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Audi S1 and S1 Sportback unleashed in SA

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 December 2014  -  1,056 View  -  0 Comments
Audi has been very busy this week both locally and internationally with its performance models. The German car maker is launching its S3 Sportback, SQ5 SUV and has recently announced the arrival of the RS Q3 and RS7.  A source at Audi South Africa said the Audi S1 and S1 Sportback are due to arrive... Read Article

Mercedes-Benz CLS

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 November 2014  -  1,002 View  -  0 Comments
THE CLS is one of the best-looking products in the Mercedes-Benz arsenal. The car’s concept was an interesting one – what if you could combine the practicality of a four-door sedan with the graceful looks of a coupé? The car has sold well with around 120 000 units sold. In South Africa the vehicle... Read Article

Comparison Kia Picanto vs Suzuki Swift

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 31 October 2014  -  4,517 Views  -  0 Comments
Entry level cars don’t all have to be crude and unrefined. Gone are the days when the entry-level segment was a car with seats and a steering wheel, and not much else. We’ve assembled two of the better prospects if you’re looking to get your first new car. Kia’s Picanto 1.2 EX and Suzuki’s Swift 1.... Read Article

Toyota Etios Sport

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 20 October 2014  -  1,177 View  -  0 Comments
Toyota has introduced a new limited edition Etios Sport to head up the popular Etios range. Distinctive styling and comprehensive specificationOnly 200 units will be made available, featuring a body-kit made up of a front spoiler, body-coloured side-skirts, rear bumper spoiler and roof spoiler. The... Read Article

Land Rover Discovery Sport

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 14 October 2014  -  1,239 View  -  0 Comments
Land Rover revealed the new Discovery Sport, a versatile premium compact SUV that is the first member of the new Discovery vehicle family. A dynamic design with a compact footprint provides seven-passenger seating in a “5+2” configuration. The 2015 Discovery Sport will deliver a highly refined... Read Article

5 new cars under R100k

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 September 2014  -  2,026 Views  -  0 Comments
THE thought of owning a new car is an attractive one, but take the time to research prices for new cars and your car dreams can quickly shatter when you start crunching the numbers. The reality is simple, new cars are expensive, irrespective of how much money you have or what segment you’re... Read Article

BMW 335i M Performance

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 September 2014  -  2,079 Views  -  0 Comments
THE BMW 335i M Performance Edition garners loads of attention from onlookers. Here in its Valencia Orange hue with carbon fibre accessories it makes a visual impact and with its straight-six turbo you’d hope it packs a fierce punch to match. Does the M Performance edition turn it into a 3-Series... Read Article

2014 Mini Cooper

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 29 August 2014  -  1,255 View  -  0 Comments
There’s a new Mini in town and while you may think it’s exactly the same as the old one, let it be known that the 2014 Mini Cooper is a vastly different creature than its 2013 sibling. All-new engine for 2014 Mini CooperThe engine powering the 2014 Mini Cooper is nothing short of brilliant. It’s... Read Article

Toyota 86 Updates and new pricing

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 22 August 2014  -  3,958 Views  -  0 Comments
SINCE the introduction of the Toyota 86 back in 2012 it has received rave reviews about being the ultimate affordable sports car. Rear-wheel drive, not very grippy tyres and a high-revving two-litre flat-four-cylinder motor made for an exciting drive without being scary at the edge of grip.... Read Article

Mercedes-Benz C-Class C250

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 August 2014  -  1,389 View  -  0 Comments
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class as you’d imagine is a major model for the Stuttgart based manufacturer. It has to be good, everything relies on the C-Class having a good reputation so they can churn out loads of them to all corners of the globe. It’s imperative to SA, where in East London they build the... Read Article

Top 10 Most fuel efficient cars in SA for 2014

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 July 2014  -  2,057 Views  -  0 Comments
1. Nissan LeafAt 0.0l/100km the Nissan Leaf proves tough to beat since it doesn’t actually use fuel. The catch is that it’ll set you back R450 600. 2.Porsche Panamera S e-hybridAn electric motor allows the Panamera to drive around 35km in an all-electric mode at speeds of up to 135km/h. It’s a bit... Read Article

Best SUV in SA - Medium Size

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 July 2014  -  1,755 View  -  0 Comments
Moving along from our Compact SUV list and onto the family seeking a little more comfort and space in their life. Perhaps even a little off-road prowess wouldn’t go amiss on those family outings to the game reserve where you share a lodge with some other outdoor enthusiasts? We have tried to keep... Read Article

BMW M3 and M4 driven...

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 15 July 2014  -  1,505 View  -  0 Comments
BMW South Africa has taken the covers off of its all-new M3 and coupe twin, the M4. Gone are the days when the BMW M3 was in both a sedan and a coupe model and 2014 sees the brand differentiate between the sedan and coupe models by using odd and even numbers respectively. Engine specificationsThe... Read Article

2014 Nissan Qashqai Now available in SA

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 July 2014  -  1,732 View  -  0 Comments
THE Nissan Qashqai has been a global sales success with over two million sales globally since 2007. Locally, the Nissan Qashqai sold over 20 000 units. The second-generation hopes to repeat this effort and the 2014 Nissan Qashqai promises to deliver yet another class-leading and best seller in... Read Article

In SA on pre-order: Subaru WRX STi

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 20 June 2014  -  1,216 View  -  0 Comments
Subaru has opened the doors on the new STi, allowing pre-orders on its top performance model. The new Subaru WRX STi features the same popular 2.5-litre flat-four turbocharged power unit as before, with 221 kW and 407 Nm available. It still has Symmetrical all-wheel drive and the DCCD differential... Read Article

Citroen C4 Picasso SA Pricing Announced

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 13 June 2014  -  5,879 Views  -  0 Comments
Citroen has announced pricing information for the all-new C4 Picasso which comes in two derivatives both powered by a 1.6-litre e-HDi 115 turbo diesel engine. Pricing kicks off at R325 900 for the Seduction model, while the more comprehensively equipped Intensive version is available from R345 900... Read Article

Hyundai Grand i10 Now in South Africa

Article  -  Posted on Sunday, 08 June 2014  -  2,840 Views  -  0 Comments
THE new Hyundai Grand i10 is now in South Africa. The Grand i10 is marketed as a replacement for the Hyundai Getz – a popular and successful model in terms of South African sales. The Getz was successful for a number of reasons. It drove well, was comfortable and had a number of standard features.... Read Article

Upgraded 2014 Jeep Cherokee

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 26 May 2014  -  1,006 View  -  0 Comments
Jeep has applied some updates to its Cherokee SUV which now sports new exterior and interior features, as well as significant industry firsts in the SUV segment including a nine-speed automatic transmission and rear-axle disconnect. Engine rangeThe new Jeep Cherokee is powered by two petrol engine... Read Article

Toyota Quest set to dominate SA

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 May 2014  -  1,749 View  -  0 Comments
THE new Toyota Quest was introduced to the South African motoring media at Toyota’s Durban plant last week. Hard on the heels of the already successful 11th generation Toyota Corolla is the Toyota Quest. Spurred on by a challenge from the Japanese head office to innovate and develop region-specific... Read Article

Audi S3 Sedan is here

Article  -  Posted on Saturday, 10 May 2014  -  2,592 Views  -  0 Comments
AUDI South Africa has added the S3 Sedan to extend its offering in the highly competitive A-segment market, which will further be enhanced by the launch of the Audi A3 Cabriolet and S3 Cabriolet later in the year. Engine specificationsAt the heart of the S3 Sedan is a four-cylinder engine which is... Read Article