The fantastic Higgins brothers were born on the Isle of Man in the early 70s. Ouboet Mark got started racing motorcycles at age 8, before switching to karts a couple of years later. This is where his younger brother’s racing career also launched.
Major Mandisa Mfeka is in the spotlight for being South Africa’s first black female fighter pilot, and she certainly deserves the attention. We wanted to see what would happen if we put her at the controls of a Subaru Forester and let her loose – in a forest.
There are many ways to play your favourite sounds in a new Subaru. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are the latest, but you can also use wireless Bluetooth streaming, plug in a USB ‘memory stick’, spin a CD or even hook up your old walkman tape player to the auxiliary port. We asked eight South African artists what they like to listen to on the road.
Motor racing, it seems, runs in the genes. And it runs deep, judging by the number of local and international racing families involved in the sport for generations.
Colin McRae was the fastest, most committed and most spectacular rally driver of his generation. A helicopter accident cut short his adrenaline-filled life in 2007, but what a life it was.
Very few of the multitude of Subaru owners are acquainted with the person of Shinroku Momose and his pivotal role in establishing the Subaru brand.
Stiaan Swart, a Cape Town-based engineer, likes the fact that his Outback is more off-road capable than soft-roaders.
Charles Tanton is a web developer from Cape Town. He drives a 2010 Subaru Tribeca 3.6-litre with 166 000 km on the odometer. Our paths crossed at Mdumbi on the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.