The benefits of diesel powered cars – fuel efficiency and real world drivability – have yet to persuade South Africans to make the switch from petrol, but world sales of diesel cars are on the rise as they boldly enter the age of sporty luxury.
This is a story of unequals and how, despite their differences, they play into a growing automotive niche of ‘four-door coupés’.
Born and bred’ for business, Simola’s Avril Kaschula believes the benefits of golf estate development on the Garden Route are far-reaching, boosting tourism and creating jobs and opportunities for local communities.
With his stunning victory at the Volvo China Open, Branden Grace became only the second player in European Tour history to win three times in a season after graduating from Qualifying School, forcing the world to sit up and take notice of a talent cultivated on the spectacular golf courses of the Garden Route.
Most will view the Defender as an oddity in a world of sanitised, efficient transport, but this is still an extraordinary vehicle with
class-leading off-road ability. So what does its future have in store?
Are Western tastes in automotive style about to get a rude awakening as luxury car brands look to China for growth?
Most vehicle manufacturers are planning to launch
a hybrid car, or have already done so, but if you think that is something new, think again… The first Porsche was a hybrid, and that was more than a century ago.
Exclusive tourism enterprises are breathing new life into grand old heritage buildings on the Garden Route.
The Garden Route has a culinary gem in the person of François Ferreira, the principal of the Eden School of Culinary Arts and author of several successful cookbooks. His new brainchild is the Garden Route on a Plate festival, which brings the best of the area’s bounty together in one place for real foodies.
The Mercedes SLS AMG super sports car is both strongly reminiscent of the classic 300 SL and unashamedly of a new age.