Cute, Fun and adventurous Ford Ecosport Gets a Nip and Tuck for 2018

Cute, Fun and adventurous Ford Ecosport Gets a Nip and Tuck for 2018
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As its name suggests, the EcoSport is a sporty, compact crossover offering an economy-minded package. Since the Launch in 2012 the EcoSport has found its way into many driveways in South African homes and proved reliable and avoided bursting into flames, It has plenty of storage space and a fun side-hinged rear hatch. A turbocharged 1.0-liter three-cylinder with front-wheel drive is standard, I doubt the 2.0L model will make its way to SA but both use a six-speed Manual with Automatic options. An 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system features Apple CarPlay…

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2018 Mustang looks even more aggressive than ever!

2018 Mustang looks even more aggressive than ever!
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  You are looking at a 2018 Ford Mustang GT Premium coupe with a price tag in equal Audi A5, BMW 4 Series, Infiniti Q60, and Mercedes-Benz C-Class territory, folks. Still, this Mustang remains a comparative bargain, because to come anywhere close to its performance capabilities with one of those luxury cars, you’re going to be spending 100’s of thousands of  Rands more to get into an S5, an M4, a Red Sport 400, or an AMG C63. Sure, with the Ford you’ll settle for a downgrade in terms of…

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Kia announces SA pricing and specs for 270km/h Stinger

Kia announces SA pricing and specs for 270km/h Stinger
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Johannesburg – Kia Motors South Africa has announced an R859 995 pricetag for its 272kW Stinger GT sports sedan to be launched here in August. By Denis Droppa This, along with a comprehensive list of comfort and safety features, comes standard with Kia’s industry-leading unlimited kilometer/ five-year warranty, as well as five years’ worth of roadside assistance and a five-year/90 000km maintenance plan. The four-door gran turismo, the first high-performance car from the Korean brand, will compete against the likes of premium German rivals like the 260kW Audi S5 (R936 000), and…

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Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT

Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT
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As it stands, Suzuki GSX-S750 won’t be the only performance motorcycle to be launched by the Japanese brand in South Africa this year. According to our sources, Suzuki will launch the V-Strom 650 XT in our market by July. The new V-Strom 650 XT will be the most affordable performance motorcycle offering from Suzuki in SA (ex-showroom). It will be the third motorcycle from the bike maker, after the Hayabusa and the recently launched GSX-S750, to be locally assembled. Internationally, the V-Strom adventure tourer is offered in two variants –…

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China stakes claim on electric car market with 100 new models at auto show

China stakes claim on electric car market with 100 new models at auto show
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Chinese car brands are staking a leadership claim in the global race to dominate electric vehicles, unveiling and promoting more than 100 new models at the country’s annual auto show. More than two-thirds of the hybrid and fully electric plug-in cars on display in Beijing are from Chinese brands, despite international car giants trying hard to court the huge local market with the unveiling of several new electric SUVs. New energy vehicles (NEVs) aren’t just fashionable in China’s big cities — they are also being actively pushed by China’s government…

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