Cars are depreciating assets because as soon as you leave the dealership floor your car starts dropping in value. The exception is classic or collectable cars. Even though your car is losing value it does still have some. If you want to sell your car, trade it in or are looking for insurance then you need to know what the value is.
As much as we would like to get our car washed regularly at the car wash, it is not always affordable and with many of us pulling in our belts amidst these uncertain times, we have found some great hacks to help you to keep your car clean and you don’t need fancy equipment or expensive products.
If you have been looking for any type of insurance, especially car insurance then you have probably seen comprehensive cover pop up a few times in your search. If you are looking for car insurance then before you sign on the dotted line, you will probably want to know exactly what comprehensive cover is.
eCommerce is continuously growing and car selling and buying has also moved over to the digital world.Many drivers will still head to their closet dealerships for their next purchase, but buyers and sellers are shifting to online more and more.
It is now easier than ever to sell your car, thanks to the internet. You can quickly start advertising your vehicle online in South Africa and hopefully find a buyer all from the comfort of your home.
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Most drivers will not drive after they have a drink, but the same can’t be said when drivers feel tired or drowsy. However, according to studies, driving when tired can be just as dangerous as when driving intoxicated.
Not everyone would think about putting their money into a classic car, but over the past 20 years, classic cars have risen in value with some cars appreciating more than art and jewellery. Portfolio Manager at Sanlam Private Wealth, Leon Strumpher said that if you are looking to invest in a classic car then a good option would be pre-millennium V8 Ferrari. The Ferrari 308 GTB/GTS or Ferrari F355 Berlinetta/Spider are great investments and in South Africa we have quite a few of these gems.
The Land Rover came out top at the Women’s World Car of the Year awards 2021, which is the first time that the manufacturer has ever received this honour. Touted as the most competent vehicle from Land Rover, the all-women jury from 38 countries comprising of 50 motoring journalists, named it the best medium SUV 2021. This is the only car awards in the world that is all-women.
It will come as no surprise that car theft in South Africa is a problem. Experts say that if your car is stolen there is about a 5% - 10% chance of it being recovered. However, if you have a car tracker installed then the recovery rate jumps to as high as 80%, which means getting a car tracker installed is a no brainer. This is good news for both you and your insurer. Insurance companies don't want to pay out for theft, so when you have a tracker they could save money, plus you can save money as insurance companies, will usually offer a better premium when you have a tracker installed.
The new sixth generation of C-Class has recently been revealed by Mercedes-Benz and this model will be the first in its line with an electrified engine. The new C-Class will show off technology from S-Class, but with a makeover to take on the BMW 3 Series. The styling comes more from the A-Class, CLS, CLA and E-Class according to TimesLive. The C-Class will be sportier and have a shorter front and rear.