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TopCar is a glossy upmarket monthly car magazine that sets the standard in automotive publishing. It offers readers exclusive road tests on the most important cars, with a healthy dose of opinion, technical knowledge and good humor thrown into the mix by the best local and international motoring writers.
I KNOW WHAT you’re thinking – this Brio is a mini Honda Jazz, right? Finally, an entry-level contender from the brand that you can rely on to feel solid as a rock, survive Armageddon (probably) and have the same seemingly impossible space creation ability of a lady’s handbag. Given Honda’s reputation, and its enticing price tag, […]
Valtteri Bottas has revealed that Williams’ 2013 car will not feature a ‘stepped’ front nose. Following the public’s reaction to the aesthetics of last year’s cars, the FIA has allowed teams to install a ‘structurally irrelevant’ laminate over the step in 2013. The ‘modesty panel’, however, is not mandatory, which had raised doubts about whether […]
The good news is that it will still be around after the new Golf 2 is launched”. So read the 1984 edition of The VW Times at the launch of the Citi Golf in South Africa. They were a bit pessimistic weren’t they? Golf 6 has just been launched and it’s only now, 25 years […]
It’s a shock to see the Nissan NP200 for the first time. Not because it’s odd-looking – quite the contrary – but because when you see it you realise that it’s true: the Nissan 1400 really has been consigned to history, finally, irrevocably. Oh, they’d been saying it would happen for years, and not without […]
The Best Online Car Magazine Car Test The starved minds of government officials do love to engross themselves in a witch-hunt, especially if the witch-hunt alleviates taxpayers of yet more of their hard-earned income. On September 1st 2010 the government implemented its long-intimated motor vehicle CO2 emissions tax. The levy was set at R75 (now […]
Behind the wheel of the new 2017 Nissan GT-R.
Slap-bang in the middle of SA’s richest quarter mile is the Daytona Group, a hub of automotive excellence, a fitting venue to show off the new Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II to the motoring press. The Ghost Series II carries with it the same air of sophistication as other offerings from the exclusive Rolls-Royce brand. The […]
We have great stories for you to read in the November issue of TopCar, on sale now! We saddle up Ford’s SA-bound Mustang for a canter through LA in the US. We also try on three of the country’s newest, most exciting sports coupes to determine which of these – Alfa 4C, BMW M4 and Toyota 86 Ltd – is SA’s best […]
Mark Webber thinks ‘small, subtle details’ are all that is holding back his former F1 colleagues Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen in 2014. Both champions have struggled this year as F1 took the step into the radical turbo V6 era, with Webber’s former team-mate Vettel notably failing to match the impressive pace of his Red […]