is everything cars offers a new way of shopping for your next vehicle

Reuben Van Niekerk

Motus, previously Imperial Select, aims to revolutionise the South African vehicle shopping experience with the launch of a dedicated website, It offers all the cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles available from over 246 Motus dealerships nationwide at a single, online location. All you have to do is click!


Who is Motus?

The name Motus might be new, but it comes with a rich heritage. Previously known as Imperial, the group has been around since 1948 and is a trusted automotive brand in South Africa as well as abroad. is a one-stop-shop for all a customer’s car buying, and selling, needs with listings of new, demo and used cars, the ability to apply for finance online and an extensive blog featuring the latest car reviews and news from independent motoring experts.


Why a new website?

“The world is changing and the way people buy cars is continuously changing too. The launch of is an investment in future proofing our business while at the same time offering customers a safe and convenient way to buy their next car, SUV and bakkie,” says Osman Arbee, Chief Executive Officer Motus Group.


In an industry-first by a dealer group, offers consumers everything they could ever need in order to make an informed vehicle purchasing decision in a simple, safe, and convenient manner in one place. Once a decision and initial contact has been made the next step in the process can be taken, such as applying for finance or arranging a test drive at a trusted Motus dealer.


“There are several other online aggregator sites in South Africa where consumers can find new and pre-owned cars, but is the first automotive retail group to launch a true, online brand in its totality,” says Corné Venter, CEO Motus Retail and Rental SA division.


What makes unique?

The website showcases all new, demo and used cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles available from Motus dealers countrywide in one location allowing consumers to shop all major brands of new cars and an inventory of more than 10 000 dealer-certified used cars.


The second-hand vehicle market is fraught with individuals looking to take advantage of unsuspecting buyers. is a safe and trusted portal to shop for your next car. No dealing with stand alone second-hand car dealers or private sellers. All vehicles listed on the website are owned by dealerships that are part of the Motus group. A comprehensive used car inspection report is available on selected used cars that ensures that there are no surprises and that the customer gets what they pay for.


Online calculators aid in determining the cost of finance and the cost of ownership, permitting consumers to make an informed decision. Finance applications are sent to all major banks ensuring that the customer gets the best deal in terms of repayments and interest rates.


How do I get in touch?

Enquiring about a car on is easy thanks to four different contact methods. Car shoppers can choose their preferred channel from an enquiry form, a WhatsApp chat, a phone call or a please-call-me request. Live Chat agents are able to connect customers directly with the selling Motus dealer and assist visitors in real time by answering any questions relating to their vehicle needs and wants.


Helping buyers decide

A handy feature on the website allows visitors to compare cars between all brands and even between new and used listings. This is a feature unique to and not possible to do on other aggregator sites.


A new brand is not only a new URL, but at the same time it is a new brand. A brand that represents leaders in mobility for the good of all.  The logo represents change, which is apt as aims to revolutionise the car shopping experience. is “everything cars”. It’s the online brand of an organisation that live and dream cars. A network of experts with a passion for cars. They do everything, so all that is left for the car shopper to do, is to click.