Denis Droppa Group motoring editor

Denis Droppa has spent 28 years as a motoring journalist on two and four wheels, covering new-model launches, road tests, motorsport, and the motor industry.

Motoring

Mercedes-AMG honours its iconic ‘Red Pig’ endurance racer

Three cars pay homage to the 300 SEL 6.8 AMG’s victory at 24 Hours of Spa in Belgium 50 years ago

Motoring

New Maserati Grecale one step closer to launch

Tapping into the huge market demand for SUVs and crossovers, Maserati is getting ready to debut a smaller vehicle to ...

Motoring

SA shoppers express more interest in electric cars

South Africans shopping for cars are beginning to show a stronger interest in electric vehicles (EVs). AutoTrader’s ...

Motoring

REVIEW | 2021 BMW F900 XR is a sporty yet comfortable tourer

Heated hand grips would have been welcome during the cold front that gripped Gauteng during my test of BMW’s F900 XR. ...

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White Motorcycle Concepts aims to smash electric land speed record

If you want to demonstrate a new aerodynamic concept’s prowess the best thing to do is to make it go as fast as possible

Motoring

REVIEW | Spacious 2021 Kia Sonet is a pleasant little charmer

This baby SUV appeals with keen pricing and generous features

Motoring

REVIEW | Haval scales new heights with value-packed Jolion

SA consumers have shown little appetite for low-quality Chinese cars in spite of their bargain price tags, which saw ...

Motoring

Rare trio of Aston Martin DB5 Vantages goes on sale

Having one classic Aston Martin DB5 in a collection is special; having three is something of a holy grail in automotive ...

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New Bugatti Chiron Super Sport will run right up to 440km/h

While most supercar manufacturers boast about top speeds in the 300km/h-plus region, Bugatti plays in a different league

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REVIEW | 2021 Kia Picanto X-Line is a bold urban adventurer

The Kia Picanto mini hatchback has been spun into interesting new variants lately. First there was the Runner panel van ...