety equipment is comprehensive What we don’t Can feel underpowered above city speeds Back seat space is limiting Unexpectedly high…

Comedian and television personality Jay Leno has revealed he suffered multiple injuries in a motorcycle crash in mid-January. The crash comes after Leno was taken to the hospital last November after a fire broke out in a car he was working on, burning his face and hands. In an interview with the Las Vegas Review Journal published on…

Unlike in the natural world, where profound complexity often expresses itself within elegant design—think of the Fibonacci spiral found in a sunflower’s center—the modern automotive landscape is mostly an expanse of mass-market homogeneity that has taken the form right out of function. Pagani Automobili, however, remains synonymous with exquisite engineering and artisanship. Christopher Pagani, head…

There have been only a handful of vehicles over the years powered by a 12-cylinder engine. Add that unique powerplant to a long list of luxurious features like an onboard computer, a car phone, memory power-adjustable seating, a power sunroof, and a six-disc CD changer, and you get the BMW 8-Series – a car that…

South Africa’s favourite compact SUV, the Toyota Urban Cruiser, is making way for a new model this year. Watch the reveal of the new Toyota Urban Cruiser Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) announced this week that the second generation of the Urban Cruiser will be rolled out locally in the second quarter of this year.…

Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is this restored 1967 Pontiac Parisienne 2+2 convertible, a Canadian variant of Pontiac that was built on a Chevrolet chassis. As such, this Poncho is powered by a Chevrolet engine, this one being a 327ci V8 backed by a three-speed automatic transmission. Features include bucket seats, center console,…