The Audi Sport family grows.

The Audi Sport portfolio of models is gaining two new exciting members in the form of the Audi RS 4 Avant and RS 5 Sportback, now available in South Africa. Since the launch of the Audi Sport sub-brand in South Africa in 2016, the range of high-performance vehicles has seen an impressive growth in sales….

LEXUS RC F SPORT

A new version of the Lexus RC luxury sports coupe has made its debut in South Africa in exclusive F Sport guise. Since its local introduction in 2015, the RC has spearheaded Lexus’ commitment to delivering a more emotional quality in the driving experience provided by its vehicles, with its sporty appearance and versatile driving…

Ford Kuga Gains Sporty ST-Line, Frugal 1.5 TDCi

Bold styling and sporty driving dynamics from exciting new range-topping ST-Line models. Exclusive ST-Line design elements, interior trim and revised suspension set-up Economical 1.5-litre TDCi turbodiesel engine introduced, available in Ambiente and Trend derivatives Ford Motor Company is bolstering its presence in the popular sport utility vehicle (SUV) category in South Africa with a revised…

New era for enhanced Isuzu bakkie range in South Africa

Isuzu Motors South Africa (Isuzu) has refreshed its bakkie range, giving it a new name along with higher levels of specification, quality and efficiency to make its popular light commercial vehicle (LCV) more appealing than ever. Over the past 40 years of local production spanning six generations, the Isuzu bakkie has been a key player…

Johannesburg to Durban without petrol…the Jaguar I-Pace shines.

Jaguar has successfully completed a long-distance journey between Johannesburg and Durban using its recently announced Powerway charging network in an all-electric I-PACE. The pre-production Jaguar I-PACE, in South Africa for testing and homologation purposes, began its trip with a fully topped-up 90kWh battery at the Jaguar Centurion dealership in Gauteng recently. Roughly three hours later,…

New A-Class sets the benchmark in the compact segment

The all-new Mercedes-Benz A-Class redefines modern luxury in the compact car segment, and offers an unrivalled user experience through MBUX. Mercedes-Benz has introduced the all new A-Class to the South African market, offering an unprecedented pairing of luxury and technology in the compact car segment. The new A-Class is also the first Mercedes-Benz model to…

World premiere of the new BMW Z4

BMW has redefined the roadster which will be revealed under the Californian sun. On 23 August 2018, the Pebble Beach Golf Links near Monterey, the well-known venue of the Concours d’Elegance being held there a little later, will become the setting for the world premiere of the new BMW Z4. With dynamic proportions, emotional design…

Volvo XC40 T3 arrives in SA

The extraordinarily popular Volvo XC40 is now available in T3 guise, bringing even more variety to the 2018 European Car of the Year line-up. The new powertrain is the first three-cylinder engine in the company’s 91-year history. The all-new 1.5 litre T3, three-cylinder, direct-injection petrol engine was developed in-house using the same modular design as…

MERCEDES-BENZ EXTENDS SOUTH AFRICAN LOVE AFFAIR WITH LAUNCH OF NEW C-CLASS

Mercedes-Benz South Africa has launched the new edition of its highly successful C-Class range to the local market at an event in Johannesburg’s inner city, celebrating its strong links to South Africa amidst themes of improvement and renewal. The C-Class is the most successful model series from Mercedes-Benz, and the new edition boasts a wealth…

The new Volkswagen Touareg

The new Touareg is the most technologically advanced Volkswagen model of its era. The third generation Touareg makes a bold statement on design, technology, handling and comfort. With the “Innovision Cockpit” of the Touareg, Volkswagen has designed an interior for the future. A fusion of assistance, comfort and driving dynamics systems allow for a new…

Toyota Rush

The progression of the SUV from niche, speciality vehicle to mainstream model has been one of the most significant automotive trends of the 21st century. The acronym SUV which is derived from Sports Utility Vehicle, has come to refer to any vehicle that fulfills a cross-functional role, possesses an elevated driving position, increased ride height…

Hyundai’s popular H1 Bus gets a bold, fresh new look.

Hyundai’s popular H1 Bus has received a bold new face in a make-over that is bound to elevate this market-leader as an even bigger favourite among customers in need of a competent people-carrier that offers great value for money. The whole nose section of the H1 has been redesigned, giving the 9-seater bus, and its…

Volvo Cars launch new S60 sports sedan

Volvo Cars today revealed the new S60 mid-size premium sports sedan at the company’s first US manufacturing plant in Charleston, South Carolina. The combined car launch and factory opening reinforce Volvo Cars’ commitment to the US, an important market for the company and its new premium sports sedan. The new S60 is the first Volvo…

Toyota Corolla Prestige+

The compact sedan remains a staple in the global automotive arena. The word “sedan” in the historical sense referred to an enclosed chair for conveying one person, carried between horizontal poles by two porters. In more modern times, sedan has come to refer to a ‘three-box’ passenger vehicle with a ‘boot’. The Toyota Corolla is…

Athletic And Adventurous Opel Grandland X

This is where a sporty character meets the spirit of adventure: modern, dynamic lines, a cool off-road look and the elevated seating position with good all-round visibility typical of an SUV. This is the new Opel Grandland X – with a host of top technologies on board and plenty of space for up to five…

The all-new Lexus LS 500 sedan delivers premium levels of powertrain smoothness, spaciousness, handling, ride comfort, safety, craftsmanship and attention to detail.

The fifth-generation LS is based on a new rear-drive platform and features a bold design with a coupe-like silhouette. One powertrain is offered in the LS which comes standard with an all-new 3.5-litre, twin turbocharged V6 that delivers 310kW at 6000rpm. Furthermore, it also boasts a unique 10-speed transmission. The new LS 500 draws on…

The new Volkswagen Arteon

The totally new developed model emphasises emotionality in the premium class. In addition to a new and emotive outline, Volkswagen is also introducing with the Arteon a highly expressive, horizontally accentuated brand look. The bars of the radiator grille extend into the three-dimensional front headlights, while LED lighting elements additionally emphasise the striking layout and…

HONDA CIVIC TYPE R

Raising the high-performance hatchback bar The all-new, latest-generation Honda Civic Type R raises the bar in the highly competitive high-performance hatchback segment. Honda’s latest thoroughbred makes full use of the marque’s Type R heritage and motorsport expertise, while applying meaningful innovation and further enhancing real driver appeal. Thus, the 2018 Civic Type R combines cutting-edge…

The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Every G-Class has to conquer the Schöckl. Mercedes-Benz uses the 1,445 metre high local mountain near the Austrian city of Graz as a test track. The 5.6 km route includes gradients of up to 60 percent and lateral inclinations of up to 40 percent. During the development stage, a “G” has to endure a good…