Some thought it would never happen, but Audi has finally released an S-car version of its A1 subcompact hatch. The S1 features quattro all wheel drive and loads of urge – as we found out during a track session at the Kyalami Grand Prix circuit.
When RPM TV broadcast its very first show on SuperSport way back in July 2007, the prospect of celebrating 300 episodes was about as far from our minds as entering an Arctic cross-country challenge with a dog sled pulled by a pack of dachshunds.
It’s hard to believe that we’ve reached the end of 2014 – at least as far as RPM TV on SuperSport is concerned. This week, we broadcast our last show of the year, and what better way to celebrate a busy motoring year than compile a selection of our favourite drives?
South Africans have enjoyed a long-standing love affair with bakkies – and in particular, with double cab versions of these versatile workhorses. No wonder then that the double cab bakkie segment is one of the most competitive in the local new vehicle market.
BMW’s X5 xDrive40d M Sport is more urban warrior than dirt buster, but this week, we take it out of its comfort zone on a 1 400 km round trip to a Free State game farm – and tackle gravel, rocks and along the way …