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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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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Haval’s new H6 SUV will make people over look the C-word

Haval’s new H6 SUV will make people over look the C-word
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There’s a completely new brand of SUV called Haval coming to South Africa, which is nice. But if you buy one, be prepared to hear the C-word. A lot. Haval is Chinese, a part of the Great Wall Motors (GWM) group. While some early models were badged “Great Wall Haval”, it’s now a standalone SUV brand.  “Early” is a relative term for a company that was only founded in 1990. But the range now includes the small H2, the large H8 and the off-road-style seven-seater H9. Haval’s newest model is the mid-sized H6, which is currently…

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