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2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland

OUR RATING: 7 / 10 By Matt Campbell How the mighty have fallen – that’s probably a fitting way of looking at the fortunes of the current-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee. The big US-made SUV has been in the past lighting up the sales charts, but due to the US dollar gaining against other global  currencies over the past 2 years, ...

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COMPARISON TEST

  Audi A4 2.0 TFSI Quattro. BMW 330i. Mercedes-Benz C250. By Curt Dupriez It’s no secret that the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class are the gold standard when it comes to mid-sized premium saloons. Taking this into account, there was a time when the Audi A4 had them both in its crosshairs. However so, the saloon from Ingolstadt has ...

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Infiniti QX70 (2009 – 2015)

Vehicle Type: Luxury Crossover   BACKGROUND Infiniti’s luxury sport crossover, the QX70, debuted in its second generation for model-year 2009, and after a name-change and several updates, the model is still on sale now. The QX70 was once pitched as a sports sedan wearing a backpack. It’s not bought primarily for space or family-hauling abilities, as its sizing and proportions ...

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CONSUMER ADVICE The Truth About Hybrid Cars.

Hybrids are increasing in popularity thanks to astonishing fuel economy and the smooth quiet ride they can deliver around town.  Whilst they account for just 3% of sales in the UK, this is set to accelerate as the government is investing £600 million (about Kshs. 80 billion) to support the move to alternative fuel vehicles using tax breaks and other ...

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2016 Toyota Kluger GXL AWD

OUR RATING: 7.5 / 10 By James Ward THE GOOD: Great size and packaging for family duties; Plenty of power from a big V6; and Solid and stylish throughout. THE BAD: Lack of satellite navigation in a Kshs. 4 million family SUV is a huge downside; Ride and performance is compromised when loaded up; and Value for money is not ...

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Volvo XC90 (2003 – 2014) Vehicle Type: SUV

BACKGROUND Volvo’s XC90 began its life over a decade ago as the brand’s first ever SUV, and after years of facelifts and tweaks to the same basic platform, an all-new model has finally come out. This generation XC90 was and still remains one of the best rainy-season driving machines on offer, thanks to a heavy and locked-on steering feel, a ...

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Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard: Benz Launches Bomb-Proof Limo

I believe we’ve all dreamt of having a car that was “impossible to destroy”; something worthy of a President or a King. Well in in the case of the car you see here, that’s a close possibility. The new Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard armoured car is the most impenetrable car civilians can buy, according to its German manufacturer. It’s the new ...

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2017 Audi Q2

OUR RATING: 8 / 10 By Anthony Crawford The success of the Audi Q2 can be attributed largely to a value for money and options strategy. The 2017 model has new design direction influenced by the original Audi quattro. Surprising enough it’s got enough space, pace and tech to be useful and fun on a day-to-day basis. It has got ...

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Netherlands, Norway & India Look to Ban Cars with Combustion Engines

Politicians in the Netherlands’ lower parliamentary house have passed a motion calling for the country to ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars from 2025 this week, while governments in Norway and India are also looking to implement similar legislation. In the Netherlands, the motion was proposed by the Dutch Labour Party. While the motion has only passed through ...

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PAGE 6 (1 Page) NEWS Aston Martin DB9 Production Comes To an End The final nine models of the Aston Martin DB9 have rolled off the company’s Gaydon assembly line in the UK, marking the end of the iconic model’s 13-year run. Before the DB11 hits the road later this year – with its new platform and new twin-turbo V12 ...

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